ASK THE EDITOR: What do I need to vote in the November election?

November elections are around the corner, with early voting starting Oct. 21. Williamson County voters will see a roads and parks bond on the ballot. Pflugerville residents will elect a mayor and a City Council member.

Area voters will need to bring one of several forms of photo identification to the polls. Acceptable forms of ID include a Texas driver’s license, Texas Election Identification Certificate, Texas personal ID card, Texas concealed handgun license, U.S. citizenship certificate with photo, U.S. military ID card with photo or a U.S. passport.

Voters who cannot reasonably obtain one of those forms of ID can still vote if they fill out a Reasonable Impediment Declaration and present one of the following documents: a valid voter registration certificate, an original certified birth certificate, a current utility bill, a bank statement, a government check, a paycheck, or a government document with voter’s name and address.

Find more information at www.votetexas.gov.
By Taylor Jackson Buchanan
Taylor Buchanan joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2018 after completing a master of journalism degree from the University of Texas. She worked as the senior reporter for Community Impact's Southwest Austin edition and is now the editor for the company's flagship Round Rock/Pflugerville/Hutto edition.


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