Kaufman County Elections Administrator Tandi Smith wants to remind eligible voters that early voting for the May 6, 2023 Joint Election begins Monday, April 24, and ends Tuesday, May 2. Qualified voters within the respective political subdivisions holding a general or special election in Kaufman County can cast their ballot at any vote center in the county. There will be seven (7) vote centers open across Kaufman County during early voting. A complete list of those locations and times can be found by following this link – Early Voting Locations. Participating political subdivisions are listed on the news release.
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Alternatively, voters who meet one of the following qualifications can vote by mail:
- 65 years of age or older
- Person with a disability (as defined in Texas Election Code 82.002(a))
- Expected to give birth within three weeks before or after Election Day
- Civilly Committed Under 841, Health and Safety Code
- Out of the county during the entire election including early voting
Eligible voters can download their Application for Ballot By Mail (ABBM) by following this link – Application. When filling out the application, be sure to fill out all five (5) sections thoroughly. Applicants MUST include either their Texas Driver’s License Number or the last four digits of their Social Security Number on their application. We recommend that applicants fill in both. Applicants can find a helpful instructional video on filling out and submitting their application by following this link – Ballot By Mail.
The deadline to return (Received, not Postmarked) the Application for Ballot By Mail to vote in the May 6, 2023 General Election is Tuesday, April 25, 2023.
Kaufman County voters can find their sample ballot online by following this link - Sample Ballot. Voters are allowed to bring a printed copy of their sample ballot with them to the polls as reference material.