18 years of age (You can register when you are 17 years and 10 months old but you have to be 18 to vote)
Resident of the county where you submit your voter registration application
Not a convicted felon (In Texas felons regain their right to vote after they have been fully discharged of their punishment, including serving any incarceration, parole, period of probation or being pardoned)
Not declared by a court as totally or partially mentally incapacitated
Deadline to register to vote
Monday, Oct. 5
Tuesday, Oct. 13 thru Friday, Oct. 30
Last day to request a ballot to be able to vote by mail. Once received, the ballot must be mailed back by Election Day.
Monday, Oct. 19
General Election Day
Tuesday, Nov. 3
Important: By state law you must bring your photo I.D. to vote
Voting in COVID19 Times
Dont let COVID19 discourage you from voting!
Polling sites will be following social distancing rules and will be constantly sanitizing the voting stations. You will most likely receive a disposable glove or a finger cover to cast your vote. By state mandate, you must bring your face mask.
Lone Star College partners with Democracy Works to provide a mechanism that allows students, staff, and faculty to register to vote. TurboVote is a reliable and non-partisan online tool that provides all the information you need to exercise your right to vote.
If you are a new voter or you have moved since the last time you voted, follow the next steps:
Lone Star College-North Harris partners with Mi Familia Vota, a national non-profit non-partisan civic engagement organization that promotes voter registration and voter participation. Mi Familia Vota created some great videos to encourage you to vote, check them out: