Once you receive the ballot, carefully read and follow the instructions.
Sign and date where indicated.
Mail your voted ballot back to the address indicated on the return envelope.
Your voted ballot must arrive by the deadline or it will not be counted.
Texas early voting
Early voting starts 17 days before most elections in Texas. If that day falls on a weekend, then early voting starts the following Monday.
Early voting ends 4 days before Election Day.
Texas voter ID
If you are voting in person in Texas, you must present photo ID at the time you vote. Your photo ID must be current or expired for no more than 4 years. (If you are 70 years old or more, your ID can be expired for any length of time, as long as it is otherwise valid.)
Acceptable forms of ID include:
Texas driver license issued by the Department of Public Safety
Texas election ID certificate
Texas personal ID card
Texas license to carry a handgun
US military ID card with your photograph
US citizenship certificate containing your photograph (doesn’t need to be current)
If you don’t have any of these, you’ll need to (1) sign a sworn statement that there is a reason why you don’t have any of the IDs listed above, and (2) bring one of the following:
Valid voter registration certificate
Certified birth certificate
Current utility bill
Paystub or bank statement that includes your name and address
copy of certified domestic birth certificate
Copy of or original government document with your name and an address (original required if it contains a photograph)
ID isn’t required to vote by mail unless you are a first time voter who did not provide a photo ID number or the last 4 digits of your Social Security number when you registered to vote.
Local Election Office: This is the government office responsible for running elections in your region. Theses are the best people to contact if you have any questions at all about voting in your state.