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Upcoming Elections

November 3, 2020: General
(This election includes contests originally scheduled for the May election but postponed due to COVID-19.)

Act Now! Don’t wait – check your registration, see sample ballots see the acceptable forms of ID, and know where to go to cast your ballot before you head to the polls.


Mission Statement


Useful Information for Voters


Where can I vote? Early Voting and Election Day Vote Centers


What Is My Precinct? 


Frequently Asked Questions


Am I Registered to Vote? Check your Voter Registration


 Effective September 1, 2020: House Bill 25 eliminates straight party voting in Texas


Sample Ballots for Hays County


Acceptable form of ID Needed to Vote


 Promote Democracy! Serve As a Poll Worker!

  • Get Involved
  • Assist Voters
  • Earn Extra Money

Hays County Elections is currently seeking bilingual individuals to work at our polling locations. If you are a registered voter in Hays County, you may serve as a poll worker! If interested in working, please call our office for further details.  Complete the Poll Worker Application Form , and either:

    a) mail to our office;
    b) e-mail to our address;
    c) or fax to our number.

Note: for the November 2020 General Election, we received more than 1,000 applications for poll workers. If you do not hear back from us by the beginning of Early Voting, please know that we hired as many people as we possibly could. Our staff will likely not have time to contact each applicant. We encourage you to apply again in the future and thank you for wanting to get involved!


Become a Deputy Registrar

Would you like to become a volunteer deputy registrar?  You no longer need to wait to attend a class.

Hays County offers online training for volunteer deputy registrars (VDRs).  VDR certifications remain valid for two years, expiring on December 31 of even-numbered years.

View the Texas Secretary of State’s Approved Training Materials

Read through the material. When you feel adequately trained and prepared, come by our office to review the study guide, pass the open-book exam, and receive your certificate of appointment and supply packet. 

For current Texas VDRs, you may print and make copies of the Voter Registration Application with receipt attached:

English and Spanish (inglés y español)


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Elections Administrator &
Voter Registrar

Jennifer Anderson

Address:
Hays County Government Center
712 South Stagecoach Trail
Suite 1012
San Marcos, TX 78666-6294

(Early Voting Clerk correspondence may be sent to the above address)

Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Phone:
512.393.7310

E-mail:
elections@co.hays.tx.us


 Protect Your Right to Vote

VOTE,
and the choice is yours;

DON’T VOTE,
and the choice is theirs;

REGISTER,
or you have no choice
!


Educational Video Series

Elections Presentations


 

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