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Next Election (General): November 8, 2022

Early Voting: Oct. 24, 2022 - Nov. 4, 2022

Last Day To Register: Oct. 9, 2022

Deadline to Return Absentee Ballot: Nov. 8, 2022, 7:00 PM

Election Center

Enter the Election Center and learn about candidates & referendums on your Texas ballot, make a plan to vote, take the pledge to vote, check your registration status, register to vote, change your registration address, find your polling location, and get election reminders.

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Absentee Requirements & Application

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Texas Absentee Requirement

Voters are eligible to vote absentee in an election if:

  • They cannot make it to the polls on Election Day because they will be away from the county on Election Day and during early voting;
  • They are sick or disabled;
  • They are 65 years of age or older; or
  • They are confined in jail.

Absentee Application

Registration Deadline & Requirements

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Texas Registration Deadline

  • In-Person: 30 days before Election Day.
  • By Mail: Postmarked 30 days before Election Day.
  • Online: N/A

Texas Registration Requirements

To register in Texas you must:

  • be a citizen of the United States
  • be a resident of the county in which the application for registration is made
  • be at least 17 years and 10 months old (you must be 18 to vote)
  • not be finally convicted of a felony, or if a convicted felon, you must have fully discharged your punishment, including any incarceration, parole, supervision, period of probation or be pardoned.
  • have not been declared mentally incompetent by final judgment of a court of law

State Resources

Texas Secretary of State

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