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LWV-TX Voters Guide

The LWV-TX Voters Guide Will Be Available Before Early Elections for Statewide Elections Funded & published by The LWV of Texas Education Fund.

Important Election Dates:

  • 10.10.17 Last day to register to vote
  • 10.23.17 - 11.3.17 Early voting
  • 10.27.17 Last day to apply for Ballot by Mail (received not postmarked)
  • 11.7.17 Ballot by Mail must be received before 7:00 pm
  • ELECTION DAY! 11.7.17

Voters Guide - English Voters Guide - Spanish

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Quick Voter Links

Election Information on is the League of Woman Voters nonpartisan voter information site. Vote411 has all your trusted League of Women Voter information about voting and elections is easy to read, easy to navigate to, and can handle voters' every need.

  • What is on the ballot?
  • Where to vote?
  • Print your ballot for Election Day
  • LWV Voters Guide
  • Compare candidates' positions side-by-side
  • Voter registration
  • Election information

For local voter and election information and your region's Voters Guide visit your local League of Women Voters website

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Three Steps to Vote in Texas

ONE: Register

TWO: Be informed!

  • Read the LWV-TX Voters Guide.
  • Find Candidate information on

THREE: Vote!

Congratulations! Be a Texas Voter!

Pledge to Vote in Every Election!

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Voting helps your community...I Vote for candidates who support education...Voting is power!...My vote is my voice...I vote because I love my family... Elections determine leaders and policies ... Special interests take control when you don't vote ... Democracy only works if we vote ... If you don't vote, don't complain!...I vote because this is my country too...

In a primary election, citizens vote for candidates who will represent their party in the general election In the general election, citizens vote for candidates of any party. The general election date is the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November

  • The Texas Governor is elected every four years (not at the presidential elections)
  • The Texas Senate Elections are every four years ( Not at the presidential election)
  • The Texas House Elections are every two years

Texas Voter Turnout in the 2016 General Election

Voter turnout at 20-year low in 2016 - That was a CNN Politics headline the Saturday after the presidential election. The journalists went on to say, "Voter turnout this year dipped to nearly its lowest point in two decades."

But was voter turnout really down dramatically? Examine the results shown below.

Voter Turnout 2016

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The LWV-TX Fights for Your Right to Vote!

president Johnson plane President Johnson fought for your right to vote. Voting Rights Act of 1965

The LWV-TX continues to fight for your right to vote. Voting Rights and Election Laws