Texas Voter Guides & Resources

Important Voting Deadlines

Next Election (General) — November 8th, 2022

Early Voting — October 24th – November 4th, 2022

Last Day to Register — October 9th, 2022

Deadline to Return Absentee Ballot — November 8th, 2022, 7:00 p.m.

Absentee Requirement

Voters are eligible to vote absentee on Election Day in Texas 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

Registration Deadlines & Requirements

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 to vote 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

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