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Elections Adoption Districts Citation
1846-1848
1st Legislature, Regular Session (1846)
2 Acts 1846, 1st Leg., R.S., eff. Feb. 28, 1846.
1850-1860
3rd Legislature, Regular Session (1850) 2 Acts 1850, 3rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 134, app. Feb. 11, 1850.
1861-1863 8th Legislature, 1st Called Session (1861) 6 Acts 1861, 8th Leg., 1st C.S., Ch. 46, eff. Apr. 6, 1861; Acts 1861, 8th Leg., 1st C.S., Ch. 53, eff. Apr. 8, 1861.
1866-1868 11th Legislature, Regular Session (1866) 4 Acts 1866, 11th Leg., R.S., Ch. 10, eff. Sep. 8, 1866; Acts 1866, 11th Leg., R.S., Ch. 31, eff. Oct. 8, 1866.
1869-1872 Declaration, Constitution of the State of Texas (1869) 1869-1870: 4
1872: 4 and 2 At-large
Constitution of the State of Texas (1869)
1874-1878 14th Legislature, Regular Session (1874) 6 Acts 1874, 14th Leg., R.S., Ch. 161, eff. May 2, 1874.
1880 16th Legislature, Regular Session (1879) 6 Acts 1879, 16th Leg., R.S., Ch. 102, eff. Apr. 18, 1879.
1882-1890 House Substitute for Bills 1, 5, 36, and 41, 17th Legislature, 1st Called Session (1882) 11 Acts 1882, 17th Leg., 1st C.S., Ch. 30, eff. Aug. 3, 1882.
1892-1900 House Substitute for Bills 1, 26, and 29, 22nd Legislature, 1st Called Session (1892) 13 Acts 1892, 22nd Leg., 1st C.S., Ch. 19, eff. Jul. 11, 1892; United States v. Texas, 162 U.S. 1 (1896).
1902-1908 Free Conference Committee Substitute for Substitute House Bills 3, 5, and 6, 27th Legislature, 1st Called Session (1901) 16 Acts 1901, 27th Leg., 1st C.S., Ch. 5, eff. Dec. 3, 1901.
1910-1916 House Bill 448, 31st Legislature, Regular Session (1909) 1910: 16
1912: 16 and 2 At-large
Acts 1909, 31st Leg., R.S., Ch. 86, eff. Jun. 11, 1909.
1918-1932 Committee Substitute for House Bill 11, 35th Legislature, Regular Session (1917) 1918-1930: 18
1932: 18 and 3 At-large
Acts 1917, 35th Leg., R.S., Ch. 119, eff. Jun. 19, 1917.
1934-1956 Senate Bill 195, 43rd Legislature, Regular Session (1933) 1934-1950: 21
1952-1956: 21 and 1 At-large
Acts 1933, 43rd Leg., R.S., Ch. 135, eff. Aug. 30, 1933.
1958-1964 House Bill 229, 55th Legislature, Regular Session (1957) 1958-1960: 22
1962-1964: 22 and 1 At-large
Acts 1957, 55th Leg., R.S., Ch. 286, eff. Aug. 21, 1957; Bush v. Martin, 224 F. Supp. 499 (S.D. Tex. 1963); aff'd per curiam, Martin v. Bush, 376 U.S. 222 (1964).
1966 House Bill 67, 59th Legislature, Regular Session (1965) 23 Acts 1965, 59th Leg., R.S., Ch. 349, eff. Aug. 30, 1965.
1968, 1970 Senate Bill 335, 60th Legislature, Regular Session (1967) 23 Acts 1967, 60th Leg., R.S., Ch. 342, eff. Aug. 28, 1967; Bush v. Martin, 251 F. Supp. 484 (S.D. Tex. 1966).
1972 Senate Bill 1, 62nd Legislature, 1st Called Session (1971) 24 Acts 1971, 62nd Leg. 1st C.S., Ch. 12, eff. Sep. 3, 1971.
1974 As Ordered by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, October 17, 1973 24 White v. Weiser, --- F. Supp. --- (N.D. Tex. 1973); PLAN B
1976-1980 House Bill 1065, 64th Legislature, Regular Session (1975) 24 Acts 1975, 64th Leg., R.S., Ch. 538, eff. Sep. 1, 1975.
1982 Senate Bill 1, 67th Legislature, 1st Called Session (1981), as Modified by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, February 27, 1982 27 Acts 1981, 67th Leg., 1st C.S., Ch. 2, eff. Nov. 10, 1981; Seamon v. Upham, 536 F. Supp. 931, 958 (E.D. Tex. 1982).
1984-1990 Senate Bill 480, 68th Legislature, Regular Session (1983) 27 Acts 1983, 68th Leg., R.S., Ch. 531, eff. Jun. 19, 1983.
1992-1994
1996 Primaries
House Bill 1, 72nd Legislature, 2nd Called Session (1991) 30 Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., 2nd C.S., Ch. 7, eff. Nov. 24, 1991; Vera v. Richards, 861 F. Supp. 1304 (S.D. Tex. 1994); Bush v. Vera, 517 U.S. 952 (1996); Vera v. Bush, 933 F. Supp. 1341 (S.D. Tex. 1996); PLANC657
1996 Special and General Elections and 1998-2000 Elections As Ordered by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas, August 6, 1996 30 Vera v. Bush, 933 F. Supp. 1341 (S.D. Tex. 1996); Vera v. Bush, 980 F. Supp. 254 (S.D. Tex. 1997); PLANC746
2002 As Ordered by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, November 14, 2001 32 Balderas v. State of Texas, --- F. Supp. --- (E.D. Tex. 2001); PLAN01151C
2004 Elections and 2006 Primaries House Bill 3, 78th Legislature, 3rd Called Session (2003) 32 Acts 2003, 78th Leg., 3rd C.S., Ch. 2, eff. Jan. 11, 2004; PLAN01374C
2006 Special and General Elections to 2010 As Ordered by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, August 4, 2006 32 Lulac v. Perry, 457 F. Supp. 2d 716 (E.D. Tex. 2006); PLAN01440C
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