Voting

The Buda Public Library is not a polling location. This page is meant to provide information to voters.

Be Ready to Vote


Voter registration applications are available at the library or can be downloaded. In Texas, voter registration applications must be mailed in at least 30 days before the election.

Information on Voting & Elections


Vote Texas
Powered by the Texas Secretary of State, this site covers many of the logistics of voting, such as registering, important dates, absentee voting, and much more.
Voting Ballot
New Voter ID Laws
A new Voter Identification Law (SB 14) was passed in 2011 and was modified on August 10, 2016. Follow the link to see a list of acceptable forms of ID, supporting forms of ID for people without a photo ID, and more information regarding voting identification.

    Register to Vote


    You must be registered to vote in your current precinct (determined by your address).
    Check to see if you're registered to vote!

    Hays County - Elections & Voting
    All you need to know about elections and voting in Hays County.

    Hays County - Precincts Maps
    Find out what precinct you live in.

    Hays County Early Voting Schedule
    See the schedule and polling locations for early voting. Hays County residents may vote early in any Hays County location, but must vote at their specific polling location on Election Day.

    City of Buda Election Information
    Important information for City of Buda residents, including important dates, information for voters and candidates, and a list of declared candidates for local elections.

    Make Informed Decisions


    League of Women Voters
    The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan group that provides educational materials to help voters be ready to make the most informed choices at the polls.

    Local chapters
    PolitiFact Texas
    Rates the truthfulness of political statements, ranging from true to "pants-on-fire" and provides detailed articles backing up the ratings. Winner of the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for National Reporting.

    FactCheck.org
    A nonpartisan, nonprofit “consumer advocate” for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics that monitors the accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in various forms of media.

    ProCon.org
    A nonprofit public charity whose mission is "promoting critical thinking, education, and informed citizenship by presenting controversial issues in a straightforward, nonpartisan, primarily pro-con format." Many issues are addressed and include background information, "Did You Know" sections, Pro and Con sections, and links to many primary-source documents.