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Texas 2022 Elections

Conspiracy theorists and 16-hour days: Inside the stress elections officials face ahead of the midterms

Running elections in Texas has never been easy. But since 2020, the scrutiny elections administrators face has grown — even in small Republican-controlled counties that former President Donald Trump carried.

Todd Stallings poses for a portrait at the elections office in Nacogdoches on Oct. 3, 2022.

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  • How we hold officials accountable

  • How we choose what races to cover

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Growing public scrutiny 

Todd Stallings looks through curbside voting information October 3, 2022 at the elections office in Nacogdoches on Oct. 3, 2022.

Voting FAQ: 2024 primary

  • 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?

  • Can I still vote if I have COVID-19?

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Strict voting laws

Voter information signs at the elections office in Nacogdoches.
Todd Stallings poses for a portrait at the elections office in Nacogdoches on Oct. 3, 2022.

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