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Welcome to Lavaca County Elections

Hours of Operation:  Monday-Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (Closed 12 Noon - 1 PM)
Lavaca County Courthouse Annex located at 412 N. Texana

Important dates:

October 10, 2022 Election Office Closed for Columbus Day

October 11, 2022 Last day to register to vote for the General Election 11.8.2022

October 20, 2022 10:00am - Public L & A Testing -Testing of Election Equipment (Open to the Public)

October 21, 2022- Election worker training 9am, 1pm or 6pm(Open to the Public)

October 28, 2022 Deadline for Ballot By Mail Applications

October 24- November 4, 2022 - Early Voting open during lunch. ( Hours: October 24-28 8am-5pm, October 31- November 2 8am-5pm, November 3-4 7am-7pm) open during lunch.
November 8, 2022 - General Election Day
November 8, 2022- EEVB Convening 10:00am
November 8, 2022- Central Count Convening 4:00pm
November 11, 2022- Office is closed for Veteran's Day
November 15, 2022- Partial Manual Count 9:00am
November 17, 2022- EEVB Reconvening 10:00am
November 17, 2022- Central Count Reconvening 10:30am
November 18, 2022- Canvassing for the November 8th, 2022, 10am, General Election
November 24-25 2022- Office is closed for Thanksgiving

Important Links:
Ballot by Mail Tracker
Check Voter Registration Status
Online Voter Registration Application
Online Voter Name and Address Changes
Application for Ballot by Mail
File an Election Complaint to the Texas Secretary of State


Amy Kloesel, Elections Administrator, Lavaca County

412 N. Texana
P.O. Box 727
Hallettsville, TX 77964
(361) 798-3594 phone
(361) 798-4016 fax


The Elections Administrator is responsible for all federal, state, and county elections. In addition, cities, school districts, and political subdivisions can contract with the office to conduct their election.  
The Elections Administrator also serves as the County Voter Registrar, the Early Voting Clerk, and is responsible for all voting equipment owned by Lavaca County.  
The Elections Administrator also serves to accept filings of Campaign Finance, Appointments of Campaign Treasurers, and other filings related to campaign finance.
Voter's Registration Cards/Certificates are valid for two (2) years beginning January 01, 2020 through December 31, 2021. Replacement or changed cards can be obtained through the Texas Voter Registration Application or through your local elections office. 

  • House Bill 25, passed during the 85th Legislative Session, eliminated straight party voting effective September 1, 2020 (Section 64.004, Texas Election Code). If you wish to vote for all of the candidates affiliated with one party, you should select each candidate one at a time on your ballot.

    “El Proyecto de Ley 25 de la Cámara de Representantes, aprobado durante la 85a Sesión Legislativa, eliminó la votación de partido único a partir del 1 de septiembre de 2020 (Sección 64.004, Código Electoral de Texas). Si desea votar por todos los candidatos afiliados a un partido, debe seleccionar a cada candidato uno a la vez en su boleta.”

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