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Elections and Voter Information

Voter Information

Laws and Procedures Pertaining to Other Political Subdivisions

2017 Election Advisories and Memos
Bullet New No. 2017-21 - Expansion of definition of DRE (OAG Opinion - KP-0170)
Bullet New Partial Manual Count after the November 7, 2017 Uniform Election Date
Bullet New Precinct by Precinct Report for November 7, 2017 Elections
Bullet New No. 2017-20 Post-Election Procedures and Qualifying for Office
Bullet New No. 2017-19 - Recount Deadlines for the November 7, 2017 Elections of Cities, School Districts and Other Political Subdivisions
Bullet New No. 2017-18 - 2017 Legislative Summary
Bullet New No. 2017-17 - Updates to Voting System Procedures – Precinct Ballot Counters and Central Accumulators
Bullet New No. 2017-16 - Central Counting Station Plan
Bullet New No. 2017-15 - Voter Identification Procedures
Bullet No. 2017-14 - Certain Activities in Vicinity of Polling Places
Bullet No. 2017-12 - Voting at Residential Care Facilities and Other Provisions of HB 658 (85th Legislature, RS, 2017)
Bullet 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
Bullet No. 2017-10 - Required Oaths for Election Offices
Bullet No. 2017-09 - Minority Language Requirements
Bullet New No. 2017-08 - Appendices, March 6, 2018 Primary Election Law Calendar
Bullet New No. 2017-07 - March 6, 2018 Primary Election Law Calendar
Bullet No. 2017-06 - Senate Bill 957 – Numbering and Lettering of Propositions on the Ballot
Bullet No. 2017-05 - November 7, 2017 Election Law Calendar
Bullet Precinct by Precinct Report for May 6, 2017 Elections
Bullet Waiver of Partial Manual Count after the May 6, 2017 Uniform Election Date
Bullet No. 2017-03 - Recount Deadlines for the May 6, 2017 Elections of Cities, School Districts and Other Political Subdivisions
Bullet No. 2017-02 - Post-Election Procedures and Qualifying for Office for the May 6, 2017 Uniform Election
Bullet No. 2017-01 - Oath of Office (General Information)
 
2016 Election Advisories and Memos
Bullet No. 2016-24 - May 6, 2017 Election Law Calendar
Bullet Partial Manual Count after the November 8, 2016 General Election for State and County Officers and Uniform Election Date
Bullet Precinct by Precinct Report
Bullet No. 2016-23 - Post-Election Procedures and Qualifying for Office
Bullet No. 2016-21 - Recount Deadlines for the November 8, 2016 Elections of Cities, School Districts and Other Political Subdivisions
Bullet No. 2016-20 - Certain Activities in Vicinity of Polling Places
Bullet No. 2016-19 - Instructions and Deadlines for Mailing/Emailing Ballots Under the Federal “MOVE Act” for Overseas Voters
Bullet No. 2016-18 - Procedures for Federal Write-In Absentee Ballots (FWABs) from FPCA Voters and Voters in Hostile Fire Pay and Combat Zones
Bullet New No. 2016-17 - Voter Identification Procedures
Bullet No. 2016-16 - 2016 Annual Voting Systems Filing Report
Bullet Amended No. 2016-14 - November 8, 2016 Election Law Calendar
Bullet No. 2016-10 - Post-Election Procedures and Qualifying for Office for the May 7, 2016 Uniform Election
Bullet No. 2016-09 - Recount Deadlines for the May 7, 2016 Election
Bullet Required Partial Manual Count for all Political Subdivisions holding a May 7, 2016 Uniform Election
 
2015 Election Advisories and Memos
Bullet Partial Manual Count after the November 3, 2015 Uniform Election Date
Bullet Precinct by Precinct Report for November 3, 2015 Election
Bullet No. 2015-14 - May 7, 2016 Election Law Calendar
Bullet No. 2015-13 - Certain Activities in Vicinity of Polling Places
Bullet No. 2015-12 - Post-Election Procedures and Qualifying for Office
Bullet No. 2015-11 - Recount Deadlines for the November 3, 2015 Elections of Cities, School Districts and Other Political Subdivisions
Bullet No. 2015-10 - New Laws and Procedures for ABBMs due to passage of HB 1927
Bullet No. 2015-08 - DPS Web Portal
Bullet No. 2015-07 - 2015 Legislative Summary
Bullet No. 2015-04 - November 3, 2015 Election Law Calendar
Bullet Precinct-by-Precinct Reports for May 9
Bullet Partial Manual Count – May 9 Uniform Election
Bullet No. 2015-03 - Post-Election Procedures and Qualifying for Office for the May 9, 2015 Uniform Election
Bullet No. 2015-02 - Recount Deadlines for the May 9, 2015 Elections of Cities, School Districts and Other Political Subdivisions
Bullet Exemptions to Voting System Accessibility Requirements
 
