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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 Notes Form 5-20
Revised Voter Information Poster Notes Form (Spanish) 7-7
Revised Affidavit of Provisional Voter Notes Form 7-15
Revised Combination Form Notes Form 7-20
Revised Registration Omissions List and Instructions for Registration Omissions List Notes Form 7-27
New Provisional Voters Appearing to Voter Registrar During Cure Period and Instructions   Form 9-7
New Request for Disability Exemption (Permanent) Notes Form 13-6
New Request for Temporary Exemption to Photo Identification Requirement Notes Form 13-7
New Notice to Provisional Voter (ID Voters)   Form Word
(Spanish) Word
7-15c
New Notice of Required Identification Notes 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
Form
   
Page
Order of Election for the November General Election (for County & Precinct Officers) Notes Form 1-1
Order of Election for Municipalities Notes Form 1-2
Order of Election for Other Political Subdivisions (other than City or County) Notes Form 1-3
Proclamation by the Governor Notes   1-4
Order of Special Election (For Governor-ordered or county-ordered measure election) Notes Form 1-5
Order of Special Election for Municipalities Notes Form 1-6
Notice of General Election Notes Form 1-7
Notice of Special Election (County Election) Notes Form 1-8
Notice of Consolidated Precinct Notes Form 1-9
Notice of General Election for City Elections Notes Form 1-10
Notice of General Election for Other Political Subdivision Notes Form 1-11
Record of Posting Notice of Election Notes Form 1-12
Notice of Previous Precinct Notes Form 1-13
Candidates
Form
   
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Primary Elections
Revised Application for Party Chair on Primary Ballot Notes Form 2-1
Revised Application for Place on the Primary Ballot Notes Form 2-2
Petition in Lieu of Filing Fee (For Use in Primary Election) Notes Form 2-3
New Application for Place on Primary Ballot - Federal Office   Form 2-4
General Elections for November
Declaration of Intent (as an Independent Candidate) Notes Form 2-5
Independent Candidate's Application for Place on General Election Ballot Notes Form 2-6
Independent Candidate's Petition for a Place on the Ballot Notes 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 Notes Form 2-8
Petition To Place Nominees On November General Eection Ballot Notes Form 2-8a

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

Notes Form 2-8b
Write-in Candidates for all types of elections
Declaration of Write-in Candidacy for General Election for State and County Officers Notes Form 2-9
Petition in Lieu of Filing Fee for Write-in Candidates in a General Election For State and County Officers Notes Form 2-10
Declaration of Write-in Candidacy for City, School, or other Political Subdivisions Notes Form 2-11
List of Declared Write-in Candidates Notes Form 2-12
Revised Declaration of Write-In Candidacy for County and Precinct Chair Notes Form 2-13
List of Declared Write-in Candidates for County and Precinct Chairs Notes 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 Notes Form 2-15
Application for a Place on the City of ______________ Special Election Ballot Notes Form 2-15a
Petition for Place on the City General Election Ballot Notes Form 2-16
School Elections
Applications for Place on the _______ ISD General Election Ballot Notes 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) Notes 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) Notes Form 2-19
Other Elections
Application for Place on _____________ General Election Ballot Notes Form 2-20
Ballot
Form
   
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Registration of Printers/Vendors) Notes Form 3-1
Notice of Drawing for Place on Ballot Notes Form 3-2
Notice of Deadline to File Application for Place on the Ballot Notes Form 3-2a
Record of Ballot Distribution Notes Form 3-3
Notice of Ballot Correction Notes Form 3-4
Notice of Destruction of Ballots Notes Form 3-5
Record of Ballot Destruction Notes Form 3-6
Notice of Ballot Reprint Order Notes Form 3-7
Ballot Seal Notes Form 3-8
November General
Certification of Nominees for the November, _____ General Election Notes Form 3-9
Ballot Certification Notes   3-10
Certificate of Nomination to Fill Unexpired Term Notes Form 3-11
Certificate of Replacement Nomination Notes Form 3-12
Certification of Independent Candidates by County Judge Notes Form 3-13
Certificate of Write‑in Candidacy (For County and Precinct Offices) Notes Form 3-14
Certificate of Write‑in Candidacy (For Statewide and District Offices) Notes Form 3-15
Certificate of Withdrawal Notes Form 3-16
Model/Sample Ballot for a General or Special Election Notes Form 3-17
Officers of Election
Form
   
