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Rusk County Elections Office
204 N. Main St.
Henderson, TX 75652
Phone: 903-657-0321
Fax:
903-657-0319

Kaitlin Smith, Elections Administrator
Email: ksmith@co.rusk.tx.us

Texas Counties Deliver

UPCOMING

General Election (Amendments)

November 5, 2019

 

Early Voting Information*

Election Day Locations

Notice of Election*

Notice of Testing*

Daily Early Voting Totals*

Personal Appearance Roster*

By Mail Roster*

*when available

  • Register to Vote

    In order to vote, you must be registered.  Applications must be submitted at least 30 days before the election date.

    You are eligible to register if:

    • You are a US Citizen;
    • You are a resident of the county;
    • You are at least 17 years & 10 months of age;
    • You have not been declared by a court of law to be either totally, or partially mentally incapacitated, AND
    • You have not been convicted of a felony, or, if convicted, must have (1) fully discharged the sentence, including any term of incarceration, parole or supervision, or (2) been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disability to vote

    Register Now - click here  (new Rusk County voters)

    Mail To

    Rusk County Elections

    PO BOX 668

    Henderson, TX 75653

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    Am I registered?

    Check your registration status - click here

    Change Name or Address - click here (currently registered Rusk County voters ONLY)

     

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    Volunteer Deputy Registrar

    What is a VDR?

    • A Volunteer Deputy Registrar is a person trained and appointed by our office that helps register

      eligible citizens to vote.

    How do I become a VDR?

    • To become a VDR, please call to set up a training session. Training takes approximately 30 minutes.

    How long does my appointment last?

    •  All VDR appointments expire on December 31st of even-numbered years.

    You are eligible for appointment if:

    • You are at least 18 years old;
    • You are a United States Citizen;
    • You are a Texas resident;
    • You have not been determined by a final judgment of the court to be totally mentally incapacitated or partially incapacitated;
    • You have not been finally convicted of a felony, or, if convicted, must have (1) fully discharged the sentence, including any term of incarceration, parole or supervision, or (2) been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disability to vote;
    • You have not been finally convicted of identity theft under Section 32.51 of the Penal Code, AND
    • You have not been convicted of failing to deliver a voter registration application to a voter registrar

    NOTE: VDR's must be trained and appointed by our office to accept Voter Registration Applications.

     

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    Request a Voter List

    To request a list of registered votes, please complete this form - click here

    It may be printed & mailed, dropped of at the Elections Office, or submitted by email (with signature).


  • Voter ID

    • ID options for Texas voters have been

      updated. To read more - click here

     

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    Voting Order Priority

    • An election officer may give voting priority to individuals with a mobility problem that substantially impairs the person's ability to move around. To read more - click here

     

  • Voting By Mail

    In order to vote by mail, you must meet at least one of the following requirements:

    • 65 years or older
    • Sick or disabled
    • Expected Absence from the County  (Must be absent during the entirety of early voting, Election Day, AND provide an out-of-county address where your ballot can be mailed AND include the dates you can receive mail at that address)
    • Confined in jail, but otherwise eligible

    Application for Ballot By Mail - click here

    You may also call to request that an application be mailed to you. 903-657-0321


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    Submitting an Application

    Mail

    Rusk County Elections

    PO Box 668

    Henderson, TX 75653

     

    Hand Deliver

    Application must be delivered by the voter & may NOT be delivered during the Early Voting period.

    Rusk County Elections Office

    204 N. Main Street

    Henderson, TX 75652

     

    Fax

    Attn. Early Voting Clerk

    903-657-0319

    Hard copy must be sent by mail & be received not later than the 4th business day after the email.

    Email

    rcelect@co.rusk.tx.us

    Hard copy must be sent by mail & be received not later than the 4th business day after the email.


  • Military & Overseas Voters - FPCA

    To be eligible for an FPCA in Texas you must meet one of the following criteria:

    • A member of the U.S. armed forces, their spouse, or a dependent; stationed outside of Rusk County;
    • a U.S. Citizen (nonmilitary) temporarily residing overseas, living abroad; OR
    • a U.S. Citizen (nonmilitary) permanently residing overseas, with no intent to return*

    *only eligible to vote on federal races

    The FPCA must include an address where the applicant is located outside of Rusk County.

    FPCA Form – click here

    FPCA Ballot Tracking - click here

    To learn more about military and overseas voting, visit www.fvap.gov

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    Submitting an FPCA

    Mail

    Rusk County Elections

    PO Box 668

    Henderson, TX 75653

    Hand Deliver

    Rusk County Elections Office

    204 N. Main Street

    Henderson, TX 75653

    Fax

    Attn. Early Voting Clerk

    903-657-0319

    Email

    rcelect@co.rusk.tx.us (must include voters original signature)

    If you have questions, or would like assistance, please contact our office at 903-657-0321 or, by emailing rcelect@co.rusk.tx.us

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