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Elections and Voter Information

Voter Information

Laws and Procedures Pertaining to Other Political Subdivisions

2015 Election Advisories and Memos
Bullet New No. 2016-10 - Post-Election Procedures and Qualifying for Office for the May 7, 2016 Uniform Election
Bullet New No. 2016-09 - Recount Deadlines for the May 7, 2016 Election
Bullet New Required Partial Manual Count for all Political Subdivisions holding a May 7, 2016 Uniform Election
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
Online Poll Worker Training

Voting Systems
New May 7, 2016 Election Partial Manual Count
Information pertaining to examination, certification and accessibility of Voting Systems.
Revised Voting Accessibility Exemptions

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
Offices up for Election in 2016

Election Procedures
bullet New May 24, 2016 Dear Voter Letter (PDF) | Spanish (PDF)
bullet May 7, 2016 Dear Voter Letter (PDF) | Spanish (PDF)
Poll Watcher’s Guide 2015 (PDF)
Precinct by Precinct Reporting
Handbook Request Form
<empty> Revised Election Judges and Clerks Handbook 2016 (PDF) Current for the March 1, 2016 Primary elections
Revised Early Voting Ballot Board Handbook (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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