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Political Subdivisions Forms Index

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Photo Identification
Form
   
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Revised Combination Form for Early Voting By Personal Appearance ‑ Application, Poll List, Affidavits Instructions Form 5-20
Revised Voter Information Poster Instructions Form (Spanish) 7-7
Revised Affidavit of Provisional Voter Instructions Form 7-15
Revised Combination Form Instructions Form 7-20
Revised Registration Omissions List and Instructions for Registration Omissions List Instructions Form 7-27
New Provisional Voters Appearing to Voter Registrar During Cure Period and Instructions   Form 9-7
New Request for Disability Exemption (Permanent) Instructions Form 13-6
New Request for Temporary Exemption to Photo Identification Requirement Instructions Form 13-7
New Notice to Provisional Voter (ID Voters)   Form Word
(Spanish) Word
7-15c
New Notice of Required Identification Instructions Form 13-1
New Notice of Acceptable Identification Poster (English) 8.5x14 | 11x17 | 24x36  
New Notice of Acceptable Identification Poster (Spanish) 8.5x14 | 11x17 | 24x36  
Calling Election
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Order of Election for the November General Election (for County & Precinct Officers) Instructions Form 1-1
Order of Election for Municipalities Instructions Form 1-2
Order of Election for Other Political Subdivisions (other than City or County) Instructions Form 1-3
Proclamation by the Governor Instructions   1-4
Order of Special Election (For Governor-ordered or county-ordered measure election) Instructions Form 1-5
Order of Special Election for Municipalities Instructions Form 1-6
Notice of General Election Instructions Form 1-7
Notice of Special Election (County Election) Instructions Form 1-8
Notice of Consolidated Precinct Instructions Form 1-9
Notice of General Election for City Elections Instructions Form 1-10
Notice of General Election for Other Political Subdivision Instructions Form 1-11
Record of Posting Notice of Election Instructions Form 1-12
Notice of Previous Precinct Instructions Form 1-13
Candidates
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Primary Elections
Revised Application for Party Chair on Primary Ballot Instructions Form 2-1
Revised Application for Place on the Primary Ballot Instructions Form 2-2
Petition in Lieu of Filing Fee and/or Petition for Judicial Office (For Use in Primary Election) Instructions Form 2-3
Petition for Statewide Judicial Office on Primary Ballot Instructions Form 2-4
General Elections for November
Declaration of Intent (as an Independent Candidate) Instructions Form 2-5
Independent Candidate's Application for Place on General Election Ballot Instructions Form 2-6
Independent Candidate's Petition for a Place on the Ballot Instructions Form 2-7
Independent Candidate's Consent of Presidential Elector Candidate   Form  
Independent Candidate's Petition for President   Form  
Independent Candidate's Application for President   Form  
Minor Parties
Application for Nomination by ___________ Convention of ____________ Party Instructions Form 2-8
Petition To Place Nominees On November General Eection Ballot Instructions Form 2-8a

Registration of Political Parties Making Nominations Under Chapter 181 of the Texas Election Code

Instructions Form 2-8b
Write-in Candidates for all types of elections
Declaration of Write-in Candidacy for General Election for State and County Officers Instructions Form 2-9
Petition in Lieu of Filing Fee for Write-in Candidates in a General Election For State and County Officers Instructions Form 2-10
Declaration of Write-in Candidacy for City, School, or other Political Subdivisions Instructions Form 2-11
List of Declared Write-in Candidates Instructions Form 2-12
Revised Declaration of Write-In Candidacy for County and Precinct Chair Instructions Form 2-13
List of Declared Write-in Candidates for County and Precinct Chairs Instructions Form 2-14
Declaration of Write in Candidacy for President   Form  
Consent of Presidential Elector Candidate for Write-In Candidate   Form  
City Elections
Application for Place on the City of __________ General Election Ballot Instructions Form 2-15
Application for a Place on the City of ______________ Special Election Ballot Instructions Form 2-15a
Petition for Place on the City General Election Ballot Instructions Form 2-16
School Elections
Applications for Place on the _______ ISD General Election Ballot Instructions Form 2-17
Special Elections
Application for Place on the Ballot (Special Election to Fill a Vacancy in the Office of State Representative, State Senator, U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator) Instructions Form 2-18
Petition in Lieu of Filing Fee (Special Election to Fill a Vacancy in the Office of State Representative, State Senator, U.S. Representative and U.S. Senator) Instructions Form 2-19
Other Elections
Application for Place on _____________ General Election Ballot Instructions Form 2-20
Ballot
Form
   
