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State of Texas Election Calendar 2022-2024 Elections

Please find important dates around registration and voting for every election from 2022-2024.

Nov 8, 2022- Mid Term Election

Deadline to post candidate requirements 1 Form 1-15 (PDF)Monday, November 8, 2021 
Deadline to Post Notice of Candidate Filing Deadline (Local Political Subdivisions Only)Thursday, June 23, 2022 for local political subdivisions that have a first day to file for their candidates1  
First day to apply for a ballot by mail using Application for a Ballot by Mail (ABBM) or Federal Post Card Application (FPCA).Saturday, January 1, 2022* 

*First day to file does not move because of New Year’s Day holiday.  An “Annual ABBM” or FPCA for a January or February 2022 election may be filed earlier, but not earlier than the 60th day before the date of the January or February election.
First Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot (Local Political Subdivisions Only)Saturday, July 23, 2022 
First Day to File a Declaration of Write-in Candidacy (General Election for State and County Officers)Saturday, July 23, 2022  
Last Day to Order General Election or Special Election on a MeasureMonday, August 22, 2022  
Last Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot (Local Political Subdivisions Only)2Monday, August 22, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.   
Last Day to File a Declaration of Write-in Candidacy (General Election for State and County Officers)Monday, August 22, 2022  
Last Day to File a Declaration of Write-in Candidacy (Local Political Subdivisions Only)Friday, August 26, 2022 
Last Day to Register to VoteTuesday, October 11, 2022* *First business day after Columbus Day
First Day of Early Voting by Personal AppearanceMonday, October 24, 2022 
Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked)Friday, October 28, 2022  
Last Day of Early Voting by Personal AppearanceFriday, November 4, 2022 
Last day to Receive Ballot by MailTuesday, November 8, 2022 (Election Day) at 7:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is not postmarked, OR Wednesday, November 9, 2022 (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 (unless overseas or military voter deadlines apply)

May 6, 2023 – Uniform Election Date

Deadline to post candidate requirements 5 Form 1-15 (PDF)Friday, May 6, 2022
Deadline to Post Notice of Candidate Filing Deadline (Local Political Subdivisions Only)1Monday, December 19, 2022 for local political subdivisions that have a first day to file for their candidates1
First day to apply for a ballot by mail using Application for a Ballot by Mail (ABBM) or Federal Post Card Application (FPCA).Sunday, January 1, 2023*  *First day to file does not move because of New Year’s Day holiday.  An “Annual ABBM” or FPCA for a January or February 2023 election may be filed earlier, but not earlier than the 60th day before the date of the January or February election.
First Day to File for Place on General Election Ballot (for local political subdivisions ONLY)1  Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Last Day to File for Place on General Election Ballot (for local political subdivisions ONLY)2  Friday, February 17, 2023 at 5:00 p.m. See note below relating to four-year terms 3
Last Day to Order General Election or Election on a MeasureFriday, February 17, 2023 
Last Day to Register to VoteThursday, April 6, 2023
First Day of Early Voting by Personal AppearanceMonday, April 24, 2023
Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked)Tuesday, April 25, 2023
Last Day of Early Voting by Personal AppearanceTuesday, May 2, 2023
Last day to Receive Ballot by MailSaturday, May 6, 2023 (election day) at 7:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is not postmarked, OR Monday, May 8, 2023 (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 (unless overseas or military voter deadlines apply)4

Nov 7, 2023 – Uniform Election Date

Deadline to post candidate requirements 5 Form 1-15 (PDF)Monday, November 7, 2022
First day to apply for a ballot by mail using Application for a Ballot by Mail (ABBM) or Federal Post Card Application (FPCA).Sunday, January 1, 2023*  *First day to file does not move because of New Year’s Day holiday.  An “Annual ABBM” or FPCA for a January or February 2023 election may be filed earlier, but not earlier than the 60th day before the date of the January or February election.
Deadline to post notice of candidate filing deadlineThursday, June 22, 2023 for local political subdivisions that have a first day to file for their candidates1
First Day to File for Place on General Election Ballot (for local political subdivisions ONLY)1  Saturday, July 22, 2023 (“first day” does not move; office hours not required)
Last Day to Order General Election or Election on a MeasureMonday, August 21, 2023
Last Day to File for Place on General Election Ballot (for local political subdivisions ONLY)2Monday, August 21, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.See note below relating to four-year terms 3
Last Day to Register to VoteTuesday, October 10, 2023* *First business day after Columbus Day
First Day of Early Voting by Personal AppearanceMonday, October 23, 2023 (17th day before election day falls on a Saturday, first day moves to next business day)
Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked)Friday, October 27, 2023
Last Day of Early Voting by Personal AppearanceFriday, November 3, 2023
Last day to Receive Ballot by MailTuesday, November 7, 2023 (election day) at 7:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is not postmarked, OR Wednesday, November 8, 2023 (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 (unless overseas or military voter deadlines apply)4

