Early voting: Where and when

Where to vote and vote center hours

Comprehensive information about voting in Brazos County

Visit Brazos Votes: when to vote, where to vote, sample ballots.

The 2020 Brazos County general election sample ballot has been posted. Paper copies of the sample ballot are available in the Brazos County Democratic Party headquarters, 307 S. Main St., Bryan 77803, (southeast corner of Main Street and 28th Street). BCDP HQ is open 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. weekdays.

Brazos County Elections Administration accepting vote-by-mail ballots

Brazos County Elections Administration is already accepting vote-by-mail ballots from walk-in voters. There is no drop box per se, rather, the voter must show photo ID and sign a form stating that they hand-delivered the ballot. Elections Administration, 300 E. William Joel Bryan Pkwy., Suite 100, Bryan 77803.

Campaign signs available at BCDP HQ

MH Hegar signs are in! A volunteer from MJ Hegar's campaign drove from the Rio Grande Valley to deliver MJ Hegar signs. While they last!

Some campaign signs are available at Brazos County Democratic Party Headquarters, 307 S. Main Street (southeast corner of 28th St. and Main St. across from Sale Park).

The office is staffed by volunteers, so please call (979) 779-5600 to verify the office is open.

(Charge for these signs is to reimburse BCDP for purchase.)

Other signs (Minimum $5 donation requested)

  • Janet Dudding (Texas House)

  • Freddie Medina (county attorney)

  • Kathy Cheng (Texas Supreme Court)

  • Biden/Harris ($5 to cover BCDP cost)

  • MJ Hegar (just in!)

  • Bumper stickers, $1

Mary Sasser, Marianne Arnold, and Jan Gerston . An MJ Hegar campaign staffer, Laura Guerra Ramirez, sdelivered 100 MJ Hegar signs to BCDP on Saturday , Oct. 17.

Household Hazardous Waste collection event, Saturday, October 24

The fall household hazardous waste event will the 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the University Services Building. The entrance is just east of Veteran's Memorial Park on Harvey Road. List of items and fluids accepted. Books and a Blanket non-profit will be collected books and blankets.

Ballot board and Central count workers needed

Democratic Party chair Wanda Watson is recruiting workers for Ballot Board and Central Count. If you would like to work either Ballot Board or Central Count, email wandawatsonj@gmail.com

Ballot Board

Ballot board reviews vote-by-mail ballots and compares signatures to the applications to confirm that the signatures match and that ballots are properly filled out. Ballot Board also reviews ballots received from overseas and military bases and completes the scannable ballot. To date, the county election office has mailed about 7,000 ballots; about 3,600 have been returned

You must commit to working the whole day

  • Wed., October 28, 10:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.

  • Thurs., October 29, 10:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.

  • Sat., October 31, 8:00 a.m. – (if needed)

To be a part of the BCDP Early Voting Ballot Board (EVBB), each volunteer must be a committed Brazos County Democrat, someone who is not afraid to speak up but who can also work well with others, someone who is willing to put in (potentially) long hours on during the week and on the weekends around Election Day, and someone who is responsible, will show up on time, and take the job seriously. The pay for this position is $12 per hour.

Having a legal background and/or experience on campaigns is certainly a benefit but is by no means required.

Email Party Chair Wanda Watson (wandawatsonj@gmail.com) with the day(s) you would like to work Ballot Board.

Central Count

Central Count (CC) meets 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, November 3, at the Brazos Center. Central Count workers receive the equipment from the Election Judges, confirm that all procedures were properly followed and take custody of the ballots to be entered. The pay for this position is $12 per hour.

Thank you all very much for your support to the BCDP.

Email Party Chair Wanda Watson (wandawatsonj@gmail.com) if you would like to work Central Count.

Let’s Turn Texas Blue!

Mobilize calendar

Mobilize is a statewide calendar of phone banking and other volunteer opportunities and other events, such was town halls. Now is the critical time that contacting voters can make a difference. You can phone bank from the comfort of your home phone. You can spend two hours on a Saturday morning hanging voter registration and candidate literature on doors in College Station or Bryan. Join a virtual letter-writing campaign

Phone banking

Virtual phone banking for Janet Dudding, candidate for Texas House District 14

Tuesday October 27, 600 8:00 p.m.

