INTERACTIVE: See 2020 primary voter turnout in Collin, Dallas, Denton, Tarrant counties

North Texans cast ballots for the 2020 presidential primary election on March 3. (Liesbeth Powers/Community Impact Newspaper)
North Texans cast ballots for the 2020 presidential primary election on March 3. (Liesbeth Powers/Community Impact Newspaper)

North Texans cast ballots for the 2020 presidential primary election on March 3. (Liesbeth Powers/Community Impact Newspaper)

Over 877,000 voters turned out for the 2020 primary elections in Collin, Dallas, Denton and Tarrant counties.

That total is the third-highest turnout in a presidential primary election in the last 20 years. The first- and second-highest primary election turnouts in North Texas were in 2016 and 2008, respectively.


North Texas Democratic turnout in the 2020 primary elections was 536,021, while Republican turnout was 341,863, according to county reports.

Meanwhile, statewide turnout in the 2020 primary election was about 4.06 million, according to records from the office of the Texas secretary of state--about 25% of registered Texas voters.

Here is a breakdown of combined presidential primary votes across Collin, Dallas, Denton and Tarrant counties, as well as statewide historic totals: