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Your Vote Counts 2022: Voting dates, deadlines and polling locations for Primary run-off

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Published: Feb. 10, 2022 at 2:54 PM CST|Updated: May. 16, 2022 at 11:29 AM CDT
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BRAZOS COUNTY, Texas (KBTX) - The March Primary election has passed, but the Primary run-off election is now here. Texas is one of 10 states that hold primary election run-offs, according to Ballotpedia. A run-off election is a second election held to determine a winner when no candidate in the first election met the required threshold for victory, in Texas that means 50% of the vote.

If a voter participated in the Primary election, they have to vote on same party ballot for the run-off. To see a sample ballot for both parties, click here.

Here’s what you need to know to make sure your ballot is cast.

Voting Dates and Deadlines

Anyone registered to vote can vote early but it must be in person, unless you qualify to vote by mail.

To be eligible to vote early by mail in Texas, you must:

  • be 65 years or older;
  • be sick or disabled;
  • be out of the county on election day and during the period for early voting by personal appearance; or
  • be expected to give birth within three weeks before or after Election Day; or
  • be confined in jail, but otherwise eligible.

Mail-in ballot applications must be received, not postmarked, by the county’s early voting clerk by April 26 at 5 p.m. Applications can also be dropped off in person or sent in by fax or email, but the county must receive a hard copy within four business days. Click here to download an application or request one to mailed to you here.

Brazos County applications can be mailed, emailed or faxed to the following:

  • Brazos County Elections Administrator Office
    • 300 E. Wm. J. Bryan Pkwy, STE: 100, Bryan, TX 77803
  • Email: BrazosVotes@brazoscountytx.gov
  • Fax: 979-361-5779

For more information on what you need to bring to vote, click here.

Early Voting Polling Locations

In Brazos County you can vote at any of the five early voting polling locations. The early voting schedule is as follows:

DateTime
May 16 - May 18 (Monday - Wednesday)8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
May 10 - May 20 (Thursday - Friday)7 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Election Day Polling Locations

On Election Day, May 24, polling locations will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. This will be the last day to cast your vote in the Primary run-ff. Don’t be discouraged by long lines, as long as you are in line by 7 p.m. you can cast your vote.

If you live outside of Brazos County, click the links below for your county’s voting location(s):

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