Make Your Vote Count: Texas Election Day Is Tuesday, March 1
Students, faculty and staff at the University of Houston-Downtown have an opportunity to make their voices heard during the Texas Primary Election on Tuesday, March 1. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. You can view your personalized, non-partisan voter guide online.
One of the following forms of photo ID is required for voting:
- 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 Handgun License issued by DPS
- United States Military Identification Card containing your photograph
- United States Citizenship Certificate containing your photograph
- United States Passport (book or card)
However, if you don’t possess one of the above forms of ID or a valid photo ID, you can fill out a declaration at the polls stating a reasonable impediment to obtaining it, according to the Harris County Elections Administrator’s Office. In such a case, the following forms can be accepted:
- A government document that shows your name and an address, including your voter registration certificate
- Current utility bill
- Bank statement
- Government check
- (a) A certified domestic (from a U.S. state or territory) birth certificate or (b) a document confirming birth admissible in a court of law that establishes your identity (which may include a foreign birth document)
For any additional questions or concerns, contact the Texas Secretary of State Elections Division at 800-252-8683; contact the Harris County Elections Administrator’s Office at 713-755-6965; or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit harrisvotes.com/votinginfo to learn more.