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HB 137 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to filling certain vacancies in nomination by special primary election. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 368 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to allowing a person who will be 18 years of age on the date of the general election for state and county officers to vote in the preceding primary elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 533 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the date of the primary election runoff. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 944 85-0 (2017) Author: Paul, Dennis | et. al. Relating to supervision of the conduct of a primary election; creating a criminal offense. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1061 85-0 (2017) Author: Rinaldi, Matt | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to be affiliated with a political party to vote in that party's primary election or otherwise participate in that party's affairs; creating a criminal offense; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1072 85-0 (2017) Author: Lang, Mike | et. al. Relating to requiring a voter to be affiliated with a political party to vote in that party's primary election or otherwise participate in that party's affairs; creating a criminal offense; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1086 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al. Relating to increasing the penalty for unlawful participation in a primary election or convention. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1129 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the restriction on participating in the primary election of more than one political party. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1242 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to requirements relating to an application for a place on the ballot. House: Elections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1259 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to requirements relating to an application for a place on the ballot. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1347 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to requiring a voter to be affiliated with a political party to vote in that party's primary election or otherwise participate in that party's affairs; creating a criminal offense; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1353 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to requiring a voter to be affiliated with a political party to vote in that party's primary election or otherwise participate in that party's affairs; creating a criminal offense; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1639 85-0 (2017) Author: Vo, Hubert | et. al. Relating to providing a voter in a party primary notice of party conventions. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1707 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to political party signs for a primary election. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1893 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to an election services contract between a county elections administrator and a political party. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1895 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the conduct of primary elections. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1996 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to nonpartisan primary elections; authorizing a fee. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2391 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to the order of candidate names on an election ballot. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2410 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the authority to conduct a runoff primary election by mail in certain counties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3180 85-0 (2017) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to the date of the primary election and related procedures. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3382 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to requiring a voter to be affiliated with a political party to vote in that party's primary election or otherwise participate in that party's affairs; creating a criminal offense; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3385 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to the time period for the withdrawal of a candidate for a general primary election. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 3530 85-0 (2017) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to action by the state chair of a political party in the conduct of a primary election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3840 85-0 (2017) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the conduct of primary elections; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HJR 31 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing certain persons under the age of 18 to vote in a primary election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
SB 44 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
Relating to requirements relating to an application for a place on the ballot. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 374 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the time period for the withdrawal of a candidate for a general primary election. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 375 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to providing a voter in a party primary notice of party conventions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1666 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Relating to the conduct of primary elections and certain other election practices; increasing a criminal penalty; creating criminal offenses. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
House passage as amended reported
HB 428 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to allowing a person who will be 18 years of age on the date of the general election for state and county officers to vote in the preceding primary elections. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 783 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to allowing a person who will be 18 years of age on the date of the general election for state and county officers to vote in the preceding primary elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 920 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to additional primary election ballot information for judicial candidates. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1207 84-0 (2015) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the election dates for directors of the Bandera County River Authority and Groundwater District. House: Natural Resources Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 1214 84-0 (2015) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the date of the primary election and related procedures. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1986 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the manner of state financing of primary elections. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1996 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to holding a primary election for a political party in a county without party leadership. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2021 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to preparation for the conduct of a primary election. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2046 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to an election services contract between a county elections administrator and a political party. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2090 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the conduct of primary elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2127 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the eligibility of presidential and vice presidential candidates to be placed on the ballot. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2258 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to requiring a voter to be affiliated with a political party to vote in that party's primary election or otherwise participate in that party's affairs; creating a criminal offense. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2496 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to a filing fee submitted with an application for a place on a ballot. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2560 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the filing of an application for a place on the general primary election ballot. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3005 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the deadlines for certain processes and procedures involving an election. House: Elections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3080 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to nonpartisan primary elections; authorizing a fee. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3107 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to statements made by an election officer in a joint primary election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3110 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to information regarding candidates provided by a political party to the secretary of state. House: Elections Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3118 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to the canvassing of primary elections. House: Elections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3188 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to the canvassing of primary elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3336 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the date of the primary election runoff. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3369 84-0 (2015) Author: Paul, Dennis | et. al. Relating to supervision of the conduct of a primary election; creating an offense. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3441 84-0 (2015) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the date of the election for trustees of an independent school district. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3456 84-0 (2015) Author: Paul, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the composition of a district executive committee of a political party. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3604 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to certain filing fees for candidates in a primary election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3878 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to early voting in a primary or general election for state and county officers. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3902 84-0 (2015) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to providing a voter in a party primary notice of party conventions. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HJR 50 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing certain persons under the age of 18 to vote in a primary election. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HJR 70 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing certain persons under the age of 18 to vote in a primary election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
SB 286 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to additional primary election ballot information for judicial candidates. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1073 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to the requirements for a candidate's application or nomination for a place on the ballot and related procedures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1074 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to statements made by an election officer in a joint primary election. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1336 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the powers and duties, the construction of laws, and the election dates of certain groundwater conservation districts. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1448 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Miller, Rick
Relating to holding a primary election for a political party in a county without party leadership. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1703 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to the deadlines for certain processes and procedures involving an election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1779 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Minjarez, Ina
Relating to the order of candidate names on a runoff expedited election ballot. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1518 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al. Relating to use of countywide polling places for certain elections. House: Elections Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1842 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the selection of certain candidates for office through a unitary primary election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1865 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to authorizing school districts to suspend classes on primary and general election days and requiring the commissioner of education to adjust funding for certain related absences. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1911 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the date of the primary election and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1996 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Rick
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to certain political party officials visiting a primary election polling place for administrative purposes. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2093 83-0 (2013) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the early voting period for the general primary and general elections for state and county officers. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2106 83-0 (2013) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don Relating to the early voting period for the general primary and general elections for state and county officers. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2506 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to nonpartisan primary elections; authorizing a fee. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2940 83-0 (2013) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to the date of the primary election and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3065 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the payment of state funds by the secretary of state directly to an entity conducting a primary election under contract. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3342 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the designation of super voters. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3392 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to county chairs in primary elections. Filed
SB 452 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the date of the primary election and related procedures. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 578 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to use of countywide polling places for certain elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 37 83-2 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the date of the primary election and related procedures. Filed
HB 318 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the date of the primary election and related procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 846 82-0 (2011) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to the civil liability of a political party on primary election day. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 847 82-0 (2011) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to the date for a political party's precinct conventions. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1431 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the selection of candidates for the State Board of Education through a unitary primary election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1528 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to consolidating precincts in a primary election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1789 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the payment of state funds directly to an entity that conducts a primary election under contract in certain counties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3270 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the list of candidates compiled by a state or county party chair for a primary election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 865 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the payment of state funds directly to an entity that conducts a primary election under contract in certain counties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 246 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the date of the primary election and related procedures. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 258 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the date on which a declaration of write-in candidacy must be filed. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 332 81-0 (2009) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to the date for a political party's precinct conventions. House: Elections Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 361 81-0 (2009) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to the civil liability of a political party on primary election day. House: Elections Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 513 81-0 (2009) Author: Vo, Hubert | et. al. Relating to allowing a person who will be 18 years of age on the date of the general election for state and county officers to vote in the preceding primary elections. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 544 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Relating to the filing of an application for a place on the general primary election ballot. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1821 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John Relating to requiring a voter to be affiliated with a political party to vote in that party's primary election or otherwise participate in that party's affairs. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 1892 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to nominations by primary election by all political parties. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 2099 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the canvass of general and runoff primary elections. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3060 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the selection of early voting judges. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 4044 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd | et. al. Relating to the compensation for an election judge or clerk for a primary or runoff primary election. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4436 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the period during which a judicial candidate or officeholder may accept political contributions. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HJR 34 81-0 (2009) Author: Vo, Hubert Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing certain persons under the age of 18 to vote in a primary election. House: Elections Left pending in committee
