Texas Election Code

Sec. § 11.001
Eligibility to Vote


Except as otherwise provided by law, to be eligible to vote in an election in this state, a person must:


be a qualified voter as defined by Section 11.002 (Qualified Voter) on the day the person offers to vote;


be a resident of the territory covered by the election for the office or measure on which the person desires to vote; and


satisfy all other requirements for voting prescribed by law for the particular election.


For a person who resides on property located in more than one territory described by Subsection (a)(2), the person shall choose in which territory the residence of the person is located.
Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 211, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1986.
Amended by:
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1107 (H.B. 2309), Sec. 1.06, eff. September 1, 2005.

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