Candidates for mayor and all five at-large positions are on the ballot. Those who live in parts of the Heights, Northside and East End also vote for a District H City Council candidate.
Early voting: Nov. 26 and Dec. 2-10
Last day to apply for ballot by mail: Dec. 3
Election Day: Dec. 14
Where to vote:
An updated list of Harris County polling locations and wait times can use the Harris County Poll Finder Map. Registered voters can cast a ballot at any location within the county.
City of Houston runoff races:
Click the race title to view Candidate Q&A's, if available. Incumbents are marked with an asterisk (*).
The runoff election for the District B City Council seat is postponed and will not be included in the Dec. 14 runoff election with the rest of Houston’s municipal elections. The third-place finisher, Renee Jefferson-Smith, filed a lawsuit against opponent Cynthia Bailey, alleging that she is not permitted on the ballot because she has a felony conviction.
At-Large Position 1
At-Large Position 2
Willie R. Davis
At-Large Position 3
At-Large Position 4
At-Large Position 5
George Harry Zoes
Brad "Scarface" Jordan
Tiffany D. Thomas
Other election FAQs
How can I vote by mail?
Registered voters may cast a ballot by mail if they meet one of these criteria: are away from county of residence on Election Day and during the early voting period; are sick or disabled; are 65 years of age or older on Election Day; or are confined in jail, but eligible to vote. Those who meet these criteria can apply to the county no later than the 11th day before Election Day.
How do I know if I am registered to vote?
The Harris County tax office oversees registration. Residents can check their registration status at www.hctax.net/Voter/Search
What can I bring into the polls?
According to the Texas Secretary of State, the use of wireless communication devices is prohibited within 100 feet of the polling location. The taking of photographs is also prohibited. Voters can bring written materials as long as they are not intended to be used in electioneering.
Can I bring someone to assist me while voting?
Any person can ask someone to help them other than their employer, an agent of the employer, or an officer or agent of a labor union to which the voter belongs.