REV-UP! Texas Reminds Voters with Disabilities of Key Voting Deadlines

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Office of the Texas Governor, Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities

REV-UP! Texas Launches Their 'I Vote Early' Campaign

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The November 3 election presents an opportunity for voters with disabilities to make their voices heard on issues important to them. REV UP Texas is a non-partisan organization dedicated to empowering Texans with disabilities by giving them the information they need in order to access their voting location. They recently launched their I VOTE EARLY campaign, which encourages Texans with disabilities to make sure they are aware of key voting deadlines and other important information on fully accessible voting. Read on for more information.


Voting with a Disability

The Texas Secretary of State's website has extensive information on your rights to accommodation as a voter with a disability. If you have questions or encounter problems registering to vote or voting, Disability Rights Texas runs a special toll-free voter rights hotline that can be reached at 1-888-796-VOTE (8683).

Voting Deadlines

Unsure if you are registered to vote? Check your status with the Secretary of State's 'Am I Registered?' application! If you are not registered, you must do so by Monday, October 5th in order to vote in the November 3rd election.

Eligible to vote by mail? Request a mail-in ballot from the Texas Secretary of State. In order to be eligible you must:

  • be 65 years or older;
  • be sick or disabled;
  • be out of the county on election day and during the period for early voting by personal appearance; or
  • be confined in jail, but otherwise eligible.

Remember, your request for a mail-in ballot must be received by Friday, October 23rd. Your completed post-marked ballot must be received no later than 5pm Wednesday, November 4th. If you choose to deliver your mail-in ballot in person, it must be received by your county no later than 7pm Tuesday, November 3rd.

In-Person Voting Dates

Early Voting Dates: Tuesday, October 13th to Friday, October 30th

General Election: Tuesday, November 3rd

  • If your county participates in the County Wide Polling Place Program (CWPP) you can vote at any location in your county. If not, you must vote at your designated precinct location- you can find this information using the Texas Secretary of State's 'My Voter Page'. This page will be updated with voting site two days before the general election.