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Texas 2022 Elections

Partisan tactic by Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick’s campaign delays thousands of requests for mail-in ballots from Texas voters

Patrick’s mass mailing urging voters to apply for mail-in ballots included return envelopes addressed to the Texas secretary of state’s office. The applications are supposed to be sent to local offices, but Patrick’s campaign says voters don’t trust election officials in Democratic counties.

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick gives remarks during the Texas Fallen Heroes ceremony on May 25, 2019

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?

New rules for voting by mail

  • You must provide an ID number

  • This is required both when applying for a ballot and when you return it

  • Your ID number must match your voter registration record

  • You can make corrections if you forget to include it but the window is narrowing

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