training & education

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Volunteer Deputy Registrar Training

If you are interested in becoming a Deputy Voter Registrar, you must attend training.
Classes will be held on the 2nd Monday of each month beginning at 10 a.m. at the Comal County Elections Office, 178 E. Mill St., Suite 100, New Braunfels.
Please call 830-221-1352 to register to attend and bring your Voter Registration Certificate.
Annual Application for Ballot by Mail (ABBM) –
If you are a voter that is over 65 years of age or disabled, you qualify for requesting an Annual ABBM for the upcoming elections. An Annual ABBM is valid from the time the early voting clerk receives it until the end of the calendar year or until the voter submits a change in registration information.

Comal County Elections & Voter Registration

Comal County Elections & Voter Registration is managed by the Elections Coordinator who is under the County Clerk. This office is located on the first floor of the Landa building just northeast of the Historic Courthouse downtown New Braunfels.

Office Information

178 E. Mill Street, Suite 101
New Braunfels, Texas 78130
Phone: 830-221-1352
Fax: 830-608-2013
Office Hours:8am - 5pm
Elections Coordinator: Cynthia Jaqua
Voter Registrar: Donna Dandridge

 

Find out where to vote and what's on the ballot!

NOTE: This tool will become available approximately 4 weeks before the scheduled election.

 

Public Notices

Moved Pct 203 from Mission Valley Bowling Club to Christ of King Anglican Church at 115 Kings Way.  See Graphic

Moved Pct 403 from Fischer Store to North Shore United Methodist Church at 23880 N. Cranes Mill Rd. CL  See Graphic

Moved Pct 204 from Bulverde City Hall to the Comal County Offices, Bulverde Annex.  See Graphic

Moved Pct 406 from Faith United Church of Christ to Christ Presbyterian Church at 1620 Common.  See Graphic

Moved Pct 302 from St Paul Lutheran to First Baptist Church to Comal County Courthouse, 100 Main Plaza, Rm 101.  See Graphic

Moved Pct 206 from Johnson Ranch Elementary to Bulverde/Spring Branch Fire and EMS @ Johnson Ranch, 30475 Johnson Way.  See Graphic

Dates and Information for 2016

November 8, 2016 Election News & Dates:

Last day to register to vote - Tuesday, October 11, 2016

First day to early vote - Monday, October 24, 2016

Last day to apply for ballot by mail (received, not postmarked) - Friday, October 28, 2016
(New law:  11th day before election day; ABBM and FPCA)

Last day to early vote -. Friday, November 4, 2016

Election Day - Tuesday, November 8, 2016 -  until 7:00 p.m.


What I need to Know for November 8, 2016 

Use the Texas Secretary of State website to verify: 

  • Voter Registration Status
  • Poll Location
  • Early voting Locations
  • Registration Information
  • Key Election Dates

At the Login menu, select the Criteria dropdown and select the method of login.  Your voter information will be displayed.  This website is protected.

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NEW IDENTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR VOTING:

Voter ID FAQs

ID Required for Texas Voters:

You must present one of the following forms of photo ID when voting in person:*

  • 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 license to carry a handgun issued by DPS
  • United States military identification card containing your photograph
  • United States citizenship certificate containing your photograph
  • United States passport

Unable to obtain one of these IDs? Fill out a declaration at the polls explaining why and bring one of the following supporting documents:

  • Valid voter registration certificate
    Certified birth certificate (must be an original)
  • Copy of or original current utility bill
  • Copy of or original bank statement
  • Copy of or original government check
  • Copy of or original paycheck
  • Copy of or original government document with your name and an address (original required if it contains a photograph)

*With the exception of the U.S. citizenship certificate, the identification must be current or have expired no more than 4 years before being presented for voter qualification at the polling place.
Exemptions: Voters with a disability may apply with the county voter registrar for a permanent exemption to showing ID at the polls. Voters with a religious objection to being photographed or voters who do not have a ID due to certain natural disasters may apply for a temporary exemption to showing ID at the polls. Please contact your voter registrar for more details.