Governor Abbott Sets Date For Special Runoff Election In Harris County
Austin, TX
   
 
More Today's News:
ߦ   Paris Police Dept - Daily Activity Summary
ߦ   Police Probe Discovery Of Dead Man Discovered In Yard
ߦ   Reflections of a Police Wife
ߦ   Texarkana Physician Agrees to Pay $118,000 to Settle Medicare Billing Fraud Allegations
ߦ   Texas man charged with killing 12 women, police look at 750 other deaths for possible links
ߦ   The dogs of Texas are running out of time
ߦ   U.S. Government Files Suit Against Webster Aviation Company
ߦ   Widow Of Fallen Fort Worth Officer Launches Campaign Of Kindness In Husband’s Memory
ߦ   Woman Convicted of Animal Cruelty. Pets Starved to Death After She Left Them Behind.
ߦ   Woman Sentenced for Importing Meth
ߦ   Attorney General William P. Barr Delivers Remarks at the National Association Of Police Organizations’ 26th Annual Top Cops Awards
ߦ   Coast Guard medevacs cruise ship passenger 66 miles offshore Galveston
ߦ   Hospital Employee Jailed For For Stealing Patients Credit Card Info
ߦ   Nearly 100 Charged in Massive Marriage Fraud Scheme
ߦ   Smith County Man Sentenced for Firearms Violations
ߦ   Trials In Fort Bend County This Week
ߦ   Woman Pleads Guilty To Bank Robberies
ߦ   Austin Man Pleads Guilty to Fraudulent Scheme to Solicit Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars in Contributions to Scam-Pacs
ߦ   Colombian Narcotics Kingpin Pleads Guilty for Bribing Former Federal Agent to Dismiss Indictment
ߦ   Defendant Sentenced to Life for Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child
ߦ   El Paso Man Sentenced For Distributing Child Porn
ߦ   Fifty Club's Forty-Eighth Award Luncheon
ߦ   South Texas ICE deportation officers remove previously deported Salvadoran gang member wanted for aggravated homicide and other criminal charges
ߦ   Two North Texas Doctors, One Nurse Sentenced to Prison for Federal Drug Trafficking Violations
ߦ   $3,000 Reward Offered for Most Wanted Sex Offender from Brownsville Area
ߦ   Bond set at $250K for man suspected of robbing local bank at gunpoint
ߦ   County Jails Struggle With A New Role As America's Prime Centers For Opioid Detox
ߦ   Dispute between sheriff, commissioner has new Katy-area substation on hold
ߦ   Four Arrested In Best Buy Burglary
ߦ   Investigators Charge Third Man In 2018 Murder.

 
Search Archives:




Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation setting Tuesday, March 5, 2019 as the date for the special runoff election to fill the Texas House District 145.

TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME:

WHEREAS, the December 21, 2018 declination of office by the Honorable Carol Alvarado has caused a vacancy to exist in Texas State House of Representatives District No. 145, which is wholly contained within Harris County; and

WHEREAS, a special election to fill the vacancy in Texas State House of Representatives District No. 145 was held on Tuesday, January 29, 2019, and the results of that special election have been officially declared; and

WHEREAS, no candidate in the special election received a majority of the total number of votes cast, as required by Section 203.003 of the Texas Election Code; and

WHEREAS, Section 2.021 of the Texas Election Code requires that a runoff election be held if no candidate receives the votes necessary to be elected; and

WHEREAS, Section 203.013(e) of the Texas Election Code provides that the runoff election must be held on a Tuesday or Saturday not earlier than the 12th day or later than the 25th day after the date the special runoff election is ordered; and

WHEREAS, Section 3.003(a)(3) of the Texas Election Code requires the special runoff election to be ordered by proclamation of the governor;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, GREG ABBOTT, Governor of Texas, under the authority vested in me by the Constitution and Statutes of the State of Texas, do hereby order a special runoff election to be held in Texas State House of Representatives District No. 145 on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, for the purpose of electing a state representative to serve out the remainder of the full term of office declined by the Honorable Carol Alvarado.

Early voting by personal appearance shall begin on Monday, February 25, 2019, in accordance with Sections 85.001(b) and (c) of the Texas Election Code.

A copy of this order shall be mailed immediately to the Harris County Judge which is the county within which Texas State House of Representative District No. 145 is wholly contained, and all appropriate writs shall be issued and all proper proceedings shall be followed to the end that said special runoff election may be held to fill the vacancy in Texas State House of Representative District No. 145 and its result proclaimed in accordance with law.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto signed my name and have officially caused the Seal of State to be affixed at my office in the City of Austin, Texas, this the 11th day of February, 2019.

 

GREG ABBOTT
Governor
Post a comment
Name/Nickname:
(required)
Email Address: (must be a valid address)
(will not be published or shared)
Comments: (plain text only)
Printer Friendly Format  Printer Friendly Format    Send to a Friend  Send to a Friend    RSS Feed  RSS Feed
© 1999-2019 The Police News. All rights reserved.