SB 563 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the designation of a candidate as an incumbent on a primary ballot. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 993 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to the date of the primary election and related procedures. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 996 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey | et. al. Relating to dates of the general primary election. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2017 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the date of the primary election and related procedures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 3118 80-0 (2007) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to requiring a voter to be affiliated with a political party to vote in that party's primary election or otherwise participate in that party's affairs. House: Elections Left pending in committee
SB 1843 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to the date of the primary election and related procedures. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 68 80-0 (2007) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow certain elected county or district officeholders to become a candidate for another office in a primary election held in the final year of the officeholder's term without causing the automatic resignation of the officeholder. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1614 79-0 (2005) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to supervision of a primary election by the county executive committee. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2186 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the holding of a special election to fill a vacancy in the legislature. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 3315 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to state compensation for certain primary election expenses. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 954 79-0 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the holding of a special election to fill a vacancy in the legislature. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1566 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to supervision of a primary election by the county executive committee. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 672 78-0 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the compensation of a county chair who is not present at a central counting station. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 714 78-0 (2003) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the use of uniform election dates. House: Elections Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1477 78-0 (2003) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to write-in votes for the office of precinct chair. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1602 78-0 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the availability on the Internet of electronic reports of political contributions and expenditures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1695 78-0 (2003) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to certain election processes and procedures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2496 78-0 (2003) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the date of the primary election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2756 78-0 (2003) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the establishment of a standardized election training program, to compensation for the training of and for services rendered at a polling place by certain election officers, and for an increase in filing fees to aid in providing that program and compensation. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2958 78-0 (2003) Author: Mabry, John Relating to the eligibility of a person to be the nominee of a political party other than the party holding the primary in which the person voted or was a candidate. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HR 1758 78-0 (2003) Author: Denny, Mary Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1695. Reported enrolled
SB 757 78-0 (2003) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Denny, Mary
Relating to the application for a candidate to be placed on the general primary election ballot. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 16 78-1 (2003) Author: Denny, Mary
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the dates of certain elections, the procedures for canvassing the ballots for an election, and the counting of certain ballots voted by mail. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Signed in the House
SB 26 78-1 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the dates of certain elections, the procedures for canvassing the ballots for an election, and the counting of certain ballots voted by mail. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 29 78-2 (2003) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to the dates of certain elections, the procedures for canvassing the ballots for an election, and the counting of certain ballots voted by mail. Reported engrossed
HB 37 78-2 (2003) Author: King, Phil Relating to the authority of the secretary of state to modify the filing period and related dates for the March 2004 primary elections for congress. House: Elections Meeting cancelled
HB 1 78-3 (2003) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the dates of and procedures for certain elections, the procedures for canvassing the ballots for an election, and the counting of certain ballots voted by mail. House: Elections
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks for effective date
HR 333 78-3 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
SB 9 78-3 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the dates of certain elections, the procedures for canvassing the ballots for an election, and the counting of certain ballots voted by mail. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SR 134 78-3 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
HB 2066 77-0 (2001) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to compensation for services rendered at a polling place by election officers in a primary election. House: Elections Subcommittee members named
HB 2689 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the conduct of primary elections. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2884 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to cross-filing with more than one political party by candidates for certain judicial offices. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3182 77-0 (2001) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to primary election dates and procedures and related dates, deadlines, and procedures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 234 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the date of the primary election and related procedures. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1199 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Kitchen, Ann
Relating to a primary election filing fee and petition requirements for certain judicial candidates. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1528 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the deadline for withdrawal of a candidate from a primary election. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 61 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al. Relating to primary election dates and procedures and related dates, deadlines, and procedures. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 231 76-0 (1999) Author: West, George Relating to the elimination of the notation of a person's political party affiliation on a voter registration certificate. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 246 76-0 (1999) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to providing a criminal penalty for failure of a political party officer to perform required duties. House: Elections Withdrawn from schedule
HB 265 76-0 (1999) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the authority with whom an application for a place on the general primary election ballot for a legislative office is required to be filed. House: Elections Failed to pass to engrossment
HB 310 76-0 (1999) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to providing a criminal penalty for failure of a county chair to perform required duties under the Election Code. House: Elections Withdrawn from schedule
HB 626 76-0 (1999) Author: Reyna, Arthur | et. al. Relating to primary election dates and procedures and related dates. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 833 76-0 (1999) Author: Denny, Mary
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the filing of an application for a place on the general primary election ballot. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2276 76-0 (1999) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the period for filing an application for a place on the general primary election ballot in 2000 and to related dates and deadlines. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Record vote
HB 2383 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the conduct of primary elections. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2519 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to certain election processes and procedures; providing a criminal penalty. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3411 76-0 (1999) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to certain election processes and procedures. House: Elections Referred to Elections
SB 718 76-0 (1999) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to primary election dates and procedures and related dates. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 32 75-0 (1997) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to primary election dates and procedures and related dates, deadlines, and procedures. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Record vote
HB 45 75-0 (1997) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al. Relating to primary election dates and procedures and related dates. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1470 75-0 (1997) Author: West, George Relating to primary election dates and procedures and related dates. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1652 75-0 (1997) Author: Siebert, Bill | et. al. Relating to conducting and financing primary elections. House: Elections Left pending in subcommittee
SB 44 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to primary election dates and procedures and related dates. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 508 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the costs for early voting in a primary election. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 510 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to conducting and financing primary elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 511 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the use of separate ballots for the election of the office of precinct chairman. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 39 74-0 (1995) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al. Relating to the date of the primary elections in a gubernatorial election year. House: Elections Subcommittee meeting cancelled
HB 189 74-0 (1995) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the date of the filing deadline for the general primary election. House: Elections Subcommittee meeting cancelled
HB 271 74-0 (1995) Author: Denny, Mary Relating to conducting and financing primary elections. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 310 74-0 (1995) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al. Relating to primary election dates and procedures and related dates. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 543 74-0 (1995) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the disposition of certain primary election records. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 567 74-0 (1995) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to primary election dates and procedures and related dates. House: Elections Subcommittee meeting cancelled
HB 634 74-0 (1995) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to the dates of the primary elections. House: Elections Subcommittee meeting cancelled
HB 1382 74-0 (1995) Author: Oakley, Keith | et. al. Relating to allowing a person who will be 18 years of age before the general election for state and county officers to vote in the preceding primary elections. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1948 74-0 (1995) Author: Romo, Sylvia Relating to requiring a plurality vote to elect a precinct chairman in a party primary. House: Elections Posting rule suspended
HJR 130 74-0 (1995) Author: Oakley, Keith Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing certain persons under the age of 18 to vote in a primary election. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 486 74-0 (1995) Author: Cain, David Relating to allowing a person who will be 18 years of age before the general election for state and county officers to vote in the preceding primary elections. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SJR 57 74-0 (1995) Author: Cain, David Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing certain persons under the age of 18 to vote in a primary election. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 790 73-0 (1993) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the date and time of the local canvass in a primary election. House: Elections
Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1842 73-0 (1993) Author: James, Mary | et. al. Relating to the dates of the general and runoff primary elections. House: Elections Meeting cancelled
HB 2089 73-0 (1993) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to certain polling place procedures for a runoff primary election. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2090 73-0 (1993) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the posting of an informational sign at a primary election polling place. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2294 73-0 (1993) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to the voting procedures of a county executive committee in certain counties. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2697 73-0 (1993) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to runoff elections. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2733 73-0 (1993) Author: Davila, Diana Relating to the manner in which early and general election day voting results are published by the county clerk. House: Elections Withdrawn from schedule
SB 425 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to the dates of the general and runoff primary elections. Senate: Cmte of the Whole on Red., Ethics & Elections Referred to s/c on Elections & Ethics by Pres
SB 1017 73-0 (1993) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to implementation of legislative budget sessions in even-numbered years and to related changes in the date of the runoff primary election and other election laws. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Referred to State Affairs
HB 340 72-0 (1991) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to petitions filed in connection with certain candidates' applications for a place on the general primary election ballot. House: Elections 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 975 72-0 (1991) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to elimination of the runoff primary election and to modification of related procedures, dates, and deadlines. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 1120 72-0 (1991) Author: Marchant, Ken Relating to elimination of the runoff primary election and to modification of related procedures, dates, and deadlines. House: Elections No action taken in committee
HB 1446 72-0 (1991) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to furnishing a voter with a written communication for use at the polling place. House: Elections 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 1938 72-0 (1991) Author: Hernandez, Christine | et. al. Relating to rejection of certain applications for a place on the ballot in the general primary election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2407 72-0 (1991) Author: Counts, David Relating to the date of the general primary election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
SB 62 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to petitions filed in connection with certain candidates' applications for a place on the general primary election ballot. Senate: State Affairs Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 342 72-0 (1991) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to conducting and financing primary elections. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SB 101 72-1 (1991) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to primary elections held in the year following issuance of the decennial census. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 21 72-2 (1991) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to primary elections and political party conventions held in the year following redistricting pursuant to the federal decennial census; making an appropriation. House: Elections 1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 28 72-2 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven | et. al. Relating to primary elections and political party conventions held in the year following redistricting pursuant to the federal decennial census. Senate: State Affairs Subcommittee meeting cancelled
HB 2 72-3 (1992) Author: Uher, D.R. | et. al.
