Texas Election Code
Sec. § 101.054
Applying for More Than One Election in Same Application


(a)

A person may apply with a single federal postcard application for a ballot for any one or more elections in which the person is eligible to vote as provided by this section.

(b)

An application that does not identify the election for which a ballot is requested shall be treated as if it requests a ballot for:

(1)

except as provided by Subdivision (3), each general election in which the clerk conducts early voting;

(2)

the general primary election if the application indicates party preference and is submitted to the early voting clerk for the primary; and

(3)

each general or special election held by a county, a municipality, or an independent school district in the calendar year in which the application is received and in which the person is eligible to vote.

(b-1)

If an application under Subsection (b) indicates the person is eligible to vote in an election described by Subsection (b)(3) in which the early voting clerk who received the application does not conduct early voting, the clerk shall forward a copy of the application in a form prescribed by the secretary of state to each early voting clerk who conducts early voting for that election.

(c)

An application shall be treated as if it requests a ballot for a runoff election that results from an election for which a ballot is requested.

(d)

An application requesting a ballot for more than one election shall be preserved for the period for preserving the precinct election records for the last election for which the application is effective.
Amended by:
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1318 (S.B. 100), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2011.
Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 856 (H.B. 396), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2013.
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