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Posted on: October 2, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Voter Registration Deadline Event

Hand droping a ballot into a voting box

Anyone wishing to participate in the upcoming election on November 3rd, 2020, must be registered to vote. The deadline for registration is by midnight, Monday, October 5, 2020. All registration forms must be received by the Dallas County Elections Department (DCED) for any Dallas County resident wishing to register by this deadline.

In order to receive as many registrations as possible before the midnight deadline, the DCED has teamed up with the Dallas Mavericks, Univision, and the Dallas Morning News to host two (2) mobile events for collecting registration forms. Applicants can update their information and register without ever having to leave their vehicle. You can complete a registration form at one of the drive-thru events, fill out and print the form at home from the website, or you can also pick up a blank registration form from the HP Library to take with you.

Voter Registration Drive Thru Events

Sunday, October 4
10:00 a.m - 3:00 p.m.
Health & Human Services Parking Lot
2377 N. Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, TX 75207

Monday, October 5
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 midnight
Dallas County Elections Department
1520 Round Table Drive, Dallas, TX 75247

To be eligible to register to vote in Texas, a person must be:

  • A United States citizen;
  • A resident of the Texas county in which application for registration is made;
  •  At least 18 years old on Election Day;
  • Not finally convicted of a felony, or, if so convicted must have (1) fully discharged the sentence, including any term of incarceration, parole, or supervision, or completed a period of probation ordered by any court; or (2) been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disability to vote;
  • Not determined by a final judgment of a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be (1) totally mentally incapacitated; or (2) partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote.

To read the full Press release about the events, please see the OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE.

Dallas County Elections Department website
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