Thursday October 29, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Saturday October 31, 2:00–4:00 p.m.

Sunday November 1, 2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.

Monday November 2, 6:00–8:00 p.m.

After signing up, you will receive a link to a Zoom meeting. Call from anywhere.

Brazos County GOTV everyday anytime from
9 am to 9 pm

You can call any time between 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. EVERYDAY. https://rebrand.ly/BrazosGOTV

You can help! A myriad of volunteer oppportunities

See Brazos County Leans Left Calendar for myriad opportunities to register.

Brazos County Leans Left is a constantly updated compilation of events of Democratic candidates, Brazos County Democratic Party, and kindred organizations.

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Drive-thru Candidate Meet and Greet, Oct. 25

Date: Sunday, October 25, 2020
Location: Church of the Living God, 1009 Hudson St., Bryan, TX 77803

  • Rick Kennedy, candidate for US Congress

  • Janet Dudding, candidate for Texas House

  • Jane Sherman, candidate for County Commissioner Precinct 2

  • Freddie Medina, candidate for County Attorney

  • Doris Machinski, candidate for Bryan City Council Single Member District 4

  • Ebony Peterson, candidate for Bryan ISD Board of Trustees District 2

  • Deidra D. Davis, candidate for Bryan ISD Board of Trustees District at-large

  • Tammi Preston-Phillips, candidate for College Station School Board Place 6

  • Special guest: Celina Vásquez, Justice of the Peace, Precinct 2

Candidate social media

MJ Hegar, US SenateWebsite

Rick Kennedy, US CongressWebsiteFacebook

Janet Dudding, Texas HouseWebsiteFacebook

Freddie Medina, County AttorneyFacebook

Jane Sherman, County CommissionerWebsiteFacebook

Patrick Logan Facebook

Voterpalooza and other voter registration events

Voterpalooza yielded more than 200 new voter registrations. A registration event at Emiliano's Plaza also drew a steady stream of new voters. Other voter registration events organized by HIspanic Forum took place almost every day since September 26. Last day to register to vote was October 5.

Mil gracias to Cynthia Christner of Brazos County Democratic Party, who organized Voterpalooza, and to Hispanic Forum, who organized almost daily events since September 26. Thanks to all DVRs and other volunteers who staffed the voter registration sites. Photos courtesy Kristin Harper, Maitreyi Atman, Judy Webb LeUnes.

Voterpalooza, 7:00 a.m. through 11:59 p.m. October 3. Registration by lantern light.

Ryan Frias at Voterpalooze late night registration by book light.

Voter registration event at Emiliano's Plaza, West 25th Street, Bryan

Voter registration event at Emiliano's Plaza, West 25th Street, Bryan

DVR Debbie Miller and new voter

Candidate for US Congress Rick Kennedy, volunteer, and hidden, curious dog who was returned to owner

Voter registration event at Emiliano's Plaza, West 25th Street, Bryan

Candidate for Texas House Janet Dudding and voter

Recruiting Brazos County registered voter to serve as poll watchers

Voter suppression, barriers to the polls, and misinformation are real, but with you by our side and as part of our Voter Protection Volunteer Team, we can protect our Texas voters at vote centers.

Poll watchers, who work a half day, serve as advocates for Texas voters during early voting and on Election Day. They participate as necessary and appropriate as part of a rapid-response team should problems arise voter access to vote centers to ensure the every eligible voter can cast a ballot that counts.

Training required to serve as a Democratic Party poll watcher in the general election. A 90-minute training (can be completed in several sittings) and a knowledge check is required to serve as a Democratic Party poll watcher, even those who have taken previous training, to be credentialed and serve as a Democratic Party poll watcher.

Sign-up link

Lawyers will receive 1.0 hours of CLE Credit for completion. Course number provided at the end for self-reporting.

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