Voter Information

The next General Election will be for Council Place Nos. 1, 3, and 5 and will be held on May 1, 2021.


Election Information

Early Voting

Early voting runs Monday, April 19 through Tuesday, April 27, 2021.

  • April 19-24: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • April 26-27: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Polling Locations

Polling locations will be posted in accordance with State law once the election is ordered by the Allen City Council.

COVID-19 Voting and Election Procedures

Voter Registration

  • The last day to register to vote for the May 1 General Election is Thursday, April 1, 2021.

Voter Qualifications

To be considered a qualified voter in a city election, a person must: 

  • Be 18 years of age or older on the day of the election
  • Be a United States citizen
  • Not have been determined mentally incompetent by a final judgment of a court
  • Not have been finally convicted of a felony or, if so convicted, must have: been fully discharged of his sentence, including any term of incarceration, parole, or supervision, or completed a period of probation ordered by any court; or been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disability to vote
  • Be a resident of the city on the day of the election
  • Be a registered voter on the day of the election

Registration and Application

Mail completed applications to:
Registrar of Voters
2010 Redbud Blvd., Suite 102
McKinney, TX 75069

Absentee Voting and Ballots by Mail (ABBM)

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 

The request must state the address at which you are registered to vote, one of the above conditions for requesting a ballot, the address to which you want the ballot mailed, and your signature. If the ballot is not to be mailed outside the County and not to the address at which you are registered, you must give an explanation as to the address such as nursing home, hospital, etc. Applications must be received by the Collin County Elections Office no later than close of business on the 11th day before election day. All voted ballots that are returned on or before 7 p.m. on Election Day will be counted. Those received by 5 p.m. the next business day after Election Day may be counted if they are postmarked by 7 p.m. Election Day.

Applications for ballots by mail must be received and processed by:
Collin County Elections Office
2010 Redbud Blvd., Suite 102
McKinney, Texas 75069
Fax 972.547.1914, or email

Contact the Collin County Elections Office at 972.547.1990 to request an application for a ballot by mail or download an application.