Election Outlook:  Early voting for the March 1, 2016 Primary  Election runs Tuesday, February 16  –  Friday, February 26 | Last day to apply for ballot by mail (received, not postmarked) is Friday, February 19, 2016 | What’s on the Ballot | Voter information | Don´t have a photo ID for voting? Election Identification Certificates are available from DPS offices.
Holiday Notice: The Office of the Texas Secretary of State will be closed Monday, February 15 in observance of Presidents Day. The office will resume normal operating hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 16. Electronic filing and business document searches are available through SOSDirect 24/7.
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Sec. 192.006. MEETING OF ELECTORS

  1. The electors shall convene at the State Capitol at 2 p.m. on the first Monday after the second Wednesday in December following their election and shall perform their duties as prescribed by federal law.
  2. The secretary of state shall arrange for the meeting place, notify the electors, and call the meeting to order. The secretary shall act as temporary chair of the meeting until the electors elect a chair from among themselves.
  3. If an elector is absent at the time for convening the meeting, the electors may declare the elector position vacant by a majority vote of those present at the meeting.