The first day of early voting in the Texas House District 28 special election runoff begins Tuesday, January 21st. The seat became vacant when former representative John Zerwas resigned to accept a position as vice chancellor for Health Affairs of the UT Health System.
Early voting will continue through Friday, January 24th from 7:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. Election Day is Tuesday, January 28th. Click here for Reform Austin’s Texas House District 28 runoff election voter guide.
Polling locations and times for early voting can be found below and here.
On the ballot is Democrat Eliz Markowitz and Republican Gary Gates.
Markowitz is a corporate trainer and author working for the Princeton Review. She’s served in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and started out in the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Later, she transferred to the Office of the National Coordinator: Health Information Technology’s office.
Gates is a commercial property owner and landlord. He is a perennial candidate, having twice run and lost for this seat.