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Texas

Abbreviation: 
TX

Texas Provisional Voting

You are eligible to vote a provisional ballot if:

Texas ID Needed for Voter Registration

New voter application asks for one of three identification numbers - a Texas Driver's license number, personal ID number issued by the Texas Department of Safety or the last four digits of your Social Security number. If you do not have any of these, you are still eligible to register to vote, but you are required to provide proof of your identity at the polling place. Acceptable ID includes:

Texas ID Needed for Voting

New Voter Photo ID Requirements are in effect. You will be required to show one of the following forms of photo identification at the polling location before you will be permitted to cast a vote.

Texas Election Dates

The next election is on Tuesday, November 4, 2014 (General Election). The registration deadline is Monday, October 6, 2014.

Contact your local Board of Elections for information about 2014 local elections.

Texas Absentee Ballot Process

To qualify for an absentee ballot, you must be:

Texas Registration Deadline

There is no length of residency requirement before registering to vote in Texas. To vote in an upcoming election, the properly completed voter registration form must be postmarked 30 days before the upcoming election to be valid. In person registration must also be completed 30 days before an election.

Texas Campaign Finance Information

For information on federal campaign contributions, please visit Open Secrets.

For information on state campaign contributions, please visit your state's resource.

Texas Provisions for Voters with Disabilities

If you have a sickness or physical condition that prevents you from voting without personal assistance or voting could negatively impact your health, you are eligible to vote using the early voting by mail materials on election day, at the main early voting polling place, or at your precinct polling place.

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