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to the date of the primary elections for 1992 and other electoral and political processes relative to the date of those elections. House: Redistricting
Senate: Committee of the Whole Senate
Effective in 90 days -- 04/08/92
HB 23 72-3 (1992) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to the combination of county election precincts for the 1992 elections. House: Redistricting Referred to Redistricting
SB 2 72-3 (1992) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis
Relating to the date of the primary elections for 1992 and other electoral and political processes relative to the date of those elections. House: Redistricting
Senate: Committee of the Whole Senate
Record vote
SR 53 72-3 (1992) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Expressing intent of the Texas Legislature that S.B. No. 1, establishing districts for the Texas Senate, be implemented at the earliest possible date that provides for the efficient and proper conduct of the primary elections. Senate: Administration Meeting cancelled
HB 1207 71-0 (1989) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Relating to a write-in candidacy for an office sought in a preceding primary election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1208 71-0 (1989) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Relating to the appointment of election judges in a primary election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1665 71-0 (1989) Author: Hammond, Bill Relating to conducting and financing primary elections. House: Elections Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
HB 1690 71-0 (1989) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to the dates on which primary elections are held. House: Elections 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2523 71-0 (1989) Author: Telford, Barry Relating to the filing of an application for a place on the ballot for a general primary election. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2650 71-0 (1989) Author: Wright, Brad
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to filing fee and petition requirements for certain candidates in a general primary election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 68 71-0 (1989) Author: Dickson, Temple Relating to the dates on which primaries occur declaring an emergency. Senate: State Affairs Referred to s/c on Elections
SB 290 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the filing deadline for the general primary election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Elections
SB 450 71-0 (1989) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to conducting and financing primary elections. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1313 71-0 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the filing of an application for a place on the ballot for a general primary election. Senate: State Affairs Meeting canceled
HB 126 71-4 (1990) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to a write-in candidacy for an office sought in a preceding primary election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1856 70-0 (1987) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to the financing of primary elections. House: Elections Pending in committee
HB 1962 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Richard Relating to conducting and financing primary elections. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
SB 1059 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to conducting and financing primary elections. Senate: State Affairs Testimony received in committee
SB 1427 70-0 (1987) Author: Leedom, John Relating to primary elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Elections
HB 31 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the selection of delegates to national presidential nominating conventions; providing a penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 50 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the vote required for nomination in a primary election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 110 69-0 (1985) Author: Moreno, Paul
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the selection of delegates to national presidential nominating conventions; providing a penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 122 69-0 (1985) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to the selection of delegates to national presidential nominating conventions; providing a penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 367 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the selection of delegates to national presidential nominating conventions; providing a penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 944 69-0 (1985) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to the selection of delegates to national presidential nominating conventions; providing a penalty. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1317 69-0 (1985) Author: Johnson, Sam Relating to the consolidation of election precincts in primary elections. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1838 69-0 (1985) Author: Carriker, Steve Relating to the date of the general primary election and the date of the second primary election. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 1935 69-0 (1985) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to the selection of delegates to national presidential nominating conventions and to the period for which party affiliation is effective; providing a penalty. House: Elections Coauthor authorized
HB 2509 69-0 (1985) Author: Wright, Brad
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to requirements for filing fees and signature petitions in the general primary election for certain judicial offices. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 4 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the selection of delegates to national presidential nominating conventions; providing a penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 66 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the selection of delegates to national presidential nominating conventions; providing a penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1028 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Hackney, Clint
Relating to the selection of delegates to national presidential nominating conventions, to primary elections, and to party conventions; providing a penalty. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Rules suspended
HB 10 69-1 (1985) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to the selection of delegates to national presidential nominating conventions, to primary elections, to other elections, and to party conventions; providing a penalty. House: Elections Coauthor authorized
SB 6 69-1 (1985) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the selection of delegates to national presidential nominating conventions, to primary elections, to other elections, and to party conventions; providing a penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 90 69-2 (1986) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to primaries, other elections, political party conventions, the selection of delegates to national presidential nominating conventions, and procedures related to candidacy for public office. House: Elections Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 41 69-2 (1986) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to primaries, other elections, politcal party conventions, the selection of delegates to national presidential nominating conventions, and procedures related to candidacy for public office. Senate: State Affairs Tagged in committee
HB 19 69-3 (1986) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to primaries, other elections, political party conventions, the selection of delegates to national presidential nominating conventions, and procedures related to candidacy for public office. House: Elections 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 4 69-3 (1986) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Hackney, Clint
Relating to primaries, other elections, financing elections, political party conventions, the selection of delegates to national presidential nominating conventions, procedures related to candidacy for public office, and dates and periods relevant to the electoral process; making appropriate amendments to the Election Code. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 741 68-0 (1983) Author: Jackson, Lee
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the deadline for filing an application for a place on a primary election ballot. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1293 68-0 (1983) Author: Lee, El Franco
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to the amount charged by the county for the use of electronic voting equipment in a primary election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 90 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to primary elections and conventions held by political parties and the uniform dates for holding elections. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 502 67-0 (1981) Author: Jackson, Lee
Sponsor: Travis, Dee
Relating to the deadline for filing an application for a place on a primary election ballot. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Removed from local and uncontested calendar
HB 1055 67-0 (1981) Author: Coody, Bill Relating to the date for holding primary elections and conventions by political parties. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1065 67-0 (1981) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Relating to hearings to review placement of children under the care of the Department of Human Resources. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 2170 67-0 (1981) Author: Ware, Bob Relating to the pledge on the primary election ballot. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
SB 106 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the primary nomination filing fee schedule and primary nomination petition for certain state district judges. Senate: State Affairs Record vote
SB 284 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to joint primary elections held by political parties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 613 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the deadline for filing an application for a place on a primary election ballot. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 737 67-0 (1981) Author: Travis, Dee
Sponsor: Jackson, Lee
Relating to the deadline for filing an application for a place on the primary election ballot. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 777 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the authority of a court hearing a contest of a primary election to declare the election void. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Elections
SB 1031 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the dates for holding primary elections and conventions by political parties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 114 66-0 (1979) Author: Keller, Ray Relating to primary elections and conventions held by political parties; changing the dates of the primaries and conventions and related actions; making procedural changes in addition to those necessitated by the change in dates; prescribing criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 220 66-0 (1979) Author: Lalor, Lance Relating to the holding of presidential primary elections and the selecting of delegates to national nominating conventions by political parties holding presidential primaries. House: Elections Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 297 66-0 (1979) Author: Close, G.R. "Bob" Relating to primary elections and conventions held by political parties. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 411 66-0 (1979) Author: Coody, Bill Relating to primary elections and conventions held by political parties. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 647 66-0 (1979) Author: McLeod, E. Douglas Relating to primary elections and conventions held by political parties and the uniform dates for holding elections. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1018 66-0 (1979) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to a presidential primary. House: Elections Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1802 66-0 (1979) Author: Close, G.R. "Bob" Relating to nominating petitions of applicants for a place on the general primary ballot. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 1894 66-0 (1979) Author: Lalor, Lance Relating to the method of submitting a petition to a political party for a direct vote at the next general primary election. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2056 66-0 (1979) Author: DeLay, Tom Relating to referenda on the primary election ballot. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2057 66-0 (1979) Author: DeLay, Tom Relating to method of transmission of primary election results to the state executive committee. House: Elections Sent to Local and Consent Calendar Committee
