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Cooke County Clerk, Elections Division

Pam Harrison

101 South Dixon, Room 108
Gainesville, Texas 76240
Phone: (940) 668-5437



Cooke County Voter Registrar

Brandy Ann Carr

112 South Dixon
Gainesville, Texas 76240
Phone: (940) 668-5500, Option 8

How to Register to Vote

Guide for updating your address when moving to a new state (3rd party information)


Important Dates for Special Election for Senate District 30:

• Election Day: Tuesday, September 29, 2020
• Early Voting Period:  Weekdays Monday September 14 Thru Friday, September 25, 2020 (8am-6pm)
• Voter Registration Deadline:  Monday, August 31, 2020.
   Last day to Submit an App for Ballot by Mail or FPCA: Friday, September 18, 2020 
   NOTE: For faxed ABBMS/FPCAS or emailed ABBMS, the fourth business day after September 18, 2020 will be September 24, 2020. 


Special Election Sample Ballot

Early Voting Rosters
September 14, 2020
September 15, 2020
September 16, 2020
September 17, 2020
September 18, 2020
September 21, 2020
September 22, 2020
September 23, 2020
September 24, 2020
September 25, 2020

Voting Roster
September 29, 2020


General Election Polling Locations, Dates, Times

General Election Sample Ballot


First day to apply for a ballot by mail using Application for a Ballot by Mail (ABBM) or Federal Postcard Application (FPCA)

Wednesday, January 1, 2020*

*First day to file does not move because of New Year’s Day holiday. An “Annual ABBM” or FPCA for a January or February 2020 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, 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
Last Day of Early Voting by personal appearance
Friday, October 30, 2020

Last day to Receive Ballot by Mail 

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 (Election Day) at 7:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is not postmarked,
OR Wednesday, November 4, 2020 (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)


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Voter Identification Options (English)
Opciones de identificación del votante (Español)



Ballot by Mail Info

Curbside Voting Info

Cooke County Voting District Map

Candidate Filing Information

Elected Officers of Political Subdivision

Election Worker Application

Military and Overseas Voters

Voters with Special Needs (English)

Votantes con Necesidades Especiales (Español)

Voter Information for College Students:


Date of Next Office Election Location of the Next Officer Election
November 3, 2020

Republican Party - 701 E. California St, Suite 304
Democratic Party - 408 Kiowa Drive W, Lake Kiowa


Era ISD Order to Cancel November 2020
Notice of Reconvening of Ballot Board Special Election
Notice of Convening of Ballot Board for Special Election
Notice of General Election
Certification of Libertarian candidates for General Election
Public Notice of Test of Automatic Tabulating Equipment for Special Election
Notice of Special Election 9-29-2020
Ballot of Certification for Special Election
Order of Election - Whitesboro
Proclamation of Special Election of Texas State Senate District No. 30
Notice of Drawing for Place on Ballot
Two Way Special Utility District Order Canceling Election
Slidell ISD Resolution for Election
GISD Order Canceling Board Election
GISD Order Canceling Bond Election
Order of Special Election 9-29-2020
Order of Election - City of Gainesville, Ward 3
Order of Appointment for the Early Voting Ballot Board
Order of Appointment for the Early Voting Ballot Board for Special Election
Order of Appointment for the Central Counting Station
Order of Appointment for the Central Counting Station for Special Election
Order of Appointment for Election Judges and Alternate Judges
Order of Appointment for Election Judges and Alternate Judges for Special Election
Order of Election November 2020
Lindsay ISD Order of Election
Order Calling an Election for Directors in the Gainesville Hospital District
Notice of Election for Directors of the Gainesville Hospital District


Past Election Information