Tex. Election Code Section 85.007
Public Notice of Time for Voting


(a)

The election order and the election notice must state:

(1)

the date that early voting will begin if under Section 85.001 (Early Voting Period)(d) the early voting period is to begin later than the prescribed date;

(2)

the regular dates and hours that voting will be conducted under Section 85.005 (Regular Days and Hours for Voting)(b); and

(3)

the dates and hours that voting on Saturday or Sunday is ordered to be conducted under Section 85.006 (Voting on Saturday or Sunday)(a).

(b)

The early voting clerk shall post notice for each election stating the dates and hours that voting on a Saturday or Sunday is ordered to be conducted under Section 85.006 (Voting on Saturday or Sunday)(b).

(c)

Notice under Subsection (b) shall be posted continuously for at least 72 hours immediately preceding the first hour that the voting to which the notice pertains will be conducted. The notice shall be posted on:

(1)

the bulletin board used for posting notice of meetings of the commissioners court if the early voting clerk is the county clerk of a county that does not maintain an Internet website, or of the city governing body if the early voting clerk is the city secretary; or

(2)

the county’s Internet website if the early voting clerk is the county clerk of a county that maintains an Internet website.

(d)

Any notice required under this section must also be posted:

(1)

on the Internet website of the authority ordering the election, if the authority maintains a website; and

(2)

for a primary election or the general election for state and county officers, by the secretary of state on the secretary’s Internet website.

(e)

The authority ordering an election shall forward its election notice to the secretary of state in a manner that affords the secretary of state sufficient time to comply with Subsection (d)(2).
Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 211, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1986. Amended by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 203, Sec. 2.09; Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 554, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1991.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1092 (H.B. 2721), Sec. 1, eff. June 19, 2015.
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1052 (H.B. 933), Sec. 9, eff. September 1, 2019.
Acts 2021, 87th Leg., R.S., Ch. 711 (H.B. 3107), Sec. 52, eff. September 1, 2021.

Source: Section 85.007 — Public Notice of Time for Voting, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/EL/htm/EL.­85.­htm#85.­007 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Accessed:
Jun. 5, 2024

§ 85.007’s source at texas​.gov