The Democratic Party

of Hood County, Texas

What You Need To Know To Vote

August 28, 2018


VOTING BY MAIL: One of the important things for college students or others living away from their “home” counties is knowing how to vote by mail. This brief, 3-minute video provides you a step-by-step guide to applying for and submitting a vote-by-mail ballot.


ALL THINGS VOTING: Alternatively, if you need more comprehensive information, such as how to get registered to vote, how to change your voter registration, how in-person and early voting works, or how to research the candidates and issues, here’s the comprehensive primer on voting in Texas (an quick read divided in sections such as “How to Register”, Where Do I Vote”, etc.) and with links to the appropriate websites. It’s 7 pages so you can print it and leave in the dorm.


**Key websites: **


Name and Address Change:

Application for a Ballot By Mail:

Texas Secretary of State - Election Site:

Local Election Offices:

Photo Credits:

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