Governor Greg Abbott, on Monday, day issued a proclamation announcing Saturday, January 23, 2021, as the special election date to fill the Texas House of Representatives Dis-trict 68 seat recently vacated by Senator-elect Drew Springer.
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 5:00 p.m. on Monday, January 4, 2021.
Early voting will begin on Monday, January 11, 2021.
House District 68 includes the counties of Childress, Collingsworth, Cooke, Cottle, Crosby, Dickens, Fisher, Floyd, Garza, Hall, Hardeman, Haskell, Jack, Kent, King, Montague, Motley, Stonewall, Throckmorton, Wheeler, Wilbarger, and Young.
The Counties in the district are responsible for the costs associated with this special election.