There are limited polling sites
during early voting; however, many cities have at least one polling site
during early voting. On election day, one must visit their particular
precinct if they wish to cast their ballot.
In the Student Union's La Sala during early voting from October 20-24.
Election Day, you must vote at your designated precinct. Your voter
registration card indicates a "precinct number." This number determines
where you can vote in your neighborhood.
some cases, precincts may be combined to accommodate joint local
elections, so always consult your County Clerk or Elections
Administrator in the days before an election for the address of the
polling place where you’re to vote.
Cameron County Elections Office: (956) 544-0809
Hidalgo County Elections Office: (956) 318-2570
Starr County Elections Office: (956) 716-4800 Ext.4831
Last Day to Register to Vote is Monday, October 6, 2014
Early Voting begins throughout the county on Monday, October 20, 2014
Early Voting ends on Friday, October 31, 2014
General Election Day is on Tuesday, November 4.
When you arrive at the
polling place, you will be asked for your voter registration
card and identification card. The election official will ask if you
have moved and then ask you to sign the list of people who have voted in
Depending on the type of election - local, statewide, national, or combination - you will be handed:
- A paper ballot on which you will select your choices and which will be counted by hand;
- A paper ballot on which you will select your choices by darkening an
oval or arrow directly or "marking" with the aid of a voting machine;
- A slip of paper with a numerical access code or, in some counties, a
ballot activator card. In the next available voting booth, enter your
code or card and let the on-screen instructions guide you through the
process of electronic voting.
Easy, right? For a complete list of
what you can bring into the voting booth and the type of help you can
ask for, please refer to our section "Hey, you have rights."
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