***Effective March 25, 2020, Bastrop County Elections Department will no longer be holding in-person Volunteer Deputy Registrar Training. All training will be completed online and the applicant will be required to take an examination to become a VDR.***
***Note: you must complete and submit the request for appointment and the exam. The questions on the exam are based off of the materials in the links. You need to watch the presentation and review the other links in order to complete the exam.***
Volunteer Deputy Registrars
Volunteer Deputy Registrars are entrusted with the responsibility of officially registering voters in the State of Texas. They are appointed by county voter registrars and charged with helping increase voter registration in the state.
If you wish to become a Volunteer Deputy Registrar, you must complete the online training provided below and appear in person at the Bastrop County Elections Department to take the required examination. Once you have reviewed the training material below, please contact the Bastrop County Elections Department at 512-581-7160 to schedule your examination.
- REQUEST FOR APPOINTMENT AS A VOLUNTEER DEPUTY REGISTRAR
- VOLUNTEER DEPUTY REGISTRAR GUIDE
- VOLUNTEER DEPUTY REGISTRAR FAQs
- VOLUNTEER DEPUTY REGISTRAR BROCHURE
- VOLUNTEER DEPUTY REGISTRAR APPLICATION INSTRUCTION SHEET
- VOLUNTEER DEPUTY REGISTRAR SOS TRAINING PRESENTATION
- VOLUNTEER DEPUTY REGISTRAR EXAMINATION
Appointment of VDRs Trained in other Counties- If a volunteer deputy registrar has already been trained and appointed in another county during the current appointment cycle, he/she does not have to complete the examination in Bastrop County. VDRs already trained in other counties should contact the Bastrop County Elections Department at 512-581-7160 to schedule an appointment to become deputized in Bastrop County.