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Ride DART for Free to Vote in the May 7 General Election

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) is providing free transportation to polling locations on the day of the Texas general election, May 7, 2022. Voters can ride at no charge on all DART buses, trains, the Dallas Streetcar, GoLink, Paratransit Services, and the TRE between EBJ Union Station and CentrePort/DFW Airport Station.

No proof of voter registration is required to ride for free on May 7. Riders can use promo code VOTE22 at checkout for a complimentary Adult Local Day Pass in the DART GoPass app on May 7. You can learn more at dart.org/vote.

How to Find a Voting Location

The State of Texas organizes election information and voting locations by county. Click the link for your county to find a convenient voting location.

Voting locations are open at various times during early voting and from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on the day of the Texas general election, May 7. If you are in line by 7:00 p.m. on election day, you will be allowed to vote. Check your county elections website for specific times.

Plan Your Trip on DART to a Voting Location

Riders who need customized trip planning can map out their ride with the “Plan” tool in the free GoPass app or use the Trip Planner on DART.org. DART Customer Service can also assist at 214-979-1111.

If you plan your trip directly in Google Maps, enter the voting location as your destination and choose the Transit option (train icon) to get travel directions using DART.

Ride DART for Free to Vote in the March 1 Primary Election

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) is providing free transportation to polling locations on the day of the Texas primary elections, Tuesday, March 1, 2022. Voters can ride at no charge on all DART buses, trains, the Dallas Streetcar, GoLink, Paratransit Services, and the TRE between EBJ Union Station and CentrePort/DFW Airport Station.

No proof of voter registration is required to ride for free on March 1. GoLink riders can use promo code VOTE22 at checkout for a complimentary Adult Local Day Pass in the GoPass app on March 1. You can learn more at dart.org/vote.

How to Find a Voting Location
The State of Texas organizes election information and voting locations by county. Click the link for your county to find a convenient voting location.

Voting locations are open at various times during early voting and from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on the day of the Texas primary election, March 1. If you are in line by 7:00 p.m. on Election Day, you will be allowed to vote. Check your county elections website for specific times.

Plan Your Trip on DART to a Voting Location
Riders who need customized trip planning can map out their ride with the “Plan” tool in the free GoPass app or use the Trip Planner on DART.org. DART Customer Service can also assist at 214-979-1111.

If you plan your trip directly in Google Maps, enter the voting location as your destination and choose the Transit option (train icon) to get travel directions using DART.

Tips for a Safe Voting Experience

  • Wear a face mask while riding DART and while at the voting location. If you forget your mask, please take one from the dispensers located on DART trains and buses.
  • Carry hand sanitizer with you and use it before and after your visit to the voting location, and especially after you use the voting machine. DART also provides hand sanitizer dispensers on board its buses and trains.
  • Bring your own sanitized pen to sign any forms.
  • Wash your hands with soap and water as soon as you can after leaving the voting location.
  • Consider voting early so you can avoid crowds and practice social distancing.
  • Stay home if you are sick or have been exposed to COVID-19.

More than 500,000 ballots cast during early voting through Oct. 27 in Tarrant County

Week three of early voting in Texas is underway, and voters in Tarrant County continue to show up to the polls in high numbers.

As of Oct. 27, more than 42% of all registered voters in Tarrant County have cast a ballot. A total of 512,434 ballots have been cast out of the total of nearly 1.2 million registered voters in the county. So far, the highest number of ballots were cast Oct. 16 with 49,835.

Tarrant County Early Voting for Weeks 1 and 2

Tarrant County is seeing a high turnout at the polls but has yet to surpass 2016 early voting numbers:

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First day of early voting in Tarrant County sees long lines, fewer voting machines

Early voting in Texas kicked off on Tuesday as voters headed to the polls to cast their ballot for federal, state and local candidates. Despite the pandemic, people are turning up at the polls in record numbers.

According to the Tarrant County elections website, 36,666 early voting ballots have already been cast as of 4:18 p.m., which represents 3.06% of all registered voters in the county. In the 2016 presidential election, there were a total of 43,149 ballots cast on the first day of early voting in Tarrant County, or 4% of all registered voters within the county.

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First-time Texas voters: Here’s what to expect

Ahead of the Nov. 3 general election, which experts said may garner one of the highest voter turnout rates of any election in recent years, many Texans will likely be voting for the first time this fall.

While the actual voting method can vary based on the polling location and type of election, voters in Texas can expect the in-person voting process to follow the same basic steps.

According to VoteTexas.gov, upon arrival at the polling location, the voter will be asked to present one of the seven acceptable forms of photo identification unless the voter has a permanent exemption on the voter’s registration certificate.

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EARLY VOTING – NOW OPEN

DqH7_3_VYAAV3UkDuring early voting, Grapevine residents may vote at The REC, 1175 Municipal Way, or at any polling location in Tarrant County.

 

Schedule:

  • 10/22-26,Mon-Fri, 8a-5p
  • 10/27, Sat, 7a-7p
  • 10/28, Sun, 11a-4p
  • 10/29-11/2, Mon-Fri, 7a-7p

For more information, click HERE.

Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake’s November 2018 election: An interactive voter’s guide

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When to Vote:

  • First day of early voting: Oct. 22
  • Last day to apply for ballot by mail: Oct. 26
  • Last day of early voting: Nov. 2
  • Election day: Nov. 6

Early Voting Locations:

  • Colleyville City Hall, 100 Main St., Colleyville
  • The REC of Grapevine, 1175 Municipal Way, Grapevine
  • Southlake Town Hall, 1400 Main St., Southlake

Election Day Polling Locations:

Registered voters in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake can cast their ballots at any polling location in their respective cities during early voting. Election Day polling locations are organized by precinct.

For map and more information, click HERE

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TurboVote Assists Voters for 2018 Elections

Screen Shot 2018-10-08 at 3.35.47 PMWe’re a non-profit service dedicated to making sure you always know when elections are happening, and have the information you need to vote. Sign up and receive election reminders, get registered to vote or apply for your absentee ballot!

For more information, click HERE

For Voting Information, Click HERE

See how many people have voted early so far in Grapevine-Colleyville runoff election

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As of June 10, 3,482 people have placed their votes for the runoff election from Grapevine-Colleyville ISD.

In Grapevine and Colleyville, residents are voting to elect the board of trustee member for Place 2 for the Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District.

There is only one more day left of early voting in Tarrant County. Early voting for the runoff race in Grapevine and Colleyville ends June 12 at 7 p.m.

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Grapevine-Colleyville ISD run-off early voting is underway

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GCISD Run Off Early Voting is June 4th – 12th

  • Mon-Fri, June 4 – 8: 8 am – 5 pm
  • Sat, June 9: 7 am – 7 pm
  • Sun, June 10: 11 am – 4 pm
  • Mon-Tues, June 11-12: 7 am – 7 pm

Candidates:

With historically low voter turnout in local elections, engagement is more important than ever for you to have your voice heard in the future of local politics! Be a decision maker and vote in this year’s local elections, determining who will sit on city councils and school boards.

Please remember to vote at your specific polling location:
Grapevine Residents Voting Location: The REC of Grapevine, 1175 Municipal Way, Grapevine, TX 76051

For other areas, find your polling location HERE

For more information about the Grapevine Chamber of Commerce, click HERE