Governor Abbott Sets Special Election For Texas House District 79

December 21, 2018 | Austin, Texas | Press Release

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation announcing Tuesday, January 29, 2019, as the special election date to fill the Texas House of Representatives District 79 seat recently vacated by Representative Joe Pickett.

Candidates who wish to have their names placed on the special election ballot must file their applications with the Secretary of State no later than 5:00PM on Thursday, January 3, 2019.

Early voting will begin on Monday, January 14, 2019.

Read the Governor's full special election proclamation.