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Election Day is Nov. 2-here's what you need to know

November 2 is Election Day in Texas, however, early voting will run October 18-29.

TEXAS, USA — Election Day is coming up, and there are a lot of important dates to navigate. Here is a rundown of what you need to know.

November 2 is Election Day in Texas, however, early voting will run October 18-29.

The last day to register to vote in Texas is October 4.

If you are applying for a ballot by mail, the deadline is October 22.

To check your voter registration status or plan out what voting location to go to, you can visit the Texas Secretary of State website. Counties with local races also have early voting locations listed below.

Not all early voting locations will be open on Election Day, so make sure to check if you are voting on November 2.

The majority of counties in Texas will only be voting on eight state propositions. You can read more about what those propositions consist of by clicking or tapping here.

To see what other local races will be on the ballots around the area, keep reading. Depending on what precinct you live in, not all of the races listed here will be on your ballot.

Crane County

For early voting, you can go to the Crane County and District Clerk Office.

  • Voters will decide if they are for or against the creation of Emergency Service District 1.

Glasscock County

For early voting, you can go to the Glasscock County Annex.

  • Voters will decide if they are for or against a $10,000,000 school bond to help construct, improve, renovate and equip school buildings within the district.

Howard County

For early voting, you can go to the Howard County courthouse.

Voters will decide if they are for or against the creation of a County Assistance District as well as the implementation of a sales and use tax of 2% to fund this district. 

Voters will also be asked to decide if they are for or against multiple city propositions relating to amending the city charter:

  • E-Provide for gender-neutral pronouns in the charter
  • F-Authorize city council to appoint people to vacancies or call for a special election to fill a vacancy when there is less than 180 days in the term of office
  • G-Clarify how existing term limits are applied
  • H-Clarify when a resignation of office will occur when a council member is appointed to or becomes a candidate for any local, state or federal office.
  • I-Delete the disciplinary hearing process for city employees
  • J-Remove the requirement that city council members provide a bond when elected to office
  • K-Establish October 1 as the beginning of the City of Big Spring's fiscal year
  • L-Clarify article VI about city officers and employees by removing redundant language and reorganizing related selections
  • M-Provide for the powers and responsibilities of the mayor and mayor pro-tempore
  • N-Require the appointment of an acting city manager during the city manager's absence
  • O-Provide for the process of appointing and removing the presiding and associate judges of the municipal court
  • P-Require the creation of a charter review committee every four years to review the city charter
  • Q-Revise the process of making a claim against the city
  • R-Revise the recall process
  • S-Reduce the number of council members needed to call a special meeting from three to one
  • T-Add provisions for initiative and referendum
  • U-Authorize non-substantive numbering, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary changed to the charter when approved by the city council

Martin County

For early voting, you can go to the Elections Office.

  • Voters in Precinct 2 will decide if they are for or against an election to legalize the legal sale of beer and wine for off-premises consumption. Any other precincts will only vote on the state propositions.

Midland County

For early voting, you can go to the County Annex building

  • Midland City Council at-large seat. Candidates are Robin Poole, Michael Trost, J. Dan Coralles, Dustin Johnson and Spencer Robnett.
  • Midland City Council District 1 seat. Candidates are Ross Schumann and A. Scott Dufford.
  • Midland County: Voters will vote for or against the creation of Midland County Assistance District 1 as well as the implementation of a sales and use tax of 1.25% to fund this district.
  • Greenwood ISD: Voters will vote for or against a $140,000,000 bond for Greenwood ISD for the construction, renovation, acquisition and equipment of school facilities in the District including the land needed to make this possible.

Presidio County

For early voting, you can go to the Marfa Visitor Center or the Presidio County Annex Building.

  • Voters will decide if they are for or against legalizing pari-mutuel wagering on simulcast races in Presidio County 
  • Voters will decide if they are for or against legalizing pari-mutuel wagering on horse races in Presidio County 

Lea County

For early voting, you can go to five different locations, one in Lovington, one in Jal, one in Eunice and two in Hobbs

  • Tatum Municipal School Board Position 1: Travis Glenn
  • Tatum Municipal School Board Position 2: Amber Lee Hitchcock and Rusty Henard
  • New Mexico Junior College Board Member 1: Travis Glenn
  • New Mexico Junior College Board Member 3: Manuel Gomez
  • New Mexico Junior College Board Member 4: Guy Kesner
  • New Mexico Junior College Board Member 6: Evelyn Rising
  • Soil and Water Supervisor 3: Jeremy Gonzales
  • Soil and Water Supervisor 4: Cody Hudson and Waylon Crozier
  • Tatum Municipal District Mayor: Timothy David Thomas, Marilynn J. Burns and Amy Ramirez Gutierrez
  • Tatum Municipal District Councilor 1: Paul Ramirez
  • Tatum Municipal District Councilor 2: Carl Tennison
  • Tatum Municipal District Councilor 3: Ron Smith and declared write-in candidate
  • Tatum Municipal District Judge: John Burns
  • Lovington School Board Position 2: Dale Dunlap
  • Lovington School Board Position 4: Mara Salcido and Andrea Lynne Gonzalez
  • Lovington School Board Position 5: Greg Maxie, Bradley Bishop
  • Nor Lea Hospital Board 3: David Jesus Rodriguez
  • Nor Lea Hospital Board 4: Manuel Quiroz, Jr.
  • Nor Lea Hospital Board 5: Julia Ann Myers
  • Hobbs School Board Position 1: Peggy Appleton
  • Hobbs School Board Position 5: Patricia Jones
  • Eunice Mayor: Billy Hobbs and Donald Owings
  • Councilor at Large: Martin White, John Davis, Charles Dudley, Jr., William Dean and Gerardo Corral
  • Eunice School Board Position 1: Celina Montanez and Matthew Coy
  • Eunice School Board Position 2: Alice Hahn
  • Eunice Hospital Board Position 3: Charles Hobbs, Jr. and Cari Coy
  • Eunice Hospital Board Position 4: Shannon Cummins
  • Eunice Municipal Judge: Carlton Jenkins
  • Jal Mayor: W. Stephen Aldridge
  • Jal Councilor at Large: Stacy Ward, Joseph O'Briant III and Lorenzo Chacon
  • Jal Councilor at Large for a two-year term: Rebekah Dee Richard
  • Jal Municipal Judge: Alan Speed
  • Jal School Board Position 1: James Gooss
  • Jal School Board Position 2: Amy Crawford
  • Jal Hospital Board Position 3: Wanliss Armstrong
  • Jal Hospital Board Position 4: Alma Sanchez
  • Proposition For or Against a property tax of $2 per $1,000 of net taxable value from 2022-2027 for the purpose of improving the Lovington Municipal School District
  • Proposition For or Against a property tax of $2 per $1,000 from 2022-2027 for the purpose of improving the Jal Municipal School District