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Texas 2020 Elections

Coronavirus restrictions and remote learning may hamper college student voter turnout

Campaigns, political organizations and students at schools across Texas say they’re worried and frustrated that pandemic health restrictions are stymying efforts to register and turn out students to vote.

Madeline Pederson, 18, a freshman at UT-Austin, photographed near her home in Arlington on Sept. 24, 2020. Madeline is condu…
Madeline Pederson, 18, a freshman at UT-Austin, photographed near her home in Arlington on Sept. 24, 2020. Madeline is condu…

Students spread across the state

Voting in Texas

  • When was the last day to register to vote?

  • When can I vote early?

  • How will voting be different because of the pandemic?

  • How do I know if I qualify to vote by mail?

  • 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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