The Election Division offices located at 11525 Todd Street and 1001 Preston Street are open to the public by appointment only on a limited basis. Please call 713-274-9650 for the Todd Street location and 713-755-5792 for the Preston Street location.
As of March 18, the Harris County Clerk will close its main office and annex locations to the public. See press release. Please check back for more information.
April 2, 2020 - Latest Secretary of State Advisory regarding elections during COVID-19 pandemic.

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Next Election: July 14, 2020 - Primary Runoff Elections

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Harris County election night results could be delayed because of late rule change []

Election Day 2019: The 10 Texas ballot propositions you should know [KTRK,]

Last day to vote early for the Joint General and Special Elections [KTRH 740]

Voter’s guide to Election Day 2019 [The Cougar]

Votación temprana hasta este viernes en área de Houston [Telemundo]

MAPPED: Top 10 busiest early voting polling stations in Harris County so far [KPRC,]

New statute requires county clerk to place address, names of voters online []

Election Day - Nov. 5, 2019: What you need to know []

New early voting locations at UH, 2 other campuses help gear up for 2020 elections [Houston Chronicle]

Early Voting In Texas’ Constitutional Amendment Election Is Tuesday. Here’s What Voters Will Decide [Houston Public Media]

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo casts her vote on campus [The Cougar]

Headed To Vote? Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Houston’s Municipal Election [Houston Public Media]

Ballots trickling in during early voting [The Leader]

Early voting kicks off in Harris County [Houston Chronicle]

Early voting starts Monday for Nov. 5 elections [Houston Chronicle]

Votación temprana empezó este lunes en área de Houston [KTMD/Telemundo]

Elecciones Tempranas 2019 (Video) [Estrella TV 61]

Early Voting, Countywide Voting Program and How to use a eSlate Voting Machine at the Polls (Video) [SGN TV 51.3]

Early Voting has launched, be sure to check waiting online to avoid waiting in line (Video) [SinovisionNet]

Harris County unveils billboards to promote easier Election Day voting [KHOU]

Harris County Clerk launches voter education and billboard campaign [KTRH]

Harris County's commitment to motivate participation in early voting [UNIVISION]

"Vote your way", the campaign to promote electoral participation in Harris County [UNIVISION]

Easy voting has launched. Checking waiting time online to avoid waiting in line -選舉便民開跑網路查詢免排隊 [World Journal]

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Chris Hollins Sworn In as Harris County Clerk

Chris Hollins prestó juramento como Secretario del Condado Harris

Ông Chris Hollins Đã Tuyên Thệ Nhậm Chức Giám Đốc Nha Hành Chánh Quận Hạt Harris

Chris Hollins宣誓就職Harris 縣行政書記官

Interim Harris County Clerk Appointed

Secretario Interino del Condado Harris Nombrado

Giám Đốc Nha Hành Chánh Tạm Thời của Quận Hạt Harris Được Bổ Nhiệm


Harris County Clerk Resigns Due to Personal Reasons

La Secretaria del Condado Harris renuncia por motivos personales

Giám Đốc Nha Hành Chánh Quận Hạt Từ Chức Vì Những Lý Do Cá Nhân


Harris County Clerk Urges Voters 65 and Older to Vote by Mail as a Precaution to COVID-19

La Secretaria del Condado Harris urge a votantes mayores de 65 años que voten por correo como medida de precaución al Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Giám Đốc Nha Hành Chánh Quận Hạt Harris Kêu Gọi Các Cử Tri 65 Tuổi Trở Lên Bầu Cử Bằng Thư để Đề Phòng COVID-19


Primary Election Runoffs Delayed Until July

Las elecciones primarias de segunda vuelta se retrasan hasta julio

Các Cuộc Bầu Cử Chung Kết Sơ Bộ Đã Được Dời Lại Đến Tháng Bảy


Harris County Clerk Closing Main Office and Annexes

La Secretaria del Condado Harris Cierra Oficina Principal y Anexos al Público

Nha Hành Chánh Quận Hạt Harris Đóng Cửa Văn Phòng Chính và Các Chi Nhánh Văn Phòng cho Công Chúng


Early Voting for the 2020 March Primaries Ends Friday

Closures Due to Water Break – Update 1

Closures Due to Water Break

Harris County Implements Virtual Poll Worker for Language Assistance

Tomorrow is Election Day for Special Runoff in Texas House District 148

State Representative District 148 Special Runoff Election Early Voting Begins January 21

Tuesday is the Last Day of Early Voting for the Joint Runoff Election

Early Voting for the December 14th Joint Runoff Election Starts Wednesday

Harris County Clerk’s Office Opens New Jim Fonteno Annex

Tomorrow is Election Day for the Joint General and Special Elections





Last Days of Early Voting for the Joint General and Special Elections

Harris County Clerk Launches Voter Education and Billboard Campaign

U of H and TSU EV Locations

Chief Deputy Announcement

Harris County Receives Successful Status For Countywide Polling Place Program

Harris County Kicks Off First Election With Countywide Polling Place Program

Harris County Clerk’s Office Unveils New Marriage License Design

Harris County Early Voting Site at Scarsdale Annex Remains Open

Emergency Relocation at Harris County Early Voting Site at Scarsdale Annex

Early Voting - May 4, 2019 Joint Election

Harris County Now Largest in the Country to Implement Countywide Polling Place Program

Election Day for March 5 Special Runoff Election

Early Voting Begins for Special Runoff Election in State Representative District 145

Election Day for Jan 29 Special Election

January 25th, Last day of Early Voting

New Staff Announcement - Michael Winn

Extended Early Voting Hours for January 29, 2019 Special Election To Fill A Vacancy For SRD 145

Harris County Begins Conversation About Countywide Voting Centers

Incoming County Clerk to Inaugurate a New Voting Era in the 3rd largest County in the Nation

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1001 Preston, 4th Floor, Rm. 439
Houston, TX 77002

(713) 755-5792

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201 Caroline , 4th Floor, Rm. 460
Houston, TX 77002

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