Permanent Exemption for voters with a disability: Voters with a disability may apply with the Elections Department for a permanent exemption. The application must contain written documentation from either the U.S. Social Security Administration, evidencing he or she has been determined to have a disability, or from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, evidencing a disability rating of at least 50 percent. In addition, the applicant must state that he or she has no acceptable form of photo identification. Those who obtain a disability exemption will be allowed to vote by presenting a voter registration certificate reflecting the exemption, and will not need to execute a Reseasonable Impediment Declaration. Please contact the Elections Department at 817-831-8683 (817-831-VOTE) for more details.
Temporary Exception for religious objection or natural disaster: Voters who have a consistent religious objection to being photographed and voters who do not have any acceptable form of photo identification as a result of certain natural disasters, as declared by the President of the United States or the Texas Governor, may cast a provisional ballot at the polling place, and then appear at the Elections Department within six calendar days after election day and sign an affidavit swearing to the religious objection or natural disaster in order for the provisional ballot to be counted. These exceptions are temporary and good for one election only. Please contact the Elections Department at 817-831-8683 (817-831-VOTE) for more details.
Tarrant County Elections Administration
2700 Premier Street
Fort Worth, TX 76111
Hours of Business: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
County Telephone Operator 817-884-1111
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