It is the time of year again when people often call my office to ask if they are able to vote based on the person’s criminal history. Too often, people incorrectly assume that simply because they have been convicted of a felony offense, they are ineligible to vote in Texas. That is not the case.

Determining whether a previous felony conviction makes a person ineligible to vote can be somewhat confusing. Luckily, there is a website that simplifies the process down to a few questions. To determine if you are eligible to vote in Texas, check out the following link: