ELECTION CENTRAL

November 2022 General Election

Election Day: Tuesday, November 8

In-person early voting: Monday, October 24 through Friday, November 4

Voter Registration

Last day to register to vote: Tuesday, October 11

If you're not yet registered to vote (find out at votetravis.com), Travis County voters can register in person at any Travis County Tax Office (locations here).

If you’ve moved within Travis County or changed your name since you registered to vote, update your voter registration at txapps.texas.gov/tolapp/sos/SOSACManager.

Ballot By Mail

Last day to to request a ballot by mail (received, not postmarked): Friday, October 28

To vote by mail, you must first apply for a ballot. The Travis County Elections Division only sends out applications or ballots on specific request from a voter. Down­load a ballot application here; for more info on vote-by-mail, visit the Travis County Clerk's Office elections webpage. You may also request a ballot application online at the Texas Secretary of State's website and an application will be mailed to you.

You may submit your application by mail, email, fax, or in person. If you submit your application by fax or email, it must also be sent by mail and received in the County Clerk's office within four business days of your electronic submission (see email, fax, and mailing address below). If you submit your application in person, you must deliver it in person before the first day of early voting, October 24, at the County Clerk’s Office at 5501 Airport Blvd.

Email: ebbm@traviscountytx.gov Fax: 512/854-3969

Mail: Travis County Clerk – Elections Division

PO Box 149325

Austin, TX 78714-9325

Deadline to turn in your completed ballot: November 8, postmarked; November 9, received

If you have not mailed your ballot by election day, we recommend that you hand deliver it to the clerk’s office.

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March 2022 Joint Primary Election

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