Voting FAQs

How do I check to see if I'm registered to vote?


Great question! To verify your voter registration, please visit the Texas Secretary of State's Electionet Administration System Website. If the above link does not work, you may copy/paste the following link into your web browser: https://teamrv-mvp.sos.texas.gov/MVP/mvp.do. On the right hand side of the webpage, you will see a button labeled "Selection Criteria." Once you click it, you may verify your voter registration in one of three ways:

  1. Your VUID (Voter Unique Identifier) and Date of Birth
  2. Your TDL (Texas Driver's License) and Date of Birth
  3. Your Name, County, Date of Birth, and Zip Code
Submit your information. If you are registered to vote, you will be shown your voter information.




I'm not registered! What do I do?


No problem! To register in-person: Visit your Voter Registrar. The County Voter Registration Official for Medina County is: Patricia Barton 1202 14th Street Hondo, TX 78861 (830) 741-6009 Phone (830) 741-6007 FAX There, you will be able to complete a paper application. To register by mail: Visit votetexas.gov to print your voter registration application. You may find the direct link to the informal online application here. Once you have filled in the online application, you m ust print the application and mail it to the following address: Elections Administrator Patricia Barton 1202 14th Street Hondo, TX 78861 Remember: in order to vote, you MUST MAIL YOUR APPLICATION AT LEAST 30 DAYS BEFORE THE DATE OF THE ELECTION.




What forms of ID should I bring to the polls?


Texas currently requires that all voters possess and bring one of the following forms of ID when voting in person:

  1. Texas driver license issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS)
  2. Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS
  3. Texas personal identification card issued by DPS
  4. Texas license to carry a handgun issued by DPS
  5. United States military identification card containing your photograph
  6. United States citizenship certificate containing your photograph
  7. United States passport
However, if you do not possess (and cannot reasonably obtain) one of the above listed IDs, you can fill out a decleration and bring a supporting document. For more information, please see this complete list.




Where can I learn more?


For more information about voting in Texas, you can visit votetexas.gov. For more information about how we plan on combating the ever-tightening restrictions on voters, however, please watch this space. We're going to make this right.