PUBLIC HEARING: Countywide Polling Place Program


Notice of Public Hearing on Application for Successful Status of a “Countywide Polling Place Program” for Upshur County

Upshur County successfully utilized the Countywide Polling Place Program during the November 7, 2017, Constitutional Amendment Election. This program allowed eligible voters to vote at any designated polling location on Election Day instead of being required to vote only at his or her home precinct polling location.

The Upshur County Commissioners Court will conduct a public hearing to provide additional information and solicit comments for the public concerning Upshur County’s possible application to the Texas Secretary of State to be designated as “successful” for purposes of continuing participation in the “Countywide Polling Place Program” as allowed by Texas Election Code 43.007 (k). If the application were granted, Upshur County would be authorized to use the “Countywide Polling Place Program” when approved by Commissioner Court.

The hearing will be held on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at 9:00 am in the Upshur County Courtroom, 3rd floor, 100 W. Tyler St., Gilmer, TX 75644.

Please pass this on to any contacts you have that might be interested in attending the public hearing.

Lory Harle
Elections Administrator
Upshur County
100 W. Tyler, 2nd floor
Gilmer, Texas 75644