Wharton County

 

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For Wharton County in the State of Texas

 

Wharton County Elections Division Home Page

DISCLAIMER:
The information on this page reflects the County’s website (listed above), and if there is something missing, please check your county’s website to see if that information is there or call your county’s Clerk or Election Administrator. Check this web page frequently as noted missing information will be added as soon as it is released by the county.

 

VOTING TIMELINE

Last Day to Register to Vote

Monday, October 5, 2020

First Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail

(Received, not Postmarked)

Friday, October 23, 2020 (close of business 5:00 PM)

Last Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance

Friday, October 30, 2020

Last Day to receive Ballot by Mail Application

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 (Election Day) at 7:00 PM

if carrier envelope is not postmarked, OR Wednesday, November 4, 2020 (next business day after Election Day) at 5:00 PM 
if carrier envelope is postmarked by 7:00 PM at the location of the election on Election Day (unless overseas or military voter deadlines apply)

 

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Click here to confirm your Voter Registration Status

Click here to update your voter information - Name and/or Address Change

 

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Early Voting

EARLY VOTING BY PERSONAL APPEARANCE

Early Voting is from October 13 to October 30, 2020

DATES AND HOURS

October 13 thru October 16 (Tuesday - Friday).............8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

October 17 (Saturday)........................................................ POLLS CLOSED

October 18 (Sunday)...........................................................POLLS CLOSED

October 19 thru October 23 (Monday - Friday)............8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

October 24 - ANNEX ONLY (Saturday)...........................8:00 AM to 1:00 PM

October 25 - ANNEX ONLY (Sunday).............................1100 AM to 4:00 PM

October 26 thru October 28 (Monday - Wednesday)......8.:00 AM to 5:00 PM

October 29 thru October 30 (Thursday - Friday)...........7:00 AM to 7:00 PM

 

EARLY VOTING LOCATIONS

 

Wharton County Annex D, Classroom 116       315 E. Milam St., Wharton, TX  77488
East Bernard Library 746 Clubside Dr., East Bernard, TX 77435
El Campo Library – Mayor's Room 200 W. Church St., El Campo, TX 77437

 

Wharton County's registered voters may choose vote prior to Election Day during the early voting period at any one of the Wharton County early voting sites as listed in the below link:

Click here to view or print Wharton County's Early Voting Locations & Schedule

 

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Mail In Voting

VOTING BY MAIL

Click here for details on "Voting By Mail"

Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail

(Received, not Postmarked)

Friday, October 23, 2020 (close of business 5:00 PM)

Last Day to receive Ballot by Mail Application

Return your completed and signed Ballot by Mail application to:

Early Voting Clerk

Cindy Richter

P.  O. Box 390

Wharton, Texas 77488

 

or

Hand Deliver / Common or contract carrier; such as personal courier, or FedEx or UPS, or other contracted mail service:

Early Voting Clerk

Cindy Richter

315 E. Milam St., Suite 103
Wharton, Texas 77488

Click here for Ballot By Mail Application (English)

Click here for Ballot By Mail Application (Spanish)

 

Returning Your Ballot

A completed mail ballot MUST be returned to the Wharton County Clerk’s Office in the Official Carrier Envelope provided to you. It may be returned in any of the following manners:

1) Regular residential mail via United States Postal Service:

Early Voting Clerk

Cindy Richter

P.  O. Box 390

Wharton, Texas 77488

 

● Ballot must be postmarked by 7:00 p.m. on Election Day and must be received by 5:00 PM on November 4 (the day after Election Day)

2} Common or contract carrier; such as personal courier, or FedEx or UPS, or other contracted mail service:

Early Voting Clerk

Cindy Richter

315 E. Milam St., Suite 103
Wharton, Texas 77488

● Ballot must be received by 7:00 PM on Election Day

● If the carrier provides receipt mark indicating a time before 7:00 PM on Election Day, it may be received by 5:00 PM on November 4 (the day after Election Day)

3) FAX

Please note, the law has changed. To be effective, an application for ballot by mail submitted by FAX must also be submitted by mail and be received by the early voting clerk not later than the fourth business day after the transmission by fax or email is received. (TEC 84.007).

 

Fax: (979) 282-2034

FAX (if a FAX machine is available to the early voting clerk and if you are submitting your application from outside the county). The original must still be mailed in as noted above.

Ballot must be postmarked by Tuesday, November 3, 2020 (Election Day) at 7:00 PM and must be received by Wednesday, November 4, 2020 (next business day after Election Day) at 5:00 PM  (unless overseas or military voter deadlines apply)

 

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Military_Overseas Voting

 

MILITARY AND OVERSEAS VOTING

Click here for information on Military and Overseas Voting

Click here for "Voter Registration and Absentee Ballot Request" FPCA Form

This form is for absent Uniformed Service members, their families, and citizens residing outside the United States.
It is used to register to vote, request an absentee ballot, and update your contact information.

Completed and signed FPCA form shall be mailed to:

Early Voting Clerk

Cindy Richter

P.  O. Box 390

Wharton, Texas 77488

 

Return your completed and signed ballot by one of the methods listed in "Voting By Mail" above.

 

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Polling Locations

ELECTION DAY POLLING LOCATIONS AND TIMES

Election Day Polling Sites are open from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM

**Voters can now vote at ANY voting site on Election Day!**

POLLING LOCATIONS

Wharton Civic Center – Duncan Auditorium        1924 N. Fulton, Wharton , TX 77488
Boling Fire Station 6735 FM 441 Rd., Boling, TX  77420
East Bernard Library 746 Clubside Dr., East Bernard, TX  77435
Hungerford Fire Station 8018 Houston St., Hungerford, TX  77448
El Campo Library – Mayor's Room 200 W. Church St., El Campo, TX  77437
El Campo Civic Center - Myatt Room 2350 N Mechanic St., El Campo, TX  77437
Justice of the Peace PCT 3 - Court Room 340 W North St., Louise, TX  77455
St. Roberts Catholic Church 512 Tegner, El Campo, TX  77437

 

Click here to view or print the November 3, 2020 Election Day voting poll locations and times

 

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Sample Ballot

SAMPLE BALLOT

Click here for a Sample Ballot for your precinct

The Sample Ballot provides the order of contests and candidates appear on the ballot

 

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PRECINCT MAPS

Click here for Wharton County Precinct Maps

Click here to find your voter precinct number

Fill-in your name and address on the form to find your precinct number

 

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Voter ID Requirements

Click here for for Voter ID Requirements

 

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