Tarrant County Voting

 

 

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For Tarrant County in the State of Texas

 

Tarrant County Elections Division Home Page

DISCLAIMER:
The information on this page reflects the County’s website (listed above), and if there is something missing, please check your county’s website to see if that information is there or call your county’s Clerk or Election Administrator. Check this web page frequently as noted missing information will be added as soon as it is released by the county.

 

VOTING TIMELINE

Last Day to Register to Vote

Monday, October 5, 2020

First Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail

(Received, not Postmarked)

Friday, October 23, 2020 (end of business by 5:00 PM)

Last Day of Early Voting by Personal Appearance

Friday, October 30, 2020

Last Day to receive Ballot by Mail Application

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 (Election Day) at 7:00 PM

if carrier envelope is not postmarked, OR Wednesday, November 4, 2020 (next business day after Election Day) at 5:00 PM 
if carrier envelope is postmarked by 7:00 PM at the location of the election on Election Day (unless overseas or military voter deadlines apply)

 

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TARRANT COUNTY HEALTH PROTOCOLS FOR VOTERS

 

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Click here to confirm your Voter Registration Status

Click here to update your voter information- Name and/or Address

 

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Early Voting

EARLY VOTING BY PERSONAL APPEARANCE

Early Voting is from October 13 to October 30, 2020

DATES AND HOURS

October 13 thru October 17 (Tuesday -Saturday).................8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
October 18 (Sunday)...................................................................POLLS CLOSED
October 19 thru October 23 (Monday - Friday)....................8:00 AM to 5:00 PM 
October 24 (Saturday).........................................................7:00 AM to 7:00 PM
October 25 (Sunday).........................................................11:00 AM to 4:00 PM 
October 26 thru October 30 (Monday - Friday)..................
7:00 AM to 7:00 PM

EARLY VOTING LOCATIONS

Tarrant County's registered voters may choose vote prior to Election Day during the early voting period at any one of the Tarrant County early voting sites as listed in the below link:

Click here to view or print Tarrant County's Early Voting Locations & Schedule

Click here for map of Early Voting locations

All registered voters in Tarrant County can go to any of our designated Vote Centers during early voting and on Election Day to cast their ballot

 

Get your FREE round-trip ride to the polls! Please give a 24 hour advanced notice.

Click here to Request a Ride

 

Throughout early voting and on Tuesday, November 3, Tarrant County voters will be able to catch free rides to the polls on Trinity Metro and other transit providers.

Riders can show their voter registration card or current Texas ID and ride for free during early voting October 13-30 and on Election Day, November 3. 

The transit services included in the program are Trinity Metro’s bus routesNear Southside ZIPZONECrowley ZIPZONEMercantile ZIPZONEACCESS paratransit, plus Tarrant County Transportation Services (TCTS)Northeast Transportation Services (NETS), and Arlington’s Via and Handitran. For ZIPZONE riders in Crowley and Near Southside, free rides will be determined by the pickup’s or destination’s proximity to a voting location.  

Tarrant County has multiple locations for early voting and a list of locations for Election Day. Visit the list of polling places served by Trinity Metro.

Those who qualify and want to ride to vote on ACCESS, TCTS, NETS or Handitran should call the provider at least 48 hours ahead of the trip to schedule their free ride to any of the voting locations.

To use Via’s on-demand service in Arlington, riders simply download Via’s app and enter the address of a Vote Center within Via’s service area or call 817-784-7382 to schedule a ride by phone. The rider will not be charged for trips scheduled to or from a Vote Center location.

For questions about Trinity Metro’s services, call 817-215-8600.

 

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Mail In Voting

VOTING BY MAIL

Click here for details on "Voting By Mail"

Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail

(Received, not Postmarked)

Friday, October 23, 2020 (close of business by 5:00 PM)

Last Day to receive Ballot by Mail Application

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 (Election Day) at 7:00 PM if carrier envelope is not postmarked, OR Wednesday, November 4, 2020 (next business day after Election Day) at 5:00 PM if carrier envelope is postmarked by 7:00 PM at the location of the election on Election Day (unless overseas or military voter deadlines apply)

Click here for Ballot By Mail Application (English)

Click here for Ballot By Mail Application (Spanish)

Click here for Ballot By Mail Application (Vietnamese)

Completed and signed applications for "Ballot By Mail" should be returned by:

1) USPS Mail:

Tarrant County Elections
PO Box 961011
Fort Worth, Texas 76161-0011

2) Express Courier Delivery: 

Tarrant County Elections
700 Premier St.
Fort Worth, TX  76111-3011


3) FAX /EMAIL

FAX: 817-850-2344

EMAIL: votebymail@tarrantcounty.com

 

Completed applications may be submitted by mail, contract or common carrier, fax, or you may submit by email a completed, signed with the voter’s original signature and scanned application to the Early Voting Clerk.  Under Senate Bill 5, it is now required for an applicant submitting an application for ballot by mail via fax or e-mail to also submit an application for ballot by mail via mail.  In order for a faxed or email application for ballot by mail to be effective, the accompanying mailed application for ballot by mail must be received within 4 business days of the submission of the application by fax or email.

 

Return Your Marked Ballot to the Early Voting Clerk by:


1)  By Mail through the United States Postal Service (see above address); OR

2)  By Common or Contract Carrier(see above address) ; OR

3)  Hand Delivered, in-person by the Voter to the Early Voting Clerk’s office

For the November 3, 2020 general election, the hand-delivery period has been extended.  You may deliver your own personal ballot to the Tarrant County Elections Office during regular business hours any time after you receive and mark it. You may also hand-deliver your own personal ballot to the Tarrant County Elections Office on Election Day between the hours of 7:00 AM and 7:00 PM.

