Early voting starts Monday across Texas
AUSTIN -- Early voting starts Monday in Texas for the Nov. 2 election.
Early voting runs through Oct. 29.
In recent statewide elections about one-third or more of the total ballots cast in Texas have been done through early voting.
Mail-in voting, sometimes called "absentee'' balloting, already has begun across the state.
Texas was one of the first states to implement "no fault'' early voting in person, meaning a voter doesn't have to give a reason for wanting to cast a ballot early.
The two-week time span for early voting was created in an effort to boost voter turnout.
With early voting, Texas citizens can cast ballots at any of the early voting polling stations in their county.
On Election Day, voters must report to their assigned neighborhood precincts.
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