How Do You Find Information on Texas Elections?

How Do You Find Information on Texas Elections?

The Texas Secretary of State website presents a great deal of information relating to Texas elections. Questions regarding elections can also be directed to the TSOS by phone.

The TSOS website offers information to assist prospective voters successfully cast their ballot on election day, historical data related to past elections and eligibility requirements to run for particular elected offices.

The website also explains how to register to vote in Texas, allows you to determine if you are in fact registered to vote and provides guidance to prospective voters who are in the military or overseas. Prospective voters can learn when early voting begins for an upcoming election, as well as the last day to register to vote in order to participate in an upcoming election. Information concerning election officials is also available. Those seeking historical elections results can find data on the website including results from early voting and general voting in the 2014 election.

The TSOS website also outlines the qualifications required to run for particular elected offices. For example, those seeking to run for the office of governor must have resided in Texas for five years and be 30 years old.

Those who wish to speak to someone directly about an election issue can contact the TSOS by phone Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 512-463-5650 or 800-252-8683.