In addition to the Local Elections listed below, the Partisan run-off elections have been rescheduled to July 14, 2020. On March 20, Gov. Abbott moved the May 26 primary runoff elections to July 14 to avoid large gatherings. Early voting for the July 14th Partisan run-off starts June 29, 2020.
In addition to the municipalities listed below, there is also been local municipalities who recently sent a letter to Gov. Abbott requesting that he allow them to hold their municipal elections at an earlier date. Representatives of the cities cited “legitimate public health and safety concerns, and other important considerations,” including:
- Coronavirus could be worse in November due to colder weather
- Municipal elections could get overlooked or overshadowed
- Newly elected officials could participate in FY2021 budget meetings
Last Updated: June 18, 2020 at 1:00 PM