First day of early voting: Oct. 21
Last day to apply for ballot by mail: Oct. 25
Last day of early voting in person: Nov. 1
Runoff election day: Dec. 14
Early voting polling locations:
Registered voters in Travis County can cast their ballots at any polling location within the county during the early voting period. A full list of polling centers can be found here.
This November, although there are no candidate races on the ballot, Austin voters will see a pair of questions that have riled up city officials, citizen groups and a wide range of stakeholders.
Learn about what is on this year's ballot, including two propositions that landed on the Austin ballot thanks to citizen-led petitions and a Travis County referendum on whether to allocate hotel occupancy tax revenue for an expansion of the Travis County Expo Center.
Travis County commissioners approved purchasing a new $8.16 million voting system in August 2018. This election is the first time it will be in use.
The first day of early voting resulted in low turnout: 0.38% of registered voters in Travis County cast their ballot.
Elections are paid for by the county, which is then reimbursed by local governments for their respective portion of the costs.
A new state law took effect Sept. 1, which prohibits the use of mobile voting. In past elections, Travis County has relied on mobile voting locations to serve rural and senior populations.