HB 2058 66-0 (1979) Author: DeLay, Tom Relating to the time for distribution of certain primary election filing fees to county chairman. House: Elections Sent to Local and Consent Calendar Committee
HB 2059 66-0 (1979) Author: DeLay, Tom Relating to the officer with whom are filed applications for a place on the primary ballot for nomination to a district office. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2060 66-0 (1979) Author: DeLay, Tom Relating to the meeting of the primary committee. House: Elections Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 2061 66-0 (1979) Author: DeLay, Tom Relating to the time for canvassing primary election returns by the state executive committee. House: Elections Sent to Local and Consent Calendar Committee
SB 20 66-0 (1979) Author: Clower, Ron Providing for the holding of presidential primary elections by certain political parties and prescribing the method for selecting delegates to national nominating conventions of those parties; prescribing a criminal penalty; and by amending the Texas Election Code. Senate: State Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 30 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to primary elections held by political parties; providing for the conduct and financing of joint blanket primary elections for all parties making nominations by the primary election process; also making changes with respect to other affairs of political parties and to other matters relating to the nomination and election of candidates, which are necessitated by the changes in the law with respect to primary elections; containing penal provisions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 36 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to a nomination by the appropriate executive committee of the political party where no candidate files for an office in the party's primary. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 215 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to submission of measures to the voters of a political party at its general primary election. Senate: State Affairs Removed from local and uncontested calendar
SB 408 66-0 (1979) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to use of certain primary election filing fees. Senate: State Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 557 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Gene
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to changes in the primary nomination filing fee schedule. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 602 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the selection of delegates to national nominating conventions and party nominees for public office. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 723 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Gibson, Joe
Relating to referenda submitted on the ballot in the general primary election; providing penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Notice given -1 hour to suspend rules to consider
SB 1081 66-0 (1979) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to referenda submitted on the ballot in the general primary election; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 1097 66-0 (1979) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to the date on which certain candidates may apply for a place on the primary ballot. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on Elections
SB 1187 66-0 (1979) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: DeLay, Tom
Relating to notification of names and addresses of candidates that are to appear on the primary ballot. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 1189 66-0 (1979) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: DeLay, Tom
Relating to the meeting of the primary committee. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 1190 66-0 (1979) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: DeLay, Tom
Relating to the time for canvassing primary election returns by the state executive committee. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 1191 66-0 (1979) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: DeLay, Tom
Relating to the method of transmission of primary election results to the state executive committee. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 1192 66-0 (1979) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: DeLay, Tom
Relating to the time for distribution of certain primary election filing fees to county chairmen. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 1206 66-0 (1979) Author: Andujar, Betty Relating to referenda submitted on the primary election ballot. Senate: State Affairs Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 88 65-0 (1977) Author: Weddington, Sarah
Sponsor: Clower, Ron
Providing for the holding of presidential primary elections by certain political parties and prescribing the method for selecting delegates to national nominating conventions of those parties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Amended
HB 436 65-0 (1977) Author: Caraway, Bill
Sponsor: Williams, Lindon
Relating to state financing of expenses incurred by the state executive committee of a political party in the conduct of primary elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HB 1340 65-0 (1977) Author: Schieffer, Tom Requiring certain political parties to hold presidential primary elections and prescribing alternate methods for selecting delegates to national nominating conventions of those parties. House: Elections Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 1724 65-0 (1977) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to a nomination by the appropriate executive committee of the political party where no candidate files for an office in the party's primary. House: Elections Referred to Committee on Elections
HB 1743 65-0 (1977) Author: Rains, Don
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Providing for changes of content in general primary and general election ballot up to 40 days prior to date of election. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HB 1764 65-0 (1977) Author: Orr, Fred Relating to primary elections and conventions held by political parties; changing the dates of the primaries and conventions and related actions; making procedural changes incidental to the change in dates; also making certain changes in dates; prescribing criminal penalties; amending sections of the Texas Election Code. House: Elections Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1940 65-0 (1977) Author: Wright, Brad Changing the deadline for candidates to file for a place on a primary election ballot and changing dates for other actions to conform to the change in the filling deadline. House: Elections Referred to Committee on Elections
HB 1980 65-0 (1977) Author: Wright, Brad Requiring certain political parties to hold presidential primary elections and prescribing the method for selecting delegates to national nominating conventions of those parties. House: Elections Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HCR 165 65-0 (1977) Author: Garcia, Matt Providing for a referendum on legalizing pari-mutuel wagering in horse racing. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
SB 493 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to primary elections held by political parties; providing for the conduct and financing of joint primary elections for all parties making nominations by the primary election process; also making changes with respect to other affairs of political parties and to other matters relating to the nomination and election of candidates, which are necessitated by the changes in the law with respect to primary elections; containing penal provisions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 494 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to presidential primary elections; providing alternative methods for conducting the primaries; prescribing criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 505 65-0 (1977) Author: Clower, Ron Providing for the holding of presidential primary elections by certain political parties and prescribing the method for selecting delegates to national nominating conventions of those parties; prescribing a criminal penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 838 65-0 (1977) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the contest of primary elections. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 1091 65-0 (1977) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Maloney, Robert
Relating to changes in the primary nomination filing fee schedule. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
90 Day Bill
SB 1150 65-0 (1977) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Jones, Luther
Relating to the qualifications, nomination, election, and service of presidential electors. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
90 Day Bill
HB 10 65-1 (1977) Author: Weddington, Sarah Providing for the holding of presidential primary elections by certain political parties and prescribing the method for selecting delegates to national nominating conventions of those parties. Filed
HB 79 64-0 (1975) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to presidential preference primaries and selection of delegates to national political conventions. House: Elections Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 298 64-0 (1975) Author: Pentony, Joe Relating to presidential preference primaries and selection of delegates to national political conventions. House: Elections Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 301 64-0 (1975) Author: Pentony, Joe Providing for the conduct and financing of primary elections to be held jointly for all political parties required to make nominations by primary elections; prescribing the methods by which a candidate may qualify for a ballot position in a primary election; also making changes with respect to conventions and other affairs of political parties and to other matters relating to the nomination and election of candidates, which are necessitated by the changes in the law with respect to primary elections; containing penal provisions. House: Elections Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 357 64-0 (1975) Author: Mattox, Jim Relating to the date of the biennial state conventions of political parties which hold primary elections. House: Elections Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 543 64-0 (1975) Author: Harris, Ed Relating to primary elections held by political parties; providing for the conduct and financing of joint primary elections for all parties required to make nominations by primary elections; prescribing the methods by which a candidate may qualify for ballot position in a primary election; also making changes with respect to other affairs of political parties and to other matters relating to the nomination and election of candidates, which are necessitated by the changes in the law with respect to primary elections; containing penal provisions. House: Elections Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 679 64-0 (1975) Author: Schieffer, Tom
Sponsor: Adams, Don
Requiring certain political parties to hold presidential primary elections and prescribing the method for selecting delegates to national nominating conventions of those parties; prescribing criminal penalties. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HB 818 64-0 (1975) Author: Allen, Joe Providing for a presidential preference primary elections and selection of delegates to national conventions of parties holding primary elections; fixing the effective date of the Act. House: Elections Referred to Committee on Elections
HB 978 64-0 (1975) Author: Mattox, Jim Requiring certain political parties to hold presidential preference primary elections and providing for the allocation of delegates to the national conventions of such political parties on the basis of congressional district and statewide results of the presidential primary; also providing for the election of delegates to the June state convention of such political parties through election at the general primary election. House: Elections Referred to Committee on Elections
