Voter Information

  1. Absentee Voting (by Mail)
  2. Early Voting
  3. Election Day VOTING
  4. Voter Registration
  5. FUTURE Election Dates

Absentee Voting and Ballots by Mail

Deadline for Application by Mail for a Ballot:  5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24, 2018

All currently registered voters in Allen are eligible to request a ballot by mail if any of the following conditions would prevent them from voting in person during the early voting period or on election day: 
  • Expected absence from the County during both the early voting period and election day. 
  • The ballot must be mailed to an address outside the county. 
  • Disability 
  • 65 years of age or older 
  • Confinement in jail and not finally convicted of a felony 
Applications for ballots by mail must be received and processed by the Collin County Elections Office, 2010 Redbud Blvd., Suite 102, McKinney, Texas 75069, fax 972.547.1914, or email election@collincountytx.gov. Contact the Collin County Elections Office at 972.547.1990 to request an application for a ballot by mail or download an application. See new law requirements regarding faxing or emailing applications below.

New Law Effective December 1, 2017


SB 5 Texas Legislative Session 85(1): Amends Section 84.007, Election Code, adding Subsection (b-1) as follows:  Requires that for an application for ballot by mail submitted by telephonic facsimile machine or electronic transmission to be effective, the hard copy of the application also be submitted by mail and be received by the early voting clerk not later than the fourth business day after the transmission by telephonic facsimile machine or electronic transmission is received.

Additionally, Federal Post Card Applications for our Military or Overseas Voters if submitted by facsimile must be followed up with a hard copy mailed FPCA that must be received by the early voting clerk by the fourth business day after the fax.  Emailed FPCAs are not affected by this change.