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KENS 5 Election Info Center: It's Election Day for the Texas primary runoff

The Texas joint primary runoff election is taking place Tuesday across the state. Challengers for a U.S. Senate seat and three U.S. House seats will be determined.

SAN ANTONIO — The Texas joint primary runoff election is being held Tuesday as voters head to the polls amid the surging coronavirus pandemic.

Texas voters will weigh in on the race for U.S. Senate, three U.S. House seats and other state and local contests. Here are the key races for Bexar County voters:

  • U.S. Senate (D) – Winner to face incumbent John Cornyn (R) in November
  • U.S. House TX-20 (R) – Winner to face incumbent Joaquin Castro (D) in November
  • U.S. House TX-23 (R) – Winner to face Gina Ortiz Jones (D) in November (Seat being vacated by Will Hurd (R), who is leaving Congress.)
  • U.S. House TX-35 (R) – Winner to face incumbent Lloyd Doggett (D) in November
  • Texas Senate Dist. 19 (D) – Winner to face incumbent Peter Flores (R) in November
  • Texas House Dist. 119 (D) – Winner to face George Garza (R) in November (Seat being vacated by Roland Gutierrez (D), who is running for Texas Senate Dist. 19.)

The Democratic and Republican sample ballots have also been made available:

Click here for those ballots

Click here to look up your correct polling place for Election Day

A valid form of ID is now required to vote in Texas. Here are the seven approved forms of identification, according to the Texas Secretary of State:

  • Texas driver license issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)
  • Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS
  • Texas personal identification card issued by DPS
  • Texas concealed handgun license issued by DPS
  • United States military identification card containing the person's photograph
  • United States citizenship certificate containing the person's photograph
  • United States passport

Click for more information about acceptable ID

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