SB 367 64-0 (1975) Author: Adams, Don Requiring certain political parties to hold presidential primary elections and prescribing the method for selecting delegates to national nominating conventions of those parties. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 417 64-0 (1975) Author: Ogg, Jack Requiring certain political parties to hold presidential preference primary elections and providing for the allocation of delegates to the national conventions of such political parties on the basis of congressional district and statewide results of the presidential primary; also providing for the election of delegates to the June state convention of such political parties through election at the general primary election. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 419 64-0 (1975) Author: Ogg, Jack Providing for presidential preference primary elections and for the allocation of delegates to the national convention of a political party which holds a primary on the basis of the statewide results of the presidential primary; also providing for the election of delegates to the state conventions of parties holding primary elections through election at the general primary election. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 571 64-0 (1975) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Powers, Pike
Relating to the conduct, financing, and funding of primary elections; relating to the establishment of a primary fund and to its investment and use; providing for a schedule of fees or petitions to accompany an application for a place on the ballot; providing the place for filing the petition; relating to the authority, duties, and responsibility of the secretary of state, the county chairmen, certain county officials, and other personnel; providing for judicial review; relating to compensation of the county chairman, the secretary of the executive committee, and other election personnel; providing for refund of filing fees in certain cases; relating to the liability of the state, the county chairman, or county executive committee for unpaid claims for primary election expenses; providing for appropriations; relating to filing application accompanied by filing fee or petition in cases where the vacancy in office arises too late for filing by the regular deadline; relating to the composition of district executive committees. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
90 day bill
HB 194 63-0 (1973) Author: Hollowell, Bill Providing for presidential preference primary elections in this state and for selection of delegates to the national conventions of political parties by the winning candidates in the primaries; also making provisions in regard to the selection of presidential elector candidates and the placement of the names of presidential elector candidates and the placement of the names of presidential and vice-presidential candidates on the general election ballot; amending the Texas Election Code by amending Subsection (a), Section 238, as amended (Article 13.58, Vernon's Texas Election Code), and by adding Section 235a; and declaring an emergency. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 324 63-0 (1973) Author: Pentony, Joe Relating to presidential preference primaries and selection of delegates to national political conventions. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 558 63-0 (1973) Author: Lewis, Gibson Relating to primary elections and conventions held by political parties; changing the dates of the primaries and conventions and related actions; making procedural changes incidental to the change in dates; also making certain changes in addition to those necessitated by the change in dates; prescribing criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 687 63-0 (1973) Author: Pentony, Joe Relating to the conduct and financing of primary elections for nomination of candidates by political parties; the procedures for making nominations by other methods; the organization, officers, conventions, and other affairs of political parties; nonpartisan or independent candidacy in elections held by counties, cities, and other political subdivisions; and related matters; containing penal provisions. House: Elections Committee hearing date
HB 688 63-0 (1973) Author: Powers, Pike Relating to the conduct and financing of primary elections for nomination of candidates by political parties; the procedures for making nominations by other methods; the organization, officers, conventions, and other affairs of political parties; nonpartisan or independent candidacy in elections held by counties, cities, and other political subdivisions; and related matters; containing penal provisions. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
HB 813 63-0 (1973) Author: Semos, Chris V. Relating to primary elections and conventions held by political parties; changing the dates of the primaries and conventions and related actions; making procedural changes incidental to the change in dates; also making certain changes in addition to those necessitated by the change in dates; prescribing criminal penalties. House: Elections Referred to Committee on Elections
HB 1518 63-0 (1973) Author: Preston, George L. Providing for presidential preference primary elections and for the allocation of delegates and alternates to the national convention of a political party which holds a primary on the basis of the statewide results of the presidential primary; also providing for the election of delegates and alternates to the state conventions of parties holding primary elections through election at the general primary election; amending the Texas Election Code as follows: amending Section 212, as amended (Article 13.34, Vernon's Texas Election Code), and Subsection (a), Section 235, as amended (Article 13.58), and adding Section 235a; and declaring an emergency. House: Elections Referred to subcommittee
SB 11 63-0 (1973) Author: Wolff, Nelson
Sponsor: Semos, Chris V.
Enacting temporary provisions relating to the conduct and financing of primary elections held in 1974; also enacting permanent provisions relating to the minimum and maximum number of registered voters in a voting precinct, the standards for determining whether a party makes its nominations by primary elections or by conventions, the filing procedure for primary election candidates, and the number of ballots furnished for each voting precinct in primary elections. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
90 Day Bill
SB 29 63-0 (1973) Author: Wolff, Nelson Relating to the conduct of primary elections; providing for joint polling places for parties holding primaries and making other provisions in regard to arrangements at the polling places. Senate: State Affairs Sent to subcommittee
SB 284 63-0 (1973) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the conduct and financing of primary elections for nomination of candidates by political parties; the procedures for making nominations by other methods; the organization, officers, conventions, and other affairs of political parties; nonpartisan or independent candidacy in elections held by counties, cities, and other political subdivisions; and related matters; containing penal provisions. Senate: State Affairs Sent to subcommittee
SB 316 63-0 (1973) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to presidential preference primaries and selection of delegates to national political conventions. Senate: State Affairs Sent to subcommittee
SB 402 63-0 (1973) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to primary elections held by political parties. Senate: State Affairs Sent to subcommittee
SB 403 63-0 (1973) Author: Ogg, Jack Providing for presidential preference primary elections and for the allocation of delegates to the national convention of a political party which holds a primary on the basis of the statewide results of the presidential primary; also providing for the election of delegates to the state conventions of parties holding primary elections through election at the general primary election. Senate: State Affairs Sent to subcommittee
SB 413 63-0 (1973) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the commitment of a delegate or alternate to a national convention of a political party to support a specific candidate for presidential nomination at the convention; containing a penal provision. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 783 63-0 (1973) Author: Ogg, Jack Amending certain sections of the Election Code relating to nominations for the general election. Senate: State Affairs Committee substitute
SB 966 63-0 (1973) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Cobb, L. Dean
Relating to the conduct and financing of primary elections held during the year 1974; the minimum number of registered voters in a voting precinct; the number of ballots furnished for each voting precinct; prescribing certain powers and duties of the secretary of state, the county chairman, the comptroller of public accounts and other officials; providing for judicial review; providing for source of funds for administration of this Act. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Notice given
HB 39 62-0 (1971) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to primary elections and to conventions held by political parties.
HB 122 62-0 (1971) Author: Denton, Lane Relating to presidential preference primaries and selection of delegates to national political conventions.
HB 1488 62-0 (1971) Author: Stroud, J.W. Relating to the time and method of making nominations for offices which are filled by election.
HB 1865 62-0 (1971) Author: Lemmon, Ray Relating to enacting temporary provisions relating to the method of conducting and financing primary elections, and to the fees, assessments, and deposits levied against candidates.
SB 70 62-0 (1971) Author: McKool, Mike Relating to primary elections and conventions held by political parties.
SB 190 62-0 (1971) Author: Bernal, Joe J. | et. al. Relating to presidential preference primaries and selection of delegates to national political conventions
SB 610 62-0 (1971) Author: McKool, Mike Relating to deposit to accompany application for place on the ballot.
SB 616 62-0 (1971) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to conventions, committee meetings, and other affairs of political parties.
SJR 34 62-0 (1971) Author: Grover, Henry Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas, empowering the Legislature to authorize the expenditure of public money to pay the costs of primary elections.
HB 7 62-1 (1971) Author: Stroud, J.W. Relating to the time and method of making nominations for offices which are filled by elections.
HB 12 62-1 (1971) Author: Lemmon, Ray Relating to enacting temporary provisions relating to the method of conducting and financing primary elections and to the fees, assessments, and deposits levied against candidates, making the Act effective only upon the existence of certain conditions and fixing the expiration date if the Act becomes effective.
SB 3 62-1 (1971) Author: Creighton, Tom Relating to amending the Texas Election Codeand enacting temporary provisions for conducting and financing primary elections, fees, assessment of cadidates, ect.
SB 5 62-1 (1971) Author: McKool, Mike Relating to amending The Election Code relative to time and methods of administering, conducting, and financing primary elections.
HB 1 62-2 (1972) Author: Stroud, J.W. Relating to the financing of primary elections held during the year 1972.
HB 2 62-2 (1972) Author: Stroud, J.W. Relating to financing of primary elections for nomination of candidates by political parties.
SB 1 62-2 (1972) Author: Bernal, Joe J. | et. al.
Sponsor: Stroud, J.W.
Relating to the conduct and financing of primary elections held during the year 1972; making appropriations for financing the elections.
SB 2 62-2 (1972) Author: McKool, Mike | et. al. Relating to the conduct and financing of primary elections for nomination of candidates by political parties.
HB 68 62-4 (1972) Author: Finck, Bill | et. al. Relating to appropriating funds for financing of primary elections held during the year 1972.
SB 17 62-4 (1972)
SB 47 62-4 (1972)
HB 633 61-0 (1969) Author: Hannah, Jr., John Henry | et. al. Relating to the presidential preference primaries and selection of delegates to national political conventions; amending the Texas Election Code.
SB 107 61-0 (1969) Author: Grover, Henry Cushing "Hank" Relating to amending the Texas Election Code relative to the election of presidential electors from congressional districts and from the state at large, and binding all presidential electors to vote according to the plurality which elected them.
SB 352 61-0 (1969) Author: Bernal, Joseph J. Relating to amending the Texas Election Code relative to presidential preference primaries and selection of delegates to national political conventions.
SB 374 61-0 (1969) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to amending the Texas Election Code relative to providing for presidential preference primaries, and for election of delegates to national political party conventions.
