22% of 18-29 year olds voted in Texas in 2022*

*Source CIRCLE - Youth Voting and Civic Engagement in America

The deadline to register to vote is October 7, 2024 and can be completed online, by mailing a printed application, or in-person at a county voter registrar’s office.

Check Registration Status

Check your Texas voter registration status here.



In order to register to vote, you must be a U.S. citizen, be at least 17 years and 10 months old (must be 18 years old on or before Election Day to vote), and a resident of the county where you submit the application.

  • You cannot register to vote if declared by a court to be totally or partially mentally incapacitated. If you are convicted of a felony, you cannot register to vote until you have completed your sentence, probation, and parole. Click here for more information about the effects of a felony conviction on voter registration.
  • College students may choose to register to vote at either their home address OR at their college address. Information regarding student residency issues is available here.


The deadline to register to vote in Texas for the General Election is October 7, 2024.


Voter Registration Process

There are three methods of registering to vote in Texas: online, mail in an application, or in-person at your county Voter Registrar’s office.

  • When registering online, you are not considered registered until you have filled out the online application, printed it, signed it, and mailed it to your local County Voter Registrar. You may request a postage-paid voter registration application from your voter registrar, so that an application can be mailed to you, click here for the application.
  • Further voter registration information for Texas can be found here.

This page was last updated on July 20, 2023

Questions? Contact us here.

Texas offers in-person, by-mail, and early voting in the 2024 General Election.

Vote-By-Mail Practices

In Texas, you must have a reason to be eligible to vote by mail. Eligible reasons to apply for an absentee ballot can be found here. Click here to access Texas’s Application for Ballot by Mail, or click here to have an Application for Ballot by Mail mailed to you.

  • The deadline to request an absentee ballot is 11 days prior to Election Day (October 25, 2024).
  • A completed ballot must be received by your County Election Official on Election Day before the polls close at 7pm. There is one drop box location available in each county where voters can hand-deliver their ballot by mail to the early voting clerk (ID is required and voters will be asked to sign a form).
  • Further absentee/by-mail voting information for Texas is listed here.

Early Voting

Texas offers early voting.

  • Early voting, also known as in-person absentee voting, will begin October 19, 2024, and will end on November 1, 2024.

Poll Finder

Locate your polling place here.


Election Day Practices

On Election Day, the polls are open 7 am-7 pm.

  • In order to vote in Texas, you must present a valid form of ID. Information about acceptable forms of ID can be found here.
  • Further Texas voting information is listed here.

This page was last updated on July 20, 2023

Questions? Contact us here.