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Texas 2020 Elections

Beto O’Rourke’s flock remains loyal while his party debates whether to move on

The question facing Texas Democrats: Can the party capitalize on the energy he brings out of his supporters while minimizing the counter-energy he seems to provoke from the right?

Democratic Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke speaks at Texas Southern University in Houston on March 30, 2019.

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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Jacqueline Westman hug and Beto O'Rourke at the Polk County Steak Fry in Iowa.
Supporters attend a rally in Austin for Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on March 30, 2019.
Jacqueline Westman and Beto O'Rourke.

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  • Are polling locations the same on Election Day as they are during early voting?

  • Can I still vote if I have COVID-19?

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