2021 Texas Statutes
Election Code
Title 9 - Candidates
Chapter 144 - Candidate for Office of Political Subdivision Other Than County or City
Section 144.003. Application Required

Universal Citation: TX Elec COde § 144.003 (2021)

Sec. 144.003. APPLICATION REQUIRED. (a) Except as otherwise provided by law, to be entitled to a place on the ballot, a candidate must make an application for a place on the ballot. An application, other than an application required to be accompanied by fee, may be filed through e-mail transmission of the completed application in a scanned format to the e-mail address designated by the filing authority in the notice required under Section 141.040.

(b) If a law outside this code purports to prescribe the exclusive requirements that a candidate's application must satisfy for the candidate's name to be placed on the ballot, Section 141.031(a)(4)(L) also applies to the application. The other provisions of Section 141.031 do not apply.

Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 211, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1986. Amended by Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 427, Sec. 6, eff. Sept. 1, 1987.

Amended by:

Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 614 (H.B. 417), Sec. 31, eff. September 1, 2007.

Acts 2021, 87th Leg., R.S., Ch. 711 (H.B. 3107), Sec. 84, eff. September 1, 2021.

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