Early voting for the March 3 election started this week. Here’s what to know about voting in the primaries.

Registered voters in Dallas County can cast ballots at any polling location during early voting, which ends Feb. 28. Check your voting status and find a location via the Texas Secretary of State or Dallas County.

Also, thank goodness for the Texas Tribune, where it’s easy to look up your ballot.

Five Republicans, including East Dallas resident Genevieve Collins, are vying to take on M Streets neighbor and U.S. Rep. Colin Allred, who flipped the seat blue in 2018.