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2020: It’s an Election Year! Are You Ready?

Your vote matters! Guess what!? All DCCCD colleges will be available as early voting locations and available on election day as countywide locations.

Important Dates for 2020

Save the dates! These are the big three election dates taking place this year. 

  • Tuesday, March 3: Texas Primary Election Day (President, Congress, State House and Senate)
    • Early voting is from Tuesday, Feb. 18, through Friday, Feb. 28
    • Last day to register to vote in this election is Monday, Feb. 3
  • Saturday May 2: Local general Election Day (City Council, local ISD and community college board)
    • Early voting is from Monday, April 20, through Tuesday, April 28
    • Last day to register to vote in this election is Thursday, April 2
  • Tuesday, Nov. 3: General Election Day! (President, Congress, State House and Senate)
    • Early voting is from Monday, Oct. 19, through Friday, Oct. 30
    • Last day to register to vote in this election is Monday, Oct. 5

The good news — you only need to register to vote once in order to vote all year, and the next, and the next. 

Voter Lookup

If you live in Dallas County, visit the Voter Lookup page and insert your name and birthday. The system will inform you if you are registered, the address in which you are registered and the location where you will vote on Election Day. When you visit this page, there are a few things to look for to determine if you are eligible to vote.

  • Ensure your "Status" is listed as "Active."
  • If not, you will need to submit a new voter application before the voter registration deadline.

If you aren't sure, have moved or just turned 18, here are a few tips to help you register to vote.

Voter Registration Tips

If you are a U.S. citizen and you register to vote this year, you will be eligible to vote in all the 2020 elections.

  • To register in Dallas County, visit Dallas County Elections.
  • If you are registered but need to change your address or recently changed your name, visit the state "Voter Name and Address Changes" page.
  • You still have time to register to vote before the March 3 Texas Primary. The deadline is Feb. 3.
  • You cannot register online. You must download, print, fill out and submit the application.
  • You can submit via fax or mail or deliver in person.
    • For Dallas County, return it to Dallas County Voter Registration Department.
      • Fax to 214-819-6301.
      • Mail or deliver to Dallas County Elections Department Voter Registration, 1520 Round Table Drive, Dallas, Texas 75247.

Questions? Call Dallas County Voter Registration at 469-627-8683 or email them at dallascountyvotes@dallascounty.org. Do you live in another county? Visit the Secretary of State website to find your county's voter registration official.

Voting Locations

Helpful Links

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Remember to remind others to vote and share your experience with us on social media via #DCCCDVotes. Just don’t take a picture inside the polling location — that’s illegal. Happy Voting!