Voting In Texas

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

OTHER UPCOMING TEXAS ELECTIONS

 

 
VOTER REGISTRATION

ID required to register?

YES. 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.

Online Registration?

LIMITED. 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 Registration

Voters can download and print a form that can be mailed or hand delivered to their County Voter Registration Official. Voter registration applications are also available at many post offices, libraries, Texas Department of Public Safety offices, and Texas Health and Human Services Commission offices throughout the state.

DEADLINE: Thirty (30) days before any Election.

Same-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).

Registration Portability?

NO. Voters who move to a new address covered by the same polling place as their old address can vote at that polling place after confirming your change of address.

Voters who move to a new address within the same county but with a different polling place can vote at the polling place associated with their old address after confirming your current address, and eligibility.

Voters who move to a new address in a different county within thirty (30) days of the election can vote a limited ballot through in-person early voting or early voting by mail if you would have been eligible to vote at your previous address. 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. If you choose to vote a limited ballot, you must confirm your current address, birth date, and that you would have been eligible to vote in the polling place associated with your old address.

Voters who move to a new address more than thirty (30) days before the election should complete a new registration form to update their registration records or they may not be able to vote.

Click HERE to find your Polling Place.

VOTING

ID required to vote?

YES. Voters MUST provide photo ID from a list of acceptable IDs. Go HERE for more information.

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.

Eligible voters can request a form ONLINE or download and print an application that can mailed or hand delivered to their Early Voting Clerk.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Must be received by eleven (11) days before Election Day. If you are submitting your application for ballot by fax or email, the original hard copy MUST be received by the early voting clerk no later than the 4th business day after it was originally submitted.

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.

In-Person Early Voting begins seventeen (17) days before Election Day and ends on 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 HERE ffor more information on registering to vote and voting in Texas.

Felon Voting Rights

Voting rights are automatically restored after a voter has completed the court-ordered sentence of imprisonment, parole, or probation for the conviction. Ex-felons 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.