Election Day guide: Everything you need to know before heading to the polls Nov. 3

Election Day is Tuesday, but you may have some questions before you head to the polls.

The Harris County Clerk has set up a “frequently asked questions” section on HarrisVotes.com where you can get lots of answers to common voting questions.

Here are some of the most-asked questions about voting and the answers to each of them:

What is straight-party voting?

This is the practice of casting a vote for all candidates of the same political party by selecting the “straight party” option on a ballot. This option is not available in Texas after state lawmakers voted in 2017 to eliminate the option starting in 2020.

When will polling locations be open?

On Election Day, the polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Click here for a list of polling locations in Harris County. You can find polling places for other counties in the Houston area here.

Am I eligible to vote?


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