Final day to register to vote in upcoming election
AUSTIN, Texas - Today is the last chance for voters to register for this year's upcoming November election.
All applications must be postmarked by October 5 or dropped off at an official voting registration location in order for a person to be eligible to vote on November 3 or before.
Any resident with an application that's postmarked after today's date will be registered to vote but unable to cast a ballot for this year's November election.
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A voter's registration becomes valid in the precinct of a voter's address 30 days after the application is received.
In Travis County, to be eligible to vote in the November election, you must be a U.S. citizen, live in the county, at least 18-years-old on Election Day, not a convicted felon, and no deemed mentally incapacitated by a court exercising probate jurisdiction. Those convicted of a felony may vote if they completed their sentence, probation, and parole.
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With today marking the deadline for registration, voters in Travis County have a final opportunity to prepare for the November election.
For voters who live outside of Travis County but still need to register, you can head to votetexas.gov for more information.