Voting by Mail
NOTE: The last day to apply for ballot by mail (received, not postmarked) for the May 1, 2021 Joint General Election (Cities and Schools) is April 20, 2021 @ 5 PM.
REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICATION FOR BALLOT BY MAIL
Registered McLennan County voters may vote by mail if they meet one of the following criteria:
- Voter is 65 years of age or older on Election Day.
- Voter is disabled.
- Voter will be absent from McLennan County during Early Voting and Election Day. Voter must provide an out-of-county mailing address for the ballot.
- Voter is confined in jail, but eligible to vote.
ANNUAL APPLICATION FOR BALLOT BY MAIL
Registered voters who are 65 years of age or older or disabled qualify for an Annual Application for Ballot by Mail. Checking the "Annual Application" option in Block 6a on the application ensures that you will receive a mailed ballot for all applicable elections during the calendar year.
Applicants may submit an Application for Ballot by Mail beginning January 1st of each year.
For an emailed or faxed application to be accepted, the Application for Ballot by Mail MUST ALSO be mailed and received within 4 business days of the email or fax date.
REQUIREMENTS FOR FEDERAL POST CARD APPLICATION (FPCA)
You may vote by FPCA if you are:
- An active duty member, spouse and dependent(s) of the U.S. Armed Forces or Merchant Marine absent from and claiming McLennan County as your legal residence; or
- A U.S. citizen residing outside of the United States and claiming McLennan County as your legal residence.
Applicants may submit a Federal Post Card Application beginning January 1st of each year.
A Federal Post Card Application should be mailed or emailed to our office. By Texas law, if an FPCA is faxed, the original application must also be mailed and received in our office within 4 business days.