Current Election 

May 6, 2023

Sunday, January 1, 2023First day to apply for ballot by mail
Thursday, April 6, 2023 Last day to Register to Vote
Monday, April 24, 2023First day of Early Voting
Tuesday, April 25, 2023Last day to apply for ballot by mail (received, not postmarked)
Tuesday, May 2, 2023Last day of Early Voting
Saturday, May 6, 2023Election Day

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Hood County Elections Office is open to the public. However, 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.    

  • In County Updates via Texas Online: If a voter has moved within the same county, the voter may update their address online at
  • 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 pick up an application at our office.
  • 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 2022

  • U.S. Representative, District 25
  • Governor
  • Lieutenant Governor
  • Attorney General
  • Comptroller of Public Accounts
  • Comptroller of the General Land Office
  • Commissioner of Agriculture
  • Railroad Commissioner
  • Justice, Supreme Court, Place 3
  • Justice, Supreme Court, Place 5
  • Justice, Supreme Court, Place 9
  • Presiding Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 5
  • Presiding Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 6
  • State Senator, District 22
  • State Representative, District 59
  • Chief Justice, 2nd Court of Appeals District
  • Justice, 2nd Court of Appeals District, Place 3

Hood County Offices for Election in 2022

  • County Judge 
  • County Commissioner, Precinct 2
  • County Commissioner, Precinct 4
  • County Clerk
  • District Clerk
  • County Treasurer
  • Judge, County Court of Law, No. 1
  • Justice of the Peace, Precinct 2
  • Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3
  • District Judge, 355th Judicial District

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.  

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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 9 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.