Be a Poll Watcher

Help Assure Elections are Conducted According to the Rules

The primary duty of a watcher is to observe the conduct of the election at the location where the watcher has been appointed. A watcher may point out to an election judge or clerk any observed irregularity or violation of the Texas Election Code.


In order to serve as a poll watcher, you must be certified by a political organization, which then assigns you to a specific polling location, where you present your credentials to an election official.

Poll watching is a vital job, especially in contentious political periods.  If you are interested in being a poll watcher, contact one of the following:

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