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Reminder: One More Day for Early Voting In 2012 Primary Runoff Elections

July 26, 2012
Contact: Rich Parsons
512/ 463-5770

AUSTIN, TX – Texans can take advantage of Early Voting in the 2012 Primary Runoff Elections for one more day. Early Voting ends Friday, July 27. During the Early Voting period, voters can cast ballots at any polling place in their county of residence, making the voting process more convenient. Election Day for the runoff elections is Tuesday, July 31, 2012.

For polling locations and times voters should contact their local elections office, or they can find the information through www.votetexas.gov.

Additionally, photo identification as required in Senate Bill 14 will not be required in Early Voting or on Election Day. To cast a ballot during Early Voting or on Election Day, voters should present their voter registration card or in lieu of a voter registration card, at least one of the following:

  • A driver's license or personal identification card issued to you by the Texas Department of Public Safety or a similar document issued to you by an agency of another state, even if the license or card has expired;
  • A form of identification that contains your photograph and establishes your identity;
  • A birth certificate or other document confirming birth that is admissible in a court of law and establishes the person’s identity;
  • Your United States citizenship papers;
  • Your United States passport;
  • Official mail addressed to you by a governmental entity; or
  • A copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and address.

For more information on the voting process in Texas, including where to vote, please visit www.votetexas.gov.