Volunteer Deputy Registrar

General Information

Volunteer Deputy Registrars are entrusted with the responsibility of officially registering voters in the State of Texas. They are appointed by county voter registrars and charged with helping increase voter registration in the state.


To be appointed a volunteer deputy registrar, a person must:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • be a United States citizen
  • not have been determined by a final judgment of a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be
    1. totally mentally incapacitated, or
    2. partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote
  • never have been convicted of failing to deliver a voter application to a voter registrar
  • not have been finally convicted of a felony, or, if convicted, must have
    1. fully discharged the sentence, including any term of incarceration, parole, or supervision, or completed a period of probation ordered by any court, or
    2. been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disability to vote
  • not have been finally convicted of identity theft under Section 32.51 of the Penal Code, and
  • be a resident of the State of Texas

Volunteer Deputy Registrar Application (.pdf)

Links and Documents

Volunteer Deputy Registrar Guide (Link to Texas SOS Website)

Guía de Subregistrador Voluntario de Texas (Link to Texas SOS Website)

Volunteer Deputy Registrar Training - Texas Secretary of State (.pdf)

List of Acceptable Forms of ID - English (.pdf)

List of Acceptable Forms of ID - Spanish (.pdf)

Letter From Elections Administrator (.pdf)

How to Correctly Fill Out a Voter Registration Application (.pdf)

Quick Guide to the eSlate Voting Machine for Voters (.pdf)

Vote Center FAQ's (.pdf)

Cities in McLennan County (.pdf)