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Registration of Printers/Vendors) Instructions Form 3-1
Notice of Drawing for Place on Ballot Instructions Form 3-2
Notice of Deadline to File Application for Place on the Ballot Instructions Form 3-2a
Record of Ballot Distribution Instructions Form 3-3
Notice of Ballot Correction Instructions Form 3-4
Notice of Destruction of Ballots Instructions Form 3-5
Record of Ballot Destruction Instructions Form 3-6
Notice of Ballot Reprint Order Instructions Form 3-7
Ballot Seal Instructions Form 3-8
November General
Certification of Nominees for the November, _____ General Election Instructions Form 3-9
Ballot Certification Instructions   3-10
Certificate of Nomination to Fill Unexpired Term Instructions Form 3-11
Certificate of Replacement Nomination Instructions Form 3-12
Certification of Independent Candidates by County Judge Instructions Form 3-13
Certificate of Write‑in Candidacy (For County and Precinct Offices) Instructions Form 3-14
Certificate of Write‑in Candidacy (For Statewide and District Offices) Instructions Form 3-15
Certificate of Withdrawal Instructions Form 3-16
Model/Sample Ballot for a General or Special Election Instructions Form 3-17
Officers of Election
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Elections Officer
Order for Transferring Voter Registration Duties to County Clerk Instructions Form 4-1
Order Rescinding Transfer of Voter Registration Duties to County Clerk Instructions Form 4-2
Order Transferring Election Duties to County Tax Assessor‑Collector) Instructions Form 4-3
Order Rescinding Transfer of Election Duties to County Tax Assessor‑Collector Instructions Form 4-4
Sample Order Creating County Elections Administrator Instructions Form 4-5
Sample Appointment of County Elections Administrator Instructions Form 4-6
Sample Order Abolishing the Office of County Elections Administrator Instructions Form 4-7
Notice of Meeting of County Election Commission Instructions Form 4-8
Judges
List of Presiding Judges and Alternate Judges Instructions Form 4-9
Sample Order of Appointment of Election Judges and Alternate Instructions Form 4-10
Notification of Appointment as Judge Instructions Form 4-11
Writ of Election Instructions Form 4-12
Writ of Election for General Election for State and County Officers Instructions Form 4-13
Writ of Election for Early Voting Ballot Board Judge Instructions Form 4-14
Notification of Election Training Program Instructions Form 4-15
Poll Watchers
Appointment of Watcher by Candidate on the Ballot or Declared Write-In Candidate Instructions Form 4-16
Certificate of Appointment for Watcher for Propositions or Issues Instructions Form 4-17
Appointment of Watcher by Political Party Instructions Form 4-18
Inspectors
Request for Inspectors Instructions Form 4-19
Early Voting
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Designation of Deputy Early Voting Clerk Instructions Form 5-1
Place for Early Voting Instructions Form 5-2
Register of Official Ballots for Early Voting in Main Location Instructions Form 5-3
Register of Official Ballots for Branch Early Voting Instructions Form 5-4
Notice of Correction to Ballot by Mail Instructions Form 5-5
List of Voters Mailed a Corrected Ballot Instructions Form 5-6
Precinct List of Early Voters Instructions Form 5-7
List of Voters Indicated as ID Voters Instructions Form 5-8
Roster for Early Voting in Person Instructions Form 5-9
Roster for Early Voting by Mail for Address Confidential Applicants   Form 5-9a
Roster for Early Voting by Mail Instructions Form 5-10
Branch Daily Roster of Early Voters Instructions Form 5-11
Early Voting Ballot Box Seal Instructions Form 5-12
Record of Early Voting Ballot Seals Instructions Form 5-13
Revised Early Voting List of Provisional Voters Instructions Form 5-14
Application
Revised Application for Ballot by Mail Instructions Form (Spanish) 5-15
Confidential Voter Registration Form and Early Voting Ballot Application Instructions Form 5-15a
Notice of Defective Application for Ballot by Mail Instructions Form 5-16
Request to Cancel Application for Ballot by Mail Instructions Form 5-17
Notice of Denial of Request to Cancel Application for Ballot by Mail Instructions Form 5-18
