How & Where to Vote
Find out where to vote, how to vote, how to vote early, and how to vote by mail.
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Register to vote in Texas, or learn more about voter ID & rights.
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Important Dates - General Election
Voting Information for Texas
Don’t miss your next election!
Due to COVID-19, Texas has move primary runoff elections, including Democratic Senate runoff between MJ Hegar and state Sen. Royce West, from May 16th to July 14th. Expanding Texas’ excuse required absentee voting system for this election is also the subject of litigation. We will keep you up to date as changed are formalized. The Texas governor has also issued an order that municipalities can move their May 2nd municipal elections to Nov. 3rd. The date change will be up to each municipality.
Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.Find Your Representatives
Early Voting + Absentee Voting
Early Voting Dates: TBD for July 14th runoff
You can vote in-person at any early voting location in your county from (TBD for July 14th runoff) before the election. No excuse required.
To vote by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for a ballot (click here) no later than (TBD for July14th runoff) Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be postmarked by the day before the election.
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.
Voter ID + Eligibility 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
Find out more about your rights in Texas.
- The pre-registration age is 17 years and 10 months