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The deadline to register to vote in Texas has come and gone. Now is the time to make sure that you really are registered. If you are unsure if you’re registered to vote in Texas you can check your status on the Texas Secretary of State website. The website will ask you to enter your Texas Driver’s License number, your Voter ID or your name, date of birth and county.

You can also use that website to check your polling location and early voting locations on the website.

If you plan to vote in-person, you can do so during early voting or on Election Day. When you get to the polling location, you must have one of these seven valid IDs, according to VoteTexas.gov:

  • Texas Drivers License
  • Texas Election Certificate 
  • Texas Personal ID card
  • Texas Handgun License
  • U.S Citizenship Certificate with photo
  • U.S Military ID with photo 
  • U.S passport

If you don’t have one of the accepted forms of ID and cannot get one, you can also use other alternative forms of ID which include:

  • A government document that includes your name and address. You must also have your Voter Registration Certificate
  • A paycheck or government check
  • A bank statement
  • A current utility bill 
  • A birth certificate

If you use one of the alternative forms of ID at your polling location, they will have to sign a Voter’s Reasonable Impediment Declaration. The form is to confirm your identity and that you could not provide one of the seven acceptable forms of ID.