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Elections Officer
Order for Transferring Voter Registration Duties to County Clerk Notes Form 4-1
Order Rescinding Transfer of Voter Registration Duties to County Clerk Notes Form 4-2
Order Transferring Election Duties to County Tax Assessor‑Collector) Notes Form 4-3
Order Rescinding Transfer of Election Duties to County Tax Assessor‑Collector Notes Form 4-4
Sample Order Creating County Elections Administrator Notes Form 4-5
Sample Appointment of County Elections Administrator Notes Form 4-6
Sample Order Abolishing the Office of County Elections Administrator Notes Form 4-7
Notice of Meeting of County Election Commission Notes Form 4-8
Judges
List of Presiding Judges and Alternate Judges Notes Form 4-9
Sample Order of Appointment of Election Judges and Alternate Notes Form 4-10
Notification of Appointment as Judge Notes Form 4-11
Writ of Election Notes Form 4-12
Writ of Election for General Election for State and County Officers Notes Form 4-13
Writ of Election for Early Voting Ballot Board Judge Notes Form 4-14
Notification of Election Training Program Notes Form 4-15
Poll Watchers
Appointment of Watcher by Candidate on the Ballot or Declared Write-In Candidate Notes Form 4-16
Certificate of Appointment for Watcher for Propositions or Issues Notes Form 4-17
Appointment of Watcher by Political Party Notes Form 4-18
Inspectors
Request for Inspectors Notes Form 4-19
Early Voting
Form
   
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Designation of Deputy Early Voting Clerk Notes Form 5-1
Place for Early Voting Notes Form 5-2
Register of Official Ballots for Early Voting in Main Location Notes Form 5-3
Register of Official Ballots for Branch Early Voting Notes Form 5-4
Notice of Correction to Ballot by Mail Notes Form 5-5
List of Voters Mailed a Corrected Ballot Notes Form 5-6
Precinct List of Early Voters Notes Form 5-7
List of Voters Indicated as ID Voters Notes Form 5-8
Roster for Early Voting in Person Notes Form 5-9
Roster for Early Voting by Mail for Address Confidential Applicants   Form 5-9a
Roster for Early Voting by Mail Notes Form 5-10
Branch Daily Roster of Early Voters Notes Form 5-11
Early Voting Ballot Box Seal Notes Form 5-12
Record of Early Voting Ballot Seals Notes Form 5-13
Revised Early Voting List of Provisional Voters Notes Form 5-14
Application
Revised Application for Ballot by Mail (for use after 9/1/2015) Notes Form (Spanish) 5-15
Confidential Voter Registration Form and Early Voting Ballot Application Notes Form 5-15a
Notice of Defective Application for Ballot by Mail Notes Form 5-16
New Notice of Improper Delivery   Form 5-16a
Revised Request to Cancel Application for Ballot by Mail Notes Form 5-17
Notice of Denial of Request to Cancel Application for Ballot by Mail Notes Form 5-18
Notice to Presiding Judge Notes Form 5-19
Combination Form
Revised Combination Form for Early Voting By Personal Appearance ‑ Application, Poll List, Affidavits Notes Form 5-20
Envelopes for Mail Ballots
Ballot Envelope Notes Form 5-21
Revised Carrier Envelope (for use after 9/1/2015) Notes Form 5-22
New Notice to Voter Who Must Provide Identification (For Voters Voting by Mail)   Form 5-22a
New Information for Returning Ballot Notes Forms 5-22b
Jacket Envelope Notes Form 5-23
New Early Voting Envelope for Blank Ballot Notes Form 5-23b
Other Types of Early Voting
Application for Emergency Ballot Due to Death in Family Notes Form 5-24
Application for Emergency Early Voting Ballot Due to Sickness or Physical Disability Notes Form 5-25
Instruction ‑ Late Voting by Disabled Voter Notes Form 5-26
Instructions for Voting at Main Early Voting Office Under Special Provisions Notes Form 5-27
Revised Application for Limited Ballot Notes Form 5-28
Notice to Voter Registrar of Application for Limited Ballot Notes Form 5-29
Poll List for Voter's Voting Limited Ballot By Personal Appearance Notes Form 5-30
Application for Presidential Ballot Notes Form 5-31
Notice to Voter Registrar of Application for Presidential Ballot) Notes Form 5-32
Federal Post Card Registration and Absentee Ballot Request (FPCA) Notes   5-33
New Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) Checklist for Use by Early Voting Clerks   Forms 5-33a
Revised Notice of Defective FPCA   Form 5-33b
Envelope to Mail Ballot Materials to FPCA Voter Notes Form 5-34
Revised Carrier Envelope for FPCA Voter Notes Form 5-35
Cancellation of Federal Post Card Application Notes Form 5-36
New Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) Forwarding Form   Form 5-36 a
Restricted Ballot Roster Notes Form 5-37
Affidavit for Voting at the Early Voting Place on Election Day Notes Form 5-38
Early Voting Ballot Board
Receipt of Sealed Early Voting Ballot Box(es) Notes Form 5-39
Poll List for Mail Voters or Voters Voting Mail Procedure (All Elections Except Primary and General) Notes Form 5-40
Poll List for Mail Voters (Primary and General Elections) Notes Form 5-41
Notice of Rejected Ballot Notes Form 5-42
Envelope for Rejected Early Voted Ballots Notes Form 5-43
Ballot Transmittal Form for Early Voted Ballots (See Chapter 7 for voter forms also used on election day) Notes Form 5-44
Notices
Request for Additional Early Voting on Saturday or Sunday (For County or City Elections) Notes Form 5-45
Request for Additional Early Voting on Saturday or Sunday (For Other Political Subdivisions Elections) Notes Form 5-46
Order for Additional Early Voting on Saturday or Sunday Notes Form 5-47
Notice for Additional Early Voting on Saturday and/or Sunday (For County or City Elections) Notes Form 5-48
Notice of Early Voting at Branch Polling Places Notes Form 5-49
Request for Extended Weekday Hours of Early Voting (for County or City Elections) Notes Form 5-50
Notice of Extended Weekday Voting at Main Early Voting Location (For County Elections) Notes Form 5-51
Signature Verification Committee
Order Calling for Signature Verification Committee Notes Form 5-52
Notification of Members Appointed to Signature Verification Committee Notes Form 5-53
Notice of Appointment of Signature Verification Committee Notes Form 5-54
Notice of  Delivery of Balloting Materials to the Signature Verification Committee Notes Form 5-55
Before Election Day
Form
   
