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WASHINGTON COUNTY ELECTIONS OFFICE

The Washington County Elections Office is responsible for voter registration as well as the administration of all federal, state and county elections. Local cities, school districts and other political entities may also arrange to conduct their specific elections with this office as well.

                                               Visit the Secretary of State - www.sos.state.tx.us/elections                                            Welcome to VoteTexas.gov

Elections Administrator

Carol Jackson

100 E. Main Street, Suite 105

Brenham, TX 77833

Phone: 979-277-6264

Fax: 979-277-6213

Email: cjackson@washingtoncountytx.gov

Elections Administrator Clerk

Janet Daniel
Phone: 979-277-6264
Email: jdaniel@washingtoncountytx.gov

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Closed on holidays)                                                   

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Important 2022-2024 Election Dates 
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Call the Elections Office @ (979)277-6264 for more information regarding elections or voter registration.
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SAMPLE BALLOTS - DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY, MARCH 5, 2024

PRECINCT 1 BALLOT      PRECINCT 2 BALLOT       PRECINCT 3 BALLOT      PRECINCT 4 BALLOT

All Ballot Styles - Democratic Ballots for each precinct.

SAMPLE BALLOTS - REPUBLICAN PRIMARY, MARCH 5, 2024

PRECINCT 1 BALLOT       PRECINCT 2 BALLOT       PRECINCT 3 BALLOT      PRECINCT 4 BALLOT

All ballot Styles - Republican Ballots for each precinct.

EARLY VOTING - HOURS/POLLING LOCATION(Correction made to "HOURS")

EARLY VOTING ENDED FRIDAY, MARCH 1, 2024!

ELECTION DAY IS TUESDAY, MARCH 5, 2024, AT YOUR DESIGNATED POLLING
LOCATION.

ELECTION DAY - POLLING LOCATIONS

  • 2024 ELECTIONS CALENDAR 
    Countywide Elections: November General and Local Special Elections
    Party Elections: Primary, Runoff, and Special Elections
    Political Subdivisions: (City, Schools, Blinn, Water District)

    March 5, 2024 Joint Resolution for Joint Primary Agreement

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    IF YOU DID NOT VOTE EARLY, YOU MUST GO TO YOUR DESIGNATED POLLING PLACE ON ELECTION DAY.
    Note* The Washington County Courthouse is not a polling place on Election Day).
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    ELECTION DAY: MARCH 5, 2024 

    Polls are open 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

    Where is my polling place for the March 5, 2024 Primary Election?

    March 5, 2024 Joint Primary Polling Locations

    Texas Election Law - you must be in line by 7:00 p.m. on Election Day to vote.  

    Voting Priority - Voters  Certain Disabilities    Curbside Voting Procedures   Voting System Equipment

    Electronic Pollbook    Express Vote Ballot Marking Device - Video  DS200  DS200 Video   DS450

    Hand Mark - Instructions EW Reporting  Printer for Coding Ballots-Express Vote Ballot Marking Device

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    NEW LAW: Changes to Accessibility Requirements – Senate Bill 477 

    Early Voting in Person            Voting by Mail             Aplicación de votación por correo   

    Voting Accessibility                Curbside Voting           Voting Priority

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    NOTICES:

    County Election Board Meeting
    Consolidation of Polling Locations
    Election Training for Judges and Clerks
    Order of Election
    Notice of Election - Republican Party    Democratic Party
    Logic and Accuracy Testing
    Convening of the  Early Voting Ballot Board - ALL MEETINGS
    Notice of Delivery of Early Voting Balloting Materials 
    Notice of Reconvening of Early Voting Ballot Board
    Notice of Delivery of Provisional Ballots
    Notice of Manual Count

    RESULTS REPORTING:

    Preliminary Election Reconciliation - Unofficial Results Unofficial Report

    Final Election Reconciliation - 

    Canvass Notice, Canvass Report, Certified Canvass Report

    Summary of Official Results    Precinct by Precinct Official Results

    Elections Office - (979)277-6264 for more information regarding this election. 

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    Last day to register to vote or submit a change of address:
    Monday, February 5, 2024
    Important Dates Calendar - Absentee Voting, Early Voting, Election Day
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    Absentee Voters:
    The deadline to submit an application to vote by mail:
    Friday, February 23, 2024
    Applicants may submit an application to vote by mail by delivering it in person to the early voting clerk, not later than the close of business day, Friday, Friday 23, 2024.
    Only the applicant may hand deliver their application for a ballot by mail to the Early Voting Clerk's!
    Application For A Ballot By Mail
    Track My Ballot By Mail
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    Early Voting Location:                 County Courthouse Annex - Lobby
                                                           100 S. Park Street
                                                           Brenham, TX 77833

    Early Voting Dates:                                                    Hours:

