Voter Registration and Important Dates

The November general election date is Tuesday, November 6. The deadline to register to vote is Tuesday, October 9. You must be registered to vote in order to vote in the general election and in the Eustace ISD bond election. Below is information that may be useful both to registered voters and those needing to register:

How can I determine if I’m registered to vote?

You can check your voter registration status here. All you need is a few things: Voter ID number or Texas Driver’s License number, your name, county of residence, and date of birth.

How do I register?

You can fill out a registration application online, or call the Voter Registration Office at 210-335-VOTE (8683) and request a voter registration application. If you get a physical copy of an application, just fill it out, sign it, and mail it back to the address on the application.

You can also find voter registration applications at libraries, government offices, high schools, or with volunteer deputies.

When is the deadline to register?

Turn in your application by Tuesday, Oct. 9. Get an application online here.

I just moved. Do I need to re-register?

If you moved to a different county, yes. If you moved to a different address within the same county, no. All you have to do is update your address online. You can also get a new voter registration application, make note of your new address, and mail it to the Voter Registration Office.

When does early voting begin?

Early voting starts Monday, Oct. 22 and runs through Friday, Nov. 2. Early voting locations are given below:

* Henderson County

Henderson County Election Center
201 E. Larkin St., Athens

Seven Points City Hall
418 E. Cedar Creek Parkway, Seven Points

Chandler Community Center
811 Hwy. 31 East, Chandler

* Van Zandt County

Old Canton City Hall
290 E. Tyler St., Canton

When is Election Day?

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6. Polls will be open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

What do I need to bring with me to vote?

You need to provide one of the following seven forms of identification:

  • Texas Driver License issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)
  • Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS
  • Texas Personal Identification Card issued by DPS
  • Texas Handgun License issued by DPS
  • United States Military Identification Card containing your photograph
  • United States Citizenship Certificate containing your photograph
  • United States Passport (book or card)

If you don’t have one of the seven forms of identification listed above and can’t reasonably get one, you can also bring one of these:

  • A copy or original of a government document that shows your name and an address, including your voter registration certificate;
  • A copy of or original current utility bill;
  • A copy of or original bank statement;
  • A copy of or original government check;
  • A copy of or original paycheck; or
  • A copy of or original of (a) a certified domestic (from a U.S. state or territory) birth certificate or (b) a document confirming birth admissible in a court of law which establishes your identity, which may include a foreign birth document.

Where can I vote?

During early voting, you can vote at any poll location convenient to you within your county. On Election Day, you must vote in your precinct.

* Caney City—City Hall 15241 Barron Drive, Caney City
* United Pentecostal Church 101 McArthur St., Athens
* Eustace School 318 Hwy. 316 South, Eustace
* Payne Springs Community Center 9692 Hwy 198 South #2, Mabank
* Pinnacle Club Fire Station 5950 Club Drive, Mabank
* St. Peters Lutheran Church 101 Luther Lane, Gun Barrel City
* Bethel Christian Church 1088 County Rd. 3817, Athens
* Old Bethel Baptist Church 103 Van Zandt CR 2313, Canton

 

What about absentee ballots?

Get an application for ballot by mail here. You can vote by mail if you are:

  • Going to be away from your county on Election Day and during early voting
  • Sick or disabled
  • 65 years of age or older on Election Day
  • Confined in jail, but eligible to vote

And for your vote to count, the early voting clerk must have your marked, mailed-in ballot by 7 p.m. on Election Day.

Have more questions?

Check out VoteTexas.gov. Or ask us, and we’ll find an answer for you.

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