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Public Notice of Test of Automatic Tabulating Equipment Notes Form 6-1
Certification of 1st Test of Automated Tabulating Equipment Notes Form 6-2
Certificate of Preparation of Precinct Ballot Counters Notes Form 6-3
Envelope for Delivery of Key to Polling Place Notes Form 6-4
Notice of Convening the Early Voting Ballot Board Notes Form 6-5
Notice of Delivery of Ballots Voted by Mail Notes Form 6-6
Notice of Delivery of Early Voting Balloting Materials Notes Form 6-7
Election Day
Form
   
Page
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 Notes Form 7-1
Oath of Election Judges and Clerks Notes Form 7-2
Revised Oaths of Assistance and Interpreters Notes Form 7-3
Register of Official Ballots Notes Form 7-4
Register of Spoiled Ballots Notes Form 7-5
Signs
Distance Marker Notes Form 7-6
Revised Voter Information Poster Notes Form (Spanish) 7-7
Voter Complaint Information Poster Notes Form 7-7a
Notice of Total Number of Voters Who Have Voted Notes Form 7-8
Notice of Certain Devices Within 100 Feet of Voting Station Notes Form 7-9
Instruction Cards
Instructions for Casting Paper Ballots Notes Form 7-10
Instructions for Voting on the Optical Scanner Voting Device Notes Form 7-11
Voter Forms
Statement of Residence Notes Form 7-14
Revised Affidavit of Provisional Voter Notes Form 7-15
Notice to Provisional Voter Notes Form 7-15-a
Secrecy Envelope Notes 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 Notes Form 7-16
Signature Roster (for use in primary elections) Notes Form 7-17
Revised Poll List Notes Form 7-18
Instructions for Poll List Notes Form 7-19
Revised Combination Form Notes Form 7-20
List of Registered Voters
List of Registered Voters Notes   7-23
Supplemental List of Registered Voters Notes   7-24
Registration Correction List Notes Form 7-25
Revised List of Provisional Voters Notes Form 7-26
Revised Registration Omissions List and Instructions for Registration Omissions List Notes Form 7-27
Electronic Voting
Ballot and Seal Certificate when Ballots are Counted at the Polling Place (using Precinct Ballot Counters) Notes Form 7-28
Envelope for Ballot and Seal Certificate Notes Form 7-29
Election Night
Form
   
