Texas Election Code - Section 61.010. Wearing Name Tag Or Badge In Polling Place
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§ 61.010. WEARING NAME TAG OR BADGE IN POLLING PLACE. (a)
Except as provided by Subsection (b), a person may not wear a badge,
insignia, emblem, or other similar communicative device relating to
a candidate, measure, or political party appearing on the ballot,
or to the conduct of the election, in the polling place or within
100 feet of any outside door through which a voter may enter the
building in which the polling place is located.
(b) An election judge, an election clerk, a state or federal
election inspector, a certified peace officer, or a special peace
officer appointed for the polling place by the presiding judge
shall wear while on duty in the area described by Subsection (a) a
tag or official badge that indicates the person's name and title or
(c) A person commits an offense if the person violates
Subsection (a). An offense under this subsection is a Class C
Added by Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 472, § 17, eff. Sept. 1, 1987.
Amended by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1349, § 24, 25, eff. Sept.
Last modified: August 11, 2007