Dana DeBeauvoir http://kut.org en Early Voting in Texas Primaries Starts Today. Here's What You Need to Know http://kut.org/post/early-voting-texas-primaries-starts-today-heres-what-you-need-know <p>Starting today, you can vote early in this year's party primaries, which will determine which candidates goes on the general election in November. The actual Election Day is March 4.</p><p>A state law that went into effect last year requires Texans to have a form of valid photo identification to cast a ballot. Travis County Clerk Dana DeBeauvoir hopes to alleviate any kind of worries that voters may have about the requirement.</p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Andrew Huygen 9795 at http://kut.org Early Voting in Texas Primaries Starts Today. Here's What You Need to Know Early Voting Ends Today, and Time is Running Out http://kut.org/post/early-voting-ends-today-and-time-running-out <p>You have just hours left to vote early in the Texas Primaries.</p><p>Travis County Clerk Dana DeBeauvoir says so far <a href="http://kut.org/2012/04/pushing-for-turnout-in-texas-primary/" target="_blank">turnout has been disappointing</a>. She believes it&rsquo;s because the election coincides with prom season, graduations and the beginning of summer vacation.</p><p>When the polls opened this morning, just 4.6 percent of registered Travis County voters had cast a ballot.</p><p>Election Day is Tuesday. DeBeauvoir thinks the holiday weekend could also keep voters away from the polls. Fri, 25 May 2012 19:08:43 +0000 Laura Rice 4331 at http://kut.org Early Voting Ends Today, and Time is Running Out