Any United States citizen residing in Texas who is:
If you move within the same county, promptly notify the Voter Registrar, in writing, of your new address by:
You will receive a new certificate with your new address.
You will be able to vote in your new precinct 30 days after your change of address is submitted.
If you miss the deadline (30 days before an election), you may vote in your former precinct as long as you still reside in the political subdivision conducting the election.
Your residence is located in a specific "precinct," which is an area within the county. There are many precincts within a county. The place where you will vote on Election Day is located in your precinct. There may be combined precincts in order to accommodate joint local elections; therefore, in some elections you may vote outside your designated precinct. The County Clerk or Elections Administrator can give you the specific location of your polling place.
You must reregister! Fill out a new application and mail it, or take it in person, to the Voter Registrar of your new county.
You will be registered 30 days after your application is submitted.
You will receive a new certificate.
If your registration in the new county is not yet effective, you may be able to vote a "limited" ballot in your new county of residence on candidates or issues common between your old and new county. You may vote this "limited" ballot for 90 days after moving and only during early voting by personal appearance (not Election Day) or by mail, if:
Promptly notify the Voter Registrar, in writing, of the change using the same steps as for IF YOU MOVE WITHIN THE COUNTY.
You will receive a new certificate 30 days after your name change notice is submitted.
You may continue to vote during this period. If you do not have your certificate in hand, you may sign an affidavit at the polls and present a form of identification.
Q. Where do I vote?
A. Polling places are usually listed in your local newspapers in the weeks before the election. Call your County Clerk, County Elections Administrator, or political subdivision conducting the election in order to find your polling location.
Q. What is "early voting?"
A. "Early voting" is a way to cast your ballot before Election Day either in person or by mail.
Published by the Elections Division
of the Secretary of State’s Office