You may only hand-deliver your own Carrier Envelope and not the Carrier Envelope for another individual. You will be asked to present an acceptable form of photo ID listed in Section 63.0101(a) of the Texas Election Code.  If you do not possess and cannot reasonably obtain an acceptable form of photo ID, you can execute a Reasonable Impediment Declaration and provide a supporting form of identification listed in Section 63.0101(b) of the Texas Election Code.  Also, if you have a Voter Registration Certificate containing the Disability Exemption (E) notation, you may present it.  You will be asked to sign a signature roster. 

Hand delivery address:

Tarrant County Elections Administration
2700 Premier Street
Fort Worth, TX 76111
Phone#: 817-831-8683
Hours of Business: Monday – Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM

Click here for a Video on how to use the Tarrant County Voter Lookup system to check the status of my mail-in ballot request

 

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Military_Overseas Voting

 

MILITARY AND OVERSEAS VOTING

Click here for information on Military or Overseas Voting

Click here for "Voter Registration and Absentee Ballot Request" FPCA Form

This form is for absent Uniformed Service members, their families, and citizens residing outside the United States.
It is used to register to vote, request an absentee ballot, and update your contact information.

Completed and signed FPCA forms shall be returned by:

1) Mailing Address:

Tarrant County Elections
PO Box 961011
Fort Worth, Texas 76161-0011

2) Express/Courier Delivery:

Tarrant County Elections
2700 Premier St.
Fort Worth, Texas 76111-3011

3) FAX / EMAIL

Fax: 817-850-2344

Email:  votebymail@tarrantcounty.com


A completed and signed FPCA form must be submitted to the Elections Department by mail, common contract carrier, by fax, or as a scanned email attachment.  If an FPCA is faxed, the original must be mailed in to the Early Voting Clerk and received no later than 4 business days after the faxed FPCA was received.  This rule does not apply to an emailed FPCA.  The FPCA includes pre-paid postage within the United States, additional postage may be required when mailing from outside of the U.S. Voters who send the completed FPCA by mail may use this postage-paid envelope.

In order to receive a full ballot, the FPCA application must be received by the Elections Department or postmarked no later than the 11th day before election day AND the applicant is already registered to vote in Tarrant County.

An FPCA applicant will receive a federal ballot ONLY if the FPCA is submitted after the 20th day before election day and the person is NOT already registered to vote in Tarrant County.

Official election ballot envelopes that bear postage-paid markings can also be returned via U.S. diplomatic pouch free of charge.  You will need to submit your ballot in person to the closest U.S. embassy or consulate, but you may be required to schedule an appointment at the embassy or consulate in advance.  Please check the State Department's website for specific instructions and hours of availability in your country.

Please return your voted ballot to:

1) USPS Mail

Tarrant County Elections
PO Box 961011
Fort Worth, Texas 76161-0011

2) Express/Courier Delivery

Tarrant County Elections
2700 Premier St.
Fort Worth, Texas 76111-3011

 

RETURNING YOUR VOTED BALLOT

Your voted ballot must be returned by mail or by common or contract carrier (certain exceptions apply – see “Faxing your ballot” below).  Military voters and their dependents who have requested their ballot using the FPCA form, domestic or overseas, have until the sixth business day following Election Day to return their ballot and have it counted. Overseas non-military U.S. citizens have until the fifth business day following Election Day to return their ballot and have it counted and the ballot envelope must be postmarked by 7:00 PM on Election Day.

 

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Polling Locations

ELECTION DAY POLLING LOCATIONS AND TIMES

Election Day Polling Sites are open from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM

**Voters can now vote at ANY voting site on Election Day!**

Click here to view or print the  November 3, 2020 Election Day voting poll locations and times

You must scroll down the page to get the Election Day locations 

 

Get your FREE round-trip ride to the polls! Please give a 24 hour advanced notice.

Click here to Request a Ride

 

Throughout early voting and on Tuesday, November 3, Tarrant County voters will be able to catch free rides to the polls on Trinity Metro and other transit providers.

Riders can show their voter registration card or current Texas ID and ride for free during early voting October 13-30 and on Election Day, November 3. 

The transit services included in the program are Trinity Metro’s bus routesNear Southside ZIPZONECrowley ZIPZONEMercantile ZIPZONEACCESS paratransit, plus Tarrant County Transportation Services (TCTS)Northeast Transportation Services (NETS), and Arlington’s Via and Handitran. For ZIPZONE riders in Crowley and Near Southside, free rides will be determined by the pickup’s or destination’s proximity to a voting location.  

Tarrant County has multiple locations for early voting and a list of locations for Election Day. Visit the list of polling places served by Trinity Metro.

Those who qualify and want to ride to vote on ACCESS, TCTS, NETS or Handitran should call the provider at least 48 hours ahead of the trip to schedule their free ride to any of the voting locations.

To use Via’s on-demand service in Arlington, riders simply download Via’s app and enter the address of a Vote Center within Via’s service area or call 817-784-7382 to schedule a ride by phone. The rider will not be charged for trips scheduled to or from a Vote Center location.

For questions about Trinity Metro’s services, call 817-215-8600.

 

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Sample Ballot

SAMPLE BALLOT

Click here for a Sample Ballot for your precinct

The Sample Ballot provides the order of contests and candidates appear on the ballot

 

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PRECINCT MAPS

Click here for Tarrant County Precinct Maps

Click here to find your voter precinct number

Fill-in your name and address on the form to find your precinct number

 

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Voter ID Requirements

Click here for for Voter ID Requirements

 

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