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* Physical Address:  101 West Main St.   Room B-105 * 
* Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 351 *
* Fredericksburg, TX 78624 * 
* Phone 830-997-6518  * Fax 830-990-2756 *

Email:  elections@gillespiecounty.org


Elections Administrator

Anissa Herrera

Voter Registration Information 



Eligibility 

To be eligible for voter registration, an applicant must be a U.S. citizen, a resident of the county, 18 years of age by election day (you may apply for registration at age 17 years, 10 months), not a convicted felon (unless a person’s sentence is completed including any probation or parole), and not declared mentally incompetent by a court of law. 

If for any reason you cannot register yourself, with your permission, your spouse, parent, or child may complete and sign a voter registration application for you, as long as that person is a registered voter or has applied to voter registration. This person is known as your “agent.” 

Please note that a voter who registers to vote in Texas must provide a Texas driver’s license number or personal identification number issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety.  If you do not have such a number, then you must state the fact on the application and provide the last four digits of your social security number.  If you do not have a social security number, you must also state that fact on you application. 

Register to vote or change your Voter Registration

Postage-paid voter registration applications (for new registrations or updates) are available at the Gillespie County Election’s Office and Gillespie County Tax Assessor-Collector’s office. Or, click the link below to view and print the online version of the voter registration application. You can complete the form on your computer and then print, sign, and return the completed form. The completed application must be returned to the Elections Department in person or by mail to the address shown on the application form. Completed applications must be returned or clearly postmarked by the 30th day before any election in which you desire to vote. If the deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, the deadline moved forward to the next business day.

Voter Registration Application Forms

https://webservices.sos.state.tx.us/vrapp/index.asp

Print and return completed applications by mail, in person or by fax.  

By USPS mail to:  

Gillespie County Elections Office

101 West Main Street  Mail Unit 1

Fredericksburg, TX 78624  

By Fax to:  

(830) 990-2756 

Or in person to:  

Gillespie County Elections Office 

101 West Main Street Room B-105 

Fredericksburg, TX 78624

IF AN APPLICATION IS FAXED YOU MUST STILL MAIL YOUR ORIGINAL APPLICATION.  IT MUST BE RECEIVED WITHIN FOUR (4) BUSINESS DAYS. WE CANNOT ACCEPT COMPLETED APPLICATIONS BY E-MAIL.

Update your name and/or address online

You may update your name and/or address online if you still live in the county in which you are currently registered to vote.  If you have moved to a new county, it is necessary to re-register using the Voter Registration Application provided in the section above.  Online name and/or address changes must be submitted by the 30th day before any election in which you desire to vote.  Click the link below to submit your online name and/or address change. 

Online Voter Registration Address or Name Change

https://txapps.texas.gov/tolapp/sos/SOSACManager




If you possess one of the following forms of acceptable photo ID, you must present it when voting in person:* 
• Texas Driver License issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) 
• Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS 
• Texas Personal Identification Card issued by DPS 
• Texas Handgun License issued by DPS 
• United States Military Identification Card containing your photograph 
• United States Citizenship Certificate containing your photograph 
• United States Passport (book or card) 

Do not possess and cannot reasonably obtain one of these IDs?     Fill out a declaration at the polls describing a reasonable impediment to obtaining it, and show a copy or original of one of the following supporting forms of ID: A government document that shows your name and an address, including your voter registration certificate; Current utility bill; Bank statement; Government check; Paycheck; or (a) A certified domestic (from a U.S. state or territory) birth certificate or (b) a document confirming birth admissible in a court of law which establishes your identity (which may include a foreign birth document). 

* With the exception of the U.S. Citizenship Certificate, for voters aged 18-69, the acceptable form of photo identification must
be current or have expired no more than 4 years before being presented for voter qualification at the polling place. A person 70
years of age or older may use a form of acceptable photo identification that has expired if the identification is otherwise valid.
Exemptions: Voters with a disability may apply with the county voter registrar for a permanent exemption to showing acceptable photo ID or following the Reasonable Impediment Declaration procedure at the polls. Voters with a religious objection to being photographed or voters who do not present an acceptable form of photo identification or follow the Reasonable Impediment Declaration procedure at the polls because of certain natural disasters may apply for a temporary exemption to showing an acceptable form of photo identification or following the Reasonable Impediment Declaration procedure at the polls. Please contact your voter registrar for more details.


Si posee una de las siguientes formas de identificación aprobadas con fotografía, debe presentarla al votar en persona:* 
• Licencia de Conducir de Texas expedida por el Departamento de Seguridad Pública (DPS, según sus siglas en inglés) 
• Certificado de Identificación Electoral de Texas expedido por el DPS 
• Tarjeta de Identificación Personal de Texas expedida por el DPS 
• Licencia para Portar Armas de Fuego de Texas expedida por el DPS 
• Cédula de Identificación Militar de los Estados Unidos con fotografía 
• Certificado de Ciudadanía de los Estados Unidos con fotografía 
• Pasaporte de los Estados Unidos (libro o tarjeta) 
¿ No posee y no puede razonablemente obtener una de estas identificaciones? Llene una declaración en la casilla electoral describiendo un impedimento razonable para obtenerla, y muestre una copia o el original de una de las siguientes formas de identificación adicionales:  Documento del gobierno con su nombre y dirección, incluyendo su certifica do de registro de votante; Factura reciente de servicios públicos; Estado de cuenta bancaria; Cheque del gobierno; Cheque de pago; o (a) Acta de nacimiento certificada nacional (de un estado o territorio de EE. UU.) o (b) un documento que confirma el nacimiento admisible en un tribunal de justicia que establece su identidad (que puede incluir un documento de nacimiento extranjero). 
* Con la excepción del certificado de ciudadanía estadounidense, para los votantes entre 18 y 69 años, la identificación aprobada con fotografía debe estar actualizada o no haber vencido más de 4 años antes de ser presentada para la calificación del votante en la casilla electoral. Una persona de 70 años de edad o más puede usar una forma de identificación aprobada con fotografía que haya vencido si la identificación es por lo demás válida. Exenciones: Votantes con alguna discapacidad pueden aplicar con el registrador de votantes del condado para una exención permanente a la presentación de una identificación aprobada con fotografía o seguir el procedimiento de Declaración de Impedimento Razonable en las casillas electorales. Los votantes con una objeción religiosa a ser fotografiados o votantes que no presentan una forma de identificación aprobada con fotografía o que no siguen el procedimiento de Declaración de Impedimento Razonable en las casillas electorales debido a ciertos desastres naturales pueden aplicar para una exención temporal a la presentación de una identificación aprobada con fotografía o el seguir el procedimiento de Declaración de Impedimento Razonable en las casillas electorales . Por favor, póngase en contacto con su registrador de votantes para obtener más detalles.

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