Dallas County Voter’s Guide – 2020 General Election
When Can I Vote?
Early Voting starts Tuesday, October 13, and runs through Friday, October 30. Election Day is Tuesday, November 3, 2020. See the Dallas County Elections Department website for more information about Early Voting and voting on Election Day. Dallas County is implementing health protocols for voting in person.
Am I Registered to Vote?
You can check your voter registration status using the Dallas County Voter Lookup website. The last day to register to vote is October 5, 2020. Go to VoteTexas.gov or the Dallas County Elections Department for more information about registering to vote. To print a voter registration application, visit the Dallas County Elections Department website.
How to Vote
To vote in person, all you need is one of seven acceptable forms of photo identification:
- A Texas Driver’s License
- A Texas Election ID Certificate
- A Texas Personal ID Card
- A Texas Handgun License
- A US Citizenship Certificate with Photo
- A US Military ID Card with Photo
- A US Passport
If you are a registered voter but you don’t have an acceptable form of ID, or if your name does not appear on the list of registered voters, you still have the right to cast a provisional ballot. For more information on voting, go to VoteTexas.gov.
How to Vote by Mail
You have the right to request an absentee (mail-in) ballot if you meet one of the following requirements:
- You expect to be out of your county of residence for both Early Voting and Election Day.
- You have a disability that prevents you from voting in person.
- You are 65 years of age or older.
- You are confined in jail and not finally convicted of a felony.
If you are a resident of Dallas County and you meet one of the above requirements, you can request an absentee ballot by printing and filling out an Application for Ballot by Mail. Mail your application to:
Early Voting Clerk
Dallas County Elections
1520 Round Table Dr.
Dallas, Texas 75247
The last day to apply for a ballot by mail is October 23, 2020. For more information about voting by mail in Dallas County, got to the Dallas County website.
Where to Vote
During Early Voting, Dallas County residents can vote at any polling location in Dallas County. If you vote on Election Day, you must go to your specific polling location. Go to the Dallas County website for a list of Early Voting locations and Election Day polling locations.
How to View Your Sample Ballot
Use the Dallas County Voter Lookup website to see a sample ballot for your specific voter precinct.
Who is Running?
For a list of candidates in your specific voter precinct, use the Dallas County Voter Lookup website to see a sample ballot. The following is a list of all candidates running for election in Dallas County for 2020:
- President & Vice President (Four-year terms)
- US Senator (Six-year term)
Statewide (Six-year terms)
- Railroad Commissioner
- Texas Supreme Court
- Chief Justice
- Associate Justice, Place 6
- Jane Bland – Republican Party [Incumbent]
- Kathy Cheng – Democratic Party
- Associate Justice, Place 7
- Associate Justice, Place 8
- Texas Court of Criminal Appeals
- State Representative (Two-year term)
- District 100 (Unopposed)
- Jasmine Felicia Crockett – Democratic Party [Incumbent]
- District 102
- Linda Koop – Republican Party
- Ana-Maria Ramos – Democratic Party [Incumbent]
- District 103
- District 104 (Unopposed)
- Jessica Gonzalez – Democratic Party [Incumbent]
- District 105
- District 107
- Victoria Neave – Democratic Party [Incumbent]
- Samuel Smith – Republican Party
- District 108
- District 109
- District 110 (Unopposed)
- Toni Rose – Democratic Party [Incumbent]
- District 111 (Unopposed)
- Yvonne Davis – Democratic Party [Incumbent]
- District 112
- District 113
- District 114
- District 115
- District 100 (Unopposed)
- Justice, Place 3
- Justice, Place 6
- Justice, Place 8
- District Judge, 14th Judicial District
- District Judge, 95th Judicial District
- Mike Lee – Republican Party [Incumbent]
- Monica Purdy – Democratic Party
- District Judge, 162nd Judicial District
- Jordan Montgomery Lewis – Republican Party
- Maricela Moore – Democratic Party [Incumbent]
- District Judge, 254th Judicial District
- Kim Brown – Democratic Party
- Ashley Wysocki – Republican Party [Incumbent]
- Criminal District Judge, Court Number 2 (Unopposed)
- Nancy Kennedy – Democratic Party [Incumbent]
- Criminal District Judge, Court Number 3 (Unopposed)
- Audra LaDawn Riley – Democratic Party [Incumbent]
- Criminal District Judge, Court Number 4 (Unopposed)
- Dominique Collins – Democratic Party [Incumbent]
- Dallas County (Four-year terms)
- Tax Assessor-Collector (Unopposed)
- John R. Ames – Democratic Party [Incumbent]
- County Commissioner, Precinct 1
- Theresa Daniel – Democratic Party [Incumbent]
- Patrick Harden – Republican Party
- County Commissioner, Precinct 3
- Clyde Jewell – Libertarian Party
- John Wiley Price – Democratic Party [Incumbent]
- T. Russell – Republican Party
Thank you to Bryant Surley-Strong for compiling this information.