- Be an Informed Voter
Typical hours of service:
Under Chapter 20 Texas Election Code, Boyce Ditto Public Library must serve as a receptacle for Voter's Registration Forms and must provide assistance for anyone who cannot complete a form.
|Voting Basics||Link Description|
|VoteTexas.gov||The one-stop resource for voter information in Texas|
|Palo Pinto County Elections||Use this link to find out about Palo Pinto County Elections|
|League of Women Voters||Download the League of Women Voters General Election guides.|
Palo Pinto County Elections
- Application for Ballot by Mail
- Palo Pinto County Elections Administration
- Sample Ballots
- Voter ID options @(Model.BulletStyle == CivicPlus.Entities.Modules.Layout.Enums.BulletStyle.Decimal ? "ol" : "ul")>
Voter Education Websites
- FactCheck.org - a nonprofit website that describes itself as a "consumer advocate for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics
- I Side With - see which American political parties, candidates, and ballot initiatives match your beliefs based on the 2020 issues that are most important to you.
- Vote Smart's mission is to provide free, factual, unbiased information on candidates and elected officials to all Americans.
- MapLight is a nonpartisan, nonprofit research organization that reveals and tracks the influence of money in politics in the United States.
- OpenSecrets - the Center for Responsive Politics is the nation's premier research group tracking money in politics and its effect on elections and public policy.
- PolitiFact is a fact-checking website that rates the accuracy of claims by elected officials and others on its Truth-O-Meter.
- PollingReport.com - a nonpartisan resource on trends in American public opinion.
- TurboVote is a tool that helps you vote, no matter what @(Model.BulletStyle == CivicPlus.Entities.Modules.Layout.Enums.BulletStyle.Decimal ? "ol" : "ul")>
Texas Voting Information and Resources
- VOTETEXAS.gov is a site maintained by the Texas Secretary of State.
- The League of Women Voters of Texas is a resource for voting information.
- Texas Vote 2020 is a project by the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas. Resources include important dates to share, voter eligibility and registration information, links to official government sites, as well as information related to accessibility and access.
- The Texas Secretary of State’s webpage, offers ballot by mail information, including eligibility, access to the Application for Ballot by Mail (ABBM) form, and instructions on how to submit the ABBM form. @(Model.BulletStyle == CivicPlus.Entities.Modules.Layout.Enums.BulletStyle.Decimal ? "ol" : "ul")>
National Voting Information and Resources
- The Government Documents Round Table (GODORT) has an extensive LibGuide for voter registration, ID requirements for Texas voters, casting a ballot in Texas, elections, and general resources on voting and elections.
- Ballotpedia is a nonprofit/nonpartisan organization that maintains a digital encyclopedia of American politics and elections.
- VoteRiders provides information to voters to ensure they have the right ID for voting day.
- Voteearlyday.org has an easy to use resource to look up your early voting eligibility by state, as well as a quick link to voting overseas for active-duty military, deployed National Guard, military family, merchant marine, and civilians. @(Model.BulletStyle == CivicPlus.Entities.Modules.Layout.Enums.BulletStyle.Decimal ? "ol" : "ul")>
Inclusive Voting & Outreach Resources
- National Coalition for the Homeless - includes useful examples for voter registration outreach and encouraging reluctant voters.
- Restore Your Vote allows individuals to determine if they are eligible to vote in their state
- Transform the Vote, a project of the National Center for Transgender Equity Action Fund provides resources and information for individuals. Also have the voting while trans guide. @(Model.BulletStyle == CivicPlus.Entities.Modules.Layout.Enums.BulletStyle.Decimal ? "ol" : "ul")>