Tex. Election Code Section 83.012
Student Early Voting Clerks


The early voting clerk may appoint student early voting clerks as necessary to assist the early voting clerk.


A person is eligible to serve as a student early voting clerk under this section if the person is ineligible to serve as a clerk of an election precinct under Section 32.051 (General Eligibility Requirements)(c) but meets the eligibility requirements to be a student election clerk under Section 32.0511 (Special Eligibility Requirements: Student Election Clerks).


A student early voting clerk serving under this section:


is entitled to compensation under Section 83.052 (Compensation of Other Clerks and Their Deputies) in the same manner as other early voting clerks; and


when communicating with a voter who cannot communicate in English, may communicate with the voter in a language the voter and the clerk understand as authorized by Subchapter B (Use of English Language), Chapter 61 (Conduct of Voting Generally).


Not more than four student early voting clerks may serve at an early voting polling place.


The secretary of state may initiate or assist in the development of a statewide program promoting the use of student early voting clerks appointed under this section.
Added by Acts 2013, 83rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 542 (S.B. 553), Sec. 3, eff. June 14, 2013.

Source: Section 83.012 — Student Early Voting Clerks, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/EL/htm/EL.­83.­htm#83.­012 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 83.012’s source at texas​.gov