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2024 Texas Elections

With lawsuits and recount petitions rising, some Texas elections seem to go on forever

Courts are still working through election challenges brought as far back as 2021. Experts say the protracted fights threaten voter confidence.

By Natalia Contreras, Votebeat and The Texas Tribune
Harris County Elections Staff members carry in and sort ballot bags at the Elections Technology Center in northwest Houston on Tuesday, March 1, 2022.

Voting FAQ: 2024 Elections

  • What other elections should I know about?

  • Are there rules at the polls?

  • What are my rights as a voter?

  • What if I was planning to vote in person, but I have been diagnosed with COVID-19 or get sick?

  • What can I do if I have trouble voting?

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