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2024 Texas Elections

It’s primary election day. Here are six things to watch.

Divisions among Republicans are in stark display, some of Texas’ most senior members of Congress are retiring and Democrats are hoping to unseat Sen. Ted Cruz.

Election signs on March 5, 2024, outside of the Metropolitan Multi-Service Center in Houston, Texas.

Will Paxton and Abbott-backed challengers prevail?

Who will challenge Ted Cruz?

Who will replace the long-timers in Congress?

Will Texas House Speaker Dade Phelan be forced into a runoff?

How will Tony Gonzales’ censure impact his reelection?

All eyes on Houston Democrats

Voting FAQ: 2024 Elections

  • What happens after the Texas primary election?

  • How are the runoffs and general election different?

  • What deadlines do I need to know to participate in the May local election?

  • What deadlines do I need to know to participate in the May primary runoffs?

  • What deadlines do I need to know to participate in the November general election?

  • Why does Texas have so many elections?

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