Early voting is under way! Here are important dates and information to remember leading up to Election Day on November 3.
Oct. 13: In-person early voting begins
Oct. 23: Last day to apply for a ballot by mail (the application must be received by this date, not simply postmarked)
Oct. 30: Last day of in-person early voting
Nov. 3: Election Day
Nov. 3, 7 p.m.: Deadline to return mail-in ballot if carrier envelope is not postmarked, OR Nov. 4 at 5 p.m. if carrier envelope is postmarked by 7 p.m. at the location of the election on Election Day
Downtown Arlington Polling Locations
In Downtown Arlington, there are two polling locations:
Tarrant County Sub-Courthouse, 700 E Abram Street, Arlington, 76010
Maverick Activities Center, University of Texas at Arlington, 500 W Nedderman Drive, Arlington, 76019
Click here for other polling locations across Arlington and Tarrant County.
Tuesday - Saturday, October 13-17: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 18: Closed
Monday - Friday, October 19-23: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 24: 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 25: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday, October 26-30: 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, November 3: 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Do I Need ID to Vote?
Yes. Texas requires voters to present one form of photo ID when voting in person. The following forms of ID are acceptable:
Texas driver license issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)
Texas election identification certificate issued by DPS
Texas personal identification card issued by DPS
Texas handgun license issued by DPS
United States Military identification card containing the person’s photograph
United States citizenship certificate containing the person’s photograph
United States passport (book or card)
More Voter Information
There are several excellent resoures for voter information in Tarrant County and Arlington. The UTA Shorthorn newspaper recently provided a breakdown of the November ballot. The website Vote411.org, a service of the League of Women Voters, provides links to:
Check your voter registration
Find your polling location
See a sample ballot
Discover upcoming debates in the area
Finally, click here for a comprehensive Voter Guide, courtesy of The City of Arlington and Tarrant County.