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Texas ID Requirement to Vote
Information on Texas Legislature
Local Democratic Groups

Texas ID Requirement to Vote:

  Texas Driver license (not expired more than 4 years)
  Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS (these are permanent cards for over 70 years)
  Texas Personal ID card issued by DPS (these may be permanent for age 60 or older and marked "INDEF")
  Texas Concealed Handgun License issuedby DPS (not expired more than 4 years)
  US Military ID Card with photo (these are permanent cards and marked "INDEF")
  US Citizenship Certificate with photo (these Do Not Expire)
  US Passport and Passport Card (not expired more than 4 years)

NOTE: If voter has a voter registration certificate with an (E) by their card number they are exempt from photo ID requirement.

If you don’t have any of the above ID, you will sign a declaration saying you have a “reasonable impediment” to obtaining one of these forms of ID, and must show some alternative form of ID that has your name and address, such as:

  Voter Registration Certificate
  Driver’s License or Personal ID Card from any state (regardless of expiration date)
  Expired voter registration certificates
  Government Check
  Utility Bill
  Any other government Document that shows your name and address

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Local Democratic Groups:

There are many local Democratic groups in our area.   These groups provide great opportunities for political and social involvement with other Democrats and Progressives.

  • Coppell-VelleyRanch Democrats
    Meet 3rd Thursdays of odd-numbered months.
    7:00 p.m. at Pan Acean Noodles & Grill, 777 S. MacArthur Blvd., Coppell 75019.  
    If you intend to order food please come 20-30 minutes early.
  • Stonewall Democrats
    Meet 3rd Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
    Sue Ellens, 3014 Throckmorton St., Dallas, 75219
  • Far North Dallas Richardson Democrats
    Meet 3rd Thursday at 7:00 p.m.
    Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse, 1251 W. Campbell Rd., #240, Richardson, 75080
    If you intend to order food please come 20-30 minutes early.
  • Irving Democrats
    Meet 2nd Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.
    Even-numbered months, meet at Midori Sushi, 4020 N MacArthur, Ste. 114, Irving 75039.
    If you intend to order food please come 20-30 minutes early.
  • Irving Democratic Women
    Meet 1st Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.
    East Buffet (Chinese), 4023 Airport Freeway,
    Northwest corner of Beltline and 183 shopping area.
    If you intend to order food please come 20-30 minutes early.
  • Drinking Liberally Coppell
    Meet 2nd Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
    Esparza'sl, 817 S MacArthur Blvd. #125, Coppell, 75019
    Brian Mackay, Host
  • Drinking Liberally Lewisville
    Meet 2nd Tuesday at 6:30 p.m.
    Tierney’s Café and Tavern, 208 E Main, Old Town Lewisville
    Julie Malcolm, Bob Marion, Hosts
  • Drinking Liberally Addison
    Meet 3rd Thursday at 6:00 p.m.
    The Londoner, 14930 Midway Rd, Addison 75001
    John Turner-McClelland, Deb Thobe, Hosts
  • Drinking Liberally Mid-Cities
    Meet 3rd Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
    The Londoner, 5150 Colleyville Blvd., Colleyville 76034
    Kathleen Thompson, Brad Walker, Doug Weathers, Hosts


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