Tex. Election Code Section 42.002
Required Use of County Precincts


(a)

The county election precincts are the election precincts for the following elections:

(1)

the general election for state and county officers;

(2)

a special election ordered by the governor;

(3)

a primary election;

(4)

a countywide election ordered by the commissioners court, county judge, or other county authority, except an election subject to Section 42.062 (Precincts for Certain Special Elections)(2); and

(5)

as provided by Section 42.0621 (Precincts for Elections Held on November Uniform Election Date), any other election held by a political subdivision on a uniform election date.

(b)

Except as provided by Sections 42.008 (Consolidating Precincts in Special Election) and 42.009 (Consolidating Precincts in Primary Election), county election precincts may not be consolidated for an election.

(c)

Repealed by Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1085 (H.B. 1888), Sec. 7(1), eff. September 1, 2019.
Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 211, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1986. Amended by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 114, Sec. 6, eff. Sept. 1, 1989.
Amended by:
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 1042 (H.B. 1209), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.
Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1261 (H.B. 2926), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2007.
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 711 (H.B. 2847), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2009.
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 549 (H.B. 2027), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2015.
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1085 (H.B. 1888), Sec. 7(1), eff. September 1, 2019.

Source: Section 42.002 — Required Use of County Precincts, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/EL/htm/EL.­42.­htm#42.­002 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 5, 2024

§ 42.002’s source at texas​.gov