Texas Water Code - Section 63.0945. Write-In Candidates
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Section: 63.089 63.0895 63.090 63.091 63.092 63.093 63.094 63.0945 63.095 63.096 63.097 63.098 63.099 63.100 63.101
§ 63.0945. WRITE-IN CANDIDATES. (a) In an election to
elect a commissioner, a write-in vote may not be counted unless the
name written in appears on the list of write-in candidates.
(b) To be entitled to a place on the list of write-in
candidates, a candidate must make a declaration of write-in
(c) A declaration of write-in candidacy must be filed with
the authority with whom an application for a place on the ballot is
required to be filed in the election.
(d) Except as provided by Subsection (f), a declaration of
write-in candidacy must be filed not later than 5 p.m. of the fifth
day after the date an application for a place on the ballot is
required to be filed.
(e) Subchapter B, Chapter 146, Election Code, applies to
write-in voting in an election to elect a commissioner except to the
extent of a conflict with this subchapter.
(f) For an election to be held on the date of the general
election for state and county officers, the day of the filing
deadline is the 67th day before election day.
Added by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 1343, § 3, eff. June 20, 1997.
Amended by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 925, § 8, eff. Nov. 1, 2003;
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., ch. 1109, § 35, eff. Sept. 1, 2005.
Last modified: August 11, 2007