May 1, 2021 Election
Important Dates & Election Information
|Last Day to File for a Place on the General Election Ballot||Friday, February 12, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.|
|Last Day to Register to Vote||Thursday, April 1, 2021|
|Early In-Person Voting||Monday, April 19 - Tuesday, April 27, 2021|
|Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (Received, not Postmarked)||Tuesday, April 20, 2021|
|Last day to Receive Ballot by Mail||Saturday, May 1, 2021 (Election Day) at 7:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is not postmarked, OR Monday, May 3, 2021 (next business day after Election Day) at 5:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is postmarked by 7:00 p.m. at the location of the election on Election Day|
|Election Day||Tuesday, May 1, 2021|
View the Harris County Republican Party Local Government Committee's candidate endorsements for the upcoming election.
View a full sample ballot for the May 1, 2021 Election.
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Polling Hours & Locations
Find a polling location near you for early voting or Election Day.
View the early vote map and schedule.
- Monday, April 19 - Saturday, April 24: 7 AM - 7 PM
- Sunday, April 25: 12 PM - 7 PM
- Monday, April 26: 7 AM - 10 PM
- Tuesday, April 27: 7 AM - 7 PM
The LAST DAY to vote is Saturday, May 1, 2021 from 7 AM - 7 PM.
Check out what photo identification you need to bring.
Voting by Mail
You can vote early by-mail for the upcoming local election if you are registered to vote and meet one of the following criteria:
- Out of Harris County during the early voting period and on Election Day;
- Sick or disabled;
- 65 years of age or older on Election Day;
- or confined in jail, but eligible to vote.
Apply to vote by mail by Tuesday, April 20, 2021, (application must be received, not postmarked), one of the following ways:
- Download, print, and fill out this application form
- Call the Elections Administrator Office at (713) 755-6965
- Email the Elections Administrator Office at [email protected]
Find more information on returning your ballot.
Other Helpful Information
View requirements for candidates interested in running for local office.
For more election dates and deadlines, please visit the Secretary of State website.
For more information on voting in the May 1, 2021 Election in Harris County, please visit harrisvotes.com.
Texas Secretary of State Elections Division
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