Voting In Texas

GENERAL ELECTION (MIDTERM)
November 6, 2018
VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE
October 9, 2018

 

 
VOTER REGISTRATION

Online Registration?

NO. Voters who move within the same county may update their address ONLINE.

Contact your state representatives and ask them to create online voter registration for all Texas voters.

Paper Form Registration

Voters who want to find out about registering in-person, or who need more information can go HERE. Or they can contact their County Voter Registration Official.

Registration Form (English)
Registration Form (English - Fillable)
Registration Form (Spanish - Fillable)
Request a Registration Form

REGISTRATION DEADLINE
By Mail: Postmarked thirty (30) days before Election Day.
In Person: Completed thirty (30) days before Election Day.

Election Day Registration

NO. Contact your state representatives and ask them to allow all Texas voters to register to vote at their polling place on Election Day.

Automatic Registration?

NO. Contact your state representatives and ask them to enact automatic voter registration in Texas.

Pre-Register Youth?

LIMITED. Voters who are seventeen (17) years and ten (10) months-old can register to vote if they will be eighteen (18) on or before the Election.

Contact your state representatives and ask them to allow voters to pre-register to vote after they turn sixteen (16).

Have you moved?

If a registered voter has moved within the state of Texas but has not updated their voter registration information.

NEW Address, SAME Polling Place
Voters can vote at their usual polling place after confirming their change of address.

NEW Address, SAME County, NEW Polling Place
Voters can vote at the polling place associated with their old address after confirming their current address, and eligibility.

NEW County WITHIN 30 Days of the Election Voters can vote a limited ballot through in-person early voting or early voting by mail. Voters restricted to a limited ballot can only vote for statewide offices and measures, and those offices and measures on the ballot in both your old and new polling place. Voters must confirm your their address, birth date, and that you would have been eligible to vote in the polling place associated with your old address.

NEW County MORE than 30 Days before the Election Voters should complete a new registration form to update their registration records or they may not be eligible to vote.

Click HERE to find your Polling Place.

VOTING

ID required to vote?

PHOTO ID REQUIRED. Voters must provide photo ID from a list of acceptable IDs. Go HERE for more info.

Absentee Voting?

Vote-by-Mail has replaced Absentee Voting. See VOTE-BY-MAIL for more info.

Vote-by-Mail?

LIMITED. Only QUALIFIED Voters may Vote-by-Mail. Check HERE to see if you qualify.

For more info on vote-by-mail, voters should go HERE. Or they can contact their Early Voting Clerk.

Vote-by-Mail Application (English)
Where to Mail Your Form
Request a Vote-by-Mail Application

APPLICATION DEADLINE
By Mail: Received eleven (11) days before Election Day.
In-Person: Completed eighteen (18) days before Election Day.
By Fax/Email: Received eleven (11) days before Election Day, and a hard copy must be received four (4) business days after sending by fax/email.

Contact your state representatives and ask them to expand Vote-by-Mail to all voters in Texas.

Early Voting?

YES. All registered voters may voter early In-Person. Check with your County Voting Officials for hours and locations.

BEGINS: Seventeen (17) days before Election Day.
ENDS: Four (4) days before Election Day.

Youth Vote in Primary?

NO. Contact your state representatives and ask them to allow all voters who will be eighteen (18) on or before any Election to vote in the preceding Primary Election.

 

 

Student Voters

Students attending college in Texas should visit the CAMPUS PROJECT for more information on registering to vote and voting in Texas.

Military/Overseas

Military and Overseas Voters should go to the Federal Voting Assistance Program website for more information on registering to vote and voting in Texas.

Felony conviction?

Voters convicted of a felony have their right to vote automatically restored after:

  • completing their term of incarceration
  • completing their parole
  • completing their probation

NOTE: Voters on probation or parole who receive a Governor’s pardon may register to vote.

ADDITIONAL INFO
• Voters can use the Campaign Legal Center's website to Restore Your Vote.
• Voters who lost their right to vote MUST re-register to vote.

Voters With Disabilities

Voters with disabilities should go HERE for more information.

 

 

DISCLAIMER: We try to have the most current and complete information. But, if you think something is incorrect or incomplete, please feel free to LET US KNOW so we can correct it. Furthermore, we encourage voters to contact their state election officials if they have any questions.