Voter registration deadline is today for March primary!


AUSTIN – Texas Secretary of State Ruth Hughs, the state’s chief election officer, on Jan. 23 reminded Texans to make necessary preparations to vote in the upcoming March 3 party primaries.

Feb. 3 is the registration deadline.

“Being prepared is essential for Texans seeking to make their voices heard,” said Hughs. “In addition to registering to vote, Texans should set aside time to ensure that they have made the necessary preparations to cast their ballot. Together, we will ensure that all eligible Texans are able to take part in shaping the direction of the Lone Star State.”

As of this month, according to the Secretary of State’s Elections Division, there were 16,106,984 registered voters — a new state record.

Information on how to register to vote and the voting process, such as what forms of identification may be presented when voting, is available at or 1-800-252-VOTE.