Virtual Volunteer Deputy Registrar training classes will begin February 2nd. VDR classes are conducted every Tuesday at 2pm and 6pm and a monthly Saturday class at 10am. Training will be conducted using the Webex platform. Each class has a capacity of 40 participants, and you must register for a spot at least 2 hours prior to the class by emailing: email@example.com or calling (512) 943-1630.
- Classes are approximately 45 minutes
- Seating will be socially distanced
- Face coverings are required inside the building
- You may not accept a registration application until you have received your Certificate of Appointment from our office
- No training classes will be conducted during the Early Voting period or on Election Day
What is a VDR?
Volunteer Deputy Registrars help register eligible citizens to vote by distributing, reviewing, and accepting completed voter registration applications. A VDR must be trained and appointed by our office to accept Voter Registration Applications. All VDR appointments expire on December 31st of even-numbered years.
Qualifications to become a Volunteer Deputy Registrar:
To be appointed, an individual must be:
- At least 18 years old
- A United States Citizen
- A Texas resident
An individual must not have been:
- Determined by a final judgment of the court to be totally mentally incapacitated or partially incapacitated without the right to vote
- Finally convicted of a felony, or, if convicted, must have (1) fully discharged the sentence, including any term of incarceration, parole or supervision, or (2) been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disability to vote
- Finally convicted of identity theft under Section 32.51 of the Penal Code
- Convicted of failing to deliver a voter registration application to a voter registrar
The complete Texas Volunteer Deputy Registrar Guide can be viewed here.