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Disability Rights Texas Handout

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Easy Voting How-To Guide: Your Vote Matters

The text below reflects what is in “Easy Voting How-To Guide: Your Vote Matters.” The complete guide with pictures is available under “Attached documents” located at the bottom of this web page.

What is voting?

Having your voice heard.

Can I vote?

You are:


Do you have a guardian?

Do you know if you have the right to vote?
Things you vote on


Other things you vote on:

How to learn about candidates
What’s impotant to you

To help you choose who to vote for, think about things that are important to you.

Are they:

Registering to vote

Before you can vote in an election, you must register. You can ask for help to register.
Places you can register:

Voting by mail
On voting day
Voting rights
Voting responsibilities
Disability Rights Texas Voter Hotline

If you have questions about your voting rights or need to report a problem voting
call 1-888-796-VOTE (8683) or e-mail

Disability Rights Texas
2222 West Braker Lane
Austin, TX 78758
1-888-796-VOTE (8683)
1-866-362-2851 (video phone)

Funded by the Help America Vote Act of 2002

Last updated: August 28, 2020
Publication Code: HA11

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Statewide Intake: 1-800-252-9108
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Disclaimer: Disability Rights Texas strives to update its materials on an annual basis, and this handout is based upon the law at the time it was written. The law changes frequently and is subject to various interpretations by different courts. Future changes in the law may make some information in this handout inaccurate.

The handout is not intended to and does not replace an attorney’s advice or assistance based on your particular situation.