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 3rd Tuesday of each month beginning at 10 a.m. at the Comal County Elections Office, 178 E. Mill St., Suite 100, New Braunfels.

**On December 31, 2016, all appointments of Volunteer Deputy Registrars will expire. Anyone desiring to be appointed as a Volunteer Deputy Registrar for the next two years should attend the first class of the new year on January 17, 2017, at 10 a.m.

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

 

 

Voter Turnout Information

82,389 Registered voters in Comal County

62,909 ballots cast.  A total of 68.09%

 

 

Public Notices

On December 31, 2016, all appointments of Volunteer Deputy Registrars will expire. Anyone desiring to be appointed as a Volunteer Deputy Registrar for the next two years should attend the first class of the new year on January 17, 2017, at 10 a.m.

Dates and Information for 2016

Election News & Dates:

Comal Election Results



What I need to Know for Voting in Comal County 

Use the Texas Secretary of State website to verify: 

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

 

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Required Identification for Voting in Person:

Voter ID FAQs

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 license to carry a handgun 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

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.

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 obtain one due to a reasonable impediment:

•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)

After presenting a supporting form of ID, the voter must execute a Reasonable Impediment Declaration.

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