Notice to Presiding Judge Instructions Form 5-19
Combination Form
Revised Combination Form for Early Voting By Personal Appearance ‑ Application, Poll List, Affidavits Instructions Form 5-20
Envelopes for Mail Ballots
Ballot Envelope Instructions Form 5-21
Revised Carrier Envelope Instructions Form 5-22
New Notice to Voter Who Must Provide Identification (For Voters Voting by Mail)   Form 5-22a
New Carrier Supplemental   Form 5-22b
Jacket Envelope Instructions Form 5-23
Other Types of Early Voting
Application for Emergency Ballot Due to Death in Family Instructions Form 5-24
Application for Emergency Early Voting Ballot Due to Sickness or Physical Disability Instructions Form 5-25
Instruction ‑ Late Voting by Disabled Voter Instructions Form 5-26
Instructions for Voting at Main Early Voting Office Under Special Provisions Instructions Form 5-27
Revised Application for Limited Ballot Instructions Form 5-28
Notice to Voter Registrar of Application for Limited Ballot Instructions Form 5-29
Poll List for Voter's Voting Limited Ballot By Personal Appearance Instructions Form 5-30
Application for Presidential Ballot Instructions Form 5-31
Notice to Voter Registrar of Application for Presidential Ballot) Instructions Form 5-32
Federal Post Card Registration and Absentee Ballot Request (FPCA) Instructions   5-33
New Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) Checklist for Use by Early Voting Clerks   Forms 5-33a
New Notice of Defective FPCA   Form 5-33b
Envelope to Mail Ballot Materials to FPCA Voter Instructions Form 5-34
Revised Carrier Envelope for FPCA Voter Instructions Form 5-35
Cancellation of Federal Post Card Application Instructions Form 5-36
New Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) Forwarding Form   Form 5-36 a
Restricted Ballot Roster Instructions Form 5-37
Affidavit for Voting at the Early Voting Place on Election Day Instructions Form 5-38
Early Voting Ballot Board
Receipt of Sealed Early Voting Ballot Box(es) Instructions Form 5-39
Poll List for Mail Voters or Voters Voting Mail Procedure (All Elections Except Primary and General) Instructions Form 5-40
Poll List for Mail Voters (Primary and General Elections) Instructions Form 5-41
Notice of Rejected Ballot Instructions Form 5-42
Envelope for Rejected Early Voted Ballots Instructions Form 5-43
Ballot Transmittal Form for Early Voted Ballots (See Chapter 7 for voter forms also used on election day) Instructions Form 5-44
Notices
Request for Additional Early Voting on Saturday or Sunday (For County or City Elections) Instructions Form 5-45
Request for Additional Early Voting on Saturday or Sunday (For Other Political Subdivisions Elections) Instructions Form 5-46
Order for Additional Early Voting on Saturday or Sunday Instructions Form 5-47
Notice for Additional Early Voting on Saturday and/or Sunday (For County or City Elections) Instructions Form 5-48
Notice of Early Voting at Branch Polling Places Instructions Form 5-49
Request for Extended Weekday Hours of Early Voting (for County or City Elections) Instructions Form 5-50
Notice of Extended Weekday Voting at Main Early Voting Location (For County Elections) Instructions Form 5-51
Signature Verification Committee
Order Calling for Signature Verification Committee Instructions Form 5-52
Notification of Members Appointed to Signature Verification Committee Instructions Form 5-53
Notice of Appointment of Signature Verification Committee Instructions Form 5-54
Notice of  Delivery of Balloting Materials to the Signature Verification Committee Instructions Form 5-55
Before Election Day
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Public Notice of Test of Automatic Tabulating Equipment Instructions Form 6-1
Certification of 1st Test of Automated Tabulating Equipment Instructions Form 6-2
Certificate of Preparation of Precinct Ballot Counters Instructions Form 6-3
Envelope for Delivery of Key to Polling Place Instructions Form 6-4
Notice of Convening the Early Voting Ballot Board Instructions Form 6-5
Notice of Delivery of Ballots Voted by Mail Instructions Form 6-6
Notice of Delivery of Early Voting Balloting Materials Instructions Form 6-7
Election Day
Form
   
