Tex. Election Code Section 52.002
Authority Preparing Ballot

Except as otherwise provided by law, the following authority shall have the official ballot prepared:


for an election ordered by the governor or a county authority, the county clerk;


for a primary election, the county chair of the political party holding the primary;


for an election ordered by a city authority, the city secretary; and


for an election ordered by an authority of a political subdivision other than a county or city, the secretary of the subdivision’s governing body or, if the governing body has no secretary, the governing body’s presiding officer.
Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 211, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1986. Amended by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 864, Sec. 48, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.

Source: Section 52.002 — Authority Preparing Ballot, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/EL/htm/EL.­52.­htm#52.­002 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 52.002’s source at texas​.gov