Become a Deputy Voter Registrar
Available VDR Training for Brazoria and Surrounding Counties
Brazoria County – In Person Only
In person training is held at the elections office monthly.
Schedule and sign up information is on the Brazoria County Elections Department site here:
It is recommended that Brazoria County VDRs who find it difficult to attend the in person training take online training offered by Harris or Travis County.
VDRs certified in other counties can take their certification to the Brazoria County Elections Office at 1524 E. Mulberry, Suite 150, Angleton, TX to be certified. If you are a former Brazoria County VDR you can call the elections office at 979-864-1074, and they will email an application form to you. You will need to return that completed application to the election office or mail it back to them. They must have the application with your original signature. You will also need to provide a copy of your certification from the other county. VDRs new to Brazoria County will have to go to the office in person.
Harris County – Virtual Only
Currently one online training session per day except Sundays is offered at 10:00 AM, 2:00 or 6:00 PM through March 31
Sign up and info here:
5 to 10 days after training you will receive your certification in the mail. If you are not a resident of Harris County the certificate you receive will allow you to become a VDR in your respective county through reciprocal certification.
VDRs certified in other counties to be certified in Harris County Email email@example.com and they will get back to you.
Travis County – Virtual Only
Currently one hour online training is offered every 3rd Thursday at 10:30 AM. If you are not a resident of Travis County the certificate you receive will allow you to become a VDR in your respective county through reciprocal certification.
Sign up and info here:
Galveston County – In Person and Virtual
There are 3 applications for VDRs. New applicants, returning/renewing, and trained/certified in another county. These must be completed, printed, signed and returned via fax, email or delivered (or mailed) to any GCTO office. Tax office locations available here: http://www.galvestoncountytx.gov/to/Pages/LocationHours.aspx
Galveston Cty. Cont.
For new VDRs not certified in another county in person training must be taken. This training is held the third Friday of each month at 2:00 pm in the Commissioners Courtroom, Galveston County Courthouse, 722 Moody in Galveston.
For returning Galveston VDRs Upon receipt of application, you will be emailed the power point presentation/mandated training program and instructions on how to validate renewal.
VDRs trained/certified in other counties complete and return the application along with a copy of your certification.
Applications and info available here:
Fort Bend County – Virtual Only
All VDR applicants must complete and return an application. You will then be sent a link for the online training. After completion of the training you must go in person to the Fort Bend County Office of Elections Administration at 4520 Reading Road, Rosenburg, TX 77471 to take a written examination and receive certification.
Application and information available here:
VDRs certified in other counties can take their certification, and complete an application at the Fort Bend County Office of Elections Administration at 4520 Reading Road, Rosenburg, TX 77471 to receive certification.
Matagorda County – Virtual Only
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and phone number. They will send you a link for the training. After completion of training you will need to schedule a time to take an in person examination.
VDRs certified in other counties can send or take in proof of certification for reciprocal certification, but you will have to go in person to sign for your voter registration book.
Contact Kanita @ 979-244-7619 for additional info or to schedule times. She said to make sure she is there before you come.
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