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El Paso County Elections Department | Lisa Wise, Elections Administrator

Election Commission and Board

County Election Board (Texas Election Code, Section 51.002)

  • Elections Administrator (Chair)
  • County Judge
  • Sheriff
  • Democratic Party County Chair
  • Republican Party County Chair

General Responsibilities:

  • Approves the Elections Administrator’s procurement of election supplies necessary to conduct the general election (Section 51.003(1)).
  • Appoints the members of the Early Voting Ballot Board from lists submitted by the political parties (Section 87.002(c)).
  • Appoints the Presiding Judge of the Early Voting Ballot Board from lists submitted by the political parties (Section 87.002(d)).
  • Appoints the members of the Early Voting Signature Verification Committee from lists submitted by the political parties (Section 87.027(b)).
  • Appoints chair of the Early Voting Signature Verification Committee from lists submitted by the political parties (Section 87.027(b1)).

County Election Commission (Election Code Section 31.032)

  • County Judge (Chair)
  • County Clerk (Vice-Chair)
  • Tax Assessor-Collector (Secretary)
  • Democratic Party County Chair
  • Republican Party County Chair

General Responsibilities:

  • HB 1678-82nd Legislative Session (2011): “The Legislature finds that the powers of a county election commission extend no further than to the appointment, acceptance of resignation, or recommendation for termination of a county elections administrator.”
  • In El Paso County, it has been customary for the commission to meet periodically so that the Elections Administrator may keep the commission informed on current election matters.


El Paso County Election Board Meeting
El Paso Countywide Polling Place Advisory Committee Agenda
Item #1 - Successful Designation Letter from SOS
Item #1 - CLEAN Draft Letter CRS Edits
Item #2 - Report to 87th Legislature

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