    FEBRUARY 20, 2024 - FEBRUARY 23, 2024           8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.        Monday - Friday
    FEBRUARY 24, 2024                                                 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.        Saturday
    FEBRUARY 25, 2024                                                 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.        Sunday
    FEBRUARY
     26 - MARCH 1, 2024                             7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.         Monday - Friday

    • EARLY VOTING 7:00 P.M. RESULTS

      ELECTION DAY  POLLING LOCATION RESULTS

      END OF THE UNOFFICIAL OFFICIAL RESULTS

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    • Candidate Listing (Select the County)

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  •             Mass Mail Out of Voter Registration Renewal Certificate are in the Mail!
    Every two (2) years the Office of the Secretary of State sends out a Directive with information
    regarding the upcoming Mass Mail Out. While the color of the certificate changes, much
    remains consistent. Renewal voter registration certificates are mailed out during odd numbered
    years, however the valid from dates begin the following even-numbered year. The valid from
    date on the renewal certificate is 01/01/2024 – 12/31/2025 and must be mailed to all voters in
    the county in active status whose registration is effective on or before December 31, 2023.
    Certificate Requirements.
    Renewal voter registration certificates will be mailed out starting today. The renewal postcard
    certificates are Pantone 107U (yellow) AND 4 1/8” X 6 in size. The certificates contain the
    following information: Voter Unique Identifier (VUID), year of birth, valid from date, name,
    gender and 3-digit precinct number, physical address, and mailing address.
    The Texas Secretary of State has prescribed a certificate with ten (10) boxes for placement of
    the seven (7) required districts and (if required), (3) three optional districts to be determined 
    by the voter registrar for the county. Voter Certificate
    District codes:
    1. United States Representative – USREP 10
    2. State Senate – STSEN 12
    3. State Representative – STREP 18
    4. County Commissioner – Comm. 1, 2, 3, or 4
    5. Justice of the Peace – JP 1, 2, 3, or 4
    6. City District Code – CITY - BR C- 1, 2, 3, or 4
    7. School District Code – SCHOOL
    8. State Board of Education – SBE 10 (optional)

    Suspense voters do not receive a new certificate. A voter certificate previously mailed to the 
    address
    provided by the voter on file has been returned by the post office due to an incorrect mailing 
    address.
    Any concerned voters who do not receive a voter registration renewal certificate may call the 
    Elections
    office at (979)277-6264 to check on the status of their certificate or voter registration

     

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  • VOTER REGISTRATION

    Voter Registration Application    Solicitud de Registro Electoral   Voter Registration Information

    More information can be found at: https://www.votetexas.gov

    You are eligible to register to vote if you:

    • Are a United States citizen;
    • Are a resident of the county where the application is submitted;
    • Are at least 17 years and 10 months old, and you are 18 years of age on Election Day;
    • Have not been finally convicted of a felony, or if convicted, you have completed all punishment, including any term of incarceration, parole, supervision, probation, or have received a pardon;
    • Note: Deferred adjudication is not a final felony conviction.
    • Have not been determined by a final judgment of a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be totally mentally incapacitated or partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote.
    • Note: People with disabilities have the right to register to vote so long as they are eligible.

    Convicted Felons and Voting

    In Texas, a convicted felon regains the right to vote after completing his or her sentence. Therefore, once you have completed the punishment phase (including any term of incarceration, parole, or supervision, or completed a period of probation ordered by the court), you are eligible to register and vote in the State of Texas.

    Volunteer Deputy Registrars

    Volunteer Deputy Registrar Training (PDF) | Spanish(PDF)

    Election Worker Information

    Poll Worker Training: Online Poll Worker Training

    Student Election Workers

    VOTING BY MAIL 

    (Application for Ballot by Mail – ABBM & Federal Post Card Application – FPCA)

    For more information: https://www.votetexas.gov

    A qualified voter may vote by mail if the voter:

    • Will be 65 or older on Election Day (Annual or Regular ABBM)
    • Has a Disability (Annual or Regular ABBM)
    • Is expecting to give birth within three weeks before or after Election Day (Regular ABBM) (New Law)
    • Is civilly committed under Chapter 841, Health and Safety Code (Regular ABBM) (New Law)
    • Expects to be absent from county during Early Voting and on Election Day (Regular ABBM)
    • Is Confined in Jail (Regular ABBM)
    • Is in the Attorney General Address Confidentiality Program (Regular ABBM)
    • Is Military or dependent of Military & outside of home Texas county (FPCA)
    • Is Temporarily Living Outside the United States (FPCA)
    • Is Living Outside the United States and the Voter has Indicated their Intent to Return is Uncertain (FPCA)
    • Is a member of the National Guard or Dependent (FPCA) Chapters 82 and 101, Texas Election Law Code (New Law)

