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Abbreviation: 
TX

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.

Texas Candidate and Ballot Measure Information

Information on local, state and federal candidates and ballot measures may be available here.

To see a list of available races, visit the race index.

 

Texas Voting Machines

The voting systems used in Texas are optical scan, DRE and paper ballots.

Texas Polling Place Locator

You can find your polling place by utilizing your state resource.

If you have further questions on your polling place location, please contact your county clerk.

Texas Time off to Vote

Employers must grant employees paid leave to vote on Election Day, unless polls are open two hours before or after regular working shift.

Texas Polling Place Hours

On election day the polling place will be open from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.

Texas Poll Worker Information

In order to be a poll worker in Texas:

  • You must be registered to vote in Texas
  • You must be at least 18 years of age
  • Political affiliation generally required
  • You must be a resident of the precinct for 30 days prior to the election
  • You must complete required training

You will be entitled to compensation

Texas Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible to vote in Texas you must be:

  • A U.S. citizen
  • A resident of the county in which you intend to vote
  • At least 18 years old (you may register at 17 years and 10 months)
  • Not convicted of a felony (unless your sentence is completed, including any probation or parole)
  • Not declared mentally incompetent by a court of law

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You are a Military or Overseas voter if you are in uniformed services, living overseas OR a spouse or dependant of a uniformed services voter. To get registered and vote, you can utilize Overseas Vote Foundation.

If you have filled out your ballot want to use express delivery, you can use the Overseas Vote Foundation's Express Your Vote resource for discounted shipping rates and reliable tracking.

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You are a Military or Overseas voter if you are in uniformed services, living overseas OR a spouse or dependant of a uniformed services voter. To get registered and vote, you can utilize Overseas Vote Foundation.

 

If you have filled out your ballot and want to use express delivery, you can use the Overseas Vote Foundation's Express Your Vote resource for discounted shipping rates and reliable tracking.

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Election Day Problems?

Call one of these hotlines:
1-866-OUR-VOTE (866-687-8683)
1-888-VE-Y-VOTA (en Español)
1-888-API-VOTE (Bilingual assistance in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Urdu, Hindi & Bengali)

 

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