Voter registration deadline is Oct. 5
AUSTIN – Secretary of State Hope Andrade is reminding Texans that the deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 3 Constitutional Amendment election is Monday, Oct. 5.
“The deadline is approaching, but there is still time to register if you have not already done so,” said Andrade.“It only takes a few minutes to fill out a voter registration application – or to update information if you have moved – to be eligible to cast a ballot in November.”
Voters will decide on eleven proposed amendments put forth by the 81st Legislature.
Texans can review ballot language, explanatory statements regarding each proposed amendment and a sample ballot for the Nov. 3 election at the Secretary of State’s Web site: www.sos.state.tx.us.
Individuals who have yet to register may obtain an application from many county offices, post offices and libraries or may download an application from the VOTEXAS Website: www.votexas.org.A person may also check their registration status on the Web site or by calling the Secretary of State’s voter hotline at 1-800-252-VOTE (8683).
Texas residents are eligible to vote if they are a United States citizen, at least 18 years old on Election Day, not a convicted felon (unless sentence, probation, and/or parole have been completed), and not declared mentally incapacitated by a court of law.