Joint General Election Day will be November 3, 2020 

Last day to register for the October 5, 2020  

Hood County Elections Office is now open to the public, but if you want to make changes to your address, register to vote, and/or request a ballot by mail you can do that without leaving the comfort of your home.  Information below.  

  • In County Updates via Texas Online: If a voter has moved within the same county, the voter may update their address online at www.Texas.gov
  • Printed Voter Registration Applications: If a voter has access to a printer, the voter can print this application, fill it out and mail it to us.
  • Postage Paid Voter Registration Application: If a voter does not have access to a printer, the voter can request that a blank postage-paid voter registration application be mailed directly to the voter.  You can do this by calling us (817)408-2525 or email me elections@co.hoood.tx.us
  • Revisions to Voter Registration Certificate: If a voter has their current voter registration certificate, they may make any necessary corrections or updates to the certificate, sign it, and return it to the voter registrar.

Voting by Mail - for any election

A voter may vote early by mail if they:

  • will be away from their county on Election Day and during early voting;
  • are disabled;
  • are 65 years of age or older on Election Day; or
  • are confined in jail, but eligible to vote.

Vote by Mail application English or Spanish - print it, fill it out, mail it to us.  If you decide to email your application to us, we must then receive the original by mail within 4 days.

Offices for Election in 2020

  • President and Vice President
  • U.S. Representative, Dist 11
  • Railroad Commissioner
  • 3 Members of Supreme Court
  • 3 members of Court of Criminal Appeals
  • Court of Appeals Justices
  • State Board of Education, District 14
  • Texas State Senator, District 22
  • Texas State Representative, District 60

Hood County Offices for Election in 2020

  • District Attorney, 355th Judicial District
  • County Attorney
  • Sheriff
  • County Tax Assessor/Collector
  • County Commissioner, Precinct 1
  • County Commissioner, Precinct 3
  • Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1
  • Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4
  • Constable, Precinct 1
  • Constable, Precinct 2
  • Constable, Precinct 3
  • Constable, Precinct 4

If you reside in Hood County and are not on the voter registration rolls, you must fill out a voter registration application and mail it to us or drop it off at our office.  An individual cannot register online in the State of Texas!

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Responsibilities of Election Office

One of the most important functions of county government is to oversee the electoral process. The Elections Department is responsible for conducting:

  • All elections at the federal, state, and county levels
  • Certain other elections that contract with Hood County for election services
  • Voter registration

Vote Centers in Hood County

What does this mean to you? On Election Day, any Hood County registered voter may go to any one of the 10 polling locations in Hood County and vote. You do not have to go to your specific precinct. It is like early voting, but on Election Day!! View a printable flyer with the list of polling location in Hood County. View a Hood County Map of the locations.

Hood County voters use iVotronics from Election Systems and Software to cast their ballot. If you would like to get familiar with how to use the iVotronics before you come to vote, see quick start instructions, or watch a video.