This article appeared in an October 2016 issue of the student newsletter.
The deadline to register to vote in the 2016 presidential election is coming up soon – Oct.11. Voter registration forms must be in by this date.
On Election Day, voters can show their voter registration card
or other forms of ID, including a driver's license, military ID, passport, other government ID, birth certificate, utility bill, government check or bank statement.
Only U.S. citizens are eligible to vote in Texas. They must be 18 years old by Election Day (Nov. 8, 2016).
Voters must also have a Texas address, have no felony convictions and have not been judged incompetent by a court. Voters can register in person at 2377 N. Stemmons Freeway or online through the
Texas Electionet Administration System.