Oct. 5 is the last day to register to vote before the Nov. 3 election in Texas. Here’s what you need to know to register.
Are You Eligible To Vote?
The Texas Secretary of State — the state’s election authority — says you can register to vote in Texas if you:
- are a U.S. citizen;
- are a resident of the county where you submit the application;
- will be at least 18 years old on Election Day;
- are not a convicted felon (though you may be eligible to vote if you have completed your sentence, probation and parole); and
- have not been declared mentally incapacitated by a court of law.
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