81st Texas Legislature, Senate Bill 1970, Chapter 1235 Page: 1 of 18
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S.B. No. 1970
1 AN ACT
2 relating to certain election practices and procedures; providing
4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
5 SECTION 1. Subsection (a), Section 2.051, Election Code, is
6 amended to read as follows:
7 (a) Except as provided by Sections 2.055 and 2.056, this
8 subchapter applies only to an election for officers of a political
9 subdivision other than a county in which write-in votes may be
10 counted only for names appearing on a list of write-in candidates
11 and in which [+
12 [-(!)-] each candidate for an office that is to appear on
13 the ballot is unopposed, except as provided by Subsection (b) [-,-ae4
14 [(2) nos f hcoiti seia ele..cton f aloti For
15 purposes of this section, a special election of a political
16 subdivision is considered to be a separate election with a separate
17 ballot from:
18 (1) a general election for officers of the political
19 subdivision held at the same time as the special election; or
20 (2) another special election of the political
21 subdivision held at the same time as the special election.
22 SECTION 2. Section 2.053, Election Code, is amended to read
23 as follows:
24 Sec. 2.053. ACTION ON CERTIFICATION. (a) On receipt of
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