Texas Election Code - Section 65.054. Accepting Provisional Ballot
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Section: 65.012 65.013 65.014 65.015 65.051 65.052 65.053 65.054 65.055 65.056 65.057 65.058 65.059 65.060 66.001
§ 65.054. ACCEPTING PROVISIONAL BALLOT. (a) The early
voting ballot board shall examine each affidavit executed under
Section 63.011 and determine whether to accept the provisional
ballot of the voter who executed the affidavit.
(b) A provisional ballot may be accepted only if the board
determines that, from the information in the affidavit or contained
in public records, the person is eligible to vote in the election.
(c) If a provisional ballot is accepted, the board shall
enter the voter's name on a list of voters whose provisional ballots
(d) If a provisional ballot is rejected, the board shall
indicate the rejection by marking "rejected" on the envelope
containing the provisional ballot.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1315, § 35, eff. Jan. 1, 2004.
Last modified: August 11, 2007