State Background Info:
  Upcoming SoS Elections:

Texas Election Administration
Chief Election Official(s): Secretary of State (View Website)
Election/Appointment Process: Appointed by Governer with Senate approval
Responsibilities:
  • Prescribes voter registration forms
  • Determines ballot eligibility of parties
  • Approves new voting systems/ devices
  • Advertises statewide ballot questions
  • Prepares election calendar
  • Canvasses election returns
  • Handles state recounts
Current Official(s): Phil Wilson
Public Office Experience:
Governor’s Deputy Chief of Staff
Reelection/Reappointment Date:
2008
Contact Information:
Hon. Phil Wilson
Secretary of State
P.O. Box 12887
Austin, TX 78711
(512) 463-5770
Fax (512) 475-2761

secretary@sos.state.tx.us

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