Some voters can request absentee ballots by Oct. 27.

Here is some voter information. For early voting times and polling places in three counties, see our separate list.

Absentee ballots

• A ballot by mail may be requested if a voter expects to be absent on Election Day, Nov. 7, or during the hours of early voting; those who are 65 years of age or older; disabled; or in jail.

• The application deadline for a ballot by mail is the 11th day prior to Election Day. The early voting clerk must receive the application by Oct. 27.

• Applications may be mailed via the U.S. Postal Service.

• In Coryell County, the address is P.O. Box 6, Gatesville, TX 76528.

• The application may be faxed to the early voting clerk at 254-865-2519.

• The ballot may be mailed to an address outside the county.

• Ballot by mail requests can be found at:

• A signed and scanned image of the application may be emailed to the early voting clerk

• In Bell County, absentee ballot applications should be submitted to:

• Bell County Elections Department, P.O. Box 1629, Belton, Texas 76513.

Who can vote

• Residents in the City of Copperas Cove may vote for any and all elections in Places 5, 6 and 7. Copperas Cove voters are not required to live within a specific area to vote for these seats.

• Voters in Gatesville Independent School District can vote for up to three candidates in the school board election.

• Nolanville residents can vote on the contested council race and a proposition to fund road repairs and maintenance.

• Voters statewide, including all of Bell, Coryell and Lampasas counties, can vote for seven state constitutional amendments.

What identification do you need

Proper identification is required, including a Texas driver’s license issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety; Texas election identification certificate issued by DPS; Texas personal identification card issued by DPS; Texas license to carry a handgun issued by DPS; United State military identification card with photo; United States citizenship certificate containing a photograph; and a United States passport.

More information

Are you are registered to vote, or need information on absentee ballots or wonder who is on your ballot? Go to to find out.

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