GENERAL ELECTION (MIDTERM)
November 6, 2018
VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE
October 9, 2018
ID required to register?
ID REQUESTED. Voters are requested to provide a Texas Driver's License or State ID Number OR the last four digits of their social security number. If a voter has never been issused either of these they may still register.
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
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.
NO. Contact your state representatives and ask them to enact automatic voter registration in Texas.
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.
ID required to vote?
PHOTO ID REQUIRED. Voters must provide photo ID from a list of acceptable IDs. Go HERE for more info.
Vote-by-Mail has replaced Absentee Voting. See VOTE-BY-MAIL for more info.
LIMITED. Only QUALIFIED Voters may Vote-by-Mail. Check HERE to see if you qualify.
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.
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.
Students attending college in Texas should visit the CAMPUS PROJECT for more information on registering to vote and voting in Texas.
Military and Overseas Voters should go to the Federal Voting Assistance Program website for more information on registering to vote and voting in Texas.
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.
• 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.