March Primary: Voter registration deadline here

(AP Photo/Eric Gay)
(AP Photo/Eric Gay)

AUSTIN (KXAN) – If you still need to register to vote in the March 1 Primary, Monday is the deadline. You can download a mail-in application, which needs to be post marked by February 1. You can also apply in person at your county voter registrar’s office.

You are eligible to register to vote if:

  • You are a United States citizen;
  • You are a resident of the county where you submit the application;
  • You are at least 18 years old on Election Day;
  • You are not a convicted felon (you may be eligible to vote if you have completed your sentence, probation, and parole); and
  • You have not been declared by a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be either totally mentally incapacitated or partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote.

To vote in Texas for the following elections be sure to register by the deadlines listed below.

  • March 1, 2016 – Primary Election Date: The deadline to register is February 1, 2016.
  • May 24, 2016 – Primary Runoff Election Date: The deadline to register is
    April 25, 2016.
  • May 7, 2016 – Limited Uniform Election Date: The deadline to register is April 7, 2016.
  • November 8, 2016 – Uniform Election Date: The deadline to register is
    October 11, 2016.

Click HERE more information and voter registration forms

Voter ID Law

In Texas, voters must show a photo ID to vote in elections. If you do not have any of the following acceptable forms of ID, you may apply for an Election Identification Certificate (EIC) at no charge. However, if you already have any of the following forms of ID, you are not eligible for an EIC:

  • Texas driver license—unexpired or expired no longer than 60 days at the time of voting
  • Texas personal identification card—unexpired or expired no longer than 60 days at the time of voting
  • Texas concealed handgun license—unexpired or expired no longer than 60 days at the time of voting
  • U.S. passport book or card—unexpired or expired no longer than 60 days at the time of voting
  • U.S. Military identification with photo—unexpired or expired no longer than 60 days at the time of voting
  • U.S. Citizenship Certificate or Certificate of Naturalization with photo

If you need an EIC, you can apply for one at any Texas driver license office.

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