Do you have a child or neighbor who is attending college but wants to vote in Travis County this fall?
To receive a mail-in ballot, they must be registered to vote in Travis County.
1. Download the form
2. Fill out the form.
Under Section 5, select "absence from the county" during election, be sure you complete section 6B, 7, and 8.
Pro Tip: Section 2 is your registered address in Travis County (your home address), Section 3 is your college mailing address.
3. Be sure to sign the form in Section 10. Make sure it's legible.
4. You must mail the form to: Early Voting Clerk, DANA DEBEAUVOIR PO BOX 149325 AUSTIN, TX 78714-9325. The form must be received by October 26. Don't wait!
5. You will be mailed an absentee ballot in October. You must complete and SIGN the ballot. It should be mailed back to the Travis County Clerk and received by November 7.
Pro Tip: The ballot must be signed and received by 11/7 in order to count! Mail it by Halloween!
6. Remind your student that all these hoops are in place to make sure they DON'T vote, maybe that will make them mad enough to mail the form.
- Register2vote.org -- If you want to vote in person at college, you must register at your college address. This site helps you complete the registration form, but you must sign it and mail it back in order to be registered. Deadline is October 9. Don't delay!
-- Not sure you're registered? Click here to verify your voter registration.
-- Instructions on voting in Texas for college students. Step-by-step guide to vote, including dates and deadlines.