Spring 2014 Primaries and Voting Information

Early voting begins on February 8, and continues until February 28, 2014.  Please remember to bring proper picture ID to voting site, and make sure your name is the same on your voter registration card and your ID.

Voters will choose to vote in the Democratic or the Republican Primary.  The candidate who wins his/her primary will represent his/her party in the November 4 General Election. If you vote in one party primary, you may NOT vote in another party's run-off.

You may vote at any polling location in your county on weekdays from February 18 through February 28 from 8 AM until 5 PM. In Medina County, the voting locations are:                                                                                                                                                                                         the County Elections Department, 1202 14th Street in Hondo;                                                                                        the Braden Keller Center, 1410 Amelia Street, Castroville; and                                                                                       the Devine County Building, 317 Hwy 132 in Devine.                                                                                          

Extended hours at the HONDO LOCATION ONLY will be Monday, February through Friday February 28 from 7 AM to 7 PM.

There will be many names on the ballot for the state wide election on March 4, 2014.  It helps to see a sample ballot before going to vote.  The official Texas Secretary of State Website, www.sos.state.tx.us can be helpful.  Once on the site, click on the menu near the top, click on the "election menu" and it will open a page with information that will be helpful in many areas.  On the upper right is a place to click to view a sample ballot for the Republicans and/or Democrats running in their primaries statewide.

 If you wish to have a ballot showing candidates that will be listed on your ballot, Google your county's web page; most of the Huajilla members can Google "Medina County."   On the left side menu, put the cursor on "Additional County Offices" to get a side menu that has "Elections."  Clicking on "Elections" opens a page with all the information needed for the upcoming election.  You will find sample ballots for the Republicans and Democrats near the bottom of the page.  It is in yellow and identical to the ones that will posted on the wall at the election sites. You can probably find similar set ups in other county home pages.