What are the requirements to be eligible to vote in Texas state and local elections?

Under Texas law, you must be a U.S. citizen, and must be at least eighteen years of age or older on the date of the next election. You cannot vote in Texas if you are a convicted felon, unless you have completed your sentence, parole, or term of probation for your felony conviction. Additionally, you must not have been declared mentally incapacitated by a court.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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