Oct. 7 is the last day for voter registration

The last day for voter registration for the Nov. 5 election is Oct. 7.

The last day for voter registration for the Nov. 5 election is Oct. 7.

The voter registration deadline for Texans to cast ballots in the Nov. 5 election is Oct. 7. A completed and signed application is also required by this deadline for those who have had recent name and/or address changes.

Collin County voters will be voting on constitutional amendments, among other ballot items. Early voting kicks off statewide Oct. 21 and runs through Nov. 1.

Citizens can confirm their voter registration status at the Collin County voter registration search or at the Texas Secretary of State Office’s website.

Visit the Collin County election information webpage for voting locations, sample ballots and other important information leading up to Election Day.

Registration eligibility laws require applicants to:

  • be at least 18 years old;

  • be a United States citizen;

  • not have been determined by a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be totally or partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote;

  • not have been finally convicted of a felony—or if convicted, to have fully discharged the sentence, completed a period of probation ordered by any court, or been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disability to vote; and

  • be a resident of the county in which application for registration is made.


Those who have not yet registered to vote have several options:

  • Visit the Collin County Elections building to submit a completed, signed form 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri.

  • Download and print an application in English, Spanish, Vietnamese or Chinese.

  • Request an application online from the Texas secretary of state.

  • Request to have a paper application mailed to you via email by filling out a request with the Texas secretary of state. Be sure to provide a mailing address and phone number with your request.

  • Call 1-800-252-8683 to be assisted by the Texas Secretary of State’s Office.

  • Pick up an application at your local U.S. post office, library, high school, Texas Department of Public Safety site, Texas Health and Human Services Commission or other government office.


Completed applications can be mailed at least 30 days prior to the election to:

Registrar of Voters
2010 Redbud Blvd., Ste. 102
McKinney, TX 75069
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By Liesbeth Powers

Liesbeth graduated from Baylor University with a degree in new media journalism in December 2018. She gained her newspaper experience as a staff writer and multimedia editor at her campus paper, The Baylor Lariat. Liesbeth joined the Community Impact team in August 2019, where she reports on all things Plano, including education and transportation.


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