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New Name Badge for Election Judges – use Avery Label 5392   Form  
New Name Badge for Presiding Judges – use Avery Label 5392   Form  
New Name Badge for Alternate Judges – use Avery Label 5392   Form  
New Name Badge for Election Clerks – use Avery Label 5392   Form  
New Name Badge for Poll Watchers – use Avery Label 5392   Form  
Ballot Box Labels Instructions Form 7-1
Oath of Election Judges and Clerks Instructions Form 7-2
Revised Oaths of Assistance and Interpreters Instructions Form 7-3
Register of Official Ballots Instructions Form 7-4
Register of Spoiled Ballots Instructions Form 7-5
Signs
Distance Marker Instructions Form 7-6
Revised Voter Information Poster Instructions Form (Spanish) 7-7
Voter Complaint Information Poster Instructions Form 7-7a
Notice of Total Number of Voters Who Have Voted Instructions Form 7-8
Notice of Certain Devices Within 100 Feet of Voting Station Instructions Form 7-9
Instruction Cards
Instructions for Casting Paper Ballots Instructions Form 7-10
Instructions for Voting on the Optical Scanner Voting Device Instructions Form 7-11
Voter Forms
Affidavit of Voter without Registration Certificate Instructions Form 7-12
Affidavit of Voter with Incorrect Certificate Who is Not on List Instructions Form 7-13
Statement of Residence Instructions Form 7-14
Revised Affidavit of Provisional Voter Instructions Form 7-15
Notice to Provisional Voter Instructions Form 7-15-a
Secrecy Envelope Instructions Form 7-15-b
New Notice to Provisional Voter (ID Voters)   Form Word
(Spanish) Word
7-15c
Signature Roster/Poll List/Combination Form
Signature Roster Instructions Form 7-16
Signature Roster (for use in primary elections) Instructions Form 7-17
Revised Poll List Instructions Form 7-18
Instructions for Poll List Instructions Form 7-19
Revised Combination Form Instructions Form 7-20
Instructions for Combination Form Instructions Form 7-21
Combination Form -- Poll List, Signature Roster, Affidavits (For Use in Primary Elections) Instructions   7-22
List of Registered Voters
List of Registered Voters Instructions   7-23
Supplemental List of Registered Voters Instructions   7-24
Registration Correction List Instructions Form 7-25
Revised List of Provisional Voters Instructions Form 7-26
Revised Registration Omissions List and Instructions for Registration Omissions List Instructions Form 7-27
Electronic Voting
Ballot and Seal Certificate when Ballots are Counted at the Polling Place (using Precinct Ballot Counters) Instructions Form 7-28
Envelope for Ballot and Seal Certificate Instructions Form 7-29
Election Night
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Tally Sheet for Hand Count Instructions Form 8-1
Return Sheet Instructions Form 8-2
Statement of Compensation Instructions Form 8-3
Envelope No. 1 Instructions Form 8-4
Envelope No. 2 Instructions Form 8-5
Envelope No. 3 Instructions Form 8-6
Envelope No. 4 Instructions Form 8-7
Envelope No. 5 Instructions Form 8-8
Envelope for Spoiled Ballots Instructions Form 8-9
Envelope for Requests to Cancel Application for Ballot by Mail and Canceled Ballots Instructions Form 8-10
Envelope for Damaged Ballots Instructions Form 8-11
Envelope for Partially-Invalid Ballots Instructions Form 8-12
Envelope for Thrown Out Ballots Instructions Form 8-13
Envelope for Irregularly-Marked Ballot Instructions Form 8-14
Envelope for Provisional Ballot Affidavit Envelopes Instructions Form 8-15
Notice of Outcome to Provisional Voter Instructions Form 8-17
Revised Summary of Provisional Ballots Instructions Form 8-18
Verification of Provisional Ballots and Serial Numbers Instructions Form 8-19
Notice of Delivery of Provisional Ballots Instructions Form 8-19a
Electronic Voting System
Envelope for Precinct Election Records Instructions Form 8-20
Envelope to Return Prom Pack (or other electronic media) used in Precinct Ballot Counter Instructions Form 8-21
Envelope for Delivery of Key to Custodian Instructions Form 8-22
List of Serial Numbers for Seals Instructions Form 8-23
Receipt for Transfer Case Instructions Form 8-24
Certification of 2nd Test of Automated Tabulating Equipment Used at the Central Counting Station Instructions Form 8-25
Certification of 2nd Test of Automated Tabulating Equipment Used in Precinct Polling Place Instructions Form 8-26
Certification of 3rd Test of Automated Tabulating Equipment Used at the Central Counting Station Instructions Form 8-27
Certification of 3rd Test of Automated Tabulating Equipment Used in Precinct Polling Place Instructions Form 8-28
After Election
Form
   
