Texas will elect a U.S. Senator in 2012.
Presidential and State Primary registration deadline – February 6, 2012
Presidential and State Primary election – March 6, 2012
State Primary Runoff registration deadline – April 23, 2012
State Primary Runoff – May 22, 2012
General Election registration deadline – October 9, 2012
Election information phone number – 1-800-252-VOTE (8683)
State election website –
In person – Any person may vote early in
person, no excuse needed, between February 21 and March 2 for the Primary;
between May 14 and May 18 for the Primary Runoff; between October 22 and
November 2 for the General Election.
By mail – A person may vote early by mail
only if he meets one of four requirements: he will be away from his county
on Election Day and during early voting; he is sick or disabled; he is 65
years of age or older on Election Day; or he is confined in jail.
Early voting by mail ballots must be requested between
January 6 and February 28 for the Primary; between March 23 and May 15 for
the Primary Runoff; and between September 7 and October 30 for the General
Absentee voting by mail – Begins September 22