Tex. Election Code Section 66.056
Unofficial Tabulation of Precinct Results


As the general custodian of election records receives the precinct election records from each polling place, the custodian shall:


open the envelopes and remove the precinct election returns; and


prepare a tabulation stating for each candidate and for and against each measure:


the total number of votes received in each precinct; and


the sum of the precinct totals tabulated under Paragraph (A).


The custodian shall periodically make a public announcement of the current state of the tabulation made under Subsection (a).


The tabulation made under Subsection (a) is unofficial and does not affect the outcome of the election.


The custodian shall preserve the unofficial tabulation for the period for preserving the precinct election records.
Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 211, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1986.

Source: Section 66.056 — Unofficial Tabulation of Precinct Results, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/EL/htm/EL.­66.­htm#66.­056 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 66.056’s source at texas​.gov