Tarrant County sees increase in registered voters ahead of March primary election

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The deadline to register to voter for the March 3 presidential primary election is Monday, Feb. 3. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The deadline to register to voter for the March 3 presidential primary election is Monday, Feb. 3. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

The last day to register to vote in the state of Texas for the upcoming presidential primary election is Feb. 3.

Across the state, more than 2 million additional voters have registered since the 2018 election, and Tarrant County has seen a similar increase in the number of registered voters.

A total of 1,156,006 voters are registered to vote in Tarrant County for the March 3 primary election, as of Feb. 3. The election will decide which Democrat and Republican candidates for president appear on the ballot for the general election in November.

Voters will also choose candidates for the U.S. Senate, both U.S. and Texas House of Representatives, district judges and the Texas railroad commissioner.

Currently, Tarrant County has more than 50,000 more registered voters for the 2020 election than it did during the 2018 election.


Some 1,101,749 voters were registered in Tarrant County in 2018. A total of 631,839 votes were cast in the 2018 election, for a 57% voter turnout.

Tarrant County had its largest-ever number of votes cast during the 2016 election. A total of 667,837 votes were cast out of 1,077,598 registered voters in 2016, for a voter turnout of 62%.

For general election information and to register to vote, voters can go to votetexas.gov.

Tarrant County voters can also go to tarrantcounty.com to change their address or check their registration status.

Voter registration applications must be postmarked no later than Feb. 3 to be eligible for the March 3 presidential primary election.
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By Ian Pribanic

Ian Pribanic covers city government, transportation, business and education news for Community Impact Newspaper in the Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth areas. A Washington D.C. native and University of North Texas graduate, Ian was previously an editor for papers in Oklahoma, West Texas and for Community Impact in New Braunfels.


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