§ 501.101 Applicability of Election Code
§ 501.102 Election Precincts
§ 501.103 Polling Places; Notice
§ 501.1035 Election in Territory Annexed by Municipality
§ 501.104 Number of Ballots Furnished
§ 501.105 Issue On Ballot
§ 501.106 Time for Vote Tally
§ 501.107 County Payment of Election Expenses
§ 501.108 Deposit Required for Certain Elections
§ 501.109 Election in Municipalities

Terms Used In Texas Election Code Chapter 501 > Subchapter C

  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • 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 1.005
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Person: includes corporation, organization, government or governmental subdivision or agency, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, association, and any other legal entity. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • 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 1.005
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Rule: includes regulation. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Year: means 12 consecutive months. See Texas Government Code 311.005