Monday, June 15 is deadline to register to vote in July 14 run-off elections

Three Democrat, one Republican race to be decided

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Pecos County voters will go to the polls on Tuesday, July 14 to decide four run-off races and determine who will advance to the November General Election.
 
The deadline to register to vote for the July 14 election is Monday, June 15. Voters may register at the Pecos County Tax Assessor's Office, located in the Courthouse Annex, 200 S. Nelson St.
 
Safety measures will be in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Drive-up voting will be available. Early voting will be held Monday, June 29 to Friday, July 10. 
 
Voters who voted in the March primary may only vote in the same party ballot in the July run-off. If you voted on the Rebuplican ballot in March, you will only be allowed to vote in the Republican  election in July. 
 
Here is a look at the run-off races on July 14:
 
Republican
• Texas 23rd Congressional District seat in U.S. House of Representatives: Tony Gonzales and Raul Reyes Jr. are running in the Republican primary runoff for Texas' 23rd Congressional District on July 14, 2020. The winner will advance to the general election on November 3, 2020. In the March 3 Republican primary, Gonzales received 28.1% of the vote to Reyes’ 23.3%, out of a nine-candidate field. Incumbent Will Hurd (R), who was first elected in 2014, did not seek re-election. (Courtesy of Ballotpedia)
 
Democratic
• Texas State Senate District 19: Roland Gutierrez and Xochil Pena Rodriguez are running in the Democratic primary runoff for Texas State Senate District 19 on July 14, 2020. Rodriguez totaled 43.7% of the vote in March and Gutierrz had 37.3%.
 
• U.S. Senate: M.J. Hegar and Royce West are running in a primary runoff for U.S. Senate from Texas on July 14, 2020. The runoff was called after none of the 12 candidates in the March 3 primary received a majority of the vote. Hegar led with 22.3% to West’s 14.5%.
 
• Texas Railroad Commission: Roberto Alonzo and Chrysta Castaneda are running in the Democratic primary runoff for Texas Railroad Commission on July 14, 2020. Castaneda recorded 34% of the vote in March to Alonzo's 28.6%.

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