Harris County Republican
Voting Center

Election Information

Election Day

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Last Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot

Friday, February 12, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

Last Day to Register to Vote

Thursday, April 1, 2021

Early In-Person Voting

Monday, April 19 - Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked)

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Last day to Receive Ballot by Mail

Saturday, May 1, 2021 (Election Day) at 7:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is not postmarked, OR Monday, May 3, 2021 (next business day after Election Day) at 5:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is postmarked by 7:00 p.m. at the location of the election on Election Day

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Voter Guide

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Sample Ballot

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Helpful information

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Upcoming Election & Registration Dates

Election Day

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Registration Deadlines

Polling Hours & Locations

Early Voting

Election Day

Voting by Mail

Frequently Asked Questions

According to the Secretary of State’s office, to be eligible to register to vote in Texas, you must:

  • be a United States citizen;
  • be a resident of Harris County;
  • be 18 years old (you may register at 17 years and 10 months of age);
  • not be a convicted felon (unless your sentence is completed, including any probation or parole); and
  • not have been determined by a final judgment of a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be:
    • totally mentally incapacitated; or
    • partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote.
  • Voter Registration Applications may be obtained by:
    • Calling us at (713) 755-6965
    • Sending your request by mail. The mailing address is: Isabel Longoria, Elections Administrator, P.O. Box 3527, Houston TX 77253-3527; or
    • Requesting an application online.
  • You may register to vote at any time.
  • Complete a postage-free post card application and mail it, or take it in person to: Our main office at 1001 Preston, 2nd Floor, Room 200, in Downtown Houston; or the Election Technology Center, located at 11525 Todd St., Houston, 77055.
  • You must be at least 17 years and ten months of age on the date your application is submitted.
  • Your application must be submitted 30 days before the election date for you to be eligible to vote in that election.
  • Your spouse, parent or child (acting as an agent) may complete and sign a voter registration application for you, provided that this person is a registered voter, or has applied for voter registration.
  • If any of the information on the application is incomplete, you will be notified and required to send a second application. The second application must be received by the Harris County Elections Administrator within 10 days of the notice date.