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Register to Vote

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All citizens wishing to vote must be on the official list of registered voters. If you moved or changed your name you must reregister!


After you apply, a voter registration certificate will be mailed to you within 30 days. If you don't receive your voter registration check with your county registrar or

  • check online that you are officially registered at

Am I Registered to Vote?

Update your voter registration if you have...
  • Moved?
  • Name change?
  • Not voted in the last four years?

  • You do not need to register before every election.
  • Your county voter registrar can help you with voter registration concerns. You may ask your county registrar to keep your address off the public record if you are a peace officer or a victim of Domestic abuse.
  • If you are registered to vote, you will receive a new voter registration card in the mail every two years.

How to Register to Vote

Can I Register to Vote Online?

Only if you print, sign, and mail the form!

Many websites offer online voter registration applications online. Beware! Texans are required to print, sign, and mail or turn in their voter registration application.

Scroll down to fill out the whole form below:

The League of Women Voters of Texas supports safe, secure, cost effective online voter registration in Texas!

You can help!

Email or call your legislator today and tell them it is time to modernize and provide Texans with safe, secure, efficient, Online Voter Registration! 38 other states already have Online Voter Registration.

Who Can Register to Vote?

To register to vote, you must be:

  • a citizen of the United States,
  • a resident of the county, and
  • 17 years 10 months old (to vote you must be at 18 years old on Election Day).
  • You must not have been declared mentally incapacitated by a court of law.
  • If you have been convicted of a felony, you may register to vote only after you have completed the punishment phase of your conviction, including any terms of incarceration, parole, supervision, or period of probation ordered by the court.

The LWV-TX Fights for Your Right to Vote!

LBJ and MLK signing the voting rights act President Lyndon B. Johnson, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Rosa Parks at the signing of the Voting Rights Act on August 6, 1965

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