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Elections and Voter Information

Voter Information

Laws and Procedures Pertaining to County Chairs

2016 Election Advisories and Memos
Bullet New Limited Ballot Voters and District Chart (Chapters 111 and 112, Texas Election Code)
Bullet NewCountywide Polling Place Program FAQs
Bullet New Application Deadlines for Countywide Election Precincts Polling Places in Countywide Elections Held in 2016
Bullet NewNo. 2016-02 - Procedures for Federal Write-In Absentee Ballots (FWABs) from FPCA Voters and Voters in Hostile Fire Pay and Combat Zones
Bullet NewNo. 2016-01 - Instructions and Deadlines for Mailing/Emailing Ballots Under the Federal “MOVE Act” for Overseas Voters
 
2015 Election Advisories and Memos
Bullet New Ballot Preparation and Sample Ballots for March 1, 2016 Primary Election
Bullet New No. 2015-15 - Appendices, March 1, 2016 Primary Calendar
Bullet No. 2015-10 - New Laws and Procedures for ABBMs due to passage of HB 1927
Bullet No. 2015-09 - March 1, 2016 Election Law Calendar
Bullet No. 2015-08 - DPS Web Portal
Bullet No. 2015-07 - 2015 Legislative Summary
Bullet No. 2015-06 - Appointment Procedures for County Election Precinct Presiding and Alternate Judges and Election Clerks, Early Voting Ballot Board Members, Signature Verification Committee Members, and Central Counting Station Personnel
Bullet No. 2015-05 - Official Minority Language Requirements
Bullet Exemptions to Voting System Accessibility Requirements
 
2014 Election Advisories and Memos
Bullet No. 2014-15 - 2014 Annual Voting Systems Filing Report
Bullet No. 2014-14 - Appointment Procedures for County Election Precinct Presiding and Alternate Judges, Election Clerks, Early Voting Ballot Board Members, Signature Verification Committee Members, and Central Counting Station Personnel
Bullet No. 2014-13 - Minority Language Requirements
No. 2014-12 - November 4, 2014 Election Law Calendar
Precinct by Precinct Returns for the May 27, 2014 Election
Waiver of Partial Manual Count for the May 27, 2014 Runoff Primary Election
No. 2014-11 - Canvass and Recount Filing Deadlines for 2014 Primary Runoff Elections
No. 2014-07 - Instructions and Deadlines for Mailing/Emailing Ballots Under the Federal “MOVE Act” for Overseas Voters
Waiver of Partial Manual Count for the May 10, 2014 Elections
No. 2014-05 - Canvass and Recount Filing Deadlines for 2014 Primary Elections & Forms
Certain Activities in Vicinity of Polling Places
Emergency Ballot Procedures
Precinct by Precinct Returns for the March 4, 2014 Election
No. 2014-02 - Procedures for Federal Write-In Absentee Ballots (FWABs) from FPCA Voters and Voters in Hostile Fire Pay and Combat Zones
No. 2014-01 - Instructions and Deadlines for Mailing/Emailing Ballots Under the Federal “MOVE Act” for Overseas Voters
   
2013 Election Advisories and Memos
No. 2013-18 - Appendices, March 4, 2014 Primary Calendar
Annual Application for Ballot by Mail – Notice and FAQs
2014 Sample Ballot Memo
2014 Opportunity to Use Countywide Election Precincts Program
2014 Countywide Election Precinct Program Deadlines
Precinct by Precinct Returns for November 5, 2013 Elections
No. 2013-14 - Substantially Similar Names and Voting
No. 2013-13 - Acceptable Forms of Photo Identification
No. 2013-10 - 2013 Legislative Summary
No. 2013-09 - March 4, 2014 Primary Election Calendar
No. 2013-06 - Appointment Procedures for County Election Precinct Presiding and Alternate Judges and Election Clerks, Early Voting Ballot Board Members, Signature Verification Committee Members, and Central Counting Station Personnel
No. 2013-05 - Bilingual Election Official Requirements
Online Poll Worker Training

County Chairs
Democratic Party
Republican Party
Libertarian Party

General Election Information
<empty> What's on the Ballot
<empty> Important 2011 Election Dates
<empty> Important 2012 Election Dates
Important 2013 Election Dates
Important 2014 Election Dates
Important 2015 Election Dates
New Important 2016 Election Dates
Offices up for Election in 2016
<empty> Revised Voting Accessibility Exemptions

Election Procedures
<empty> New Poll Watcher’s Guide 2015 (PDF)
<empty> County Chair Forms Manual
<empty> New VR for Candidates (HB 484) FAQ
<empty> Poll Watcher's Guide 2013 (PDF)
<empty> Texas Administrative Code - Elections
<empty> 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)
Precinct Returns Reporting
Notice Primary Finance and Candidate Filing Data Entry
<empty> Procedure to Request and Conduct a Recount
<empty> Student Election Clerk
          FAQs
          Permission Form (PDF)

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