Your Vote! Your Voice!
"Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American people themselves and the only way they could do this is by not voting." - Franklin D. Roosevelt
Who can register to vote?
To be eligible to register to vote in Texas you must:
- Be a United States Citizen
- Be a resident of the county where you submit the application
- Be 18 years old (you may register at 17 years and 10 months)
- Not be a convicted felon (you may be eligible to vote if you have completed your sentence, probation and parole)
- Not be declared mentally incapacitated by a court of law
How can I find out if I'm already registered to vote?
Am I registered to vote in Lubbock County?
- If you are not registered to vote in Lubbock County, you will need to complete a Voter Registration application.
- This also applies if you are registered in another Texas County but are now a resident of Lubbock County. Once you are registered in Lubbock County, your registration in your previous county will be automatically cancelled.
Am I registered to vote in another Texas County?
- Completed applications must be returned to the Lubbock County Elections Office in person, or postmarked, by the 30th day before any election in which you desire to vote.
Texas Constitutional Amendment Election - November 5
"The future of Texas is and will always be in the hands of Texans," said Deputy Secretary Esparza. "This fall, voters will have the opportunity to directly impact the Texas Constitution, and I strongly encourage all eligible Texans to register to vote so that they can actively participate in shaping the future of the Lone Star State."
Proposition 1 (HJR 72)
“The constitutional amendment permitting a person to hold more than one office as a municipal judge at the same time.”
Proposition 2 (SJR 79)
“The constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board in an amount not to exceed $200 million to provide financial assistance for the development of certain projects in economically distressed areas.”
Proposition 3 (HJR 34)
“The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster.”
Proposition 4 (HJR 38)
“The constitutional amendment prohibiting the imposition of an individual income tax, including a tax on an individual’s share of partnership and unincorporated association income.”
Proposition 5 (SJR 24)
“The constitutional amendment dedicating the revenue received from the existing state sales and use taxes that are imposed on sporting goods to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and the Texas Historical Commission to protect Texas’ natural areas, water quality, and history by acquiring, managing, and improving state and local parks and historic sites while not increasing the rate of the state sales and use taxes.”
Proposition 6 (HJR 12)
"The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to increase by $3 billion the maximum bond amount authorized for the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas."
Proposition 7 (HJR 151)
“The constitutional amendment allowing increased distributions to the available school fund.”
Proposition 8 (HJR 4)
“The constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the flood infrastructure fund to assist in the financing of drainage, flood mitigation, and flood control projects.”
Proposition 9 (HJR 95)
“The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation precious metal held in a precious metal depository located in this state.”
Proposition 10 (SJR 32)
“The constitutional amendment to allow the transfer of a law enforcement animal to a qualified caretaker in certain circumstances.”
*The Lubbock Chamber supports all the above ballot measures.*
Important Election Dates - November 2019
October 7: Last Day to Register to Vote
October 21: First day of early voting
October 25: Last day to apply for a ballot by mail
November 1: Last day of early voting
November 5: General Election Date