|(a) Upon receipt of the lists of names of election
judges and clerks from each county chair not later than the second
Monday in December, the county election officer shall select co-judges,
co-alternate judges, and appoint clerks (if applicable) for each precinct.
(These selections are made in accordance with §172.126(c) of
the Texas Election Code and §81.152 of this title (relating to
Estimating Voter Turnout for Joint Primaries).)
(b) The county election officer shall determine the
total number of election workers required and select from the party
chairs' lists the individuals to be appointed as co-judges, members
of the early voting ballot board, and presiding judge and clerks of
central counting station. The county election officer shall ensure
party balance in these selections.
(c) If the total number of individuals (presiding judge
plus election clerks) serving on the early voting ballot board or
at the central counting station is an odd number, the county election
officer shall appoint an additional member from the party whose candidate
for governor received the highest number of votes in the county in
the most recent gubernatorial general election.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §81.148 adopted to be effective December 13, 2009, 34 TexReg 8665; amended to be effective March 7, 2012, 37 TexReg 1483; amended to be effective January 9, 2014, 39 TexReg 209