Tex. Election Code Section 34.005
Action by Secretary of State


The secretary of state may refer a reported violation of law for appropriate action to the attorney general, if the attorney general has jurisdiction, or to a prosecuting attorney having jurisdiction.


If the secretary of state believes that a state inspector was unlawfully prevented or obstructed from the performance of the inspector’s duties, the secretary of state may seek:


injunctive relief under Section 273.081 (Injunction), including issuance of temporary orders;


a writ of mandamus under Section 161.009 (Party Officer Subject to Mandamus) or 273.061 (Jurisdiction); and


any other remedy available under law.
Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 211, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1986.
Amended by:
Acts 2021, 87th Leg., 2nd C.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 1), Sec. 4.11, eff. December 2, 2021.

Source: Section 34.005 — Action by Secretary of State, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/EL/htm/EL.­34.­htm#34.­005 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 34.005’s source at texas​.gov