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2017 Advisories and Memos

Release Date Advisory Number Advisories and Memos
October 17, 2017 No. 2017-16 Central Counting Station Plan
October 11, 2017 No. 2017-15 Voter Identification Procedures
October 6, 2017 No. 2017-14 Certain Activities in Vicinity of Polling Places
September 20, 2017 No. 2017-13 Voter Registration Certificate
September 12, 2017 No. 2017-12  Voting at Residential Care Facilities and Other Provisions of HB 658 (85th Legislature, RS, 2017)
September 12, 2017 No. 2017-11  NEW LAW:  House Bill 1151 and House Bill 929 – Ballot by Mail Deadlines and Federal Post Card Application (“FPCA”) User Ballot Deadlines
September 7, 2017 No. 2017-10 Required Oaths for Election Offices
August 31, 2017 No. 2017-09  Minority Language Requirements
  No. 2017-08 Appendices, March 6, 2018 Primary Election Law Calendar
  No. 2017-07 March 6, 2018 Primary Election Law Calendar
July 20, 2017 No. 2017-06 Senate Bill 957 – Numbering and Lettering of Propositions on the Ballot
  No. 2017-05   November 7, 2017 Election Law Calendar
June 14, 2017 No. 2017-04 Appointment Procedures for County Election Precinct Presiding and Alternate Judges, Election Clerks, Early Voting Ballot Board Members, Signature Verification Committee Members, and Central Counting Station Personnel
May 9, 2017   Precinct by Precinct Report for May 6, 2017 Elections
May 8, 2017   Waiver of Partial Manual Count after the May 6, 2017 Uniform Election Date
May 3, 2017 No. 2017-03  Recount Deadlines for the May 6, 2017 Elections of Cities, School Districts and Other Political Subdivisions
May 3, 2017 No. 2017-02  Recount Deadlines for the May 6, 2017 Elections of Cities, School Districts and Other Political Subdivisions
April 18, 2017 No. 2017-01  Oath of Office (General Information)

 

2016 Advisories and Memos

Release Date Advisory Number Advisories and Memos
  No. 2016-24 May 6, 2017 Election Law Calendar
November 7, 2016   Partial Manual Count after the November 8, 2016 General Election for State and County Officers and Uniform Election Date
November 7, 2016   Precinct by Precinct Report
October 24, 2016 No. 2016-23 Post-Election Procedures and Qualifying for Office
October 24, 2016 No. 2016-22 Canvass Dates and Recount Deadlines for the November 8, 2016 General Election for Federal, State and County Officers
October 24, 2016 No. 2016-21 Recount Deadlines for the November 8, 2016 Elections of Cities, School Districts and Other Political Subdivisions
October 14, 2016 No. 2016-20 Certain Activities in Vicinity of Polling Places
September 15, 2016 No. 2016-19 Instructions and Deadlines for Mailing/Emailing Ballots Under the Federal “MOVE Act” for Overseas Voters
September 15, 2016 No. 2016-18 Procedures for Federal Write-In Absentee Ballots (FWABs) from FPCA Voters and Voters in Hostile Fire Pay and Combat Zones
August 26, 2016
(Updated
September 29, 2016)
No. 2016-17 Voter Identification Procedures
June 30, 2016 No. 2016-16 2016 Annual Voting Systems Filing Report
June 30, 2016 No. 2016-15 Minority Language Requirements
  No. 2016-14 November 8, 2016 Election Law Calendar
June 10, 2016 No. 2016-13 Appointment Procedures for County Election Precinct Presiding and Alternate Judges, Election Clerks, Early Voting Ballot Board Members, Signature Verification Committee Members, and Central Counting Station Personnel
June 10, 2016 No. 2016-12 Considerations for Obtaining a New Voting System
May 25, 2016 No. 2016-11 Canvass and Recount Filing Deadlines for 2016 Primary Runoff Elections
May 9, 2016 No. 2016-10 Post-Election Procedures and Qualifying for Office for the May 7, 2016 Uniform Election
May 9, 2016 No. 2016-09 Recount Deadlines for the May 7, 2016 Election
May 9, 2016   Required Partial Manual Count for all Political Subdivisions holding a May 7, 2016 Uniform Election
March 2, 2016 No. 2016-06 Canvass and Recount Filing Deadlines for 2016 Primary Elections & Forms
February 11, 2016 No. 2016-05 Certain Activities in Vicinity of Polling Places
February 11, 2016 No. 2016-04 Emergency Ballot Procedures
January 15, 2016   Countywide Polling Place Program FAQs
January 15, 2016   Application Deadlines for Countywide Election Precincts Polling Places in Countywide Elections Held in 2016
January 8, 2016 No. 2016-02 Procedures for Federal Write-In Absentee Ballots (FWABs) from FPCA Voters and Voters in Hostile Fire Pay and Combat Zones
January 8, 2016 No. 2016-01 Instructions and Deadlines for Mailing/Emailing Ballots Under the Federal “MOVE Act” for Overseas Voters

 

