Gov. Abbott extends early voting period Posted in: News Governor Greg Abbott issued a Proclamation extending the early voting period for the Nov. 3 election by nearly a week. Under this proclamation, early voting by personal appearance will begin on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, and continue through Friday, Oct. 30, 2020. The proclamation also expands the period in which ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!