Texas Election Code
Sec. § 101.107
Return of Ballot


A voter described by Section 101.001(2)(A) or (B) must be voting from outside the voter’s county of residence. A voter described by Section 101.001(2)(C) must be voting from outside the United States.


A voter who receives a ballot under this subchapter must return the ballot in the same manner as required under Section 101.057 except that a voter who completes a signature sheet is not required to complete a carrier envelope. Except as provided by Chapter 105, the voter may not return the ballot by electronic transmission.


A ballot that is not returned as required by Subsection (b) is considered a ballot not timely returned and is not sent to the early voting ballot board for processing.


The deadline for the return of a ballot under this section is the same deadline as provided in Section 86.007.
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. 589 (S.B. 904), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2013.
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