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Tally Sheet for Hand Count Notes Form 8-1
Return Sheet Notes Form 8-2
Statement of Compensation Notes Form 8-3
Envelope No. 1 Notes Form 8-4
Envelope No. 2 Notes Form 8-5
Envelope No. 3 Notes Form 8-6
Envelope No. 4 Notes Form 8-7
Envelope No. 5 Notes Form 8-8
Envelope for Spoiled Ballots Notes Form 8-9
Envelope for Requests to Cancel Application for Ballot by Mail and Canceled Ballots Notes Form 8-10
Envelope for Damaged Ballots Notes Form 8-11
Envelope for Partially-Invalid Ballots Notes Form 8-12
Envelope for Thrown Out Ballots Notes Form 8-13
Envelope for Irregularly-Marked Ballot Notes Form 8-14
Envelope for Provisional Ballot Affidavit Envelopes Notes Form 8-15
Notice of Outcome to Provisional Voter Notes Form 8-17
Revised Summary of Provisional Ballots Notes Form 8-18
Verification of Provisional Ballots and Serial Numbers Notes Form 8-19
Notice of Delivery of Provisional Ballots Notes Form 8-19a
Electronic Voting System
Envelope for Precinct Election Records Notes Form 8-20
Envelope to Return Prom Pack (or other electronic media) used in Precinct Ballot Counter Notes Form 8-21
Envelope for Delivery of Key to Custodian Notes Form 8-22
List of Serial Numbers for Seals Notes Form 8-23
Receipt for Transfer Case Notes Form 8-24
Certification of 2nd Test of Automated Tabulating Equipment Used at the Central Counting Station Notes Form 8-25
Certification of 2nd Test of Automated Tabulating Equipment Used in Precinct Polling Place Notes Form 8-26
Certification of 3rd Test of Automated Tabulating Equipment Used at the Central Counting Station Notes Form 8-27
Certification of 3rd Test of Automated Tabulating Equipment Used in Precinct Polling Place Notes Form 8-28
After Election
Form
   
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Summary of Precinct Returns Notes Form 9-1
Canvass of General Election Notes Form 9-2
Application to Open Ballot Box No. 3 (or other secured container) Notes Form 9-3
Public Notice of Ballot Box Opening Notes Form 9-4
Secretary of State _____ General Election Canvass Survey Form Notes   9-5
Precinct-by-Precinct Returns Notes   9-6
New Provisional Voters Appearing to Voter Registrar During Cure Period and Instructions   Form 9-7
Becoming an Elected Official
Form
   
Page
Certificate of Election Notes Form (PDF, Word) 10-1
Oath of Office Notes Form 10-2
Statement of Elected/Appointed Officer Notes Form 10-3
Sample of Certificate of Qualification of County and Precinct Officers
*County Clerks, please call 1/800-252-2216 for information. Effective in January 2012, this is now an online link where County Clerks enter the information in order for the Elections staff to send Certificates of Elections and update the website with the newly elected County Officials. All information entered will be posted on the website.
Instructions Form 10-4
Commission Notes Form 10-5
Certificate of Appointment to Vacancy in Office Notes Form 10-6
Abstracts
Form
   
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Abstract of Death Certificate Notes Form 11-1
Abstract for Application for Probate Action Notes Form 11-2
Abstract of Final Judgment of Mental Incapacity Notes Form 11-3
Abstract of Judgment Notes Form 11-4
Cancellation of Election
Form
   
Page
Revised Certification of Unopposed Candidates for Other Political Subdivisions (not county) Notes Form 12-1
Revised Sample Order of Cancellation (for non-county held elections) Notes Form 12-2
Certification of Unopposed County and Precinct Candidates Notes Form 12-3
Miscellaneous
Form
   
Page
Notice to Voter Notes Form 13-2
Revised Application Of Undue Burden Status Notes 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 Notes Form 13-5
New Request for Disability Exemption (Permanent) Notes Form 13-6
New Request for Temporary Exemption to Photo Identification Requirement Notes Form 13-7
Recount
Form
   
Page
Petition Requesting a Recount Notes Form 14-1
Appointment of Representative for a Recount Notes Form 14-2
Liquor
Form
   
Page
Application for Local Option Election Petition to Legalize
Notes Form 15-1
Application for Local Option Election Petition to Prohibit
Notes Form 15-2
Petition for Local Option Election to Legalize Notes Form 15-3
Petition for Local Option Election to Prohibit Notes Form 15-4