2018 could be historic election year
According to Dan Philpott at KUT in Austin, “this could be a historic year at the ballot box. Republicans are looking to sweep all the statewide offices again, but Democrats have fielded more candidates for more races than they have in years.”
Texas Primary Election is earliest in the country
The Texas Primary Election is the earliest in the U.S., on March 6. This means that the last day to register to vote is February 5, and Early Voting starts on February 20.
If you did not recently receive your new Voter Registration Card, then you should check before the deadline to make sure you are registered. This is especially important if you were affected by Hurricane Harvey and were relocated temporarily or permanently.
Also, make sure that you have one of the required types of Voter ID. For more details on the basics of voting, here is a primer on the Texas Primary Elections.
November midterms elections critical to changing the course of our country
The 2018 general election will be held in Texas on November 6. Along with other states, Texans will vote for the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives positions. Democrats are fielding candidates in all 36 of Texas’ House races for the first time in 25 years.
You can find Important 2018 Election Dates here.