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So, you're voting in the Democratic primary?

By the way, here's who's running for President (still):*
By the way, here's who's running for Senate against John Cornyn:**

Voter ID information

Forms of ID include...

  • A Texas-issued driver's license or commercial license from DPS 

  • A state ID from DPS

  • A concealed handgun license from DPS

  • U.S. military ID (with photo) 

  • U.S. passport (book or card) 

By the way: Your form of ID can’t be expired past 4 years if you are between the ages of 18-69. For voters 70 and over, the identification can be expired any amount of time if it is otherwise valid. Your name as printed on the ID does not need to match exactly as your name appears on the registration rolls. As long as the two versions of your name are substantially similar, you will be allowed to vote on a regular ballot. 
 

Voter suppression

While not likely, there is the possibility that voter suppression or intimidation may occur at the result of others. Some examples include:

  • Aggressive questioning about voting qualifications (citizenship status, criminal record, etc.)

  • People falsely presenting themselves as election officials

  • False information about voting requirements ( ex. ability to speak English)

  • Harassment, especially targeting non-English speakers and voters of color

  • Threats of harm or retaliation for voting

  • Threats of termination of employment

 

Voter intimidation is illegal and goes against federal law. If you experience voter intimidation, report the intimidation to:

  • ACLU Election Protection hotline: 1 866-OUR-VOTE or 1888-VE Y-VOTA (Spanish)

  • Texas Democratic Party hotline: 844-TX-VOTES

By the way: Under Federal Law, all limited English proficiency voters throughout the US may obtain assistance in voting from a person of their choice, as long as the person assigned is not the person’s employer, an agent of the employer or of the voter’s union. In some polling locations, trained bilingual poll workers may be on hand to provide assistance in the relevant minority language and by law, polling locations must provide ballots in English, Spanish, and other identified languages spoken in the area the election is taking place.
 

Accessibility

  • A voter can bring a child who is 17 and under with them to the polls.

  • If a voter is disabled, has limited mobility, and/or cannot stand for long periods of time, they can request curbside voting where they can vote from their vehicle.

  • By law, polling locations must have ballots accessible in languages identified by the last census spoken in their area and it is the law that they must be in at least English and Spanish.

  • Where you can vote and what locations you can vote at will depend on the jurisdiction of your local county. For more information on polling sites, please contact your local Elections Office.

  • DO NOT LEAVE THE LINE as this will forfeit your ability to cast a ballot. A poll worker cannot tell you to leave if you are in line waiting to cast a ballot past closing.

  • If requested by an employee, your employer must allow you “sufficient” time to vote (that is paid time off) as long as the employee in question does not have two consecutive non-working hours on Election Day during the time the polls are open. There is no specific limit of time that can be allocated to cast a ballot.

By the way: If for any reason you are turned away from the polls, you are within your right to request and cast a provisional ballot.
 

*Candidates displayed are candidates who have qualified for the next Democratic debate.

**Candidates displayed are candidates who have been explicitly included in accredited polls.