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SPECIAL NOTICE

 

 Texas Governor Greg Abbott has postponed the May 26 primary election runoffs until July in response to the coronavirus outbreak (view proclamation here.) The elections are now scheduled for July 14, with early voting taking place June 29th to July 10th.


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TEXAS SECRETARY OF STATE RECOMMENDED HEALTH PROTOCOL FOR ELECTIONS

TUESDAY, July 14, 2020 - PRIMARY RUNOFF ELECTION

THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER TO VOTE IN THIS ELECTION IS

MONDAY, JUNE 15, 2020

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NOTICE OF ELECTION
IMPORTANT ELECTION DATES & DEADLINES FOR 2020
**UPDATED JULY 14, 2020 PRIMARY RUNOFF CALENDAR**
 LWV NONPARTISAN VOTER'S GUIDE
Notice of L&A Test
Public Test Certification
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UNOFFICIAL RESULTS
(To Be Posted Election Night after 7:00 PM)




  • Vote Texas ID
    CURRENT VOTER I. D. REGULATIONS

    As a result, voters who possess an acceptable form of photo identification for voting listed below are still required to present it in order to vote in person in all Texas elections. The acceptable form of photo identification may be expired up to four years. Voters who do not possess an acceptable form of photo identification and cannot obtain one of the forms of acceptable photo identification listed below due to a reasonable impediment, may present a supporting form of identification and execute a Reasonable Impediment Declaration, noting the voter’s reasonable impediment to obtaining an acceptable form of photo identification, and stating that the voter is the same person on the presented supporting form of identification.

    Here is a list of the acceptable forms of photo ID:


    For voters aged 18-69 years, photo ID can be expired for up to four years.

    For voters aged 70 and older, photo ID can be expired for any length of time if otherwise valid.

    Here is a list of the supporting forms of ID that can be presented if the voter does not possess one of the forms of acceptable photo ID and cannot obtain one due to a reasonable impediment:

    • Valid voter registration certificate
    • Certified birth certificate (must be an original)
    • Copy of or original current utility bill
    • Copy of or original bank statement
    • Copy of or original government check
    • Copy of or original paycheck
    • Copy of or original government document with your name and an address (original required if it contains a photograph)


    After presenting a supporting form of ID, the voter must execute a Reasonable Impediment Declaration.



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    Voter Registration Application

    To vote in Texas, you must be registered. Simply pick up a voter registration application, fill it out, and mail it at least 30 days before the election date. 


     

    You are eligible to register to vote if:

    • You are a United States citizen;
    • You are a resident of the county where you submit the application; 
    • You are at least 17 years and 10 months old, and you are 18 years of age on
      Election Day.
    • You are not a convicted felon (you may be eligible to vote if you have completed your sentence, probation, and parole); and
    • You have not been declared by a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be either totally mentally incapacitated or partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote.

    Are you already registered?

    To confirm your voter registration status, you may select one of three methods to perform a search:

    • Your Texas driver’s license number, if you provided it when you applied for voter registration;
    • Your Voter Unique Identifier (VUID), which appears on your voter registration certificate;
    • Your first and last name.

    Find out if you are registered to vote

    Local Registrar Contact Information:

    416 N. Washington
    Livingston, TX 77351

    Phone: 936-327-6801
    Fax: 936-327-6885



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    APPLICATION (ENGLISH)
    APPLICATION (SPANISH)

    FEDERAL POST CARD APPLICATION (FPCA) 
    (UNIFORMED SERVICE MEMBERS & CITIZENS OUTSIDE THE U.S.)
    To be eligible to vote early by mail in Texas:
      be 65 years or older
      be disabled;
    ♦  be out of the county on election day and during the period for early voting by personal appearance;
    ♦  be confined in jail, but otherwise eligible.
    Military Voters or Voters outside the country will need to use FPCA application
    How to apply
    To vote by mail, you must first apply for a ballot. The Polk County Clerk's Office does not send out applications or ballots without a specific request from the voter. We must receive your application no later than the close of business 11 days before election day for both regular and FPCA applications (per H.B. 1927 law effective 9/1/2015). If the deadline falls on a weekend, the last day to submit an application is the preceding Friday. If the deadline falls on a state or federal holiday, the ballot must be received on the preceding business day.
    Submitting application
               If Early Voting has begun:

    ♦  regular mail: P.O. Drawer 2119, Livingston, Texas 77351
    ♦  common or contract carrier; 101 W. Mill St. Suite 265, Livingston, Texas 77351
    ♦  FAX* (936-327-6855)
    ♦  email* (Shock@co.polk.tx.us)

     

    *IMPORTANT: For a faxed or emailed application to be effective, it must also be submitted by mail and be received by the Early Voting Clerk not later than the fourth business days after the fax or email is received.

    If the early voting period has not yet begun, you may submit your application by one of the above methods or in person. If the application is submitted in person, it must be delivered by the applicant. Another person may not deliver your application for you.



  • Polk County Elections provides the HART Verity Touch Voting System with the Verity Access that is available at all voting locations to serve voters who are blind, have limited vision, or limited dexterity that prevents them from marking the ballot without assistance. The HART voting system is ADA compliant and certified by the Texas Secretary of State for use in Texas. This is an option at all Early Voting In-Person and Election Day polling sites in Polk County.

     

    NOTICE OF VOTING ORDER PRIORITY 

    There is a new law in Section 63.0013-of the Voting Rights Act that allows voters with mobility problems to be accepted for voting ahead of others in line. Ask your voting clerk to move you to the front of the line if this will help you while in your polling site.

     
     
    AVAILABLE ACCOMMODATIONS
    CURBSIDE VOTING

    Curbside Voting is available during Early Voting and Election Day for any voter who has difficulty walking or standing for long periods. If you have someone with you when you arrive, have them notify the election official or call (936) 327 6805. We will bring one of our portable machines to you!




  https://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/