Tex. Election Code Section 64.036
Unlawful Assistance


(a)

A person commits an offense if the person knowingly:

(1)

provides assistance to a voter who is not eligible for assistance;

(2)

while assisting a voter prepares the voter’s ballot in a way other than the way the voter directs or without direction from the voter;

(3)

while assisting a voter suggests by word, sign, or gesture how the voter should vote; or

(4)

provides assistance to a voter who has not requested assistance or selected the person to assist the voter.

(b)

A person commits an offense if the person knowingly assists a voter in violation of Section 64.032 (Persons Providing Assistance)(c).

(c)

An election officer commits an offense if the officer knowingly permits a person to provide assistance:

(1)

to a voter who is not eligible for assistance; or

(2)

in violation of Section 64.032 (Persons Providing Assistance)(c).

(d)

An offense under this section is a Class A misdemeanor.
Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 211, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1986. Amended by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 393, Sec. 5, eff. Sept. 1, 2003.

Source: Section 64.036 — Unlawful Assistance, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/EL/htm/EL.­64.­htm#64.­036 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 5, 2024

§ 64.036’s source at texas​.gov