DATA: Nearly 81,000 Dallas County residents voted early in Democratic runoff

Dallas County residents registered to vote can participate in the July 14 runoff election. (Community Impact staff)
Dallas County residents registered to vote can participate in the July 14 runoff election. (Community Impact staff)

Dallas County residents registered to vote can participate in the July 14 runoff election. (Community Impact staff)

Nearly 81,000 Dallas County residents early voted ahead of the July 14 Democratic runoff election.

According to the county’s elections office, 64,161 residents turned out in person, and 16,649 voted by mail.

There are five Democratic runoff races on the Dallas County ballot, including races for U.S. senator, U.S. representative for District 24, railroad commissioner, state representative for District 100 and criminal district judge for Court No. 3. There is no Republican Party runoff.

The voting process will be slightly tweaked to account for the coronavirus pandemic. Dallas County announced July 10 that it will offer curbside voting for residents who are physically unable to enter the polling place. A phone number to call for this option will be provided at the curb, according to a July 9 news release.

Registered voters who are sick or disabled can request late ballots. This option is also available to residents who have had a death in the family and are therefore absent from the county on election day, according to the release.

Dallas County residents can vote at any designated vote center from 7 a.m.-7 p.m. on election day. There are nine vote centers in Richardson, including:

  • Care Church, 1504 Campbell Road;

  • Dartmouth Elementary School, 417 Dartmouth Lane;

  • Greenwood Hills Elementary School, 1313 W. Shore Drive;

  • Jess Harben Elementary School, 600 S. Greenville Ave.;

  • Mohawk Elementary School, 1500 Mimosa Drive;

  • Richardson ISD Professional Development Center, 701 W. Belt Line Road;

  • Richardson Civic Center, 411 W. Arapaho Road;

  • Richardson Terrace Elementary School, 300 N. Dorothy Drive; and

  • The University of Texas at Dallas Visitor Center, 800 W. Campbell Road.

Click here to find sample ballots and information on what voters should bring to the polls.
By Olivia Lueckemeyer
Olivia Lueckemeyer graduated in 2013 from Loyola University New Orleans with a degree in journalism. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in October 2016 as reporter for the Southwest Austin edition before her promotion to editor in March 2017. In July 2018 she returned home to the Dallas area and became editor of the Richardson edition.


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