To vote by mail in Galveston County, you must:

Be a registered voter in Galveston County at least 30 days before election day.

AND Meet at least one of the following conditions:

  • Be 65 or older by election day
  • OR Be out of the county for early voting and Election Day (Must be absent during the entire early voting period, Election Day, AND provide an out-of-county address where your ballot can be mailed, AND include dates you can receive mail at the out-of-county address.)
  • OR Be sick or disabled
  • OR Be confined to jail, but still eligible to vote

*Voters who are absent from the county because they are active duty military or because they reside overseas should complete a Federal Post Card Application. More information here


Apply to Vote by Mail