This article appeared in the Nov. 6, 2018, issue of the student newsletter.
Early voting ended Nov. 2, but you can still let your voice be heard in the midterm elections on Tuesday, Nov. 6.
If you're a registered voter, don't let anything — transportation, long lines, etc. — discourage you from going to a polling place on Nov. 6 to exercise your constitutional right. Here's everything you'll need before you go.
You can find your voting precinct location by going to VoteTexas and searching My Voter Page. You can log in to My Voter Page with various combinations of your Voter Unique Identifier (VUID), your birthday, your driver's license number, your name and your county.
Once you're logged in, you'll see your registration status, your county, precinct and VUID. You can also click on the upcoming election to get your polling information.
Election Day voting hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at all polling places in Texas. When you get in line to vote, stay in line even if you're there after 7 p.m.
You can still vote when the polls close if you're already in line. Bring a snack if you need one, but stay in line until you submit your ballot!
Now that you know where to go, how do you get there? If you don't have a reliable form of transportation, there are still plenty of options:
In Texas, you're required to bring at least one form of identification with you. Any of the following will do the trick: