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Request:  http://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/forms/bw2-1.pdf

VDVR Guide:  http://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/pamphlets/deputy.shtml

Volunteer Deputy Registrar Information

WHAT IS A VOLUNTEER DEPUTY REGISTRAR?
Volunteer Deputy Registrars are entrusted with the responsibility of officially registering voters in the State of Texas. They are appointed by county voter registrars with helping increase voter registration in the state. They administer voter registration applications and take responsibility for making sure the citizen completes the application correctly so there is no delay in processing.

WHAT ARE THE QUALIFICATIONS?
To be appointed a Volunteer Deputy Registrar, a person must:
1. Be at least 18 years old;
2. Be a United States citizen;
3. Not have been determined by a final judgment of court exercising probate jurisdiction to be:
a. Totally mentally incapacitated; or
b. Partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote;
4. Not have been finally convicted of a felony, or, if convicted must have:
a. Fully discharged the sentence, including any term of incarceration, parole, or supervision; or
b. Been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disability to vote;
5. Not have been finally convicted of identity theft under Section 32.51 of the Penal Code; and
6. Be a Texas resident.

WHAT ARE THE DUTIES OF A VOLUNTEER DEPUTY REGISTRAR?
A Volunteer Deputy Registrar may distribute and accept a voter registration application form from any resident of the County of Webb; and distribute and accept applications from voters who wish to change or correct information on his/her voter registration certificate.

WHAT IS THE LENGTH OF APPOINTMENT?
You may be appointed at any time according to scheduled training dates. Volunteer Deputy Registrars appointments made during 2019-2020 will expire by law at the end of December 31, 2020.

HOW TO BECOME A VOLUNTEER DEPUTY REGISTRAR?
1. Register for one of our Volunteer Deputy Registrar training classes.
2. Complete a REQUEST FOR APPOINTMENT AS A VOLUNTEER DEPUTY REGISTRAR FORM and submit it to our office in person, by email or fax a minimum of 2 days prior to training date.

WHEN AND WHERE ARE VDR TRAINING CLASSES OFFERED?
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
1110 Washington St Ste. 103 Laredo, Texas 78040

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Review the following dates and time and call our office to confirm your training date. You may call the WEBB COUNTY ELECTIONS OFFICE at 956-523-4050 or fax at 956-523-5006 for any questions.
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