Organisation : Texas Secretary of State
Service Name : Register To Vote
State : Texas
Country : United States of America
Website : https://www.votetexas.gov/register-to-vote/index.html
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SOS Texas Vote Registration
To vote in Texas, you must be registered. Simply pick up a voter registration application, fill it out, and mail it at least 30 days before the election date.
Related : Mississippi Secretary of State Voter Registration : www.electionin.org/3094.html
Who Can Vote?
You are eligible to register to vote if:
** You are a United States citizen;
** You are a resident of the county where you submit the application;
** You are at least 17 years and 10 months old, and you are 18 years of age on
** Election Day.
** You are not a convicted felon (you may be eligible to vote if you have completed your sentence, probation, and parole); and
** You have not been declared by a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be either totally mentally incapacitated or partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote.
Are you already registered?
To confirm your voter registration status, you may select one of three methods to perform a search:
** Your Texas driver’s license number, if you provided it when you applied for voter registration;
** Your Voter Unique Identifier (VUID), which appears on your voter registration certificate;
** Your first and last name.
Where to Get a Application?
You can register in person at your county Voter Registrar’s office. (In most Texas counties, the Tax Assessor-Collector is also the Voter Registrar. In some counties, the County Clerk or Elections Administrator registers voters.)
Or you can register by mail by obtaining an application from your county Voter Registrar’s office or pick up applications at libraries, government offices, or high schools.
Get An Informal Online Application:
You may fill out a voter registration application online, print it and mail it to the voter registrar in your county of residence. You are not registered until you have filled out the online application, printed it, and mailed it to your local County Voter Registrar.
The County Voter Registrar’s address can be found at the top of the online outputted voter registration application once you have submitted your information from the fill-in-the blanks screen.
Note: This service is best viewed on Internet Explorer 7 and higher or Firefox.
Other Voter Registration Application Methods:
** You may request a postage-paid application from your voter registrar, by filling out this form so that a voter registration application can be mailed to you.
** You must mail the voter registration application to the voter registrar in your county of residence.
** 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.
** For Harris County Residents Only Voter Registration Application – Vietnamese (PDF) Must be mailed in a stamped envelope
** For Harris County Residents Only Voter Registration Application – Chinese (PDF) Must be mailed in a stamped envelope
** Request an Application for a Ballot by Mail
Filling Out The Application
You must be at least 17 years and 10 months of age on the date you apply. Read the instructions on the form in its entirety, fill it out and mail it to the Voter Registrar in your county or drop it by the Voter Registrar’s office.
Need The Address?
All voters who register to vote in Texas must provide a Texas driver’s license number or personal identification number issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety. If you don’t have such a number, simply provide the last four digits of your social security number. If you don’t have a social security number, you need to state that fact.
Here is a list of the acceptable forms of photo ID:
** Texas Driver License issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)
** Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS
** Texas Personal Identification Card issued by DPS
** Texas Handgun License issued by DPS
** United States Military Identification Card containing the person’s photograph
** United States Citizenship Certificate containing the person’s photograph
** United States Passport (book or card)