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Secretary Nelson Announces Structural Changes in Texas Secretary of State's Elections Division

March 10, 2023
Contact: Sam Taylor

AUSTIN — Texas Secretary of State Jane Nelson today announced structural changes to the Texas Secretary of State's Elections Division.

Keith Ingram, the current Director of the Elections Division, will now serve in a newly-created position to develop and manage an interstate voter registration crosscheck program to comply with Section 18.062 of the Texas Election Code. Texas law requires the state to cooperate with other state governments to develop systems to compare voters, voter history, and voter registration lists to identify voters whose addresses have changed.

Christina Adkins, the Legal Director for the Elections Division, will serve as Acting Director of the Elections Division. Adkins has served in the Elections Division since 2012 and is a recognized leader in the election community for her legal and technological expertise in certifying voting systems and ensuring county officials are trained to comply with the Texas Election Code.

Learn more about the Texas Secretary of State's Elections Division.

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