SB 500 61-0 (1969) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to providing for the holding of the first and second primary elections on the fourth Saturday in July and the fourth Saturday in August, 1970, and every two years thereafter; and changing the dates and other matters relating to the various precinct, county, district, state, and national political party meetings, conventions, and election procedures; amending the Texas Election Code.
HB 1179 60-0 (1967) Author: Peeler, Travis A. Relating to amending the Texas Election Code relating to conducting absentee voting in primary elections.
SB 144 60-0 (1967) Author: Berry, Virgil E. "Red" Relating to amending the Texas Election Code to eliminate both the party loyalty pledge on the primary election ballot and the stamping of party affiliation on the registration certificate.
HB 98 59-0 (1965) Author: Montoya, Greg Relating to amending the Texas Election Code to provide for holding the first and second primary elections on the first Saturday in April and the first Saturday in May respectively.
HB 969 59-0 (1965) Author: Hawkins, Jack Ross Relating to primary elections; amending the Texas Election Code.
HB 110 58-0 (1963) Author: Green, Howard Lemuel | et. al. Relating to amending the Texas Election Code by providing for the holding of the first and second primary elections on the second Saturday in August and the second Saturday in September, respectively, in every even-numbered year.
HB 132 58-0 (1963) Author: Berry, Virgil E. "Red" Relating to amending the Texas Election Code to provide for the holding of the first and second primary elections on the last Saturday in May and the last Saturday in June, respectively, in every even-numbered year.
HB 771 57-0 (1961) Author: Green, Howard Lemuel Relating to amending a certain Act relating to assessments and filing fees in certain primary elections, to provide for certain filing fees in Special Elections for the offices of United States Senator and United States Representative.
SB 348 57-0 (1961) Author: Dies, Jr., Martin Relating to amending the Election Code of Texas relative to establishment of a Presidential Preferential Primary and binding delegates to national conventions to support and vote for the person who, in the Presidential Preferential Primary in their party primary, received the highest number of votes.
SB 446 57-0 (1961) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to amending the Texas Election Code relating to providing that in counties having a population of nine-hundred thousand (900,000) or more according to the last preceding Federal census, that certain parties or persons may in any special or primary election designate one watcher for each polling place using machines.
SB 58 57-1 (1961) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to amending the Penal Code of Texas making it an offense to vote or offer to vote at a primary election or participate or offer to participate in a convention of a political party, having voted at a primary election or participated in a convention of any other party on the day or during the same voting year, and prescribing a penalty therefor; definitions; prohibiting the counting of ballots cast in violation of a certain Article.
HB 32 57-3 (1962) Author: Barlow, James E. Relating to amending the Election Code to provide that no person who has participated as a voter in a party primary for one political party may participate in a run-off primary for another political party.
SB 82 57-3 (1962) Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code making it unlawful for any person who has voted in a first primary election of one party to vote or offer to vote in a first primary election of another party held on the same day, or to vote in a second or run-off primary election of the other party growing out of and succeeding such first primary election, and also making it unlawful for any person who votes in a convention of one political party to vote or offer to vote in a convention of another political party held on the same day, and prescribing a penalty therefor.
SB 84 57-3 (1962) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott Relating to amending the Texas Election Code; relating by changing the provision relating to counties having a population in excess of eight hundred thousand (800,000) inhabitants to apply to counties having a population in excess of five hundred thousand (500,000) inhabitants and counties containing a city of over one hundred thousand (100,000) inhabitants partially located in two counties; providing that where different political party primaries are held in the same building that the entrance to the rooms shall be specifically designated as to political party designation.
HB 115 56-0 (1959) Author: Dewey, Jr., Brownrigg Hefferron "Browny" Relating to amending the Election Code to require the filing of results of primary election returns with the County Clerk by precincts in a book to be kept by the County Clerk for that purpose.
HB 117 56-0 (1959) Author: Dewey, Jr., Brownrigg Hefferron "Browny" Relating to amending the Election Code relative to the state executive committee of political parties; changing the composition and method of selection of the state executive committee of parties which are required to hold primary elections.
HB 158 56-0 (1959) Author: Bell, Marshall O. Relating to amending the Texas Election Code to provide for the holding of the first and second primary elections on the first Saturday in May, and the first Saturday in June, 1960, respectively, and every two (2) years thereafter.
HB 771 56-0 (1959) Author: Dugas, Jr., Louis Relating to amending the Election Code relating to write-in voting in the primaries.
HB 828 56-0 (1959) Author: Johnston, Dean Francis Relating to amending the Election Code so as to change the basis for determining whether a political party is required to make nominations by primary elections.
SB 25 56-0 (1959) Author: Dies, Jr., Martin Relating to amending the Election Code of the State of Texas by adding a section limiting campaign expenditures by or on behalf of candidates for nomination to certain offices in primary elections, defining offense relating thereto, and providing civil and criminal penalties for violation.
SB 474 56-0 (1959) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. | et. al. Relating to amending the Election Code so as to provide for the holding of the first and second primary elections on the first Saturday in May, and the first Saturday in June, 1960, respectively, and every two years thereafter.
HB 574 55-0 (1957) Author: Hensley, Jr., Joe Lee | et. al. Relating to amending the Texas Election Code to revise the election laws of this State.
HB 608 55-0 (1957) Author: Moore, Sr., Carlton | et. al. Relating to amending the Texas Election Code so as to fix a filing fee for candidates for nomination for State Representative in primary elections in counties having a population of more than four hundred and five thousand.
HB 22 54-0 (1955) Author: Crosthwait, John L. Relating to amending the Election Code of Texas relating to assessments against candidates for State Senator or State Representative in primary elections.
HB 209 54-0 (1955) Author: Joseph, Jr., Thomas R. "Tom" | et. al. Relating to the time of filing requests to have the names of candidates placed on a primary election ballot; amending the Texas Election Code so as to fix a deadline of 5 o'clock p.m. on the last day for filing requests.
HB 216 54-0 (1955) Author: Carmichall, Jim | et. al. Relating to requiring a declaration of party affiliation on the voter's poll tax receipt, exemption certificate, or party registration certificate as a prerequisite to voting in a primary election of a political party and making provisions relative to issuance and use of receipts and certificates containing information on party affiliation.
HB 360 54-0 (1955) Author: Pyle, Joe Relating to amending the Texas Election Code by changing the date for assessment of the costs of holding the general primary election and by changing the date for payment of such assessments.
HB 613 54-0 (1955) Author: Chambers, William R. "Bill" Relating to amending certain Acts to provide for a different method of apportioning primary election expense between certain offices, candidates for nomination therefor, and holdover holders thereof; providing disqualification for failure to pay; providing grounds for removal from office and procedure therefor.
SB 78 54-0 (1955) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to amending the Election Code of the State of Texas relating to assessments and filing fees of candidates in primary elections; changing the basis of assessment and the method of payment of the filing fee for candidates for Justice of the Court of Civil Appeals in primary elections; fixing the filing fee for the office of Lieutenant Governor; fixing the time for payment of fees.
SB 2 53-0 (1953) Author: Phillips, Jimmy | et. al. Relating to providing for a presidential primary; providing for election of delegates to the national convention; setting forth requirements for conduct of elections; defining the rights, powers and qualifications of delegates.
HB 91 53-1 (1954) Author: Yancy, Jr., James Watson Relating to amending certain Bills regulating the use of polling places in counties having a population in excess of eight hundred thousand (800,000) inhabitants, according to the last preceding Federal Census.
HB 30 52-0 (1951) Author: Bell, Marshall O. Relating to amending certain statutes so as to provide for the holding of the first and second primary elections on the fourth Saturday in April and the fourth Saturday in May, 1952, respectively, and every two years thereafter, and so that the other dates contained therein will conform to the new dates for the primary elections.
SB 287 52-0 (1951) Author: Vick, Kyle A. Relating to amending certain statutes so as to provide for the holding of the first and second primary elections on the fourth Saturday in May and the fourth Saturday in June, 1952, respectively, and every two years thereafter, and so that the other dates contained therein will conform to the new dates for the primary elections.
HB 148 51-0 (1949) Author: McGregor, Frank Bobbitt Relating to providing that no candidate's name for nomination by any political party at primary elections for any county and precinct office, and for any district office and for any member of the State Legislature, and for any office to be nominated by the vote of the voters of the while State, unless he has paid the expense for holding such primary elections assessed against him by the County Executive Committee of such party, and also the expense as fixed by law for the nomination of candidates for such offices.
