Elections in Kaufman County are handled by the Tax Assessor
Tonya Ratcliff, Early Voting Clerk
Kaufman County Courthouse Annex
100 N. Washington,
Kaufman, TX 75142
P.O. Box 339, Kaufman, TX 75142
4, 2014 General Election
EARLY VOTING LOCATIONS
1. Kaufman County Courthouse Annex (Main)
100 N. Washington Street
Kaufman, Texas 75142
2. Forney Sub Courthouse
E. Main St.
Forney, Texas 75126
3. Terrell Sub Courthouse
408 E. College St.
Terrell, Texas 75160
4. Kemp Sub Courthouse
103 N. Main St.
Kemp, Texas 75143
Voting by Mail: Mail-in ballots should be sent
to the address below.
Early Voting Clerk
Kaufman County Courthouse
P.O. Box 339
Kaufman, Texas 75142
For candidate information
go to: http://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/candidates/guide/index.shtml
For more information on filing required Campaign Finance Reports go to: http://www.ethics.state.tx.us/
The 82nd Legislature
passed the Voter ID Bill that requires a voter to present identification with a picture in order to be able to vote.
This law is now in effect after Supreme Court ruling on Section 4 of the 1964 Voting Rights Act.
PERSONS NOT ENTITLED TO VOTE:
1. Persons under
18 years of age.
2. Persons who are mentally incompetent as determined by a final judgment in court.
while incarcerated, on parole, mandatory supervision, or probation as a result of a felony conviction.
4. Persons who
have been convicted of a felony and have not completed their sentence.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR VOTING:
1. You must be a citizen of
the United States.
2. You must be at least 18 years of age on the day of the election.
3. You must be a resident
of the county.
4. You must be registered to vote.
TO REGISTER TO VOTE:
1. Complete a post-card application for voter registration and mail it, postage-free, or present
it in person to the County Voter Registrar, Tax Assessor-Collector, or a Deputy Voter Registrar in your county.
registration forms are available at the Republican Headquarters, the County Clerk's office or from the Voter Registrar.
2. You may register to vote at any time, but your application must be received by the registrar of voters 30 days before
an election in order to vote in that election.
3. You may register to vote if you are at least 17 years and 10 months
of age, but you may not vote until you are 18 years of age.
4. You may register to vote at the Texas Department of Public
Safety when renewing your drivers license.
HOW TO VOTE
BY MAIL: · Send a request for a ballot to the Early Voting Clerk by mail, common carrier, contract carrier, or by fax
if the voter is absent from the county. The application must be in writing and signed by the applicant. It must have the name
of the applicant, the address at which the applicant is registered to vote, the address to which the ballot is to be mailed,
for which election application is being made, and the reason for early voting by mail (out of town during voting period, over
65, disabled, or sick).
Voting precincts have been realigned. There are now thirty
(30) voting precincts. Below are the new polling locations.
New County Wide Voting Locations
First Baptist Church/Kaufman|| 302
|Pct. 2 Ola Church
of Christ|| 9720 St.
|Pct. 3 First Baptist Church/Forney|| 1003 College St. (F.M. 741)||Forney|
|Pct. 4 Taltly Baptist Church|| 5210 N. FM 148||Crandall|
|Pct. 5 Terrell Fire Station #5|| 225 Baker St.||Terrell|
|Pct. 6 Able Springs Fire Station|| 30108 FM 429||Terrell|
|Pct. 7 North Forney High School|| 6170 N. Mason Blvd.||Forney|
|Pct. 8 Emmanuel Baptist Church|| 1717 N. Francis||Terrell|
|Pct. 9 Elmo Fire Station||12777 FM 2728||Terrell|
|Pct. 10 Scurry ISD Admin Bldg||10705 S. St Hwy 34||Scurry|
|Pct. 11 Criswell Elementary School|| 401 N. FM 740||Forney|
12 Memorial Baptist Church|| 10374
|Pct. 13 Crosby Elementary School|| 495 Diamond Creek Dr.||Forney|
|Pct. 14 Lewis Elementary|| 1309 Luckenbach Dr.||Forney|
|Pct. 15 First Baptist Church Kemp|| 1320 S. Elm||Kemp|
|Pct. 16 Mabank City Hall|| 129 E. Market||Mabank|
|Pct. 17 Pointview Baptist Church|| 110 FM 3039||Combine|
|Pct. 18 Crandall/Combine Community Ctr|| 500 W. Lewis||Crandall|
|Pct. 19 First Assembly of God Church|| 203 Main||Terrell|
20 Terrell Bingo|| 14701
|Pct. 21 Abner Baptist Church|| 6877 FM 2727||Kaufman|
|Pct. 22 Post Oak Bend Community Ctr|| 1175 CR 278||Kaufman|
|Pct. 23 Oak Ridge City Hall|| 8450 N. St. Hwy 34||Terrell|
|Pct. 24 Rose Hill SUD|| 1377 CR 274||Kaufman|
|Pct. 25 Forney Sub Courthouse|| 200 E. Main||Forney|
|Pct. 26 Bethlehem Baptist Church|| 500 S. Francis||Terrell|
27 Church of Christ East Side|| 627
S. FM 548|| Forney|
|Pct. 28 Kaufman County Library|| 3790 S. Houston||Kaufman|
|Pct. 29 Heartland Community Center|| 6622 FM 741|| Forney|
|Pct. 30 Warsaw Community Center|| 6430 FM 148|| Kaufman|
to www.sos.tx.state.us/ For more information on voting or information regarding voting for those in the military and overseas voting