Office of the Governor - Greg Abbott

Proclamation Issued For November 8 General Election

Friday, August 19, 2016  •  Austin, Texas  •  Proclamation
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TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME:

BE IT KNOWN THAT I, GREG ABBOTT, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF TEXAS, DO HEREBY ORDER A GENERAL ELECTION to be held throughout the State of Texas on the first TUESDAY NEXT AFTER THE FIRST MONDAY IN NOVEMBER, 2016, being the 8th day of NOVEMBER, 2016; and

NOTICE THEREOF IS HEREBY GIVEN to the people of Texas and to the COUNTY JUDGE of each county who is directed to cause said election to be held at each precinct in the county on such date for the purpose of electing electors for president and vice president of the United States, members of the United States Congress, state and district officers, and members of the Texas Legislature, as required by Section 3.003 of the Texas Election Code.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereto 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 19th day of August, 2016.

 

GREG ABBOTT
Governor of Texas

View a PDF of the Proclamation here.