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HB 25 - Prohibits One-Punch Straight Ticket Voting - Texas Key Vote

Gary Elkins voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Issues Related to HB 25

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Prohibits One-Punch Straight Ticket Voting

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (89-45) -

Title: Prohibits One-Punch Straight Ticket Voting

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (19-11) -

Title: Prohibits One-Punch Straight Ticket Voting

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (88-57) - (Key vote)
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Title: Prohibits One-Punch Straight Ticket Voting

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits one-punch straight ticket voting.

Highlights:
  • Requires straight-ticket voting to be eliminated in all counties of Texas as soon as practicable after September 1, 2017 (Sec. 2).

  • Requires the Secretary of State to adopt rules and establish procedures as necessary to ensure that voters and county election administrators are not burdened by the change (Sec. 2).

  • Requires a notice to be given regarding the elimination of straight-ticket voting to each county election administrator, the country chair of each political party, as well as any associated websites (Secs. 1-3).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibits One-Punch Straight Ticket Voting

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