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Polk County Elections

    
TUESDAY, MARCH 3, 2020 - PRIMARY ELECTION

THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER TO VOTE IN THIS ELECTION IS

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2020

Early Voting
Early Voting Schedule (Locations & Times)
Early Voting Roster
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Early Voting Branch Polling Place Daily Register
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Democratic Party Primary Election
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LWV NONPARTISAN VOTERS GUIDE (3/3/2020 ELECTION) *COMING SOON*
IMPORTANT DATES FOR THIS ELECTION
Public Test

  • 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:
    • 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 license to carry a handgun issued by DPS
    • United States military identification card containing the person’s photograph
    • United States citizenship certificate containing the person’s photograph
    • United States passport
    With the exception of the U.S. citizenship certificate, the identification must be current or have expired no more than 4 years before being presented for voter qualification at the polling place.

    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.



  • 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



  • 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 day 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.