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Texas 2020 Elections

Beto O'Rourke running for president

The former Democratic congressman from El Paso is jumping into the crowded race to take on President Donald Trump after O'Rourke's closer-than-expected loss to U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz in November.

Beto O'Rourke leads a counterprotest with thousands of other El Pasoans at the same time President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally on Feb. 11, 2019, in El Paso. Photo by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Texas 2020 Elections

The last day to register to vote in Texas is Oct. 5. The last day to request a ballot to vote by mail is Oct. 23. Early voting starts on Oct. 13 and ends Oct. 30. Learn more about voting by mail, check out our guide on voting during the pandemic and bookmark your Texas ballot.

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