POSTED: Sunday, October 21, 2012 - 10:30pm
UPDATED: Monday, October 22, 2012 - 9:06am
Texans who can't wait until Nov. 6 to cast their ballot in the general election can vote early, beginning Monday.
During the early voting period, which runs through Nov. 2, voters may cast a ballot at any polling place in their county of residence.
To cast a ballot during early voting or on Election Day, voters will need their voter registration card or, if they don't have it with them, a driver's license, a U.S. passport or some other document that establishes identity.
Voters do not need photo identification as required in Senate Bill 14, passed during the last legislative session but still held up in the courts.
Texas Secretary of State Hope Andrade encouraged voters to begin getting ready to cast their ballot by verifying their voter registration status, locating their registration certificate and making sure it's signed, locating polling places and studying the ballot.
Read more here.