Tex. Election Code Section 65.008
Tallying Write-in Votes


In an election in which write-in voting is permitted, the name of a write-in candidate shall be entered on the tally list and votes for that candidate shall be tallied in the same manner as votes for a candidate whose name appears on the ballot.


A write-in vote may not be counted if a sticker containing a candidate’s name is affixed to the ballot by the voter.
Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 211, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1986.

Source: Section 65.008 — Tallying Write-in Votes, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/EL/htm/EL.­65.­htm#65.­008 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 65.008’s source at texas​.gov