Texas Election Code - Section 141.032. Review Of Application; Notice To Candidate
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Section: 128.001 129.001 141.001 141.002 141.003 141.004 141.031 141.032 141.033 141.034 141.035 141.036 141.037 141.038 141.039
§ 141.032. REVIEW OF APPLICATION; NOTICE TO
CANDIDATE. (a) On the filing of an application for a place on the
ballot, the authority with whom the application is filed shall
review the application to determine whether it complies with the
requirements as to form, content, and procedure that it must
satisfy for the candidate's name to be placed on the ballot.
(b) Except as provided by Subsection (c), the review shall
be completed not later than the fifth day after the date the
application is received by the authority.
(c) If an application is accompanied by a petition, the
petition is considered part of the application, and the review
shall be completed as soon as practicable after the date the
application is received by the authority. However, the petition is
not considered part of the application for purposes of determining
compliance with the requirements applicable to each document, and a
deficiency in the requirements for one document may not be remedied
by the contents of the other document.
(d) A determination under this section that an application
complies with the applicable requirements does not preclude a
subsequent determination that the application does not comply,
subject to Section 141.034.
(e) If an application does not comply with the applicable
requirements, the authority shall reject the application and
immediately deliver to the candidate written notice of the reason
for the rejection.
(f) This section does not apply to a determination of a
Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 211, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1986. Amended by
Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 728, § 54, eff. Sept. 1, 1993; Acts
1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1349, § 51, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.
Last modified: August 11, 2007