March, 5 2024 – Primary Election Date

Day to file for a place on the Primary ballot for precinct chair candidates.Tuesday, September 12, 2023
First day to file for all other candidates for offices that are regularly scheduled to be on the Primary ballot; first day for independent candidates to file declaration of intent.Saturday, November 11, 2023
Filing deadline for primary candidates; filing deadline for independent candidates to file declaration of intent.Monday, December 11, 2023 at 6:00 PM   
First day to apply for a ballot by mail using Application for a Ballot by Mail (ABBM) or Federal Postcard Application (FPCA).Monday, January 1, 2024*  *First day to file does not move because of New Year’s Day holiday. An “Annual ABBM” or FPCA for a January or February 2024 election may be filed earlier, but not earlier than the 60th day before the date of the January or February election.  
Last Day to Register to VoteMonday, February 5, 2024 
First Day of Early VotingTuesday, February 20, 2024*
*First business day after Presidents’ Day
Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail
(Received, not Postmarked)
Friday, February 23, 2024
Last Day of Early VotingFriday, March 1, 2024
Last day to Receive Ballot by MailTuesday, March 5, 2024 (Election Day) at 7:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is not postmarked, OR Wednesday, March 6, 2024 (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 (unless overseas or military voter deadlines apply)4

May, 4 2024 – Primary Election Date

Deadline to post candidate requirements5 Form 1-15Thursday, May 4, 2023
Deadline to Post Notice of Candidate Filing Deadline (Local Non-County Political Subdivisions Only)1Monday, December 18, 2023 
First Day to Apply for Ballot by MailMonday, January 1, 2024*  *First day to file does not move because of New Year’s Day holiday. An “Annual ABBM” or FPCA for a January or February 2024 election may be filed earlier, but not earlier than the 60th day before the date of the January or February election.  
First Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot (Local Non-County Political Subdivisions Only)1Wednesday, January 17, 2024
Last Day to Order General Election or Special Election on a MeasureFriday, February 16, 2024   
Last Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot (Local Non-County Political Subdivisions Only)2Friday, February 16, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.  See note below relating to four-year terms3
Last Day to File a Declaration of Write-in Candidacy (Local Non-County Political Subdivisions Only)Tuesday, February 20, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.  
Last Day to Register to VoteThursday, April 4, 2024    
First Day of Early Voting by Personal AppearanceMonday, April 22, 2024    
Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked)Tuesday, April 23, 2024   
Last Day of Early Voting by Personal AppearanceTuesday, April 30, 2024   
Last day to Receive Ballot by MailSaturday, May 4, 2024 (Election Day) at 7:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is not postmarked, OR Monday, May 6, 2024 (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 (unless overseas or military voter deadlines apply)4

May, 28 2024 – Primary Runoff Election Date

First day to apply for a ballot by mail using Application for a Ballot by Mail (ABBM) or Federal Postcard Application (FPCA)Monday, January 1, 2024* *First day to file does not move because of New Year’s Day holiday. An “Annual ABBM” or FPCA for a January or February 2024 election may be filed earlier, but not earlier than the 60th day before the date of the January or February election.
Last Day to Register to VoteMonday, April 29, 2024  
First Day of Early VotingMonday, May 20, 2024 
Last Day to Apply by Mail (Received, not Postmarked)Friday, May 17, 2024   
Last Day of Early VotingFriday, May 24, 2024   
Last Day to Receive Ballot by MailTuesday, May 28, 2024 (Election Day) at 7:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is not postmarked, OR Wednesday, May 29, 2024 (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 (unless overseas or military voter deadlines apply)4

Nov 4, 2024 – Presidential Election Date

Deadline to post candidate requirements5 Form 1-15Sunday, November 5, 2023 
Deadline to Post Notice of Candidate Filing Deadline (Local Non-County Political Subdivisions Only)  Thursday, June 20, 2024 for local political subdivisions that have a first day to file for their candidates¹
First Day to Apply for Ballot by MailMonday, January 1, 2024* *First day to file does not move because of New Year’s Day holiday. An “Annual ABBM” or FPCA for a January or February 2024 election may be filed earlier, but not earlier than the 60th day before the date of the January or February election.
First Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot (Local Non-County Political Subdivisions Only)1Saturday, July 20, 2024   
First Day to File a Declaration of Write-in Candidacy (General Election for State and County Officers)Saturday, July 20, 2024   
Last Day to Order General Election or Special Election on a MeasureMonday, August 19, 2024   
Last Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot (Local Non-County Political Subdivisions Only)2Monday, August 19, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.   See note below relating to four-year terms 3
Last Day to File a Declaration of Write-in Candidacy (General Election for State and County Officers)Monday, August 19, 2024  
Last Day to File a Declaration of Write-in Candidacy (Local Non-County Political Subdivisions Only)Friday, August 23, 2024    
Last Day to Register to VoteMonday, October 7, 2024   
First Day of Early Voting by Personal AppearanceMonday, October 21, 2024  
Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail(Received, not Postmarked)Friday, October 25, 2024  
Last Day of Early Voting by Personal AppearanceFriday, November 1, 2024  
Last day to Receive Ballot by MailTuesday, November 5, 2024 (Election Day) at 7:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is not postmarked, OR Wednesday, November 6, 2024 (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 (unless overseas or military voter deadlines apply)4
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