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House Committee on Elections - 64th R.S. (1975)

Committee: House Elections
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Committee on Elections, Texas House of Representatives, 64th Legislature.
Subjects: Election administration | Election laws | Primary elections | Punch-card ballots | Secretary of State, Texas | Statutory revision | Voting Rights Act | Voting systems |
Library Call Number: L1836.64 el25
Session: 64th R.S. (1975)
Online version: View report [323 pages  File size: 14,552 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Review the Texas Election Code and Article VI of the Texas Constitution to identify sections which unclear, invalid or outdated. Make recommendations for improving state election laws. *
2. Study the use of electronic voting systems; review problems with punch card systems, including management failures, technical difficulties, and ballots with unclear or unreadable markings. Assess the adequacy of provisions to prevent election fraud. *
3. Study proposals to streamline the local election process by creating a system of county election administrators. *
4. Recommend provisions for inclusion in a presidential preference primary election system. *
5. Review the Secretary of State's request for appropriations above the level recommended by the Legislative Budget Board. *
6. Study the impact of the federal Voting Rights Act on Texas and its political subdivisions. *
Supporting documents
Committee: House Elections
Title: 1976 Texas Presidential preference primary elections, statistical analysis.
Library Catalog Title: 1976 Texas Presidential preference primary elections, statistical analysis.
Library Call Number: L1836.64 el25p
Session: 64th R.S. (1975)
Committee: House Elections
Title: A guide to complying with H.B. 4, Acts of the 64th Legislature.
Library Catalog Title: A guide to complying with H.B. 4, Acts of the 64th Legislature / prepared by Committee on Elections, Texas House of Representatives.
Library Call Number: L1836.64 el25g
Session: 64th R.S. (1975)
Committee: House Elections
Title: Index
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1801.9 EL25HE 63
Session: 64th R.S. (1975)
Online version: View document [9 pages]

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