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Texas 2020 Elections

“No one understands how difficult elections are to run”: Officials in small-town Texas endure a stressful election

While big cities and high-stakes lawsuits dominate Texas voting news, the election may come down to rural counties like Archer or Aransas, where there's usually just a few people to handle registering voters, reporting results — and everything in between.

A voter leaves the early voting site at the Archer Courthouse Annex in Archer on Oct. 28, 2020.

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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Voters at the Alvord City Hall, an early voting site in Alvord on Oct. 28, 2020.
Christie Kellar and her daughter Olivia enter the Lakeside Municipal Building in Lakeside City to vote on Oct. 28, 2020.

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