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Bexar County: Prep For The 2020 Primary Before Heading To The Polls

Early voting for the 2020 Presidential Primary starts Feb. 18 for Bexar County voters. | Illustration by Kathleen Creedon
Early voting for the 2020 Presidential Primary starts Feb. 18 for Bexar County voters. | Illustration by Kathleen Creedon

Texas voters can cast their ballots on Super Tuesday — March 3 — for a presidential primary candidate. But there are more chances to vote, races to watch and propositions to consider than just the federal election.

 

Here's everything you need to know before you vote:

 

WHERE

During early voting and Election Day, Bexar County voters can go to any polling place in the county to cast their ballots. Find a list of early voting locations here

Here's a map of polling locations in the county open on March 3 (after early voting):

 

A search engine  from the Bexar County Elections Department can also show you all the polling locations in your precinct when you input your address.

WHEN

  • Early voting: Tuesday, Feb. 18 to Friday, Feb. 28
  • Election Day: Tuesday, March 3

Early voting location hours:

  • From Tuesday, Feb. 18 through Friday, Feb. 21, voting locations will be open from 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
  • On Saturday, Feb. 22, voting locations will be open from 8 a.m.–8 p.m.
  • On Sunday, Feb. 23, voting locations will be open from noon to 6 p.m.
  • From Monday, Feb. 24 through Friday, Feb. 28, voting locations will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • On Election Day, polls are open from 7 a.m.–7 p.m.

Add this calendar to your own by clicking the plus sign on the bottom right.

WHAT YOU NEED TO VOTE

Just an ID. Here are the forms of ID that are acceptable:

  • Texas Driver License issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)
  • Texas Personal Identification issued by DPS
  • Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS
  • Texas Handgun License issued by DPS
  • United States Military Identification Card (with photograph)
  • United States Citizenship Certificate (with photograph)
  • United States Passport (book or card)

And most importantly, WHO are you voting for?

Here’s a generic sample ballot for the Democratic Party.
Here’s a generic sample ballot for the Republican Party.

Or get your personalized ballot with this League of Women Voters widget.

To find out who currently represents you, use this search engine from the election department.

Make sure you're registered to vote at your current address. If not, it's not too late to register for future elections. The last day to register for the General Election is Oct. 5.

And if you still feel like you need to know more, watch the debates. The next pre-Primary Democratic debates are Feb. 19 and Feb. 25. Check tpr.org during the debates for analysis and fact-checking.

Note: The League of Women Voters does not support or oppose any candidate or political party.