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Summary of Precinct Returns Instructions Form 9-1
Canvass of General Election Instructions Form 9-2
Application to Open Ballot Box No. 3 (or other secured container) Instructions Form 9-3
Public Notice of Ballot Box Opening Instructions Form 9-4
Secretary of State _____ General Election Canvass Survey Form Instructions   9-5
Precinct-by-Precinct Returns Instructions   9-6
New Provisional Voters Appearing to Voter Registrar During Cure Period and Instructions   Form 9-7
Becoming an Elected Official
Form
   
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Certificate of Election Instructions Form (PDF, Word) 10-1
Oath of Office Instructions Form 10-2
Statement of Elected/Appointed Officer Instructions Form 10-3
Sample of Certificate of Qualification of County and Precinct Officers
*County Clerks, please call 1/800-252-2216 for information.
Instructions Form 10-4
Commission Instructions Form 10-5
Certificate of Appointment to Vacancy in Office Instructions Form 10-6
Abstracts
Form
   
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Abstract of Death Certificate Instructions Form 11-1
Abstract for Application for Probate Action Instructions Form 11-2
Abstract of Final Judgment of Mental Incapacity Instructions Form 11-3
Abstract of Judgment Instructions Form 11-4
Cancellation of Election
Form
   
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Revised Certification of Unopposed Candidates for Other Political Subdivisions (not county) Instructions Form 12-1
Revised Sample Order of Cancellation (for non-county held elections) Instructions Form 12-2
Certification of Unopposed County and Precinct Candidates Instructions Form 12-3
Miscellaneous
Form
   
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Notice to Voter Instructions Form 13-2
Revised Application Of Undue Burden Status Instructions Form 13-4
New Notice of Intent to Participate in Program for Countywide Election Day Polling Precincts   Form  
Revised Notice of Exemption Under Section 61.013 Instructions Form 13-5
New Request for Disability Exemption (Permanent) Instructions Form 13-6
New Request for Temporary Exemption to Photo Identification Requirement Instructions Form 13-7
Recount
Form
   
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Petition Requesting a Recount Instructions Form 14-1
Appointment of Representative for a Recount Instructions Form 14-2
Liquor
Form
   
Page
Application for Local Option Election Petition to Legalize
Instructions Form 15-1
Application for Local Option Election Petition to Prohibit
Instructions Form 15-2
Petition for Local Option Election to Legalize Instructions Form 15-3
Petition for Local Option Election to Prohibit Instructions Form 15-4