5 dates to know in Montgomery County leading up to the November election

To register to vote, visit www.votetexas.gov/register-to-vote, and click on the link that says, “Get your application here.”

Applications must be filled out and mailed at least 30 days before Election Day, which is Tuesday, Nov. 8.

Important dates to remember

Tuesday, Oct. 11: Last day to register to vote

Monday, Oct. 24: First day of early voting

Friday, Oct. 28: Last day to apply for ballot by mail (received, not postmarked)

Friday, Nov. 4: Last day of early voting

Tuesday, Nov. 8: Election day/last day to receive ballot by mail


  • Voter must be a U.S. citizen

  • Voter must be a resident of the county in which your application is submitted

  • Voter must be 18 years old or older on election day

  • Voter must not be a convicted felon (eligibility may be reinstated if sentence, probation and parole are complete)

  • Voter cannot be totally or partially incapacitated mentally without the right to vote, as declared by a court

Already registered?

To be sure, use one of the following identifications to double check before Election Day:

  • Texas driver’s license number

  • Voter Unique Identifier (VUID)–can be found on voter registration certificate

  • First and last name

Visit www.teamrv-mvp.sos.texas.gov to check your status.

Early voting will take place Oct. 24-Nov. 4.
For Montgomery County voters, visit legacy.mctx.org/election to find out where to vote early.

Election Day
Voters will be asked to present one of the following at the polling location during early voting and on Election Day:

  • Texas driver’s license

  • Texas Election Identification Certificate

  • Texas personal identification card

  • Texas license to carry a handgun

  • U.S. military identification card with a photograph

  • U.S. citizenship certificate with a photograph

  • U.S. passport

If a voter cannot obtain one of the acceptable forms of I.D. and has a reasonable excuse, they may present one of the following:

  • Valid voter registration certificate

  • Original birth certificate

  • Copy of or original utility bill

  • Cory of or original bank statement

  • Copy of or original government check

  • Copy of or original paycheck

  • Copy of or original government document with name and address (original document is required if it contains a photograph)

By Beth Marshall
Born and raised in Montgomery County, Beth Marshall graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio in 2015 with a bachelor's degree in communication and a minor in business. Originally hired as a reporter for The Woodlands edition in 2016, she became editor of the Sugar Land/Missouri City edition in October 2017.


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