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The Tax Assessor-Collector serves as the Voter Registrar in Comal County. The primary responsibilities of the Voter Registrar are to collect voter registration applications, enter them into a database, and maintain files containing the approved registration applications of the registered voters of the county. These files are kept in the registrar’s office at all times. The registrar prepares a certified list of registered voters for each precinct before each election in Comal County.
The office of the County Clerk sets the Voting Precincts for Federal, State, and County Elections.
Four Commissioners, four JPs and four Constables serve Comal County, as well as two U.S. Congressman and one State Senator. Who you vote for is determined by where you live in the County. The County is divided into various precincts for the different elected positions. Commissioners, Justices' of the Peace and Constables use the same precinct lines, their district number corresponds with the first number in your voting precinct. Everyone in Comal County (all precincts) vote on who serves as their State Representative (#73) as well as both U.S. Senators.
The County is also divided into various voting precincts. These determine where you vote. Your voting precinct number can be found on your voter registration card. Maps to your voting locations are also available. Precinct Maps are available to show borders and streets in the precinct.
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Frequently Asked Questions
How do I contact your office?
The telephone number for the Comal County Tax Office Voter Registration Department is (830) 221-1352. We are located at 205 N. Seguin Ave. in New Braunfels. Our branch office at 160 Oak Dr. in Sattler can be contacted at (830) 964-5820 and the branch office at 30450 Cougar Bend in Bulverde can be contacted at (830) 438-6172. You may also contact our office via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will respond to your request as soon as possible. Our mailing address is P.O. Box 311445, New Braunfels, Texas 78130-1445.
Who is eligible to register to vote?
To be eligible to register to vote in the State of Texas, Comal County, you must
be a United States Citizen;
be a resident of Comal County;
be 18 years old (you may register at 17 years and 10 months of age);
not be a convicted felon (unless your sentence is completed, including any probation or parole);
not be declared mentally incompetent by a final judgment of a court.
Where can I get a voter registration application?
They may be obtained by:
calling the main office at (830) 221-1352;
Voter Registration Apllications are avaliable at our offices in New Braunfels at 205 N. Seguin Ave., in Sattler at 160 Oak Drive and in Bulverde at 30450 Cougar Bend;
sending a request by mail to Comal County Tax Office, PO Box 311445, New Braunfels, Texas 78131-1445;
or requesting an application on-line.
They are also available at any library, Post Office, Texas Department of Public Safety offices and Texas Department of Human Services office in Comal County.
How soon before an election can I register and be able to vote?
You may register to vote at any time; however, your application must be submitted 30 days before an election for you to be able to vote in that election.
After I have registered, when will I receive my Voter Registration Certificate?
You will receive a Voter Registration Certificate within 30 days. Check your certificate to make sure all information is correct. If there is a mistake, immediately make corrections and return the certificate to the registrar.
What do I do if I have changed my address, but still live in Comal County?
Notify the Comal County Voter Registrar in writing by correcting the information on your current voter registration certificate and returning it to the Registrars office or by completing a voter registration change form. You will be able to vote in your new precinct 30 days after your notice has been submitted.
And if I move to another county?
You must submit a new registration application in your new County of residence. You will be registered 30 days after your application is submitted.
My name has changed, can I still vote?
You may continue to vote. Vote by affidavit during this time if you used your certificate as your notice of name change. Notify the Comal County Voter Registrar in writing by correcting the information on your current voter registration certificate and returning it to the Registrars office or by completing a voter registration change form.
What does the term “suspense” mean on a voter’s record?
Pursuant to Section 13.14(b) of the Election Code, the term “suspense” is indicative of those voters for whom the Comal County Voter Registrar does not have a current address. Voters are removed from the “Suspense List” once they provide the Voter Registrar with their current address.
What if I lose my Voter Registration Card?
Notify the voter registrar in writing, and a new card will be issued. You may vote without your certificate by presenting proof of identification and signing an affidavit at the polling place.
For more information on registering to vote, please contact the Voter Registrar's Office at 830-221-1352.