Can felons vote in Texas

Can Felons Vote in Texas

Below you will find information on voting rights for felons in Texas. Where possible we have tried to simplify the answer as much as possible for you and give you the most direct answer of whether felons can vote in Texas.

You will also find links to Texas state operated websites for additional information, and links to information on restoring your right to vote in Texas.


  • Not finally convicted of a felony, or, if so convicted must have (1) fully discharged the sentence, including any term of incarceration, parole, or supervision, or completed a period of probation ordered by any court; or (2) been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disability to vote.
  • Texas Voter Registration: http://www.votetexas.gov/
  • Texas Pardons: https://www.tdcj.state.tx.us/bpp/exec_clem/exec_clem.html