UPDATED (3/8/2014):  Here are two great blog posts summarizing the results of the elections:

I created this infographic based on the May 2012 Primary Elections in Bexar County. Not only do I want to encourage you to take an active role in voting but also encouraging your friends to vote as well!

2014 Bexar County Primary Elections infographic

In addition to voting on Federal, State, and County representation, you’ll also be voting on:

  • Immigration Reform for earned citizenship
  • Raise Minimum Wage for family of four
  • Medicaid Expansion to insure millions of uninsured Texans
  • Non-discrimination for employment, housing, and public accommodations based on sexual orientation and gender

Website: http://elections.bexar.org

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BexarElections

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bexar-County-Elections-Department/261460993873689

Who

Find who’s running for what positions with direct links to their Facebook, Twitter, Website, and contact information:

Texas Democratic Primary Election Candidates Democratic Primary Election Candidates here

 

Texas Republican Primary Election CandidatesRepublican Primary Election Candidates here

 

What are you voting on?

Search for the ballot by your address, personalized by on your district here. You’ll be able to see sample ballots for Democratic and Republican candidates and party referendums, additional issues to vote on.)

Federal

  • US Senator
  • US States Representative

State

  • Governor
  • Lieutenant Governor
  • Attorney General
  • Comptroller of Public Accounts
  • Commissioner of the General Land Office
  • Commissioner of Agriculture
  • Chief Justice, Supreme Court
  • State Representative

County

  • County Judge
  • Precinct Chair

Party Referendum – Democrats

  • Immigration Reform for earned citizenship
  • Raise Minimum Wage for family of four
  • Medicaid Expansion to insure millions of uninsured Texans
  • Non-discrimination for employment, housing, and public accommodations based on sexual orientation and gender

Party Referendum – Republicans

  • Religious Freedom – should be free to express their religious beliefs, including prayer, in public places
  • The Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare,” should be repealed.
  • All elected SAMPLEs and their staff should be subject to the same laws, rules, regulations, and ordinances as their constituents
  • Texas recipients of taxpayer-funded public assistance should be subject to random drug testing as a condition of receiving benefits.
  • Texas should abolish the state franchise tax, also known as the margins tax, to encourage business growth.

Where:

Early voting 2/18/2014 – 2/28/2014 means that you can vote at ANY of the following voting locations in Bexar County (link to San Antonio library hours):

  • BROOKHOLLOW LIBRARY         530 Heimer Road
  • CASTLE HILLS CITY HALL            209 Lemonwood Dr.
  • CLAUDE BLACK CENTER         2805 East Commerce
  • CODY LIBRARY                 11441 Vance Jackson
  • COLLINS GARDEN LIBRARY         200 North Park
  • COPERNICUS COMMUNITY CENTER    5003 Lord Rd.
  • EAST CENTRAL ISD ADMIN BUILDING     6634 New Sulphur Springs Road
  • FAIR OAKS RANCH CITY HALL        7286 Dietz Elkhorn
  • GREAT NORTHWEST LIBRARY        9050 Wellwood
  • HENRY A. GUERRA, JR. LIBRARY        7978 W Military Drive
  • JOHN IGO LIBRARY            13330 Kyle Seale Parkway
  • JOHNSTON LIBRARY             6307 Sun Valley Drive
  • JULIA YATES SEMMES LIBRARY         15060 Judson Road
  • LAS PALMAS LIBRARY             515 Castroville Road
  • LEON VALLEY CONFERENCE CENTER    6421 Evers Rd
  • LION’S FIELD                2809 Broadway
  • MAURY MAVERICK, JR. LIBRARY     8700 Mystic Park
  • MCCRELESS LIBRARY            1023 Ada Street
  • MEMORIAL LIBRARY            3222 Culebra
  • MISSION LIBRARY            3134 Roosevelt Ave.
  • NORTHSIDE ACTIVITY CENTER         7001 Culebra
  • OLMOS PARK CITY HALL        120 West El Prado Drive
  • PARMAN LIBRARY @ Stone Oak    20735 Wilderness Oak
  • PRECINCT 1 SATELLITE OFFICE        3505 Pleasanton Rd.
  • SHAVANO PARK CITY HALL        900 Saddletree Ct
  • SOMERSET HIGH SCHOOL         7650 South 1604 West, Somerset
  • SOUTH PARK MALL            2310 S.W. Military
  • TOBIN LIBRARY @OAKWELL        4134 Harry Wurzbach
  • UNIVERSAL CITY – CITY HALL         2150 Universal City Blvd.
  • WINDCREST TAKAS PARK CIVIC CENTER    9310 Jim Seal Dr.
  • CROSSROADS MALL             4522 Fredericksburg

Click on the image or go here to find out where you vote on Election Day.

2014 Bexar County Primary Elections were do I vote

 When:

Feb. 18, 2014    First Day for Early Voting

Feb. 28, 2014    Last Day for Early Voting

March 4, 2014 Election Day

Why:

See infographic above.  It’s so important to vote in the primary elections, your vote will mean so much.

How:

Voting by Mail details here. Must be submitted at least 9 days before election!

Make sure you’re register to vote by confirming here.

Since 2011, there’s a requirement for voters to provide photo identification when voting in person.

Valid Voter Identification includes:

  • Texas driver license issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)
  • Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS
  • Texas personal identification card issued by DPS
  • Texas concealed handgun license issued by DPS
  • United States military identification card containing the person’s photograph
  • United States citizenship certificate containing the person’s photograph
  • United States passport

With the exception of the U.S. citizenship certificate, the identification must be current or have expired no more than 60 days before being presented for voter qualification at the polling place.