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How & Where to Vote

Find out where to vote, how to vote, how to vote early, and how to vote by mail.

Register to Vote

Register to vote in Texas, or learn more about voter ID & rights.

Election Details

Visit the Texas Election Website or call (800) 252-VOTE to learn more about your states voting details.

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Voting Information for Texas

Don’t miss your next election!

Your voter registration application must be postmarked or hand delivered by Oct. 5th. You can vote in person during early voting, on Election Day, or vote by mail with an excuse in Texas.

Your polling place hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Presidential Primaries

No party affiliation is required at registration to participate in primary. See Texas Republican Party or Democratic Party sites for more details.

Statewide Primaries

Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.

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Early Voting + Absentee Voting

Early Voting Dates: Oct. 13th-Oct. 30th

You can vote in-person at any early voting location in your county from Oct. 19th-Oct. 30th before the election. No excuse required.

To vote by mail, first you’ll need to apply for a ballot, your request must be received by no later than Oct. 23rd. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be postmarked Election Day and received by Nov. 4th.

The absentee ballot application period opens Jan. 1st or 60 days before each election. You must submit a form for each election that you would like to participate in by-mail. You’ll need to give an excuse to vote by mail absentee ballot. Info here on what qualifies.

Request Your BallotMore Mail-in & Early Voting Info

Voter ID + Access for Texas

Do Voters Need ID?

  • Yes, voters need an ID
  • State or federal photo ID is required
  • Multiple forms of ID accepted
  • First time voters need ID

More Chances to Register

Your state does not offer additional voter registration options outside of the deadlines listed above.


  • The pre-registration age is 17 years and 10 months
Youth participation is affected by changing state legislation or party rules. If we are not up to date please let us know.

Have you been convicted of a felony?
See what the registration laws are in your state below.

Felon Re-Enfranchisement Laws



Voting and attending college?
Get information on how to vote from Campus Vote Project below.

College Student Voting Info