|Last Day to Register to Vote||Tuesday, October 11, 2016 *|
|First Day of Early Voting||Monday, October 24, 2016|
|Last Day to Accept Ballot by Mail Applications (received, not postmarked)||Friday, October 28, 2016|
|Last Day of Early Voting||Friday, November 4, 2016|
* Legal deadline extended due to weekend or holiday
You may vote at any Vote Center in Travis County where you see a “Vote Here” sign.
The League of Women Voters of the Austin Area provides nonpartisan information on elections and voting. The guide offers a complete list of all contests on your Primary ballot and is in English and Spanish. It will appear in the October 16th Austin American-Statesman.
A registered voter who moves into Travis County from another Texas county may be eligible to vote a Limited Ballot. A voter must be currently registered in their former county OR have applied for voter registration in Travis County after the registration deadline for an upcoming election. A limited ballot voter is entitled to vote on all federal and statewide races. Limited Ballots are available ONLY during the Early Voting period for the upcoming election and are ONLY processed at the Travis County Elections offices located at 5501 Airport Blvd., Austin, Texas 78751.
If you believe you are qualified to vote a limited ballot, please call (512) 238-8683 to confirm your eligibility. You may visit the Texas Secretary of State’s website for more information about limited ballot voting in Texas. Limited Ballot Voters and District Chart (Chapters 111 and 112, Texas Election Code)
Voting a Presidential Ballot in Person. If a voter has moved out of Texas, the voter may be eligible to come back and vote in the Presidential race only.
There are four conditions listed below that must be met to qualify for a Presidential Ballot.
Presidential Ballots are offered from October 24th through November 8th ONLY AT 5501 Airport Boulevard, Austin, TX.
Call the Elections Call Center at (512) 854-4996 for assistance.
Your precinct number can be found on your voter registration card. If you do not have your card, are unsure of your precinct number, or need to confirm you are registered to vote, you can look online at www.votetravis.com . We also have an automated telephone system that will look that information up for you. It is available 24 hours a day. Just call us at (512) 238-VOTE (238-8683).
Texas registered voters have additional options when presenting ID at the polls for the November 8, 2016 election.
As provided by court order issued on August 10, 2016, if a voter is not able to obtain one of the seven forms of approved photo ID, the voter may vote by (1) signing a declaration at the polls explaining why the voter is unable to obtain one of the seven forms of approved photo ID, AND (2) providing one of various forms of supporting documentation.
Free rides will be offered throughout the first day of early voting, Monday, Oct. 24, and also on Election Day, Tues., Nov. 8 on all MetroBus, MetroRapid, MetroExpress, MetroRail and MetroAccess* services. Visit www.capmetro.org/ridetovote for details.