Take Action - Resources

Political parties

Voter education sites

  • VoteTexas.gov

    Visit this page hosted by the Texas Secretary of State to find out when and where to vote, check your voter registration status, learn about photo ID requirements for voting, and more.

  • Online voter registration application
    Complete this online application, and then print it and mail it to your county voter registrar.

  • League of Women Voters of Texas

  • Vote411.org

    Enter your address at this nonpartisan website to find your polling place, view an online voters' guide, and build out a printable custom ballot that you can take with you to the polls on Election Day. 

Other links

  • Texas Educators Vote!

    Take an oath to support public education with your votes. View nonpartisan guidelines for educators on participating in elections and find links to additional election resources. Sponsored by the Texas Educators Vote coalition that includes ATPE, the Texas Association of Community Schools, the Texas Rural Education Association, Pastors for Texas Children, the League of Women Voters, the Texas Association of School Boards, and more.

  • Texas Parent PAC

    Texas Parent PAC is a bipartisan political action committee supporting high quality public education. Find Parent PAC-endorsed candidates who support public education on this website.

  • Texans for Secure Retirement
    Texans for Secure Retirement is a group of public employees and retirees concerned about the prospects for public and private sector employee retirement security. TSR is 501(c)(4) non-profit organization dedicated to the defense of defined benefit plans. 

  • Friends of Texas Public Schools (FOTPS)

    FOTPS seeks to dispel the myth of widespread failure in Texas's public schools by sharing information about the untold success stories and accomplishments of students, teachers, and administrators. The group hopes to encourage teachers to join and remain in the profession and assist parents and others to get involved with the public schools in their community.

  • Texans for Public Education

    T4PE is a grassroots educators' group that has researched and rated candidates in the 2018 Texas elections based on their stances toward public schools. The group offers block voting recommendations that are bipartisan and based on public education issues.


Statewide officeholders

Education policy

ATPE reports and documents

Teach the Vote promotional materials

Resources for following the blog

  • "How to Find Time to Read Blogs"
    This article from the Spring 2009 ATPE News, while slightly dated, gives the basics of setting up a blog reader so you automatically receive updates from blogs such as the Teach the Vote blog.