Primary Election Info:

The primaries are used by political parties to determine the candidates who will run for all partisan offices in their states on the general election ballot on Nov. 8, 2022. On the ballots are legislative, congressional, gubernatorial and statewide office contests in 46 states.

The earliest state primary in 2022 will be held on March 1, and the latest in mid-September. June and August are the busiest months, with 15 primaries each, while there are no primaries scheduled for April or July. The manner in which party primary elections are conducted varies widely by state.

Note that primary dates are subject to change by legislative action.

Learn about the Primary Elections Here

Deadline to post candidate requirements

Monday, March 1, 2021

First day to file for a place on the Primary ballot for precinct chair candidates.
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Filing deadline for candidates; filing deadline for independent candidates to file declaration of intent.
Monday, December 13, 2021 at 6:00 PM
First day to apply for a ballot by mail using Application for a Ballot by Mail (ABBM) or Federal Post Card Application (FPCA).

Saturday, January 1, 2022* 

*First day to file does not move because of New Year’s Day holiday. An “Annual ABBM” or FPCA for a January or February 2022 election may be filed earlier, but not earlier than the 60th day before the date of the January or February election.

Last Day to Register to Vote.  
Monday, January 31, 2022
First Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance.
Monday, February 14, 2022

Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail
(Received, not Postmarked).

Friday, February 18, 2022
Last Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance.
Friday, February 25, 2022
Last day to Receive Ballot by Mail.

Tuesday, March 1, 2022 (Election Day) at 7:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is not postmarked, OR  Thursday, March 3, 2022 (next business day* after Election Day) at 5:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is postmarked by 7:00 p.m. at the location of the election on Election Day (unless overseas or military voter deadlines apply)4

*First business day after Texas Independence Day

Voting Location Info:

Denton County Early Voting Dates and Times:


Denton County Early Voting Schedule

Tarrant County Early Voting Dates and Times:


Tarrant County Early Voting Schedule

Denton & Tarrant County Election Day Voting Date and Times:


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