Primary Election Resources

A Primary Election is the process by which voters can choose who they prefer as their party’s candidate in an upcoming Local or General Election. We have compiled the nonpartisan guide below to help voters exercise their rights.

1. Learn about the Candidates

This site is nonpartisan and lists the candidates and resources available to the community regarding the election.The list of candidates shown here has been updated to the best of our ability. If any candidate/website is not accurate or shown, please email the Reference Department at reference@harlingenlibrary.com.

Democratic Candidates (Alphabetical)

Republican Candidates (Alphabetical)

2. Important Dates

Keeping track of the dates is very important. We recommend putting them on your calendar.
  • February 3 – Last day to register

  • February 18 – Early voting begins

  • February 21 – Last day to apply for ballot by mail (received not postmarked)

  • February 28 – Early voting ends

  • March 3 – Primary Election

3. Register to Vote

4. Campaign Finance Disclosures

The Federal Election Commission (FEC) is the Official United States Government website that tracks campaign finance and donations.

5. Learn about the Presidential Election Process

At usa.gov you can learn about every step of the Presidential election process, the Electoral College, caucuses and primaries, and the national conventions.

6. Texas Offices up for Election in 2020

For more information regarding what Texas offices will be up for election in 2020, visit the official Texas Secretary of State election page.