Voting Information

Last day to register to vote for the November 2016 Elections:
Tuesday, October 11,2016

Early Voting Schedule:
Disciple Central Community Church
901 North Polk Street, DeSoto, TX
For more information:
Monday, October 24, 2016 - Saturday, October 28, 2016
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Sunday, October 30, 2016
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Monday, October 31, 2016 - Friday, November 04, 2016
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Election Day:
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Here is a list of the acceptable forms of voter ID:

  • 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 the person’s photograph
  • United States citizenship certificate containing the person’s photograph or
  • Passport

With the exception of the U.S. citizenship certificate, the identification must be current or have expired no more than 4 years before being presented for voter qualification at the polling place.

Here is a list of the supporting forms of ID that can be presented if the voter cannot obtain, and has a reasonable impediment or difficulty to obtaining one of the forms of acceptable photo ID:

  • Valid voter registration certificate
  • Certified birth certificate (must be an original)
  • Copy of or original current utility bill
  • Copy of or original bank statement
  • Copy of or original government check
  • Copy of or original paycheck
  • Copy of or original government document with your name and an address (original required if it contains a photograph)

Reasonable Impediment include lack of transportation, disability or
illness, lack of birth certificate or other documents needed to obtain
acceptable photo ID, work schedule, family responsibilities, lost or stolen photo ID, or photo ID applied for but not received. You may also describe another reasonable impediment not listed on the Reasonable Impediment Declaration form.

You MAY NOT be questioned about the reasonableness of your difficulty in getting identification.

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