Early voting in Austin City Council District 4 special election begins Jan. 10

Early voting for the Austin City Council District 4 special election runs from Jan. 10-21. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)
Early voting for the Austin City Council District 4 special election runs from Jan. 10-21. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Early voting for the Austin City Council District 4 special election runs from Jan. 10-21. (Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Early voting for the Austin City Council District 4 special election will kick off Jan. 10, and district residents will be able to visit three local polling places ahead of election day Jan. 25.

The special election's early-voting period runs from Jan. 10-21 with voting sites open six days of the week from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Jan. 15 from noon to 6 p.m. The district's main early-voting location is Austin's Permitting and Development Center in Highland with additional locations at the Gustavo "Gus" L. Garcia District Park recreation center and Chinatown Center on North Lamar Boulevard.

Additional voting sites will open throughout District 4 on election day.



Those eligible for a ballot by mail can also vote by sending their ballot to the county clerk's elections office. Mail ballots should be addressed to Dana Debeauvoir–Travis County Clerk–Elections Division, P.O. 149325, Austin, Texas 78714-9325.


Seven candidates are vying for the council seat to be vacated by Greg Casar this year amid his third term in office. More information on each candidate's background and priorities may be found here.
By Ben Thompson

Austin City Hall Reporter

Ben joined Community Impact Newspaper in January 2019 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Northeastern University in Boston. He spent more than two years reporting on Montgomery County and The Woodlands area before moving to Austin in 2021 to cover City Hall and other news throughout the city. Contact Ben with questions, tips or feedback at [email protected] and follow him on Twitter @BThompson_CI.