2014 Election Advisories and Memos
Bullet No. 2014-25 May 9, 2015 Election Law Calendar
Bullet No. 2014-23 - Recount Deadlines for the November 4, 2014 Elections of Cities, School Districts and Other Political Subdivisions
Bullet No. 2014-22 - Post-Election Procedures and Qualifying for Office
Bullet Joint Elections and Polling Places FAQs
Bullet Election Advisory No. 2014-21 - Certain Activities in Vicinity of Polling Places
Bullet Waiver of Partial Manual Count for the November 4, 2014 Elections
Bullet Exemptions to Voting System Accessibility Requirements
Bullet No. 2014-20 - Processing and Counting Write-In Votes Cast on Electronic Voting Systems
Bullet No. 2014-19 - Manual/Hand Counting Rules for Paper and Optical Scan Ballots
Bullet No. 2014-18 - Central Counting and Central Accumulation Station Procedures
Bullet No. 2014-15 - 2014 Annual Voting Systems Filing Report
No. 2014-12 - November 4, 2014 Election Law Calendar
No. 2014-10 - Allowable Dates for Runoff Elections
Precinct by Precinct Returns for the May 10, 2014 Election
No. 2014-09 - Post-Election Procedures and Qualifying for Office
No. 2014-08 - Recount Deadlines for the May 10, 2014
No. 2014-06 - Electronic Voting System Procedures
Waiver of Partial Manual Count for the May 10, 2014 Elections
 
2013 Election Advisories and Memos
No. 2013-17 - May 10, 2014 Election Law Calendar
No. 2013-16 - Post-Election Procedures and Qualifying for Office
Precinct by Precinct Returns for November 5, 2013 Elections
No. 2013-15 - Recount Deadlines for the November 5, 2013 Election
No. 2013-14 - Substantially Similar Names and Voting
No. 2013-13 - Acceptable Forms of Photo Identification
No. 2013-10 - 2013 Legislative Summary
No. 2013-07 - November 5, 2013 Election Law Calendar
Post Election Memorandum
Required Partial Manual Count for all Political Subdivisions holding a May 11, 2013 Uniform Election
Precinct by Precinct Returns Memo for May 11, 2013 Elections
No. 2013-03 - Recount Deadlines for the May 11, 2013 Elections of Cities, School Districts and Other Political Subdivisions
No. 2013-02 - Post-Election Procedures and Qualifying for Office
United States Postal Service (USPS) and Ballots Mailed Back to Election Officials
No. 2013-01 - May 11, 2013 Election Law Calendar

Voting Systems
May 7, 2016 Election Partial Manual Count
Information pertaining to examination, certification and accessibility of Voting Systems.
<empty> Exemptions to Voting System Accessibility Requirements

General Election Information
Election Glossary
Important 2011 Election Dates
Important 2012 Election Dates
Important 2013 Election Dates
Important 2014 Election Dates
Important 2015 Election Dates
Important 2016 Election Dates
Important 2017 Election Dates
bullet Important 2018 Election Dates
Offices up for Election in 2016

Election Procedures
bullet November 7, 2017 Dear Voter Letter (PDF) | Spanish (PDF)
Revised Poll Watcher’s Guide 2016 (PDF)
Precinct by Precinct Reporting
Handbook Request Form
<empty> Revised Election Judges and Clerks Handbook 2016 (PDF)
Revised Early Voting Ballot Board Handbook (PDF)
New Election Judge Training For HB 658 – Voting at Residential Care Facilities (PDF)
Forms Manual
Texas Administrative Code - Elections
Updated Candidacy Filing
VR for Candidates (HB 484) FAQ
Terms, Qualifications, and Vacancies
Petitions
Cancellation of Election
Procedure to Request and Conduct a Recount
Student Election Clerk
          FAQs
          Permission Form (PDF)

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