Tex. Election Code Section 67.010
County Returns Canvassed by Governor


The county election returns for an election for a statewide office other than governor or lieutenant governor, a statewide measure, a district office, or president and vice-president of the United States shall be canvassed by the governor.


When this code refers to the presiding officer of the final canvassing authority, the secretary of state is considered to be the presiding officer when the final canvassing authority is the governor.


The canvass of county returns shall be conducted in accordance with this chapter except as otherwise provided by this code.


The presiding officer may make a clerical correction to the officially canvassed returns based on any authorized amended county canvass filed with the presiding officer.
Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 211, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1986. Amended by Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 54, Sec. 18(a), eff. Sept. 1, 1987; Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 163, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989.
Amended by:
Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1235 (S.B. 1970), Sec. 7, eff. September 1, 2009.

Source: Section 67.010 — County Returns Canvassed by Governor, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/EL/htm/EL.­67.­htm#67.­010 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 67.010’s source at texas​.gov