Voter Registration Information

Register to Vote

To vote in Texas, you must be registered. Simply pick up a voter registration application, fill it out, and mail it at least 30 days before the election date. Get your application here.

Directions for Filling Out the Voter Registration Application -**Please Note** This form is for viewing purposes only. You may obtain this application by using the link above.

To be eligible to register to vote in Bastrop County, you must;

  • be a United States citizen,
  • be a resident of Bastrop County,
  • be at least 18 years old on Election Day,
  • not be a convicted felon (you may be eligible to vote if you have completed your sentence, probation, and parole), and
  • not have been declared by a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be either totally mentally incapacitated or partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote.

To determine if you are already registered, visit the voter lookup page.

Registering to Vote Through DPS

If you registered to vote through DPS, please verify that your registration has been processed and you are an active voter by using our voter lookup page.

Replacement Card

To request a replacement card, fill out the form below, print it, and mail it to the Elections Administrator’s office.

REPLACEMENT CARD FORM

Address/Name Change

Have you moved or changed your last name since the last time you voted? Guidelines on what to do are included in the link below:

CHANGE YOUR ADDRESS/NAME

Cancel Your Registration

To cancel your registration, fill out the form below, print it, and mail it to the Elections Administrator’s office.

VOTER REGISTRATION CANCELLATION FORM

Cancel a Deceased Family Member’s Registration

Did you receive any one of the following document types?

  • Address Confirmation Form
  • Voter Registration Certificate

If yes,

  1. Write the voter’s name (if not pre-printed) on the form.
  2. Write “deceased” across the front of the form.
  3. Sign your name.
  4. Record your relationship to the voter beside your name (i.e. husband, wife, son, daughter, etc.).
  5. Return the notice to the Elections Department.

The voter registration record can now be cancelled.

If no,

Send a sworn statement to the Elections Department that the person is deceased.

  1. Include the name of the voter, registration address, and date of birth.
  2. Sign your name, and record your relationship to the voter beside your name (i.e. husband, wife, son, daughter, etc.)
  3. Return the notice to the Elections Department.

The voter registration record can now be cancelled.

Or,

Send a certified copy of the Certificate of Death to the Elections Department.

Include in your correspondence:

  1. name of deceased voter,
  2. voter’s residential address on the registration,
  3. voter’s date of birth, and
  4. your name and residential address.

The voter registration record can now be cancelled.

Exemption to Voter ID Law for Voters with a Disability

Voters with a disability may apply with the county voter registrar for a permanent exemption. The application must contain written documentation from either the U.S. Social Security Administration evidencing he or she has been determined to have a disability, or from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs evidencing a disability rating of at least 50 percent. In addition, the applicant must state that he or she has no valid form of photo identification. Those who obtain a disability exemption will be allowed to vote by presenting a voter registration certificate reflecting the exemption. Please contact your voter registrar for more details at 512-581-7160.

Form for Requesting a Disability Exemption

 

FAQs

The Secretary of State’s office offers a page of Frequently Asked Questions.

Feel free to contact our office with any further questions you may have.