Early voting for the March 3 primary election runs from Feb. 18-28.

For Travis County voters, polling locations are open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday and from noon-6 p.m. Sunday. In Williamson County, the polls are open 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 1-6 p.m. Sunday.

Voters in both counties may cast their ballots at any polling location in their respective county. Here is a list of locations in the Northwest Austin area. For a full list of locations, visit www.traviscountyelections.org or www.wilco.org/elections.

The election includes Democratic and Republican candidates from president down to local county and district judges.

If no candidate receives 50% of the the vote in a primary race, the top two vote getters will go to a primary runoff election May 26.

The general election between the Republican and Democratic nominees is Nov. 3.

Candidates for Austin City Council and area school districts do not participate in the primary elections because their races are nonpartisan.

Here is a list of candidates running for office in the Northwest Austin area.