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A May 27th Primary Runoff Election Primer

Early voting starts today for the May 27 primary runoff election.

What's on the Ballot:

The Republican ballot includes a runoff for the Lieutenant Governor nomination between incumbent David Dewhurst and State Senator Dan Patrick and also runoffs for Attorney General, Commissioner of Agriculture and Railroad Commissioner.

On the Democratic side, voters will pick a U.S. Senate candidate and a candidate for Commissioner of Agriculture.

Who Can Vote:

Those who cast a ballot in the March 4 primary election can only vote in the same party’s primary runoff. Those who didn’t vote in the primary may choose which primary to vote in.

Where to Vote:

Travis County residents can cast a ballot anywhere there’s a “vote here” sign. Most polling locations open at 7 a.m.

Early voting continues through Friday. Election Day is May 27. Voters will need an approved photo ID to cast a ballot.

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