Voter registration records texas. Be 18 years or older on election day be a united states citizen be a resident of the county where the application is submitted. Certain exceptions may apply to the disclosure of the information. A beginning in 1967 with the repeal of poll taxes voter registration procedures in texas were subject to frequent change.
Texas government code chapter 552 gives you the right to access government records. All government information is presumed to be available to the public. Simply pick up a voter registration application fill it out and mail it at least 30 days before the election date.
The intent of this requirement is to increase voter registration opportunities encourage voter participation and to protect the. 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.
The national voter registration act nvra of 1993 requires states to provide voter registration opportunities through state agencies that provide public assistance and services. And an officer for public information and the officers agent may not ask why you want them. It is not the official record of your registration which is retained by the voter registration office in the county of your residence.