Advocacy Alert 2.14.22

Advocacy Alert WEB

February 18th is the last day to apply for vote-by-mail for anyone eligible. Your County Election Office must receive your registration by that date. Simply being postmarked by that date is not accepted.

You may have heard about issues affecting some who have applied to vote by mail. They are experiencing a much higher rejection rate than typical. This seems mainly to be due to the new requirement that voters who use absentee ballots must now fill in an ID number on their absentee ballot application form. The number must match the type of number —driver’s license, state ID or last four Social Security digits — that is on file from when that voter first registered. If the voters puts a different type on the vote by mail registration form it will not match. Some clerks are advising voters to put down all three of the identification numbers if they are unsure which one they initially used.

Check your voter registration status here.

Find other ways to register to vote here.

The deadline to register to vote is January 31, 2022 for the primary election on March 1, 2022.

  • January 31st – Last day to register to vote
  • February 14th -First day of in-person early voting
  • February 18th – Last day to apply for vote-by-mail (received not postmarked)
  • February 25th – Last day of in-person early voting
  • March 1st – Last day to receive vote-by-mail

March 1st – Election Day

Feel free to contact Renae Perry with any questions.

Renae Perry
Chief Operating Officer
The Senior Source
(214) 525-6159


As the leading resource for all age-related issues in greater Dallas, older adults and their loved ones can turn to The Senior Source for assistance and expert guidance.

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