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TEMPLE VOTES 100%

Temple Votes 100%,  wants to make sure everyone is registered to vote in the upcoming midterm and State Office Elections.

  • If you are not registered to vote; and/or you have changed names and/or addresses you can find Registration Information and or make Changes to your Voter Registration 
    • for Dallas County here and Collin County here 

The last day to register to vote is January 31st. 

Mail-in/Absentee Ballot Applications:

This year Mail-in/Absentee ballots can be requested NOW an no later than 14 days prior to the election. You may request an mail-in/absentee ballot and find out more information about absentee and mail-in ballots in Dallas County here and Collin County here

 The following people are able to vote by mail:

  • 65 years of age or older
  • Disability (as defined in Texas Election Code 82.002(a)
  • Expected to give birth within three weeks before or after Election Day
  • Out of the county during the entire election including early voting (Must provide an out-of-county address and the date to begin and the ending date of receiving mail at this address. This application is only good for one election and runoff.)
  • Confined in Jail or Involuntary Civil Commitment (You may only apply for a ballot for one election and any resulting runoff)

Early Voting:

Early voting begins on February 14th and runs until February 25th. You can learn more about Dallas County Early voting and locations Dallas County here and in Collin County here.

If you have any questions regarding upcoming elections or Temples Civic Engagement Campaign, email Erica Strauss.


Voting Resources:

League of Women Voters Vote 411.org provides personalized voting information on: 
Voters Guide for the Election
Sample Ballots
Voter Registration Status
Polling Place Information

Other Helpful Links


About Temple's Voting Initiative

As Reform Jews, we are summoned to engage with our community and to sanctify the sacred gift of freedom by expressing gratitude and affirming the responsibility freedom places on us. In this spirit, our tradition teaches that the process of choosing leaders is not a privilege but a collective responsibility. 

Temple will continue to bring these values to life in future elections. Temple has embarked on a nonpartisan civic engagement campaign—Temple Votes—to achieve 100% voting by every member of Temple eligible to vote. Through a variety of means, including one-on-one outreach to Temple members, we will educate, register, engage, motivate, prepare, and enable 100% of voting age Temple members to vote. 

Get Involved, Be Engaged

There are many ways to be part of the process: in conversations with one another, filling out postcards, listening to our clergy discuss voting from the bimah, gathering with virtual groups and even going to the polls together in small groups.
 

Talk to Us

If you need a ride to the polls or help with your vote-by-mail application, we can help! Please contact Robert Elkin or call our Temple Votes hotline (214.706.0000 ext. 153) if you or someone you know needs a ride to the polls or needs help filling out a vote-by-mail application. 

Stay Up To Date

Make tedallas.org/vote your one-stop-shop for all voting information. But most of all, support our Temple community in honoring our sacred gift of freedom by helping make Temple a 100% voting congregation.