Election Division Countywide Voting Centers

Next Election: November 03, 2020 - General and Special Elections
Early Voting: October 13, 2020 - October 30, 2020

Countywide Voting Centers Countywide Polling Place Program Application

A letter of application is required by the Secretary of State that details all requirements have been met by the county. Harris County’s application includes information on the public hearings that were held, a communication and accessibility plan, information on the selection of Election Judges and Alternate Judges, and the county’s use of e-poll books and DRE voting machines.

To view Harris County's application for the Countywide Polling Place Program click here.

In our commitment to transparency, we have provided below our plan that offers additional details than those required by the Secretary of State. Our comprehensive plan contains information on which elections will use the Countywide Polling Place Program, the Community Advisory Committee, equipment needs for the next 5 years, and other pertinent information.

To view the Harris County's plan for the Countywide Polling Place Program click here.

Countywide Voting Centers County Polling Place Program Implementation

Harris County has successfully implemented a Countywide Polling Place Program in multiple elections.
May 2019 Joint Election Report
November 2019 Joint and General Special Elections Report

A study was conducted for Harris County by Robert M. Stein, Lena Gohlman Fox Professor of Political Science, Rice University, and Elizabeth F. Vann, Director, Center for Civic Leadership, Rice University, with generous financial support from the Laura and John Arnold Foundation.
Read the results of the May 2019 study here.
Read the results of the November 2019 study here.

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Information is vital to accessing the voting process. For this reason, I encourage you to contact us if you have a question, need assistance or have a suggestion.

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(713) 755-6965


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Elections Department

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

(713) 755-5792

ADA Coordinator: Rachelle Obakozuwa

(713) 755-6965

County Clerk Main Office

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

(713) 274-8600