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The Texas Secretary of State has published the election calendar for 2017. View the calendar here. Early voting for the May 6 election will begin April 24 and end May 2. Early voting locations will be announced in 2017.
Jan. 18 First day for filing an application for a place on the ballot
Feb. 17 Last day for filing an application for a place on the ballot
March 22 First day to mail early ballots, if available
April 6 Last day for submitting voter registration application in time for the election
April 24 First day for early voting by personal appearance
April 25 Last day to receive application by mail for a ballot to be voted by mail
May 2 Last day of regular early voting by personal appearance
May 6 Election Day 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Additional ID Options for Voters
The City of Garland reminds Texans that voters who cannot obtain one of the seven forms of approved photo ID now have additional options when voting in person. See a complete list of acceptable photo ID and supporting documentation on the Elections page.