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Texas 2020 Elections

Harris County tried to make voting easier during the pandemic. Texas Republicans fought every step of the way.

In a bitterly contested election overlaid with the fears and risks of an uncontrolled pandemic, Harris County has become a case study in raw politics and partisan efforts to manipulate voter turnout.

A man readjusts his mask after showing his face to match his ID at the Metropolitan Multi-Services Center on W. Gray Street …

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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Harris County residents waiting in line at the Bayland Community Center during the first day of early voting in Houston on O…

Harris County going bluer

A line outside a polling location during the first day of early voting in Houston on Oct. 13, 2020.

Expanding voter access

Voter Lovely Washington cheers aboard a METROLift vehicle after casting her ballot during the first day of early voting in H…
A voter is handed a machine to vote in the drive-through line at NRG Stadium in Houston during the first day of early voting…
An excited pair of women show off their “I Voted” stickers after voting in the drive-through line at NRG Stadium in Houston …

Fight from Republicans

Pinkie Powell shows off her "I Voted" sticker after casting her ballot at the Bayland Community Center during the first day …

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