§ 501.021 Election to Be Held by Petition
§ 501.022 Qualifications for New Political Subdivision to Hold Election
§ 501.023 Application for Petition
§ 501.024 Heading, Statement, and Issue On Application for Petition to Prohibit
§ 501.025 Heading, Statement, and Issue On Application for Petition to Legalize
§ 501.026 Petition Requirements
§ 501.027 Heading and Statement On Petition to Prohibit
§ 501.028 Heading and Statement On Petition to Legalize
§ 501.029 Offense: Misrepresentation of Petition
§ 501.030 Copies of Petition
§ 501.031 Verification of Petition
§ 501.032 Requirements to Order Election
§ 501.033 Record in Minutes
§ 501.034 Issues to Appear in Order for Election
§ 501.035 Issues
§ 501.036 Issue On Mixed Beverages
§ 501.037 Evidence of Validity
§ 501.038 Frequency of Elections

Terms Used In Texas Election Code Chapter 501 > Subchapter B

  • Affidavit: means a statement in writing of a fact or facts signed by the party making it, sworn to before an officer authorized to administer oaths, and officially certified to by the officer under his seal of office. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • General election: means an election, other than a primary election, that regularly recurs at fixed dates. See Texas Election Code 171.028
  • Justice: when applied to a magistrate, means justice of the peace. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Law: means a constitution, statute, city charter, or city ordinance. See Texas Election Code 171.028
  • Political subdivision: means a county, city, or school district or any other governmental entity that:
    (A) embraces a geographic area with a defined boundary;
    (B) exists for the purpose of discharging functions of government; and
    (C) possesses authority for subordinate self-government through officers selected by it. See Texas Election Code 171.028
  • Proposition: means the wording appearing on a ballot to identify a measure. See Texas Election Code 171.028
  • Residence address: means the street address and any apartment number, or the address at which mail is received if the residence has no address, and the city, state, and zip code that correspond to a person's residence. See Texas Election Code 171.028
  • Signature: includes the mark of a person unable to write, and "subscribe" includes the making of such a mark. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Signed: includes any symbol executed or adopted by a person with present intention to authenticate a writing. See Texas Government Code 311.005