Next Election: May 4, 2019



Early Voting

Early voting begins on Monday, April 22 - Tuesday, April 30 and polls will be open from 7 am - 7 pm. 


Election Day

Election day is on Saturday, May 4. The polls will be open from 7 am - 7 pm.


Voting By Mail

Requirements:

You may vote early by mail if you are registered to vote in Harris County and meet one of the following requirements:

- 65 years of age or older on Election Day

- Disabled 

- Out of Harris County during the early voting period and on Election Day

- Confined in jail, but eligible to vote


Annual Application for Ballot by Mail (ABBM)

Eligible voters who are 65 years of age or older or are disabled qualify to apply for the Annual Application for Ballot By Mail. By choosing the "annual" option on the application, this guarantees applicants will receive a mail ballot for all elections held during a calendar year. Annual applications may be submitted beginning the first day of a calendar year (January 1) and no later than the 11th day before Election Day. Apply as soon as possible!


Regular Application for Ballot by Mail

Eligible voters who do not qualify for the ABBM may submit an application for a single election beginning the first day of the calendar year (January 1) and no later than the 11th day before Election Day. Apply as soon as possible!



Send your application one of the following ways:

    Regular Mail

    Diane Trautman

    Harris County Clerk

    Attn: Elections Division

    P.O. Box 1148

    Houston, TX 77251-1148


    Common or contract carrier

    Diane Trautman

    Harris County Clerk

    1001 Preston, 4th Flr, Rm. 440

    Houston, TX 77002


Please note, the law has changed. To be effective, an application for ballot by mail submitted by FAX or EMAIL must also be submitted by mail and be received by the early voting clerk not later than the fourth business day after the transmission by fax or email is received. (TEC 84.007).



Voter ID Requirements

If you have one of the following forms of acceptable photo ID, you must bring it with you when you vote in person:

-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 concealed handgun license issued by DPS

-United States military identification card containing the voter’s photograph

-United States citizenship certificate containing the voter’s photograph

-United States passport (book or card)


Other Resources

Voter Name and Address Changes

Please contact us at harrisdemocrats@harrisdemocrats.com or use our Contact Us form if you have questions or concerns. You may also call us at 713-802-0085.

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