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Texas ban on encouraging mail-in votes likely unconstitutional, judge rules

The challenged provision makes it a state jail felony for election officials to “solicit the submission” of an application to vote by mail if the voter did not request it.

Due to COVID-19 concerns, mail-in ballot drop off locations are scattered across Harris County for the delayed primary runoff election, in Houston on Tuesday July 14, 2020.

Voting FAQ: 2022 primary election

  • When is 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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