Key dates

Tuesday, May 30
First day of early voting by personal appearance

Tuesday, May 30
Last day to apply for ballot by mail (Received, not Postmarked)

Tuesday, June 6
Last day of early voting by personal appearance

Saturday, June 10
Election Day

El Pasoans can cast their ballot at any voting location on Election Day. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Candidate Questionnaires

On Saturday, June 10, El Paso voters will make their final choices of the 2023 election, deciding two El Paso Independent School District trustee runoff races, as well as one Ysleta Independent School District board seat. The Horizon City mayor’s race is also on the ballot for voters in that city. Voters can cast their ballot at any voting location on Election Day. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

This voter guide focuses on the EPISD and Ysleta ISD board runoff elections. The candidates were invited to respond to five questions on key issues in their races ahead of the May 6 uniform election.

Voting for the El Paso and Ysleta school district trustee seats is open to registered voters who live in those districts. Additionally, elections for single-member districts on the school boards is open only to registered voters living within the boundaries of the single-member districts.

Frequently asked questions

How do I check if I’m registered to vote?
Check your registration status with the El Paso County Elections Department or the Texas Secretary of State’s Office.

Which elected offices will be on my ballot?
If you are a registered voter, you can view your sample ballot here. Sample ballots for the various entities that are holding elections can be found here.

Can I vote by mail?
You can vote by mail in Texas if you are age 65 or older on Election Day; are sick or have a disability; are expected to give birth within three weeks before or after Election Day; or are in jail but still eligible to vote.

You can also vote by mail if you will be out of El Paso County on Election Day and during the early voting period; though you must have applied to receive a mail-in ballot and the El Paso County Elections Department by 5 p.m. May 30. More information can be found here.

When is my mail-in ballot due?
The elections department must receive your mail-in ballot by 7 p.m. on Election Day (June 10) if the carrier envelope is not postmarked. If the envelope is postmarked by 7 p.m. on Election Day, the elections department will accept it through 5 p.m. on May 12.

After you send in your mail ballot, you can track it here.

How can I avoid ID problems on my mail-in ballot?
To avoid ID problems on your application or completed mail-in ballot, include both your Texas driver’s license number and the last four digits of your Social Security number.

When and where can I vote in person?
You can vote at any of the county’s polling sites during the early voting period and on Election Day. Hours and locations can be found here.

What do I need to vote in person?
You’ll need one of seven acceptable forms of photo ID, which include a Texas driver’s license, U.S. passport book or card, or Texas personal ID card.

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