DATA: Thousands of Dallas County residents turn out to vote early in Democratic primary runoff

(Community Impact Newspaper staff)
(Community Impact Newspaper staff)

(Community Impact Newspaper staff)

Early voting for the primary runoff election began June 29 in Texas after Gov. Greg Abbott postponed the original May date due to the coronavirus pandemic.

According to the Dallas County Elections Office, 41,901 county residents have cast ballots in person since polls opened. The county does not report the number of mail-in ballots on its website.

There are five runoff races on the Dallas County ballot. On the Democratic ballot are 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.


Although the deadlines to register to vote in this election and to apply for an absentee ballot have passed, Dallas County residents can cast ballots at any early voting center through July 10. Election day is July 14.

Click here to find sample ballots, early voting schedules and information on what voters should bring to the polls.

Danica Llloyd contributed to this report.
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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