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Voting and Elections Guide

How and Where to Vote in Texas - Powered by the Texas Secretary of State

How to Register to Vote: Last Day to Register is October 5th!

To register to vote in Texas, simply complete a voter registration application and return it to your county election office at least 30 days before the upcoming election date.  To complete an application, you may:

  • Complete an application using the SOS ONLINE VOTER REGISTRATION APPLICATION. Simply fill in the required information, print, sign and mail directly to your county election office.
  • Request a PRINTED APPLICATION. Our office will mail a voter registration application to the address provided.
  • Contact or visit your local VOTER REGISTRAR to complete the voter registration process

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 on the date your voter registration application is submitted 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, visit our Am I Registered application.
  • Moved recently? Update your voter registration information online at

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