Election Dates

Election Dates

Election dates

Due to Covid 19 the May 2020 local elections were moved to the November General Election and the Texas Primary Runoff Election was moved to July 14, 2020.

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Texas Election cycles

Elections in even numbered years

  • Presidential Election (2016, 2020, 2024, etc.)
  • Mid-Term Election (2018, 2022, 2026, etc.)
  • U.S. Senators - 6-year terms
  • U.S. Representatives - 2-year terms
  • Governor and statewide officials - 4-year terms
  • Texas Senators - 4-year terms
  • Texas Representatives - 2-year terms
  • County officials - 4-year terms
  • City and school board - terms vary
Month Offices Election
March National, state, county Republican and Democratic primary elections
May City, school districts Local elections, nonpartisan
May< National, state, county Republican and Democratic primary runoff elections
November National, state, county General election - candidates from all parties and independent candidates on the ballot, proposed constitutional amendments
November City, school districts

Local elections, nonpartisan

Elections in Odd Numbered Years

 
City and school board - terms vary
Month Offices Election
May City, school districts Local elections, nonpartisan
November State General election - proposed constitutional amendments
November City, school districts Local elections, nonpartisan

Texas Election Calendar