Election Dates

Important 2021 Election Dates

Cities and Schools General and Special Elections

May 1, 2021

Election Day Saturday, May 1, 2021

First Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (First day of calendar year for ABBM and FPCA)
Friday, January 1, 2021
First Day to File for Place on General Election Ballot (Local Political Subdivisions Only) Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Last Day to File for Place on General Election Ballot (Local Political Subdivisions Only) Friday, February 12, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.
Last Day to Order General Election or Election on a Measure Friday, February 12, 2021
Last Day to Register to Vote Thursday, April 1, 2021
Early Voting by Personal Appearance Monday, April 19 through Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked) Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Last Day to Receive Ballot by Mail Saturday, May 1, 2021 (Election Day) at 7:00 p.m. (unless a late-arriving deadline applies)

 

Constitutional Amendment Special Elections

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Election Day Tuesday, November 2, 2021

First Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (First day of calendar year for ABBM and FPCA)
Friday, January 1, 2021
First Day to File for Place on General Election Ballot (Local Political Subdivisions Only) Saturday, July 17, 2021 (“first day” does not move; office hours not required)
Last Day to File for Place on General Election Ballot (Local Political Subdivisions Only) Monday, August 16, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.
Last Day to Order General Election or Election on a Measure Monday, August 16, 2021
Last Day to Register to Vote Monday, October 4, 2021
Early Voting by Personal Appearance Monday, October 18 through Friday, October 29, 2021
Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked) Friday, October 22, 2021
Last Day to Receive Ballot by Mail Tuesday, November 2, 2021 (Election Day) at 7:00 p.m. (unless a late-arriving deadline applies)

 

Important 2022 Election Dates

Democratic and Republican Primary Elections

March 1, 2022

Election Day Tuesday, March 1, 2022

First Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (First day of calendar year for ABBM and FPCA)
Saturday, January 1, 2022
First Day to File for Place on Primary Ballot for Precinct Chair Candidates Tuesday, September 14, 2021
First Day to File for Place on Primary Ballot for an Office other than Precinct Chair Saturday, November 13, 2021
Last Day to File for Place on Primary Ballot Monday, December 13, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.
Last Day to Register to Vote Monday, January 31, 2022
Early Voting by Personal Appearance Monday, February 14 through Friday, February 25, 2022
Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked) Friday, February 18, 2022
Last Day to Receive Ballot by Mail Tuesday, March 1, 2022 (Election Day) at 7:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is not postmarked, OR Thursday, March 3, 2022 (next business day* after Election Day) at 5:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is postmarked by 7:00 p.m. at the location of the election on Election Day (unless overseas or military voter deadlines apply)

*First business day after Texas Independence Day

 

Cities and Schools General and Special Elections

May 7, 2022

Election Day Saturday, May 7, 2022

First Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (First day of calendar year for ABBM and FPCA) Saturday, January 1, 2022
First Day to File for Place on General Election Ballot (Local Political Subdivisions Only) Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Last Day to File for Place on General Election Ballot (Local Political Subdivisions Only) Friday, February 18, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
Last Day to Order General Election or Special Election on a Measure Friday, February 18, 2022
Last Day to File a Declaration of Write-in Candidacy (Local Political Subdivisions Only) Tuesday, February 22, 2022
Last Day to Register to Vote Thursday, April 7, 2022
Early Voting by Personal Appearance Monday, April 25 through Tuesday, May 3, 2022
Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked) Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Last Day to Receive Ballot by Mail Saturday, May 7, 2022 (Election Day) at 7:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is not postmarked, OR Monday, May 9, 2022 (next business day after Election Day) at 5:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is postmarked by 7:00 p.m. at the location of the election on Election Day (unless overseas or military voter deadlines apply)

 

Primary Runoff Election

May 24, 2022

Election Day Tuesday, May 24, 2022

First Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (First day of calendar year for ABBM and FPCA)
Saturday, January 1, 2022
Last Day to Register to Vote Monday, April 25, 2022
Early Voting by Personal Appearance Monday, May 16 through Friday, May 20, 2022
Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked) Friday, May 13, 2022
Last Day to Receive Ballot by Mail Tuesday, May 24, 2022 (Election Day) at 7:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is not postmarked, OR Wednesday, May 25, 2022 (next business day after Election Day) at 5:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is postmarked by 7:00 p.m. at the location of the election on Election Day (unless overseas or military voter deadlines apply)

 

General and Special Elections

November 8, 2022

Election Day Tuesday, November 8, 2022

First Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (First day of calendar year for ABBM and FPCA)
Saturday, January 1, 2022
First Day to File for Place on General Election Ballot (Local Political Subdivisions Only) Saturday, July 23, 2022
First Day to File a Declaration of Write-in Candidacy (General Election for State and County Officers) Saturday, July 23, 2022
Last Day to File for Place on General Election Ballot (Local Political Subdivisions Only) Monday, August 22, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
Last Day to Order General Election or Special Election on a Measure Monday, August 22, 2022
Last Day to File a Declaration of Write-in Candidacy (General Election for State and County Officers) Monday, August 22, 2022
Last Day to File a Declaration of Write-in Candidacy (Local Political Subdivisions Only) Friday, August 26, 2022
Last Day to Register to Vote Tuesday, October 11, 2022 (First business day after Columbus Day)
Early Voting by Personal Appearance Monday, October 24 through Friday, November 4, 2022
Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked) Friday, October 28, 2022
Last Day to Receive Ballot by Mail Tuesday, November 8, 2022 (Election Day) at 7:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is not postmarked, OR Wednesday, November 9, 2022 (next business day after Election Day) at 5:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is postmarked by 7:00 p.m. at the location of the election on Election Day (unless overseas or military voter deadlines apply)