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Volunteer deputy registrars

Volunteer deputy registrars help register eligible citizens to vote by distributing, reviewing, and accepting completed voter registration applications. They serve for two-year terms expiring on Dec. 31 of even-numbered years.

Becoming a volunteer deputy registrar is easy. The state requires you attend a one-hour training session. We offer training sessions at 10:30 a.m. on the first Saturday of each month and at 10:30 a.m., 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of every month. Additional classes are added as needed. Locations of trainings vary. To find a location and sign up for a training class, visit our Facebook Events page.

Our new Travis County Voter Registration Satellite Office is located at 4705 Heflin Lane, Austin, TX 78721.

Our outreach team is available from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, to assist you with questions, supply pick up and application drop off.



To qualify as a volunteer deputy registrar, you must be: 

  • At least 18 years old
  • A United States citizen
  • A Texas resident

You cannot be:

  • Determined by a final judgment of a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be totally, mentally incapacitated or partially mentally incapacitated, without the right to vote.
  • Convicted of failing to deliver a voter application to a voter registrar.
  • Convicted of a felony or, if so convicted, you must be fully discharged of the sentence, including any term of incarceration, parole, or supervision, or completed a period of probation ordered by any court, or you were  pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disability to vote.
  • Convicted of identity theft under Sec. 32.51 of the Texas Penal Code


Volunteer deputy registrars help Travis County citizens register to vote by: 

  • Providing voter registration applications
  • Assisting to complete voter registration application
  • Accepting and reviewing completed voter registration applications and giving receipts
  • Informing applicants voter registration certificates are mailed within 30 days


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