Tex. Election Code Section 85.072
Branch Daily Register


Each day early voting is conducted at a branch polling place, an election officer in charge of the branch shall prepare a register listing the voters who cast ballots at the branch that day.


The register must include for each voter the information necessary for entering the voter’s name on the early voting roster for the election.


The election officer preparing the register shall deliver it to the early voting clerk at the close of each day’s voting at the branch polling place.


The early voting clerk shall preserve each daily register for the period for preserving the precinct election records.


A current copy of the register shall be kept at the branch polling place during the period voting is conducted there.


The early voting clerk shall provide, in a downloadable database format, a current copy of the register for posting on the Internet website of the authority ordering the election, if the authority maintains a website, each day early voting is conducted. At a minimum, the voter registration number for each voter listed in the register must be posted.


The early voting clerk shall compile the registers and electronically submit to the secretary of state a record of each voter participating in a primary, a runoff primary, a general election, or any special election ordered by the governor not later than the day the voter votes in person or the early voting clerk receives a ballot voted by mail.
Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 211, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1986. Amended by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 203, Sec. 2.11; Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 554, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1991.
Amended by:
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1083 (H.B. 1850), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2019.

Source: Section 85.072 — Branch Daily Register, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/EL/htm/EL.­85.­htm#85.­072 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 85.072’s source at texas​.gov