HB 222 51-0 (1949) Author: Bell, Marshall O. | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, requiring that where a candidate for a State office, or a candidate for Chief Justice or Associate Justice of a Court of Civil Appeals, already holds (either by election or appointment) the office for which he is a candidate, his name and county of residence shall be immediately followed on the ballot by the words "For Reelection".
HB 223 51-0 (1949) Author: Bell, Marshall O. | et. al. Relating to amending an Article by adding thereto a provision that where a person is a candidate to succeed himself in an office he holds (either by election or appointment) the request to have his name placed on the official ballot for a general primary shall state that he is then holding the office and is a candidate to succeed himself, and also adding a provision that if the candidate seeks an office then held by him (either by election or appointment), the certificate from the chairman of the State committee to the county chairmen shall include the words "For Reelection" immediately following his name and county of residence.
HB 481 51-0 (1949) Author: McGregor, Frank Bobbitt Relating to amending a previous Act, so as to provide that the first general primary election shall be held on the fourth Saturday in April, 1950, and every two years thereafter, and so as to further provide that the second primary election shall be held on the fourth Saturday in April, 1950, and every two years thereafter; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 833 51-0 (1949) Author: Timmons, Jerome Blake Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statues of the state of Texas, providing for a preferential primary for President and Vice President of the United States, and direct primary nomination of party political electors, and the election of delegates to the National Convention of the respective political parties of this State.
SB 390 51-0 (1949) Author: Strauss, Sr., Gus James Relating to amending a previous Act, relating to officers of primary elections; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict therewith.
SB 434 51-0 (1949) Author: Vick, Kyle A. Relating to amending a previous Act, provide for the holding of the first and second primary elections on the fourth Saturday in April and the fourth Saturday in May, 1959, respectively, and every two years thereafter, and so that the other dates contained therein will conform to the new dates for the primary elections; providing for a savings clause; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict with this Act to the extent of such conflict only.
SB 474 51-0 (1949) Author: Kelly, Keith F. | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, so as to set a maximum allowance for campaign expenditures for candidates in Primary elections; providing a penalty; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith to the extent of such conflict only; providing for a severability clause.
HB 43 50-0 (1947) Author: Slimp, Jr., Landon Clyde Relating to amending a previous Act, relative to absentee ballots.
HB 130 50-0 (1947) Author: Senterfitt, Reuben E. Relating to amending a previous Act, providing certain restrictions as to the casting of absentee ballots by persons affected by Senate Bill No. 197, Acts Forty-ninth Legislature; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict.
HB 318 50-0 (1947) Author: Aynesworth, Jake K. Relating to amending a previous Act, relative to election returns canvass by the State Committee; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 488 50-0 (1947) Author: Aynesworth, Jake K. Relating to amending a previous Act, to fix the amount to be paid by candidates for certain offices to County Executive Committees in certain counties, for expenses of holding primaries; providing that this Act shall not repeal, amend or affect certain other Acts; providing a severable and a saving clause.
HB 730 50-0 (1947) Author: Willis, Phillip LaFrance Relating to amending a previous Act, providing that no candidate's name for nomination at primary elections for county or precinct office shall be placed upon the ballot unless he has paid the expense for holding such primary elections, and also the expense as fixed by law for the nomination of candidates for such offices; amending and repealing certain Articles relating to assessing and fixing such expense; repealing all laws in conflict.
HB 128 49-0 (1945) Author: Hoyo, John C. Relating to amending certain Statutes regulating elections and governing nomination of candidates applicable to political parties whose candidate for Governor shall have received less than 30% of the votes, etc.
HB 580 49-0 (1945) Author: Hoyo, John C. Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to change the time in which requests for names to be printed on the official ballot shall be filed.
HB 878 49-0 (1945) Author: Senterfitt, Reuben E. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Articles relating to filing dates of candidates in primary elections; providing certain restrictions.
HB 98 48-0 (1943) Author: Harris, Sr., Ludd W. "Pete" Relating to regulating the official ballot and requiring the county committee to print a minimum of four (4) different official ballots for each county for primary elections, differing only with respect to the office of County Commissioner for each commissioner's precinct in the county.
HB 478 48-0 (1943) Author: Bond, Thomas R. Relating to amending Statutes by requiring all State, county, district, and precinct candidates in any primary election to pay his proportioned part of the expenses of holding primary elections throughout the State of Texas.
HB 202 47-0 (1941) Author: Hargis, William B. | et. al. Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes relative to providing for the service of notice in a primary election contest upon the opposing candidate, by providing that such notice may be served upon the agent or attorney of the opposing candidate, or by leaving the notice with some person over the age of sixteen (16) years at the usual place of residence or business of the opposing candidate.
HB 203 47-0 (1941) Author: Hargis, William B. | et. al. Relating to amending the Revised Civil Statutes providing that service upon the contestee in a primary nomination contest may be had upon the agent or attorney of the contestee, or by leaving such notice with some person over the age of sixteen (16) years at the usual place of residence or business of the contestee, or his last address.
HB 676 47-0 (1941) Author: Alsup, Lon E. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes by fixing maximum charges to be paid by candidates for State Senator or State Representative, or Chief Justice, or Associate Justice of a Court of Civil Appeals, or for Representative in Congress, or for any other district office upon application to have name placed on primary ballot.
HB 734 47-0 (1941) Author: Cato, Arthur Relating to providing amount of payment to the County Executive Committee in order to have name placed on official ballot for State Representative in certain counties.
HB 761 47-0 (1941) Author: Evans, Roger Q. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Article of the Revised Civil Statutes providing for qualifications to vote in all governmental and primary elections in the State of Texas.
HB 934 47-0 (1941) Author: Kinard, DeWitt Edward Relating to providing amount of payment to the Executive Committee in order to have the name placed on official ballot for Representative in certain counties.
HB 1032 47-0 (1941) Author: Lock, Ottis E. Relating to providing that candidates for nomination for State Representative in a primary election in certain counties shall be required to pay a fee not to exceed Thirty Dollars ($30) to the County Executive Committee.
HB 43 47-1 (1941) Author: Harris, Sr., Ludd W. "Pete" Relating to regulating the official ballot and requiring the County Committee to print a minimum of four official ballots for each county for primary elections.
HB 722 46-0 (1939) Author: Dickison, Prentis E. | et. al. Relating to providing for the sum of money required for placing names on the primary ballot in certain counties.
HB 1020 46-0 (1939) Author: Hamilton, Ed B. Relating to providing amount of payment to the Executive Committee, in order to have name placed on ticket for Representative in certain counties.
HB 1061 46-0 (1939) Author: Clark, Lester Relating to providing amount of payment to the Executive Committee in order to have the name placed on official ballot for Representative and Flotorial Representative and Flotorial Representative No. 2 in certain counties.
HB 70 41-0 (1929) Author: Prendergast, F. H. Relating to preventing judicial nominations by primary election. House: Privileges, Suffrage & Elections
HB 306 41-0 (1929) Author: Loy, Jacob Jackson "Jake" | et. al. Relating to repealing certain statute relating to elections and providing the form of ballot to be used at primary elections. House: Privileges, Suffrage & Elections
SB 179 41-0 (1929) Author: Westbrook, Ed Relating to better regulating the making of returns and canvassing the result in primary elections.
HB 75 40-0 (1927) Author: Enderby, David J. Relating to further regulating the contest of certificates of nomination in primary elections.
HB 303 40-0 (1927) Author: Faulk, Hubert T. Relating to returns to be made by County Clerks for District offices in Districts composed of only one county.
SB 58 40-0 (1927) Author: Berkeley, Benjamin Franklin Relating to regulating the assessment of candidates for the payment of primary expenses and providing that no candidate's name shall be placed upon ballot unless he shall have paid his share of such expense so as to limit the amount required to be paid by candidates for Chief Justice or Associate Justice of a Court of Civil Appeals, or for representative in Congress or for district judge or district attorney or any other district office in representative or judicial districts composed of four or more counties.
HB 83 40-1 (1927) Author: Eickenroht, Reno Relating to providing for the selection of County Executive Committees and County Chairmen of political parties in Texas whose nominee for the Governor in the preceding general election received as many as ten thousand votes and less than one hundred thousand votes.
