Early voting for the November elections is Monday, Oct. 21, through Friday, Nov. 1. Ballots by mail may be requested through Friday, Oct. 25.
A voter will be required to show one of the following forms of photo identification at the polling location before the voter will be permitted to cast a ballot:
•Texas driver license issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)
•Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS
•Texas personal identification card issued by DPS
•Texas concealed handgun license issued by DPS
•U.S. military identification card containing the person’s photograph
•U.S. citizenship certificate containing the person’s photograph
With the exception of the U.S. citizenship certificate, the identification must be current or have expired no more than 60 days before being presented at the polling place.
Election Identification Certificates are available from DPS for eligible voters who do not have any of the other approved forms of ID. The Department of Public Safety has extended its hours and opened nearly 50 driver license offices across the state on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Nov. 2 to issue free Election Identification Certificates.