Voting Info

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2020 is a major election year and with everything going on we thought it would be helpful to put together a voting resource with information you might need.

Interested in working at the polls? Travis County is looking for people to join the election team! Get all the details on how you can help your community, applications for these paid roles are available to view here.

Important Dates:

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 Presidential Joint General and Special Elections
Last Day to Register to Vote Monday, October 5, 2020*
First Day of Early Voting in Person Monday, October 19, 2020
Last day to Apply for Ballot by Mail (received, not postmarked) Friday, October 23, 2020
Last Day of Early Voting in Person Friday, October 30, 2020

 

How Do I Register to Vote?

It is simple! Visit the Texas Secretary of State’s website and fill out the application: webservices.sos.state.tx.us/vrapp

More information can be found here: votetexas.gov

 


What about voting by mail?

Request an Application for a Ballot by Mail

Application for a Ballot by Mail

To be eligible to vote early by mail in Texas, you must:

  • be 65 years or older;
  • be disabled;
  • be out of the county on election day and during the period for early voting by personal appearance; or
  • be confined in jail, but otherwise eligible.

Instructions for submitting an Application for Ballot by Mail (“ABBM”):

  1. Print (PDF) the ABBM form
  2. OR submit an order online and an ABBM will be mailed to you.
  3. Complete Sections 1 through 8.
  4. Sign and Date Section 10.
  5. If you were unable to sign the application and someone witnessed your signature, that person must complete Section 11.
  6. If someone helped you complete the application or mailed the application for you, that person must complete Section 11.
  7. Affix postage.

 

Where do I go to Vote?


Who Represents Me?

Form not working? Try this link: wrm.capitol.texas.gov


How to get involved with the City of Austin

The website for the City Clerk contains all the information you might need to get involved on the city level: austintexas.gov

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