Voter registration deadline is Oct. 5

While the Nov. 3 election date seems far away the deadline to register to vote is almost here. A voter must register to vote 30 days before the election date.

Oct. 5 is the last day voters can register to vote for or against a state amendment propositions including proposition 7  that would provide $2.5 billion annually to the State Highway Fund in Fiscal Year 2018-19.

If you are not sure if you are registered to vote, visit the Texas Secretary of State office's website.

If you have registered before and have received a voter card but have recently changed your name or address you may need register again. To register online click here.

Application forms can be found at libraries, post offices and election offices.

To vote, you must be a U.S. citizen; a resident of the county in which you are registering; 18 years old during the Nov. 3 election; not a convicted felon; and not declared mentally incapacitated by a court of law.

Residents can call their county's elections office for additional help registering.

Collin County: 972-547-1900

Denton County: 940-349-3200
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By Nicole Luna

Nicole Luna is the Senior Reporter for Frisco. She covers development, transportation, education, business and city government. She has a bachelor's degree in Journalism and Spanish from The University of Texas at Arlington and has been with Community Impact Newspaper since June 2015.


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