Voting

Be Ready to Vote  

Voter registration applications are available at the library or can be downloaded. In Texas, voter registration applications must be mailed in at least 30 days before the election.

Information on Voting & Elections  

Vote Texas
Powered by the Texas Secretary of State, this site covers many of the logistics of voting, such as registering, important dates, absentee voting, and much more.

Voting Ballot

Register to Vote

You must be registered to vote in your current precinct (determined by your address).  
Check to see if you're registered to vote!

Hays County - Elections & Voting
All you need to know about elections and voting in Hays County.  

City of Buda Election Information
Important information for City of Buda residents, including important dates, information for voters and candidates, and a list of declared candidates for local elections.

Make Informed Decisions

League of Women Voters
The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan group that provides educational materials to help voters be ready to make the most informed choices at the polls.  

Local chapters 
Austin Area League of Women Voters
Hays County League of Women Voters

PolitiFact Texas
Rates the truthfulness of political statements, ranging from true to "pants-on-fire" and provides detailed articles backing up the ratings. Winner of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting.  

FactCheck.org
A nonpartisan, nonprofit “consumer advocate” for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics that monitors the accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in various forms of media.  

ProCon.org
A nonprofit public charity whose mission is "promoting critical thinking, education, and informed citizenship by presenting controversial issues in a straightforward, nonpartisan, primarily pro-con format." Many issues are addressed and include background information, "Did You Know" sections, Pro and Con sections, and links to many primary-source documents.