The midterm elections are Tuesday, Nov. 8, but before candidates can get on the ballot they have to win their party's primary.
This year, the Texas primary is on Tuesday, March 1. Any race requiring a runoff would face another vote on Tuesday, May 24.
Voters in the primary must choose a party and can only vote on that party's ticket in the primary. To see ballots from each county, by party, click on the county in the list below.
Early voting runs Feb. 14-25. The last day to apply for a ballot by mail is Feb. 18 (received, not postmarked). The ballot must be received by March 1 if not postmarked or by 5 p.m. March 3 if postmarked by 7 p.m. March 1.
IMPORTANT ELECTION DATES
April 25 -- Last day to register to vote in primary runoffs. April 25 -- Early voting begins for May 7 uniform election. April 26 -- Last day to apply for a ballot by mail for May 7 election. May 3 -- Early voting ends for May 7 uniform election. May 7 -- Uniform election May 9 -- Mail-in ballots must be received by 5 p.m. if the envelope is postmarked by 7 p.m. at the location of the election on Election Day. May 13 -- The last day to apply for a mail-in ballot for the primary runoff (request received, not postmarked). May 16 -- Early voting begins for the primary runoff. May 20 -- Early voting ends for the primary runoff.
- May 24 -- Primary runoffs. Mail-in ballots that are not postmarked must be received by 7 p.m.
- May 25 -- Mail-in ballots must be received by 5 p.m. if the envelope is postmarked by 7 p.m. at the location of the election on Election Day.