      APPLICATION FOR A BALLOT BY MAIL 

      Important Instructions

      /upload/page/10697/BY MAIL SPANISH.pdf

      Instrucciones Importantes

      MILITARY AND OVERSEAS: https://www.votetexas.gov/military-overseas-voters

      Mail   - 100 E. Main, Ste. 105, Brenham, TX  77833 
      Fax     - 979-277-6213
      Email - cjackson@washingtoncountytx.gov

      Methods of Submitting an ABBM or FPCA

      NEW LAW: House Bill 3107 (2021)-Effective September 1, 2021, voters who are disabled or 65 or older, may now personally deliver their ABBM or FPCA to the early voting clerk not later than the close of regular business in the early voting clerk’s office or 12 noon, whichever is later, on the 11th day before election day (unless that day is a Saturday, Sunday, or legal state or national holiday, in which case the last day is the first preceding regular business day.) 
      This method does not apply to voting by mail due to absence from the county of residence.
      Sections 84.007, 84.008, and 101.052 Texas Election Code.

      Faxed or Emailed Application

      • If an ABBM is faxed or emailed, or if an FPCA is faxed, then the applicant must submit the ORIGINAL application BY MAIL to the early voting clerk so that the early voting clerk receives the original no later than the 4th business day after receiving the emailed or faxed ABBM or FPCA.
      • If the early voting clerk does not receive the original ABBM or FPCA by that deadline, then the emailed or faxed ABBM or faxed FPCA will be considered incomplete, and the early voting clerk may NOT send the applicant a ballot.
      •      The early voting clerk should retain a copy of the FPCA for their own records, but should not retain a copy of the FPCA for their own records, but should send the FPCA submitted by the voter to the Voter Registrar for registration purposes.

      Section 84.007, Texas Election Code

      Did you know? Forms of Acceptable ID: https://www.votetexas.gov/register-to-vote/need-id.html

      • You must show an acceptable form of photo ID to vote.
      • Guns are not permitted in the voting location. Unless you are law enforcement, your gun should be left at home or in your vehicle.
      • Cell phones cannot be used within 100 feet of the voting location. This means you cannot answer your phone should it ring and should be placed in your purse or pocket and on silent mode if possible.
      • There should be no talking once you receive your ballot. The exception is if you asked for assistance or an interpreter at the time of check-in or need help or assistance from a poll worker.
      • There is no politicking allowed within the 100’ distance marker. This includes items such as masks, hats, t-shirts, pens, stickers, business cards, and the like. These items should be left at home or in your vehicle. You will be asked to remove or cover up any visible items or to leave the voting location. 
      • No one has the right to intimidate you while you are at the polls. You do not have to speak to anyone who is politicking outside of the 100’ distance marker. Candidates are allowed inside the 100’ to vote, when asked by a voter for assistance in voting or to attend to official work duties only. 
      • You can bring in literature to assist you in voting. It is always recommended that you do your research on the candidates and issues before coming to the voting location.  A list of names and issues to vote for may be made in advance of arriving at the voting location and used to assist you in voting. 
      • Note: List provided outside of the voting location by a candidate(s) is considered political material and should not be brought into the location.

      Voter Id Requirements: https://www.votetexas.gov/register-to-vote/need-id.html

      Notice of Voting Order Priority 

      CURBSIDE VOTING is available during Early Voting and on Election Day for a voter who is physically unable to enter the polling place to vote. A designated parking space in front of the polling place is available for the curbside voter.

      Polling locations have a Curbside sign with a bell to notify election officials or call 979-277-6264 to alert us!

       

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    • PAST ELECTION RESULTS (Resultados de elecciones pasadas)
      General Elections:
      November 2012 - Presidential Election (Eleccion Presidencial)
      November 2014 - Gubernatorial Election (Eleccion del Governador)
      November 2015 - Constitutional Amendment Election (Eleccion sobre Enmiendas a al Constitucion)
      November 2016 - Presidential Election (Eleccion Presidencial)
      November 2017 - Constitutional Amendment Election (Eleccion sobre Enmiendas a la Constitucion)
      November 2018 - Gubernatorial Election (Eleccion del Governador)
      November 2019 - Constitutional Amendment Election (Eleccion sobre Enmiendas a la Constitucion)
      November 2020 - Presidential Election (Eleccion Presidencial)
      November 2021 - Constitutional Amendment Election (Eleccion sobre Enmiendas a la Constitucion)
      November 2021 - Constitutional Amendment Election (Eleccion sobre Enmiendas a la Constitucion)
      November 2022 -Gubernatorial Election (Eleccion del Governador)
      November 2023 - Constitutional Amendment Summary
      November 2023 - Constitutional Amendment Precinct by Precinct 

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