Voter Information

Voter Registration

To be eligible to vote in a May election, you must have a current voter registration application on file at the Liberty County Courthouse no later than 30 days prior to Election Day. The Liberty County Courthouse is located at 1923 Sam Houston Avenue, Liberty, Texas 77575, 936-336-4528.  Hours:  M-F 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  

Early Voting Information

Early Voting by Personal Appearance

If you are eligible to vote on Election Day, you are eligible to vote during the period for Early Voting by Personal Appearance.  Early Voting is open to all registered voters.  Normally, during this period the lines are shorter and this period also includes two twelve-hour days for early voting.  These two days provide additional early morning and late evening opportunities for citizens to participate in the voting process.

The Early Voting polling place for City of Liberty elections is the Jack Hartel Building located at 318 San Jacinto Street, Liberty, Texas 77575. 

Early Voting by Mail 

All registered voters are eligible to request and receive a ballot by mail if any of the following conditions prevent them from voting during the period of Early Voting by Personal Appearance or on Election Day:

  • Expected absence from the County during both the early voting period and on Election Day;
  • Disability;
  • 65 Years of age or older;
  • Confinement in jail and not finally convicted of a felony. 

The request must state the address at which you are registered to vote, the condition above that applies, the address to which you want the ballot mailed, and your signature.  If the ballot is not to be mailed outside the County and not to the address at which you are registered, you must give an explanation as to the address submitted, such as a hospital, nursing home, etc.

Applications for ballot by mail may not be submitted more than 60 days before Election Day. Requests for a ballot by mail must be received BY MAIL after the beginning of the early voting period.

Click link below to download Application for Ballot by Mail (PDF file)

Or call the Liberty County Clerks Office at 936-336-4670 to request an application be mailed to you. 

Election Day Voting

The polling place location for the City of Liberty General Election, which is held on the first Saturday of May, is the Jack Hartel Building located at 318 San Jacinto Street, Liberty, Texas 77575.  Polls are open on Election Day from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. 

What You Need to Bring When Voting (Photo ID) 
Senate Bill 5, passed by the 85th Legislature, Regular Session, requires voters who possess an acceptable form of photo identification for voting listed below to present that identification in order to vote in person in all Texas elections. 

For voters aged 18-69, the acceptable form of photo identification may be expired no more than four years before being presented for voter qualification at the polling place. 

For voters aged 70 or older, the acceptable form of photo identification may be expired for any length of time if the identification is otherwise valid.  
Voters who do not possess an acceptable form of photo identification and cannot reasonably obtain one of the forms of acceptable photo identification listed below may present a supporting form of identification and execute a Reasonable Impediment Declaration, noting the voter’s reasonable impediment to obtaining an acceptable form of photo identification, stating that the information contained in the declaration is true, that the voter is the same individual personally appearing at the polling place to sign the declaration, and that the voter faces a reasonable impediment to procuring an acceptable form of photo identification.

Here is a list of the acceptable forms of photo ID:
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 the person’s photograph
United States Citizenship Certificate containing the person’s photograph
United States Passport (book or card)

With the exception of the U.S. Citizenship Certificate, which does not expire, for voters aged 18-69, the acceptable form of photo identification may be expired no more than four years before being presented for voter qualification at the polling place. For voters aged 70 or older, the acceptable form of photo identification may be expired for any length of time if the identification is otherwise valid.

Election Identification Certificates are available from DPS driver license offices during regular business hours.

Here is a list of the supporting forms of ID that can be presented if the voter does not possess one of the forms of acceptable photo ID and cannot reasonably obtain one:
copy or original of a government document that shows the voter’s name and an address, including the voter’s voter registration certificate;
copy of or original current utility bill;
copy of or original bank statement;
copy of or original government check;
copy of or original paycheck; or
copy of or original of (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 the voter’s identity (which may include a foreign birth document).

After presenting one of the forms of supporting ID listed above, the voter must execute a Reasonable Impediment Declaration.
To review frequently asked questions regarding Photo ID, visit www.votetexas.gov.