Governor Abbott sets special election date

For the Texas State House of Representatives District 118 seat

AUSTIN, Texas – Governor Abbott sets the special election date.

On Tuesday, Sept. 7, Governor Greg Abbott issued a proclamation announcing Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021 as the special election date for the Texas State House of Representatives District 118 seat. The seat was recently vacated by Representative Leo Pacheco.

If you wish to have your name placed on the special election ballot, you must file your application with the Secretary of State no later than 5 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021.

Early voting will begin on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021.

You can read the Governor’s full special election proclamation here.