Voter registration records texas. Simply pick up a voter registration application fill it out and mail it at least 30 days before the election date. To vote in texas you must be registered. It was not until 1975 that the current system began to emerge in the election code.
Certain exceptions may apply to the disclosure of the information. Texas government code chapter 552 gives you the right to access government records. The intent of this requirement is to increase voter registration opportunities encourage voter participation and to protect the.
Consequently for the purposes of records retention only the term date of cancellation in this record group means. Under section 13001 of the texas election code 1 to be eligible to register to vote 2 in texas a person must. Am i registered provides a web based search of data extracted from texass statewide voter registration database.
Be 18 years or older on election day be a united states citizen be a resident of the county where the application is submitted. A beginning in 1967 with the repeal of poll taxes voter registration procedures in texas were subject to frequent change. All government information is presumed to be available to the public.