Voter Registration Information

To vote in Texas, you must be registered.  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 17 years and 10 months old on the date your voter registration application is submitted, and at least 18 years of age 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.

Important note: To be eligible to vote in any election, you must be registered 30 days prior to Election Day.

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

Register to Vote/Update your Registration
  • By Mail
    You must print, sign, and mail the Voter Registration Application to our office
    Bastrop County Elections Department
    804 Pecan St.
    Bastrop, TX 78602
  • In Person
    Voter registration applications may be acquired at our office
    Bastrop County Elections Department
    804 Pecan St.
    Bastrop, TX 78602

Update Existing Voter Registration Online via Secretary of State

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.

Your Voter Registration Certificate

After you submit your voter registration application, a voter registration certificate (your proof of registration) will be mailed to you within 30 days.

Check your certificate to be sure all information is correct. If there is a mistake, make corrections on the spaces provided on the back and return it to our office immediately.

You will automatically receive a new certificate every two years if you haven’t moved from the address at which you are registered.

To request a replacement certificate, fill out the Replacement Certificate Form, print it, and mail it to our office.

Cancel Your Registration

To cancel your registration, fill out the Voter Registration Cancellation Form, print it, and mail it to the Elections Administrator’s office.

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.

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.