Are you registered to vote? If not, the last day to register to vote in the upcoming Nov. 6 election is Tuesday, Oct. 9.
"Before a voter is able to vote in an election," said Julie Seippel, voter registration supervisor. "They need to register 30 days before an election for it to be effective for that election."
She said voters should update their voter registration when they move, just like they'd update their driver’s license.
To register in person, go to the Williamson County Elections Department at 301 SE Inner Loop Ste 104 in Georgetown.
"They can also mail in an application," Seippel said.
Applications are available on the Williamson County elections website (www.wilco.org/Departments/Elections), the post office, the library and the Department of Public Safety.
Applications have to be postmarked by Oct. 9 for a voter to be eligible to vote in the Nov. 6 election.
The only thing needed to register is name, address, date of birth and a driver's license number.
"If they don't have a driver's license or a Texas personal ID number, they'll need the last four digits of their social security number," Seippel said.
People who may have been convicted of a crime or served jail time, they are still allowed to register and vote.
"If they have reached the end of all of their sentence, including any incarceration, probation or parole, then they can register to vote again," Seippel said.
Early voting begins Oct. 22 and ends Nov. 2. There are 16 full-time early voting locations, including city hall in Taylor.
Seippel said there are mobile locations that will visit the more rural areas.
"They go to a different location each day," she said.
The deadline to apply for a ballot by mail is Oct. 26.
"That's for voters who are going to be out of town during early voting and on Election Day,” she said. “Voters who are over 65 or disabled can also register for ballot by mail.”
Mail-in ballot applications are available on the Williamson County elections website.