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Texas 2022 Elections

Comptroller, railroad commissioner, lieutenant governor: What do Texas state officials actually do?

For example, members of the Railroad Commission don’t deal with railroads. Here’s what the many officials elected statewide do with the power voters give them.

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Voting FAQ: 2022 midterms

  • How do I know if I'm registered to vote?

  • When can I vote?

  • 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?

  • How can I find which polling places are near me?

  • What form of ID do I need to bring to vote?

  • What can I do if I have trouble voting?

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