Note: If the district is subject to a court order or other binding legal determination, the district shall conduct its elections in accordance with that court order or determination, applicable law, and this policy. To the extent of any conflict, the court order or other legal determination shall prevail. [See BBB(LOCAL)]

Tie Votes

Second Election

Other Options

Casting Lots


Automatic Recount

Runoff Election

Ballot Order


Effect of Petition

Canvass Returns

General Rule

  1. The third day after election day;
  2. The date on which the early voting ballot board has verified and counted all provisional ballots, if a provisional ballot has been cast in the election; or
  3. The date on which all timely received ballots cast from addresses outside of the United States are counted, if a ballot to be voted by mail in the election was provided to a person outside of the United States.

November Election—Even-Numbered Years

Quorum for Canvass


Certificate of Election

  1. The candidate's name;
  2. The office to which the candidate is elected;
  3. A statement of election to an unexpired term, if applicable;
  4. The date of the election;
  5. The signature of the officer preparing the certificate; and
  6. Any seal used by the officer preparing the certificate to authenticate documents that the officer executes or certifies.

Certificate for Unopposed Candidate

Officer's Statement

Oath of Office

  1. A judge, retired judge, or clerk of a municipal court.
  2. A judge, retired judge, senior judge, clerk, or commissioner of a court of record.
  3. A justice of the peace or clerk of a justice court.
  4. A notary public.

Election Records

Destruction of Records

South San Antonio ISD



DATE ISSUED: 7/15/2020