Tex. Election Code Section 85.061
Permanent Branch Polling Place


In a countywide election in which the county clerk is the early voting clerk under Section 83.002 (County Clerk as Early Voting Clerk), an early voting polling place shall be located inside each branch office that is regularly maintained for conducting general clerical functions of the county clerk, except as provided by Subsection (b). If a suitable room is unavailable inside the branch office, the polling place may be located in another room inside the same building as the branch office.


In an election in which a temporary branch polling place is established under Section 85.062 (Temporary Branch Polling Place)(a)(1) or (d), the commissioners court may provide by resolution, order, or other official action that any one or more of the county clerk’s regularly maintained branch clerical offices are not to be branch early voting polling places in the election.


In this subchapter, “permanent branch polling place” means an early voting polling place established under this section.
Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 211, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1986. Amended by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 203, Sec. 1.10; Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 554, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1991.
Amended by:
Acts 2021, 87th Leg., 2nd C.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 1), Sec. 3.12, eff. December 2, 2021.

Source: Section 85.061 — Permanent Branch Polling Place, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/EL/htm/EL.­85.­htm#85.­061 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 85.061’s source at texas​.gov