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COVID-19 Resources for Election Officials

The Texas Secretary of State’s office has put together a list of resources that may be helpful to election officials in preparing for their upcoming elections. We will periodically be updating this site with more resources as they become available.

Last Updated: July 27, 2020

Secretary of State Resources

Election Law Advisories

Voting and Election Health Protocols

Polling Place Signs

State of Texas Resources

Texas Department of State Health Services

Texas Division of Emergency Management

Office of the Governor

Federal Resources

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (DHS CISA)

Federal Voting Assistance Program

U.S. Postal Service

Election Assistance Commission (EAC)

Other Resources

National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS)

National Association of State Election Directors

National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL)

Texas Association of Counties (TAC)

Texas Municipal League