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Nov. 3, 2020 General Election

Am I Registered to Vote and What is My Precinct? (external link to Secretary of State)

Important Upcoming General Election Dates (source at Secretary of State)

Wednesday, July 22: Election Board meeting

Friday, August 15: The vote center location list, early voting, and election day schedule will be posted to this page

Week of September 14 – 18: Mail ballot delivery will commence and continue through the election period

Monday, October 5: Last day to register to vote

Tuesday, October 13: First day of early voting by personal appearance
    *note: Early Voting has been extended by order of the Governor

Friday, October 23: Last day to apply for ballot by mail (received at Elections office, not postmarked)

Friday, October 30: Last day of early voting by personal appearance

Tuesday, November 3: Last day to receive ballot by mail by 7 pm

Important Information for Overseas Voters

Please review the U.S. State Department’s guidance on returning ballots from overseas, particularly in nations with interrupted or canceled international mail service.

  • Local mail: if you have reliable mail service to the U.S., put your ballot in the mail with appropriate international postage.
  • U.S. Embassy Diplomatic pouchYou can drop off your completed ballot at the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate.  It must be addressed to your local election official and have sufficient U.S. postage or be in a postage-paid envelope (available on the FVAP website).  Contact the embassy voting assistance officer or visit the embassy’s website for specific instructions.
  • Express courier service: If time is short or local mail unreliable, you can use professional courier services such as FedEx, DHL, or UPS at your own expense.  Note: FedEx does not deliver to P.O. boxes.

Hays County did not hold a city/school/water election on May 2, 2020, pursuant to a proclamation issued by the Governor on March 18 authorizing all political subdivisions to postpone all elections to the November 3, 2020, uniform election (i.e. this election).

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