Ann Harris Bennett
Tax Assessor-Collector & Voter Registrar

Volunteer Deputy Voter Registrar

Please view our 2017 Training Schedule below.
Participants must arrive on time and attend the training in its entirety. Trainings are approximately one hour.

Click here to request a VDVR training for your organization/group

In order to encourage voter registration, Texas election law provides for County Voter Registrars to designate individuals to assist in the registration of eligible persons to vote. These individuals are appointed as Volunteer Deputy Registrars and operate under State rules and the supervision of the County Voter Registrar.

To be eligible to serve as a Volunteer Deputy Voter Registrar, you MUST be:

In addition to the rules above, a Volunteer Deputy Voter Registrar MUST NOT have been:

A volunteer deputy voter registrar may not receive another person's registration application until they have received their certificate of appointment and completed the mandatory training.

Volunteer Deputy Voter Registrar appointments made during 2017-2018 expire at the end of 2018. By law, all volunteer registrar appointments expire on Dec. 31 of even-numbered years.

2017 Training Schedule

*Harris County Administration Building, Max Capacity: 75
**Harris County Jury Plaza, Max Capacity: 150

RSVP no later than 48 hours in advance to receive your certificate of appointment on the same day of the VDVR training. If no RSVP is submitted, you can still attend and receive your certificate of appointment by mail within 10 business days after completion.

All participants must arrive on-time and attend the training in its entirety on a first-come, first serve-basis. Trainings are approximately one hour.

Print Schedule
Location Date Time     Notes Reservation
Houston Community College - West Loop Campus 5601 West Loop South Houston, TX 77081 09/26/2017 11:00 am Library room #1400
Northwest Harris County Republican Party; 21542 State Highway 249 Houston, TX 77070 09/28/2017 6:00 pm 2nd Floor/No elevator accessibility
Hiram Clarke Multi-Service Center; 3810 West Fuqua Street Houston, TX 77045 09/29/2017 10:00 am
First Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston Copperfield; 6830 North Eldridge Parkway #303 Houston, TX 77041 09/30/2017 10:30 am
The Launch Point Community Center; 5807 East Little York Houston, TX 77016 10/02/2017 6:00 pm
*Harris County Administration Building 1st Floor Conference Room: 1001 Preston Street, Houston 77002 10/07/2017 10:00 am Last VDVR training before November 7, 2017 general election
**Harris County Jury Plaza: 1201 Congress, Houston 77002 10/17/2017 2:00 pm Canceled due to building closure from the storm on 9/5/17
*Harris County Administration Building: 1001 Preston Street, Houston 77002 10/17/2017 6:30 pm Location changed on 9/5/17
Houston Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. 3349 Southmore Blvd. Houston, TX 77004 10/21/2017 10:00 am
*Harris County Administration Building: 1001 Preston Street, Houston 77002 11/11/2017 10:00 am 1st Floor Conference Room
*Harris County Administration Building: 1001 Preston Street, Houston 77002 11/14/2017 6:30 pm 1st Floor Conference Room
Jersey Village Civic Center 11/18/2017 2:00 pm
Volunteer Deputy Voter Registrar Application
713-274-VDVR (8387)