2015 Advisories and Memos

Release Date Advisory Number Advisories and Memos
December 16, 2015   Ballot Preparation and Sample Ballots for March 1, 2016 Primary Election
  No. 2015-15 Appendices, March 1, 2016 Primary Calendar
November 4, 2015   Partial Manual Count after the November 3, 2015 Uniform Election Date
November 4, 2015   Precinct by Precinct Report for November 3, 2015 Election
November 12, 2015 No. 2015-14 May 7, 2016 Election Law Calendar
October 15, 2015 No. 2015-13 Certain Activities in Vicinity of Polling Places
October 15, 2015 No. 2015-12 Post-Election Procedures and Qualifying for Office
October 15, 2015 No. 2015-11 Recount Deadlines for the November 3, 2015
September 15, 2015 No. 2015-10 New Laws and Procedures for ABBMs due to passage of HB 1927
  No. 2015-09 March 1, 2016 Election Law Calendar
September 10, 2015 No. 2015-08 DPS Web Portal
July 28, 2015 No. 2015-07 2015 Legislative Summary
June 26, 2015 No. 2015-06 Appointment Procedures for County Election Precinct Presiding and Alternate Judges and Election Clerks, Early Voting Ballot Board Members, Signature Verification Committee Members, and Central Counting Station Personnel
  No. 2015-04 November 3, 2015 Election Law Calendar
May 6, 2015   Precinct-by-Precinct Reports for May 9
May 6, 2015   Partial Manual Count – May 9 Uniform Election
May 6, 2015 No. 2015-03 Post-Election Procedures and Qualifying for Office for the May 9, 2015 Uniform Election
May 6, 2015 No. 2015-02 Recount Deadlines for the May 9, 2015 Elections of Cities, School Districts and Other Political Subdivisions
March 5, 2015 No. 2015-01 Issuance of Receipts and Registration Applications by Volunteer Deputy Registrars (NEW APPLICATION FORM)
January 19, 2015   Exemptions to Voting System Accessibility Requirements

 

2014 Advisories and Memos

Release Date Advisory Number Advisories and Memos
December 19, 2014   Opportunity to Use Countywide Election Precincts Polling Places in Countywide Elections Held on May 9, 2015 and November 3, 2015 Uniform Election Dates
December 19, 2014   Application Deadlines for Countywide Election Precincts Polling Places in Countywide Elections Held on May 9, 2015 and November 3, 2015 Uniform Election Dates
  No. 2014-25 May 9, 2015 Election Law Calendar
October 28, 2014 No. 2014-24 Canvass Dates and Recount Deadlines for the November 4, 2014 General Election for Federal, State and County Officers
November 5, 2014 No. 2014-23 Recount Deadlines for the November 4, 2014 Elections of Cities, School Districts and Other Political Subdivisions
November 5, 2014 No. 2014-22 Post-Election Procedures and Qualifying for Office
October 13, 2014   Joint Elections and Polling Places FAQs
October 13, 2014 No. 2014-21 Certain Activities in Vicinity of Polling Places
October 13, 2014   Countywide Polling Place Program FAQs
October 13, 2014   Limited Ballot Voters and District Chart (Chapters 111 and 112, Texas Election Code)
October 6, 2014   Waiver of Partial Manual Count for the November 4, 2014 Elections
August 28, 2014   Full Text of Constitutional Amendment
September 12, 2014   Annual Application for Ballot by Mail FAQs & Early Voting Roster Information
October 7, 2014 No. 2014-20 Processing and Counting Write-In Votes Cast on Electronic Voting Systems
October 6, 2014 No. 2014-19 Manual/Hand Counting Rules for Paper and Optical Scan Ballots
October 7, 2014 No. 2014-18 Central Counting and Central Accumulation Station Procedures
September 10, 2014 No. 2014-17 Procedures for Federal Write-In Absentee Ballots (FWABs) from FPCA Voters and Voters in Hostile Fire Pay and Combat Zones
September 10, 2014 No. 2014-16 Instructions and Deadlines for Mailing/Emailing Ballots Under the Federal “MOVE Act” for Overseas Voters
July 31, 2014   Exemptions to Voting System Accessibility Requirements
June 30, 2014 No. 2014-15 2014 Annual Voting Systems Filing Report
June 23, 2014 No. 2014-14 Appointment Procedures for County Election Precinct Presiding and Alternate Judges, Election Clerks, Early Voting Ballot Board Members, Signature Verification Committee Members, and Central Counting Station Personnel
June 23, 2014 No. 2014-13 Minority Language Requirements
  No. 2014-12 November 4, 2014 Election Law Calendar
May 23, 2014   Precinct by Precinct Returns for the May 27, 2014 Election
May 23, 2014   Waiver of Partial Manual Count for the May 27, 2014 Runoff Primary Election
May 23, 2014 No. 2014-11 Canvass and Recount Filing Deadlines for 2014 Primary Runoff Elections
May 20, 2014 No. 2014-10 Allowable Dates for Runoff Elections
April 23, 2014   Precinct by Precinct Returns for the May 10, 2014 Election
April 23, 2014 No. 2014-09 Post-Election Procedures and Qualifying for Office
April 23, 2014 No. 2014-08 Recount Deadlines for the May 10, 2014
April 9, 2014 No. 2014-07 Instructions and Deadlines for Mailing/Emailing Ballots Under the Federal “MOVE Act” for Overseas Voters
April 1, 2014 No. 2014-06 Electronic Voting System Procedures
April 1, 2014   Waiver of Partial Manual Count for the May 10, 2014 Elections
March 5, 2014 No. 2014-05 Canvass and Recount Filing Deadlines for 2014 Primary Elections & Forms
February 12, 2014 No. 2014-04 Emergency Ballot Procedures
February 12, 2014 No. 2014-03 Certain Activities in Vicinity of Polling Places
September 19, 2016   Limited Ballot Voters and District Chart
March 5, 2014   Precinct by Precinct Returns for the March 4, 2014 Election
January 2, 2014 No. 2014-02 Procedures for Federal Write-In Absentee Ballots (FWABs) from FPCA Voters and Voters in Hostile Fire Pay and Combat Zones
January 2, 2014 No. 2014-01 Instructions and Deadlines for Mailing/Emailing Ballots Under the Federal “MOVE Act” for Overseas Voters