- What is early voting?We understand your busy schedule may make it difficult to get to the polls, that’s why the Denton County Elections Department provides voters with numerous polling places throughout the county. Polling places include libraries, schools, city halls and recreation centers. Keep in mind that polling locations may vary from election to election. Times and locations will be posted on our website before each election.
- What do I need to vote?In order to vote in all Texas Elections, voters are required to present an approved form of photo identification (current or expired no more than 4 years) or fill out a Reasonable Impediment Declaration accompanied by one form of identification listed below:
- Valid voter registration certificate
- Certified birth certificate (must be an original)
- Copy of or original current utility bill
- Copy of or original bank statement
- Copy of or original government check
- Copy of or original paycheck
- Copy of or original government document with your name and an address (original required if it contains a photograph)
Visit votetexas.gov for more information.
If you do not have one of the forms of ID, visit the Need ID? section of votetexas.gov.
Examples of acceptable forms of ID are listed below. Identification must be current or have expired no more than 4 years before being presented for voter qualification at the polling place; except for the United States citizenship certificate.
- Texas driver license issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)
- Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS
- Texas personal identification card issued by DPS
- Texas concealed handgun license issued by DPS
- United States military identification card containing the person’s photograph
- United States citizenship certificate containing the person’s photograph
- United States passport
- What is curbside voting?This service is available to any voter who has difficulty walking or standing for long periods. If you have an assistant with you, when you arrive at the location, have them notify the election official at that time. The election official will then bring your ballot to your car outside the polling location. If you do not have an assistant, please call (940) 349-3200 ahead to notify the early voting clerk that you want to vote curb side.
- The person seeking to vote a limited ballot would be eligible to vote in the former county of residence on election day if still residing there;
- The person seeking to vote a limited ballot is registered to vote in the former county of residence at the time the person (1) offers to vote in the new county of residence or (2) applies for registration in the new county; and
- The person’s voter registration is not effective in the new county of residence on or before election day.
Voters may vote using this limited ballot procedure only during the early voting period:
- In-Person: A person may vote a limited ballot in person only at the main early voting location:
- Denton County Elections Administration, 701 Kimberly Dr. Ste. A101, Denton, TX 76208
- By Mail: If the voter is requesting a limited ballot by mail, the voter must be eligible under Chapter 82 of the Code to vote by mail.
A person entitled to vote a limited ballot may vote on all statewide races and any district offices that are in common between the former and new counties of residence.