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Question: Can I still vote even if I don’t have an ID with my current address on it?

Answer: Yes, the ID you use to vote does not need to have your current address on it. For a list of IDs you can use to go vote, visit


Question: Can I still vote if I don’t look like the picture on my ID anymore?

Answer: Yes, you can still vote if you don’t look like the picture on your ID. If your appearance has changed since the image on your photo ID was taken, such that a poll worker cannot confirm that you are the same person in the photo, you may have to cast a provisional ballot. That ballot would be counted once you submit an affidavit confirming your identity.


This information was written by Louis A. Bedford IV to provide Texans with updated information regarding their rights and the law as they vote in 2022. It is for informational purposes only and is not meant to replace legal advice.

Mollie Finch Belt is the Publisher and Chief Executive Officer of The Dallas Examiner. She attended elementary school in Tuskegee, Ala.; Cambridge, Mass.; and Dallas, Texas. In 1961, she graduated from...

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