Can A Felon Vote In Texas?
Individuals convicted of a felony are ineligible to vote while in prison, on parole, or on probation. Voting rights are automatically restored upon completion of all supervised release. Ex-offenders should re-register to vote.
Felon Voting Rights Texas
A person who is convicted of a felony cannot register to vote until he or she has successfully completed his or her sentence, including any period of confinement, parole, term of probation, supervision, or has gained pardon.
How Can A Felon in Texas Restore Their Voting Rights
If you meet the above criteria as a felon, then here are the other requirements before you can register to vote:
You are eligible to vote in Texas if you:
Are a U.S citizen
Are a resident of Texas
Are at least 18 years old by Election Day
You are NOT eligible to vote in Texas if:
You have been legally declared “mentally incompetent” by a court
You are on parole for a felony conviction or convicted of a felony
If you have completed a felony sentence, including any term of incarceration, parole, supervision, period of probation, or you have been pardoned, then you are immediately eligible to register to vote
To register to vote in Texas you should provide:
Your Texas Driver’s License or State/non-driver ID Number
If you do not have these IDs, you may provide:
The Last Four Digits of your Social Security Number
In Texas, you need to show a valid ID to vote. You can use any ID from this list:
Texas Election Identification Certificate
Valid Texas Voter ID Card with Photo
Citizenship Certificate with photo
Valid Military ID
Valid Texas Driver’s License
License to Carry Concealed Weapon or Firearm
Valid US Passport
Texas Personal ID
With the exception of citizenship certificate, ID must be current or have expired no more than four years prior to Election Day.
If you do not have an ID from the above list, in Texas additional, acceptable forms of ID include:
Voter Registration Card
Current Utility Bill or Pay Check or Bank Statement
To use these supporting forms of ID, you will be required to execute a Reasonable Impediment Declaration.
More Resources For Felons In Texas
Where To Start – If you’re new to our site, then you should definitely checkout our Getting Started For Felons page that will give you the BEST help to dominate life in Texas as a felon. Click here to get started
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Background Check – You can get a background check to see what your record currently shows about your felony. Click here to get a background check
Legal Representation – If you’re a felon in Texas and need legal representation to get a felony expunged or any other help from a lawyer then you can get a FREE consultation. Click here to get legal representation