Texas Election Code - Section 172.001. Nominating By Primary Election Required
Legal Research Home >
Texas Laws > Election Code > Texas Election Code - Section 172.001. Nominating By Primary Election Required
Section: 171.051 171.052 171.053 171.054 171.071 171.072 171.073 172.001 172.002 172.003 172.004 172.021 172.022 172.023 172.024
§ 172.001. NOMINATING BY PRIMARY ELECTION
REQUIRED. Except as otherwise provided by this code, a political
party's nominees in the general election for offices of state and
county government and the United States Congress must be nominated
by primary election, held as provided by this code, if the party's
nominee for governor in the most recent gubernatorial general
election received 20 percent or more of the total number of votes
received by all candidates for governor in the election.
Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 211, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1986.
Last modified: August 11, 2007