Primary Day Today
1. Before heading to the polls.Don't forget, you can read the Chronicle's endorsements here.
– Review your voter registration certificate.
In addition to the precinct number, the 2012 yellow VR card lists the current district for congress/senate/house/county commissioner and JP/constable.
– Double-check your precinct and polling place.
Many voters have a new precinct in 2012! More than 168,000 households have polling places that have changed – most due to redistricting.
– Vote in the precinct where you are registered.
Voters MUST vote at the designated polling place for their registered address. (NO Vote Centers this election.)
– Election Day polls are open from 7:00 am through 7:00 pm.
2. At the Polls.
– Bring ID.
A voter registration certificate, state issued driver’s license or identification card or other documents that can establish the voter’s identity and address are acceptable. (Photo ID requirements are NOT in effect.)
– Affirm your party preference.
Voters who choose to participate in a Primary election will be asked their party preference in order to assign the correct ballot.
– Review ballot summary before casting ballot.
Each voter sees a ballot summary listing all selected candidates. Carefully review your choices before pressing the CAST BALLOT button. If you have questions – ask a poll worker for help.
3. Still have questions?
– Find helpful election information online.
Find Election Day polling places and sample ballots on the County Clerk’s Elections web site: www.traviscountyelections.org
– Get answers by email.
Contact the Travis County Clerk’s Elections Division at firstname.lastname@example.org
– Call 512-238-VOTE (238-8683) for assistance.
Staff is available from 7:00 am through 7:00 pm to answer questions on Election Day and automated information is available 24-hours daily at 512-238-VOTE (238-8683).