Vote-By-Mail Applications Available

Election is Nov. 6; early voting runs Oct. 22-Nov. 2

Travis County is accepting applications to vote early by mail for the Nov. 6 election. Because, you know, you don't want to miss this opportunity to abolish the office of Inspector of Animals and Hides. Press release from the county follows:

Travis County Clerk - Elections Division
Dana DeBeauvoir, County Clerk

County Clerk Accepting Ballot by Mail Applications

Austin-Travis County Clerk Dana DeBeauvoir announced that her office is accepting applications to vote early by mail for the upcoming November 6, 2007, election.

“We want to be sure that every eligible voter knows about the opportunity to vote early,” DeBeauvoir said. “For some, the best option is voting by mail.”

DeBeauvoir said that voting by mail is especially helpful to travelers as well as elderly and disabled voters who find it difficult to get to a polling place.

“Texas provides two options for voting early,” DeBeauvoir said. “Anyone can vote early in person, but a voter must meet certain qualifications to apply for a ballot by mail.”

To vote by mail in Travis County, a person must be registered to vote in the county and meet one of four criteria:
· 65 years of age or older
· disabled
· out of the county for the entire voting period (October 22 - November 2); or
· confined in jail, but eligible to vote.

The deadline for submitting an application for a ballot by mail is Tuesday, October 30. Applications can be downloaded from the Travis County Clerk’s Elections Division web site at: www.traviscountyelections.org, or by calling the office at 512-854-4996.

Early Voting in Person runs from Monday, October 22 - Friday, November 2. Voters can cast a ballot at any early voting location.

On Election Day, voters must cast a ballot from their registered precinct. Election Day is Tuesday, November 6, 2007.

Sample ballots are available on the County Clerk’s web site:
www.traviscountyelections.org.

A note to readers: Bold and uncensored, The Austin Chronicle has been Austin’s independent news source for almost 40 years, expressing the community’s political and environmental concerns and supporting its active cultural scene. Now more than ever, we need your support to continue supplying Austin with independent, free press. If real news is important to you, please consider making a donation of $5, $10 or whatever you can afford, to help keep our journalism on stands.

Support the Chronicle  

READ MORE
More Elections
Early Voting Locations and Voter ID Info
Early Voting Locations and Voter ID Info
Find your nearest polling location and know what to bring with you

Oct. 14, 2019

Here's What's on the Nov. 5 Ballot in Austin
Here's What's on the Nov. 5 Ballot in Austin
A quick guide to the propositions you'll be yea-ing or nay-ing

Sarah Marloff, Oct. 11, 2019

More by Lee Nichols
Game Changer
Game Changer
A new football culture for Austin bars

Oct. 23, 2015

Beer Flights
Beer Flights
Celis: welcome home

Aug. 17, 2012

KEYWORDS FOR THIS POST

elections, early voting

MORE IN THE ARCHIVES
NEWSLETTERS
One click gets you all the newsletters listed below

Breaking news, arts coverage, and daily events

Can't keep up with happenings around town? We can help.

Austin's queerest news and events

New recipes and food news delivered Mondays

All questions answered (satisfaction not guaranteed)

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle