Contrary to rumor, Hays County Elections Administrator Joyce Cowan said county residents whose voter registration cards expired on Dec. 31 will not be disqualified from voting in the upcoming primary elections.
Voter registration mail-outs have been delayed amid the legal battle over redistricting of congressional and legislative maps. Now that new maps have been determined, counties must finalize precinct lines before Cowan and other elections administrators around the state can issue new voter registration certificates.
Voters can expect their new yellow cards before the 2012 primary elections, which have been targeted for May 29.
The Secretary of State has issued guidelines for voters: