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To be eligible to register in Texas, you must:
  • be a U.S. citizen;
  • be a resident of the county;
  • be 18 years old;
  • not be a convicted felon (unless a person's sentence is completed, including any probation or parole);
  • not declared mentally incapacitated by a court of law
Important note: To be elgible to vote in any election you must be registered 30 days prior to Election Day
Voter Registration
Voter registration may be accomplished in one of several ways:
  • In Person:
    Voter registration applications may be acquired at our office:
    Smith County Elections Administration Office
    302 E. Ferguson
    Tyler, Texas 75702

    For questions, call or fax:
    Phone: (903) 590-4777
    Fax: (903) 590-4778
  • By Mail:
    • Click here print for a registration form. Click on the 'Voter Registration Application' link on the left side of the page. Follow the instructions on the site to complete a voter registration application.
    • Click here to request an application be mailed to you.
    • Mail completed applications to:
      Smith County Elections Administration Office
      302 E. Ferguson
      Tyler, Texas 75702
Address Changes
Please ensure our office has the most up to date information. It is essential that you keep your voter information current so that you may vote in the correct precinct and elections.
  • Online Address Changes: If you have moved within the county, you may change your name or address online. Click here to take advantage of this service provided by the Secretary of State.
  • In Person: Address or name changes may be made in our office or at the DPS office when renewing your drivers license.
  • If you have your voter certificate, sign your name and fill out the spaces provided with your new address. Mail certificate to the following address:
    Smith County Elections Administration
    302 E. Ferguson
    Tyler, Texas 75702
  • If you do not have your voter certificate, click the links below to fill out a new form or request one be sent to you.
    • Click here print for a registration form. Follow the instructions on th site and you will be taken to where the applications can be completed.
    • Click here to request an application be mailed to you.
College Students
Students are provided with two options. It is strictly up to the student as to where they want to claim their residence, which elections they want to participate in, and how they would like to vote.
  • Register Here:
    • To register in Smith County, you may follow the same steps to register as outlined on the Voter Registration tab and download a form or use the links to request a form be mailed to you.
  • Register at Home:
    • If your home address is outside the state of Texas , you may click here and download a form and accompanying guide that gives information for each state.
    • If your home address is in the state of Texas,
      • you may download the same form located on the Voter Registration" tab, or use the links to request a form be mailed to you.
      • Mail your completed form to the voter registrar of your county. You may click here to find the office responsible for voter registration in your county.
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