Election 2020: Everything To Know About Voting Requirements and Deadlines

The November elections are just around the corner and there is a lot to keep track of when it comes to things like registering to vote, absentee ballot applications and voter ID requirements.

That’s why Marfa Public Radio is here with your guide on what and when you need to do to vote in the 2020 elections.

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Voter ID Requirements

Texas requires voters to present identification in order to cast a ballot. The following forms of ID will work:

  1. Texas Driver’s License
  2. Texas Election ID Certificate
  3. Texas Personal ID Card
  4. Texas Handgun License
  5. US Citizenship Certificate with photo
  6. US Military ID Card with photo
  7. US Passport (book or card)

Don’t have any of these forms of ID? You may still be able to vote if you can provide alternative documents listed here.

Election Day — November 3rd

Polling stations are open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. statewide, find your polling location here.

Make sure you bring ID to your polling place.

Additional Resources

Don’t see what you’re looking for here, or still have questions? Check out the state’s election hub for detailed information on all aspects of voting in Texas.

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