August 31 Special Election in House District 10 – Let’s Elect Pierina Otiniano!

The special election to replace Jake Ellzey, formerly the representative from Texas House District 10, is almost here! Pierina Otiniano, a first-generation American and immigration attorney, is our candidate in the race – the only Democrat on the ballot – and will represent ALL of HD-10 in Austin!

Here are the details you’ll need to know to make a plan to vote: 

We are working to elect Pierina Otiniano to the Texas House, representing Ellis County and a portion of Henderson County, in the special election scheduled for August 31, 2021. Early voting starts August 23.

Here are voting details from the Ellis County Elections Department:

Early Voting

Monday, August 23 through Wednesday, August 25th
Lunes, 23 de agosto hasta miercoles, 25 de agosto
8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Thursday, August 26 and Friday, August 27
jueves, 26 de agosto y viernes, 27 de agosto de 2021
7:00 am – 7:00 pm

Elections Office – 204 E. Jefferson Street, Waxahachie
Midlothian Conference Center – 1 Community Circle Drive, Midlothian
Palmer ISD Annex Building – 303 Bulldog Way, Palmer
Ellis Sub-Courthouse – 207 S. Sonoma Trail, Ennis
Grace Covenant Church – 212 N. Main Street, Red Oak

Election Day – Tuesday, August 31st

Polls open 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Horario de votación estarán abiertos de 7:00 am a 7:00 pm

The below listed Election Day Vote Centers will be established for any qualified voter with an effective date of registration on or before
August 31, 2021. A voter may vote at ANY of the Election Day Vote Centers for the Special Election.

Las ubicaciones para centros de voto de dias de votacion se establecerán para cualquier votante calificado con una fecha efectiva de registro en
o antes del 31 de agosto de 2021. Un votante puede votar en cualquiera de los centros de votación de dia de las elecciones para las Elección

  • First United Methodist Church of Bardwell – 104 Pecan Street, Bardwell
  • Ellis County Sub-Courthouse – 207 S. Sonoma Trail, Ennis
  • Ennis Public Library – 501 W. Ennis Avenue, Ennis
  • Ferris Public Library – 301 E. 10th Street, Ferris
  • Mt. Gilead Baptist Church – 106 Harris Street, Italy
  • First Baptist Church of Maypearl – 5744 FM 66, Maypearl
  • Midlothian Conference Center – 1 Community Circle, Midlothian
  • Mountain Peak Community Church – 751 W. FM 875, Midlothian
  • Grace Church of Ovilla – 519 Westmoreland Rd, Ovilla
  • Palmer ISD Annex Building – 303 Bulldog Way, Palmer
  • Grace Covenant Church – 212 N. Main Street, Red Oak
  • Ellis County Woman’s Building – 407 W Jefferson Street, Waxahachie
  • Farley Street Baptist Church – 1116 Brown Street, Waxahachie
  • Park Meadows Baptist Church – 3350 N Hwy 77, Waxahachie


For more information about Pierina Otinano, visit her website at