Tex. Election Code Section 43.061
Notice of Change of Location of Polling Place


This section applies only to a general or special election that is ordered by the governor or the county judge.


If the location of a polling place changes after notice of an election is given under Section 4.003 (Method of Giving Notice), the county clerk shall give notice of the change not later than the earlier of:


24 hours after the location is changed; or


72 hours before the polls open on election day.


Notice required by Subsection (b) must be given by:


notifying each candidate whose name appears on the ballot in the election or, in the case of an office filled by voters of more than one county, notifying the county chair or, for an independent candidate, the county judge of the county in which the change occurs; or


posting the notice in a listing used specifically to inform the public of changes to the location of a polling place on any Internet website that the county clerk maintains to provide information on elections held in the county.
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 802, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2001.
Amended by:
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 709 (S.B. 427), Sec. 2(a), eff. September 1, 2005.

Source: Section 43.061 — Notice of Change of Location of Polling Place, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/EL/htm/EL.­43.­htm#43.­061 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 43.061’s source at texas​.gov