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Voters are in line at the Lark Community Center in McAllen on Election Day, Nov. 8, 2022.
Texas 2022 Elections

Photos: Election Day 2022 in Texas

Texas Tribune photographers spread out all over the state to document a momentous midterm election.

Voters leave the New Berlin City Hall voting center after casting their vote on Election Day Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 in New Berlin, Texas.
Todd Perry had several “I Voted” stickers on his lanyard outside of the Broadway Church of Christ voting precinct. Lubbock voters comment about their voter preferences during the mid-term elections Tuesday, November 8, 2022.
Ashley and Thomas Garcia show a voter registration card to their 3-year-old son Erik Garcia on Election Day, November 8, 2022, in Harlingen.
People line up to vote at the Potter's House, Precinct 12 polling station, in Uvalde on Election Day Nov. 8, 2022.
People cast their ballots at the Metropolitan Multi-Service Center in Houston on Tuesday Nov. 8, 2022.
Sarah Rosenzweig, who has been a wheelchair for 10 years with ALS, voted for Democrats after discribing voting accessability issues in Lufkin, Texas, Tuesday Nov. 8, 2022 after voting in the midterm elections.  (Photo by Michael Stravato for Texas Tribune)
A line of people wraps around the Laredo City Hall building on the morning of Election Day.
Jennifer Blankenship, field organizing manager for the Tarrant County Beto campaign, hands out chocolate and snacks to voters waiting in line at the Northwest Branch Library in Fort Worth on November 8, 2022.
Voters wait in line to cast their ballots on Election Day at the Northwest Branch Library in Fort Worth on November 8, 2022.
Voters cast their ballots in the Northwest Branch Library in Fort Worth on November 8, 2022.

 

Dolly Schultz, local GOP precinct chair, waves flags outside of the Willie DeLeon Civic Center Precinct 1 polling station in Uvalde on Election Day, Nov. 8, 2022.
Mercedes resident and lifelong Republican Jeff Riviera stands next to his truck at a polling location in Mercedes on Nov. 8, 2022. When asked about his party affiliation, Riviera said the U.S. being energy independent is one of the most important issues to him.
Jordan De La Garza outside of the Lark Community Center in McAllen on Election Day, Nov. 8, 2022.
Tony Jalomo displays his tattoos outside of Fireman's Park in McAllen on Election Day, Nov. 8, 2022.
Benado Purata outside The Mansion in Palmview on Election Day, Nov. 8, 2022. Purata is from Veracruz and has voted every year since becoming a U.S. citizen at age 50.
Supporters of Monica De La Cruz hold a campaign banner outside the Lark Community Center in McAllen on Election Day, Nov. 8, 2022.
Republican candidate for Texas' 15th Congressional District Monica De La Cruz on an Instagram live video at the Lark Community Center in McAllen on Election Day, Nov. 8, 2022.
Supporters at the Edinburg Elections Annex Bldg. seated in Hidalgo County on Nov. 8, 2022.
Caldwell County Judge candidate Anna Prusaitis Ybarra attaches campaign signs to a trailer set up outside of a polling location on Election Day Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 in Lockhart Texas. Prusaitis Ybarra remarked that she had parked the trailer in order to not block other campaign signs with her own, nor place them on the lawn of an unwilling resident.
Residents watch Uvalde Leader-News reporters update results from local races on a white board in Uvalde on Election Day Nov. 8, 2022.
Ballots and scanning machines arrive at central counting after polls close in Houston, Tuesday Nov 8, 2022. (Michael Stravato for the Texas Tribune)
Lubbock’s Central Court officials organize the ballots in the Tabulation Room before the ballots are counted during the mid-term elections Tuesday, November 8, 2022.
Ballot board members tabulate write-ins as they begin processing ballots in the central count station of the Tarrant County Election Administration building in Fort Worth on November 8, 2022.
Election workers sort provisional ballots and forms from the polling centers at the Tarrant County Election Administration building in Fort Worth on November 8, 2022.
Election workers return voting machines and equipment from the polling centers to the Tarrant County Election Administration building in Fort Worth on November 8, 2022.
Election workers return equipment gathered at one of the nine rally sites to the Tarrant County Election Administration building in Fort Worth on November 8, 2022.
Tandera Louie, an organizer with the Democratic Socialist of America, cheers at Greg Casar’s election night watch party held at Hotel Vegas & The Volstead Lounge, in Austin, Texas on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. 

Erika Rich for The Texas Tribune
Greg Casar campaign volunteer Jaelyn Valero walks in front of a projector screen with election results at Greg Casar’s election night watch party held at Hotel Vegas & The Volstead Lounge, in Austin, Texas on Tuesday, November 8, 2022.
Gov. Greg Abbott at his watch party in McAllen on Nov. 8, 2022.
Beto O'Rourke gives his concession speech after being defeated by incumbent Greg Abbott in the race for Texas governor on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022, in El Paso.
Olivia Gallinar wipes away tears and is consoled by a friend as they listen to Beto O'Rourke give his concession speech after being defeated by incumbent Greg Abbott in the race for Texas governor, Tuesday, November 8, 2022, in El Paso, Texas. Photo by Ivan Pierre Aguirre for The Texas Tribune
Henry Cuellar celebrates his victory with his daughter Catie and wife Imelda Cuellar on election night in Laredo.
Mayra Flores at her election night event in Weslaco on Election Day, Nov. 8, 2022.
U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez, D-McAllen, and Democratic candidate for Texas’ 34th Congressional District at his watch party in Brownsville on Nov. 8, 2022.
Republican candidate for Texas’ 15th Congressional District Monica De La Cruz at her watch party in McAllen on Nov. 8, 2022.
Republican supporters David Kemp, left, Diana Biscan, center, and Liz Franco, right, celebrate the victory of Congressman Keith Self during an election watch party for Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 at the Haggard Party Barn in Plano, Texas.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, left, kisses his wife State Senator Angela Paxton as he was announced winner defeating candidate Rochelle Garza, on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2022 at the Haggard Party Barn in Plano, Texas.
Democratic nominee for Texas Attorney General Rochelle Garza greets members of the Mariachi Los Gallitos onstage during her Election Day Party on November 8, 2022 in Houston, Texas.

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