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YOUR VOTE: Texas

by Countable | Updated on 6.11.18

Texas

It's election season! Are you ready? With just a few clicks, we'll walk through voter registration, key election dates, and all the documents you'll need. Best of all, you can share this info with your friends and neighbors. Make sure that your vote counts!


1. KNOW THE DATES

  • Primary Election: Texas' Primary Election was on March 6, 2018.
  • Uniform Election: Texas' Uniform Election is on May 5, 2018.
  • Primary Runoff Election: Texas' Primary Runoff Election is on May 22, 2018.
  • General Election: The General Election is on November 6, 2018.

2. REGISTER TO VOTE

  • Registration Status: Not sure you're registered? This handy widget will tell you whether you're on the voter rolls.
  • Voting Requirements: Here are the requirements to register as a voter in Texas.
  • Uniform Election Registration Deadline: The registration cutoff for the Uniform Election is April 5, 2018.
  • Primary Runoff Registration Deadline: The registration cutoff for the Primary Runoff Election is April 23, 2018.
  • General Registration Deadline: The registration cutoff for the General Election is October 9, 2018.

3. FIND YOUR POLLING PLACE


4. WHAT TO TAKE TO THE POLLS

  • Voter ID Law: Texas requires a photo ID.
  • Accepted Credentials: Here is the list of accepted credentials.
  • Don't have valid ID?: IF YOU DO NOT HAVE ONE OF THE ABOVE, THEN SHOW: Voter registration certificate, OR certified birth certificate, OR current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, or government document including check OR any other government document showing the voter's name and an address (e.g. an out-of-state license, a government employee ID, etc.) AND Complete and sign "Reasonable Impediment Declaration." An election officer is not permitted to question the reasonableness of your impediment to getting an ID.
  • Voter ID helpline: Call 844-338-8743
  • Learn more about voter ID from VoteRiders: Visit Texas Voter ID FAQs

5. HAVING TROUBLE? GET IN TOUCH

  • Phone Number: The Texas Official Election Center can be reached at (800) 252-8683.
  • Email Address: Its email is elections@sos.texas.gov.

6. NEED TO REGISTER?

  • Or maybe you just want election reminders? Click below to get started and, thanks to TurboVote, we've got you covered.
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