Texas Electoral SituationAbsentee ballots require an excuse: yes
Early voting: yes
Felons: The State of Texas prohibits felons currently on probation, in prison, or on parole from voting. Once an individual has completed their sentence, their right to vote is automatically restored.
ID Laws: First-time voters who register by mail and do not provide ID verification with registration application need: A driver's license or personal identification card issued to the person by the Department of Public Safety or a similar document issued to the person by an agency of another state, regardless of whether the license or card has expired; a form of identification containing the person's photograph that establishes the person's identity; a birth certificate or other document confirming birth that is admissible in a court of law and establishes the person's identity; citizenship papers issued to the person; a passport issued to the person; official mail addressed to the person by name from a governmental entity; a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows the name and address of the voter; or any other form of identification prescribed by the secretary of state.
Mandatory poll worker/election official training: no
Paper trail: no
Provisional ballot validity determined by jurisdiction of voter, not precinct: no
Registration deadline: Register 30 days before the election.
Uniform voting system: no