General Election Guide: How to vote, who is on the ballot and what to know about the Nov. 3 election in Comal County

Learn where to vote, who is on the November ballot and how to vote in Comal County. (Community Impact staff)
Learn where to vote, who is on the November ballot and how to vote in Comal County. (Community Impact staff)

Learn where to vote, who is on the November ballot and how to vote in Comal County. (Community Impact staff)

Early voting begins Oct. 13 for the Nov. 3 general election in Texas.

Comal County residents may cast ballots at any polling location during the early voting period, which ends Oct. 30, as well as on Election Day, Nov. 3.


The last day to apply for a ballot by mail is Oct. 23. Mail-in ballot applications must be received, not postmarked, by that day.

Who is on the ballot


Comal County has many contests on the ballot for the general election, including 10 local races.

Individual ballots may vary depending on a voter’s address.

Local


U.S. House District 15


  • Vincente Gonzales Jr. (D)*

  • Monica De La Cruz Hernandez (R)

  • Ross Lynn Leone (L)


U.S. House District 21


  • Chip Roy (R)*

  • Wendy Davis (D)

  • Thomas Wakely (G)

  • Arthur DiBianca (L)


U.S. House District 35


  • Lloyd Doggett (D)*

  • Jenny Garcia Sharon (R)

  • Mark Loewe (L)

  • Jason Mata Sr. (I)


Texas House District 44


  • Robert Bohmfalk (D)

  • John Kuempel (R)*

  • Julian Mardock (L)


Texas House District 73


  • Stephanie Phillips (D)

  • Kyle Biedermann (R)*


State Board of Education District 5


  • Rebecca Bell-Metereau (D)

  • Lani Popp (R)

  • Stephanie Berlin (L)



Comal County


Commissioner, Precinct 1


  • Donna Eccleston (R)*

  • Lindsay Poisel (D)

  • Ivan Foster (L)


Commissioner, Precinct 3


  • Collette Nies (D)

  • Kevin Webb(R)*



New Braunfels ISD board of trustees


Single-Member District 2


  • Michael Calta*

  • Nancy York


Single-Member District 4


  • Matthew Sargent*

  • John E. Tucker



Where to vote


The state is not allowing mail-in ballots specifically for COVID-19 unless voters can cite a disability. Comal County and Guadalupe County voters can vote at any polling center in their county on election day as opposed to having to vote at a specific precinct. Click here to view a full list of polling places. Below are locations for early voting in New Braunfels.

Comal County




  1. Comal County Offices, Goodwin Annex, 1297 Church Hill, New Braunfels

  2. Comal County Offices, Bulverde Annex, 30470 Cougar Bend, Bulverde

  3. CRRC of Canyon Lake, 1917 FM 2673, Canyon Lake

  4. Garden Ridge Community Center, 9500 Municipal Parkway, Garden Ridge

  5. Mammen Family Public Library, 131 Bulverde Crossing, Bulverde

  6. St. Francis by the Lake Episcopal Church, 121 Spring Mountain Drive, Canyon Lake



Guadalupe County




  1. Cibolo Fire Station #2, 3864 Cibolo Valley Drive, Cibolo

  2. Central Texas Technology Center, 2189 FM 758, New Braunfels

  3. Grace Church, 3240 FM 725, New Braunfels

  4. New Berlin City Hall, 9180 FM 775, New Berlin

  5. Schertz Elections Office Annex, 1101 Elbel Road, Schertz

  6. Seguin ISD Administration Building, 1221 E. Kingsbury St., Seguin

  7. Selma City Hall, 9375 Corporate Drive, Selma



When to vote



Week 1




  • Tuesday, Oct. 13–Friday, Oct. 16: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

  • Saturday, Oct. 17: 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

  • Sunday, Oct. 18: 1-6 p.m.



Week 2




  • Monday, Oct. 19—Saturday, October 24: 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

  • Sunday, Oct. 25: 1-6 p.m.



Week 3




  • Monday, Oct. 26—Friday, Oct. 30: 7 a.m.-7 p.m.



Election Day




  • Tuesday, Nov. 3: 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

By Lauren Canterberry
Lauren Canterberry began covering New Braunfels for Community Impact Newspaper in 2019. Her reporting focuses on education, development and breaking news. Lauren is originally from South Carolina and graduated from the University of Georgia in 2017.


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