Early voting for March 3 primary election begins Tuesday, Feb. 18

Shelby County early voting location moved to Community House

Early voting begins Tuesday, Feb. 18 in Shelby County.

Due to the construction on the Center square, early voting for the upcoming Primary Election will be moved to the Center Community House, 423 San Augustine St. in Center, according to Shelby County Clerk Jennifer Fountain

Early voting will begin Tuesday, February 18th, through Friday, February 28th. Hours will be weekdays 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Weekend voting in Shelby County will be Saturday, Feb. 22, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 23, from 12 p.m.- 4 p.m.
“On behalf of the Shelby County Clerk's Office, we would like to extend a huge thank you to the City Of Center for working with us and allowing us to move early voting to he Community House,” Fountain said. “We hope this will encourage everyone to come out and vote.”

2020 Election Calendar Dates

February 3, Monday — Was the last day to register to vote or make a change of address effective for the Tuesday, March 3, 2020 primary election.

Feb. 18, Tuesday — First day to vote early in person.

February 22, Saturday — Saturday voting in Shelby County will be Saturday, Feb. 22, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

February 23, Sunday — Sunday early voting in Shelby County will be from 12 noon until 4 p.m.

• February 28, Friday — Last day to vote early in person — hours are 8 a.m.- 4 p.m.

March 3, Tuesday, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. — Primary election day.

March 10, Tuesday — Precinct conventions held for parties nominating by convention.

March 14, Saturday County convention for minor parties that are nominating candidates for single-county district, county, or precinct offices. • March 15, Sunday — Deadline for state executive committee to conduct state canvass for all races with potential runoffs (races with three or more candidates). State chair must certify these candidates for statewide and district offices for placement on runoff primary election ballot to county chair as soon as practicable after canvass is completed. The certification will be posted to the secretary of state’s website.

• March 18, Wednesday — 5 p.m. — Last day runoff primary candidates may withdraw from ballot.• April 27, Monday — Last day to register to vote or make a change of address effective for the Tuesday, May 26, 2020 primary runoff election.

May 5, Tuesday Last day for county clerk to post notice of the runoff primary election o202n the county’s website. The notice must also be posted on the county’s website if the county maintains a website. If the county does not maintain a website, the notice must be posted on the commissioners court bulletin board.

• May 15, Friday — Last day for early voting clerk to receive applications for a ballot to be voted by mail. (All applications to vote by mail must be received by the early voting clerk before the close of regular business or 12 noon, whichever is later. Applications to vote by mail must be submitted by mail, common or contract carrier, fax (if a fax machine is available in the office of the early voting clerk) or e-mail. The early voting clerk will need to designate an e-mail address for the receipt of applications for ballot by mail.

May 18, Monday — First day to vote early in person for the May 26 runoff election.

May 22, Friday Last day to vote early in person in the runoff primary election.

May 26, Tuesday — Runoff Primary election day.

Oct. 5, Monday — Last day to register to vote for Nov. 3 general election.

Oct. 19, Monday — First day of early voting by personal appearance for Nov. 3 general election.

Oct. 23, Friday — Last day to apply for ballot by mail (received, NOT postmarked)

Oct. 30, Friday — Last day of early voting by personal appearance for Nov. 3 general election

Nov. 3, Tuesday — General Election Day, polls open 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

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