HB 88

86(R) - 2019
House Elections
Senate State Affairs
House Elections
Senate State Affairs

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral


Valoree Swanson


John H Bucy III
Briscoe Cain
Mike Lang
Bill Zedler


Pat Fallon

Bill Caption

Relating to an election ballot.

Fiscal Notes

No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.

Bill Analysis

HB 88 would amend the Election Code so that the relative order of names on the ballot for a runoff election or election to break a tie would be maintained from the original election. This would no longer require the re-drawing a ballot order for candidates in these situations.

This bill would also authorize the secretary of state to prescribe the form and content of a ballot for an election using a voting system, including an electronic voting system or a voting system that uses direct recording electronic voting machines or ballot marking devices (rather than just the first two systems), to conform to the formatting requirements of the system.

Vote Recommendation Notes

Texas Action remains neutral on HB 88 because it does not affect out liberty principles.