Municipal elections in Cedar Park, Texas are conducted by election officials appointed or approved by the Council. Sample ballots are placed at the appropriate polling stations. According to the latest census statistics, 8.6% of Cedar Park residents are 65 years of age or older, and 60.4% of total housing units were built after the year 2000, equivalent to approximately 15,500 units. Among the adult population aged 25 and over, 96.1% of Cedar Park residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 50.1% have a bachelor's degree, and 15.8% have a graduate or professional degree.
The racial demographic is comprised of 80.6% white, 9.5% Asians, 4.2% of two or more races, 2.9% of blacks, 2.2% of other groups, 0.4% of American Indians, and 0.1% of Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islanders. In Cedar Park, 12.3% of residents in the non-military workforce work for local, state and federal government. The unemployment rate is 3.0%, calculated among residents aged 16 and over who are part of the labor force. 4.8% of residents have incomes below the poverty line and the child poverty rate is 5.4%.
On election day, if your county participates in the Countywide Vote Center Program (CWPP), commonly referred to as “voting centers”, you can vote anywhere in your county of residence. In Williamson and Travis Counties, you can vote early and on election day at any polling place in the county. A school district is required by law to seek voter approval through a bond election to issue bonds - just as homeowners borrow money in the form of a mortgage to finance the purchase of a home, a school district borrows money in the form of bonds to finance the construction of new schools and other capital projects. When you arrive at your polling place on election day, the election official will ask you if you have moved and then ask you to sign the list of people who have voted in the electoral district.
Under Texas law, voters who must present one of seven acceptable forms of photo identification when they cast their ballot in person.