SB 56 40-1 (1927) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to providing that every political part in this State shall have the power to prescribe the qualifications of its own members and shall in its own way determine who shall be qualified to vote or otherwise participate in such political party.
SB 59 40-1 (1927) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson | et. al. Relating to repealing Article 3107 of Chapter 13 of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, and substituting in its place a new Article providing that every political party in this State through its State Executive Committee shall have the power to prescribe the qualifications of its own members and shall in its own way determine who shall be qualified to vote or otherwise participate in such political party.
SB 60 40-1 (1927) Author: Lewis, Henry LaFayette Relating to amending Article 3137 of Chapter 13 of Title 50, of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, adopted at the Regular Session of the Thirty Ninth Legislature, relating to the meeting of the State executive committee.
HB 269 39-0 (1925) Author: Kittrell, Sr., Norman Goree Relating to amending certain statute relating to the nomination of candidates through a primary election so as to provide that where no candidate for any State or district office in the first primary receives a majority of all the votes cat at such primary for such office, that then a sufficient number of the leading candidates so participating in said first primary, as in the aggregate have polled a majority of al vote cast at the first primary for any such office, shall have their name printed on the ballot in the second primary as candidates for such office. House: Privileges, Suffrage and Elections
SB 75 39-0 (1925) Author: Berkeley, Benjamin Franklin Relating to regulating and providing for a better election and primary election system in this State; providing for a preferential or first and second choice ballot in primaries. Senate: Privileges and Elections
SB 44 38-2 (1923) Author: Bowers, Richard Saffarrans Relating to providing that any qualified elector under the laws and Constitution who is a Democrat shall be eligible to participate in Democratic primaries, but, declaring that in no event shall a negro participate in a Democratic primary in the State of Texas, and declaring ballots cast by negroes as void.
HB 122 38-3 (1923) Author: Merriman, James Otho Relating to providing that no candidate for State Senator or State Representative shall be required to pay more than one dollar as his portion of the estimated expenses of holding the primary election at which such candidate is seeking nominations.
HB 507 37-0 (1921) Author: Hill, Herman B. Relating to amend a certain Act providing additional qualifications for voting in primary elections.
HB 14 36-0 (1919) Author: Thompson, R. D. Relating to providing for holding primary elections in this State; providing for the nomination by political parties of candidates for President and Vice-President of the United States; providing methods for contesting nominations in primary elections; providing methods for enforcing the provisions of this Act, defining violations thereof, and prescribing penalties therefor.
SB 120 36-0 (1919) Author: Westbrook, Ed | et. al. Relating to preventing the control of Primary Elections by the use of money, and to regulate and limit the expenditure of money to promote or defeat the candidacy of persons for nomination for office in primary elections in this State, and providing penalties for violation of this Act.
SB 129 36-0 (1919) Author: Dayton, George W. Relating to providing for the nomination of candidates in primary elections in this State, at one election, providing for "first" and "second choice" at same primary election; providing form of ballot to be used at primary elections; providing how candidates may have their names placed on the ballot; providing how first and second votes shall be counted, etc.
HB 6 36-1 (1919) Author: Thompson, R. D. Relating to providing for holding primary elections in this State and providing for nominations; defining violations thereof and prescribing penalties.
HB 53 35-0 (1917) Author: Thompson, R. D. | et. al. Relating to holding the primary elections; providing for the nomination by political parties of candidates for federal and state offices; providing dates, places and methods for holding primary elections, and providing regulations for primary elections.
HB 258 35-0 (1917) Author: Murrell, Jesse C. | et. al. Relating to limiting the amount and purpose of campaign expenses that candidates for public office may incur and providing that every candidate shall include in his expense account an averment of compliance; providing for punishment.
HB 442 35-0 (1917) Author: DeBogory, Eugene Relating to nominations by primary elections of judges of the Supreme Court, Court of Criminal Appeals, Court of Civil Appeals, district and county judges.
HB 611 35-0 (1917) Author: Baker, Jess Alexander | et. al. Relating to authorizing women to vote in primary elections.
SB 111 35-0 (1917) Author: Dayton, George W. Relating to prohibiting the lavish or corrupt use of money in Primary Elections; creating a felony and providing for punishment in cases of conviction.
SB 193 35-0 (1917) Author: Dayton, George W. Relating to providing for the nomination of candidates in primary elections and for first and second choice at the same primary election.
SB 242 35-0 (1917) Author: Lattimore, Offa Shivers Relating to providing that women may vote in all primary elections in Texas; prescribing qualifications.
SB 256 35-0 (1917) Author: Johnston, Rienzi Melville Relating to limiting the size of election precincts and the number of voters therein.
SB 411 35-0 (1917) Author: Dayton, George W. Relating to authorizing traveling men and all other persons unavoidably absent from their voting place on Primary Election Days to vote by mail; providing under what circumstances they may vote; providing penalty.
HB 77 35-1 (1917) Author: McFarland, M. M. Relating to permitting absentee voting at primary elections; prescribing punishment of violations.
HB 106 35-4 (1918) Author: Thompson, R. D. | et. al. Relating to providing for holding primary elections by political parties.
HB 107 35-4 (1918) Author: Butler, William R. Relating to amending the law, providing that none but citizens of the United States shall vote in primary elections or conventions, and providing the right to vote given women by any law is not by this Act repealed, restricted, or limited.
HB 109 35-4 (1918) Author: Thompson, R. D. Relating to limiting the expenses of candidates for nominations to office in primary elections; prescribing penalties.
HB 110 35-4 (1918) Author: DeBogory, Eugene Relating to providing that no candidate at a primary election for a State or District officer, shall be declared the nominee of any political party unless he has complied with all the requirements of law, and received a majority of the votes cast for all candidates for such office at such primary election.
HB 111 35-4 (1918) Author: Haidusek, George L. | et. al. Relating to amending the law relating to primary elections.
HB 136 35-4 (1918) Author: Johnson, Jack | et. al. Relating to providing for nominations by preferential ballots; providing for the voters to express their numerical choice for candidates, providing for form of official ballots at the primary election, prescribing a test and providing a method for counting votes.
SB 50 35-4 (1918) Author: Hopkins, Sr., George Milton Relating to providing for holding primary elections in this State; providing for primaries for party nominations for Federal officers.
SB 52 35-4 (1918) Author: Westbrook, Ed | et. al. Relating to amending certain laws so as to provide that no candidate at a primary election for a State or District office shall be declared the nominee of any political party unless he is legally qualified to hold such office, has complied with all requirements of law and received a majority of the votes cast at such primary election.
HB 69 34-0 (1915) Author: Dayton, George W. | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the lavish or corrupt use of money in primary elections; creating a felony and providing for the punishment thereof.
HB 134 34-0 (1915) Author: Watson, Aaron R. Relating to amending a certain Statute changing the date of holding primary elections and regulating the manner of holding thereof.
HB 213 34-0 (1915) Author: Metcalfe, Charles B. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Statute providing for the certification of nominations for district officers.
HB 370 34-0 (1915) Author: Dayton, George W. Relating to providing for the nomination of candidates in primary elections.
SB 15 34-0 (1915) Author: Westbrook, Ed Relating to requiring the chairman of the county executive committee of any political party in the state to make due returns of the canvas of any election held to nominate party candidates; fixing the time in which such returns shall be made; providing penalties.
SB 39 34-0 (1915) Author: Morrow, Wright Chalfant | et. al. Relating to providing for and regulating the nomination by political parties of candidates for State offices.
SB 164 34-0 (1915) Author: Bailey, Louis Hart Relating to providing that all expenses of holding primary elections in this state shall be borne by the respective counties in which such elections are held.
SB 165 34-0 (1915) Author: Bailey, Louis Hart Relating to amending certain laws so as to provide that all county executive committees of organized political parties shall meet the first Saturday after each primary election to canvass the result of such.
HB 76 31-2 (1909) Relating to amending Section 126 of "An Act to regulate elections and to provide penalties for its violations," relative to contests in primary elections.
HB 20 30-0 (1907) Relating to amending the Terrell election law; relating to the manner of holding elections.
SB 6 24-0 (1895) Relating to primary elections called and held by authority of any political party; to prevent illegal voting at same, and false returns thereof, and to prevent the bribery of officers and voters, and providing penalties therefor.

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