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Laws and Procedures Pertaining to Other Political Subdivisions

2019 Election Advisories and Memos
Bullet New: No. 2019-10 - Minority Language Requirements
Bullet New: No. 2019-09 - November 5, 2019 Election Law Calendar
Bullet No. 2019-06 - Recount Deadlines for the May 4, 2019 Elections of Cities, School Districts and Other Political Subdivisions
Bullet No. 2019-05 - Post-Election Procedures and Qualifying for Office for the May 4, 2019 Uniform Election
 
2018 Election Advisories and Memos
Bullet No. 2018-41 - May 4, 2019 Election Law Calendar
Bullet No. 2018-40 - Precinct by Precinct Report for November 6, 2018 Elections
Bullet No. 2018-39 - Partial Manual Count for November 6, 2018 Elections
Bullet No. 2018-38 - Post-Election Procedures and Qualifying for Office
Bullet No. 2018-37 - Canvass and Recount Deadlines for the November 6, 2018 Elections of Cities, School Districts and Other Political Subdivisions
Bullet No. 2018-34 - Electronic Voting System Procedures Advisory
Bullet No. 2018-33 - Certain Activities in Vicinity of Polling Places
Bullet No. 2018-30 - Revised Procedures for the Partial Manual Count
Bullet No. 2018-29 - Handguns in Polling Places (KP-0212)
Bullet No. 2018-28 - Minority Language Requirements
Bullet No. 2018-25 - November 6, 2018 Election Law Calendar
Bullet No. 2018-20 - Precinct by Precinct Report
Bullet No. 2018-19 - Post-Election Procedures and Qualifying for Office
Bullet No. 2018-18 - Recount Deadlines for May Uniform Election
Bullet No. 2018-17 - Partial Manual Count for May Uniform Election
Bullet No. 2018-16 - Additional Ballot by Mail Procedures for May Uniform Election and Primary Runoff Election
Bullet No. 2018-11 - Certain Activities in Vicinity of Polling Places
Bullet No. 2018-09 - Laws and Procedures for Annual and Regular ABBMs
Bullet No. 2018-08 -Voter Identification Procedures
Bullet No. 2018-05 - Emergency Ballot Procedures
Bullet No. 2018-04 - FWABs and Voters in Hostile Fire Pay and Combat Zones
Bullet No. 2018-03 - Instructions and Deadlines for Mailing/Emailing Ballots Under the Federal “MOVE Act” for Overseas Voters
Bullet No. 2018-02 - Ballot by Mail Deadlines; HB 1151, HB 929 (Regular Session); SB 5 (Special Session)
 
2017 Election Advisories and Memos
Bullet No. 2017-23 - May 5, 2018 Election Law Calendar
Bullet No. 2017-22 - Exemptions to Voting System Accessibility Requirements
Bullet No. 2017-21 - Expansion of definition of DRE (OAG Opinion - KP-0170)
Bullet Partial Manual Count after the November 7, 2017 Uniform Election Date
Bullet Precinct by Precinct Report for November 7, 2017 Elections
Bullet No. 2017-20 Post-Election Procedures and Qualifying for Office
Bullet No. 2017-19 - Recount Deadlines for the November 7, 2017 Elections of Cities, School Districts and Other Political Subdivisions
Bullet No. 2017-18 - 2017 Legislative Summary
Bullet No. 2017-17 - Updates to Voting System Procedures – Precinct Ballot Counters and Central Accumulators
Bullet No. 2017-16 - Central Counting Station Plan
Bullet 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 No. 2017-08 - Appendices, March 6, 2018 Primary Election Law Calendar
Bullet 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 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
Bullet No. 2014-12 - November 4, 2014 Election Law Calendar
Bullet No. 2014-10 - Allowable Dates for Runoff Elections
Bullet Precinct by Precinct Returns for the May 10, 2014 Election
Bullet No. 2014-09 - Post-Election Procedures and Qualifying for Office
Bullet No. 2014-08 - Recount Deadlines for the May 10, 2014
Bullet No. 2014-06 - Electronic Voting System Procedures
Bullet Waiver of Partial Manual Count for the May 10, 2014 Elections
 
2013 Election Advisories and Memos
Bullet No. 2013-17 - May 10, 2014 Election Law Calendar
Bullet No. 2013-16 - Post-Election Procedures and Qualifying for Office
Bullet Precinct by Precinct Returns for November 5, 2013 Elections
Bullet No. 2013-15 - Recount Deadlines for the November 5, 2013 Election
Bullet No. 2013-14 - Substantially Similar Names and Voting
Bullet No. 2013-13 - Acceptable Forms of Photo Identification
Bullet No. 2013-10 - 2013 Legislative Summary
Bullet No. 2013-07 - November 5, 2013 Election Law Calendar
Bullet Post Election Memorandum
Bullet Required Partial Manual Count for all Political Subdivisions holding a May 11, 2013 Uniform Election
Bullet Precinct by Precinct Returns Memo for May 11, 2013 Elections
Bullet No. 2013-03 - Recount Deadlines for the May 11, 2013 Elections of Cities, School Districts and Other Political Subdivisions
Bullet No. 2013-02 - Post-Election Procedures and Qualifying for Office
Bullet United States Postal Service (USPS) and Ballots Mailed Back to Election Officials
Bullet No. 2013-01 - May 11, 2013 Election Law Calendar

Voting Systems
Bullet May 7, 2016 Election Partial Manual Count
Bullet Information pertaining to examination, certification and accessibility of Voting Systems.
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General Election Information
Bullet Election Glossary
bullet Important 2019 Election Dates
Offices up for Election in 2016

Election Procedures
bullet 2018 Texas Election Security Update
bullet May 4, 2019 Uniform Election Dear Voter Letter (PDF) | Spanish (PDF)
Bullet Revised: Poll Watcher’s Guide (PDF)
Bullet Precinct by Precinct Reporting
Bullet Handbook Request Form
Bullet Revised: Election Judges and Clerks Handbook 2018 (PDF)
Bullet Revised: Early Voting Ballot Board Handbook (PDF)
Bullet Election Judge Training For HB 658 – Voting at Residential Care Facilities (PDF)
Bullet Forms Manual
Bullet Texas Administrative Code - Elections
Bullet Updated Candidacy for Local Political Subdivisions
Bullet VR for Candidates (HB 484) FAQ
Bullet Terms, Qualifications, and Vacancies
Bullet Petitions
Bullet Cancellation of Election
Bullet Procedure to Request and Conduct a Recount
Bullet Student Election Clerk
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