Tex. Election Code Section 61.035


Before serving as an interpreter, the person selected as interpreter must take the following oath administered by an election officer:
“I swear (or affirm) that, to the best of my ability, I will correctly interpret and translate each question, answer, or statement addressed either to the voter by any election officer or to an election officer by the voter.”


A person who will be providing ballot assistance under Section 61.034 (Translating Ballot) must also take the oath required by Subchapter B (Eligibility for Assistance), Chapter 64 (Voting Procedures), and meet all other requirements of that subchapter.
Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 211, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1986.
Amended by:
Acts 2021, 87th Leg., R.S., Ch. 556 (S.B. 331), Sec. 4, eff. June 14, 2021.

Source: Section 61.035 — Oath, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/EL/htm/EL.­61.­htm#61.­035 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 61.035’s source at texas​.gov