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How To Vote In Texas 2020

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    ♪ (patriotic music) ♪
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    Hey Texas, if you want to vote this year,
    first, you got to be registered.
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    If you’re a first time voter in Texas
    or you've moved since the last election,
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    you’ll need to fill out
    a registration form
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    and mail it to
    your voter registrar’s office.
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    You can find a link in the description
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    to where you can fill out
    and print a registration form.
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    Just make sure you send it in
    before October 5th
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    if you want to vote
    in the general election in November.
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    Once your registration form is accepted,
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    your county will mail you
    a voter certificate
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    letting you know you’re registered.
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    Now for the fun part: you get to vote.
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    If you’re going to be out of the county
    for the entire early voting period
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    AND election day,
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    are 65 or older,
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    or you have an illness or disability
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    that prevents you
    from getting to the polls,
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    you have the option
    to vote absentee by mail.
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    You can use the link below
    to print an application to vote by mail,
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    and send it in before October 23rd.
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    If that doesn’t sound like you,
    you can still vote early—
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    any registered voter can vote in person
    at an early vote location
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    from October 15th to the 30th.
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    There’s a link below to look-up
    the locations and times
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    where you can vote early in your county.
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    If you don’t plan to vote early,
    there’s a link below to find out
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    where you should go to vote
    on November 3rd.
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    All polling locations are open
    from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm.
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    Whether you vote early or on election day,
    you’ll need to bring a photo ID.
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    Acceptable IDs include a driver’s license,
    passport, personal ID card, military ID,
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    citizenship certificate,
    or Texas handgun license.
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    If you can't get one of those,
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    you can sign a statement
    saying you don’t have a required ID,
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    and use another proof of address
    like a utility bill, paycheck,
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    or bank statement with your name
    and address on it.
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    You can also go to the link
    in the description
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    and find your sample ballot,
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    so you can see everything
    that you’re able to vote for
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    on election day.
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    You don’t have to vote for everything
    on the ballot for it to count,
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    but those local elections
    are pretty important
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    so this gives you a chance
    to research your candidates
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    and ballot measures ahead of time.
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    You can even print it out
    or take a screenshot
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    and take it to the polls with you
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    to make sure you remember
    how you want to vote.
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    One last thing: if you’re going to vote
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    —open up your notes app
    or grab a piece of paper and make a plan.
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    Write down when
    and how you’re going to register,
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    what time you’re going to vote,
    how you’re gonna get there,
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    what ID you’re going to use,
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    even who you’re going to bring
    to the polls with you.
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    Having a plan is a great way to make sure
    that nothing unexpected stops you
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    from voting on November 3rd.
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    All the links you need to get registered
    and figure out where you can vote
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    are below.
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    Thanks for being a voter.
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    How To Vote in Every State
    is produced by Complexly
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    in partnership with
    The MediaWise Voter Project,
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    which is led by The Poynter Institute
    and supported by Facebook.
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