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TITLE 1ADMINISTRATION
PART 4OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE
CHAPTER 81ELECTIONS
SUBCHAPTER AVOTER REGISTRATION
RULE §81.25Voter Registration Drives Encouraged

(a) Pursuant to §81.12 of this title (relating to Applicable Sections of the Texas Election Code), efforts to increase the number of registered voters in the county are payable with Chapter 19 funds.

(b) Voter registration drive efforts include but are not limited to mailouts of applications to households, insertion of applications into newspapers, distributing applications at public locations, and other forms of advertising.

(c) "Promotional items" are not payable with Chapter 19 funds. Examples of non-payable promotional items include but are not limited to memorabilia, models, gifts, souvenirs, and other such novelties or items of nominal value. Items purchased with Chapter 19 funds may include only the county and title of the voter registrar's office.

(d) Names of specific individuals may not be included on such materials. Chapter 19 funded voter registration drives must not promote a particular party, candidate, or issue. Chapter 19 funds may not be used for food and drink purchases, except for travel expenses allowed under §81.23 of this title (relating to Travel Using Chapter 19 Funds Authorized).


Source Note: The provisions of this §81.25 adopted to be effective October 1, 1995, 20 TexReg 7277; amended to be effective December 30, 2010, 35 TexReg 11569

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