League of Women Voters



Texas ID Needed for Voting

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 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 Absentee Ballot Process

To qualify for an absentee ballot, you must be:

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.

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.


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Call one of these hotlines:
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