Application for Appointment as a Harris County Volunteer Deputy Voter Registrar
2019-2020 Two Year Appointment Expires December 31, 2020
This deputization is valid for Harris County only
Please review the following terms and conditions necessary for the VDVR training:
I understand that under Section 13.031 of the Texas Election Code, a Volunteer Deputy Registrar must
be 18 years of age or older,
Not have been finally convicted of a felony, or, if so convicted, must have
fully discharged the person's sentence, including any term of incarceration, parole, or supervision, or completed a period of probation ordered by any court, or
been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disability to vote;
not have been finally convicted of an offense under Section 32.51 of the Texas Penal Code (identity theft);
be a United States citizen;
not have been determined by a final court judgment to be
totally mentally incapacitated, or
partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote; and
a resident of the State of Texas.
I affirm that I meet all the qualification to be a Volunteer Deputy Registrar.
I further understand that I may not accept any completed voter registration applications unless and until I complete the training program mandated under Section 13.047 of the Texas Election Code and receive a Certificate of Appointment.
I further understand this appointment shall terminate if the appointee receives a final conviction for an offense for failure to deliver a voter registration application (Section 13.008 of the Texas Election Code) or an offense relating to performance based compensation (Section 13.043 of the Texas Election Code), and may terminate if the voter registrar determines that the appointee failed to adequately review a voter registration application, intentionally destroyed or altered an application, or engaged in other conduct that conflicts with their duties as a Volunteer Deputy Registrar.
I understand that if I have been terminated as a Volunteer Deputy Registrar because of a final conviction for performance-based compensation for registering voters or failure to deliver a voter registration application, I may not be reappointed as a Volunteer Deputy Registrar.