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Texas Municipal Election Law Manual, fifth edition, by Analeslie Muncy.
The Texas Municipal Election Law Manual provides city secretaries and all municipal officials with complete information on how to administer municipal elections in Texas. The concise content of the text details every phase of the election process. This manual also includes the following essential information: legal references, regulations, agencies, addresses and phone numbers of other resources needed to conduct an efficient, cost-effective municipal election.
EASY TO USE AND UNDERSTAND, this manual includes a current election calendar; detailed chapter analysis for each of the twenty chapters; highlighted subject headings throughout the text; numerous tables, charts, lists, and planning guides; an extensive index; and citations of the corresponding Texas Election Code.
AN ACCURATE, TIME-SAVING RESOURCE, this book is needed by all novice and experienced Texas election officials. Designed primarily for Texas city secretaries and city clerks who perform the bulk of the administrative election duties, this manual encompasses the responsibilities and actions of mayors, city councils, election judges, clerks, and candidates.
Annual updates keep the Texas Municipal Election Law Manual current.
A UNIQUE PUBLICATION
This invaluable reference is the only administrative Texas election law manual of its kind.
“I am so impressed by the depth of information provided in this essential manual. I reach for it first when I have an election question! And how easy is it to read the Election Manual? Simple—it is written for clerks by an expert attorney who understands what we do and how important it is to ‘get it right’ when it comes to fair, legal, and smooth elections! Without the Manual, I would be searching for hours in the Election Code... but when I do want to read the Code, our Election Manual conveniently provides the citation on where to find the law. You must have this manual—it is absolutely indispensable. I guarantee results and assurance in knowing you've got answers at your fingertips!”
--Patrice Fogarty, TRMC, City Secretary, City of Missouri City
“The Texas Election Law Manual remains on my desk during election season and throughout the year. It is the definitive source for municipal election questions in Texas.”
--Scott Houston, Director of Legal Services, Texas Municipal League
“There are several resource guides on elections, generally, but my firm consistently turns first to the Texas Municipal Election Law Manual because it is specific to cities.”
--Alan Bojorquez, Attorney at Law, Bojorquez Law Firm, PLLC; author, Texas Municipal Law & Procedure Manual
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Analeslie Muncy is an attorney at law and author of the fourth edition of the Texas Municipal Election Law Manual. She served as Director of Human Resources at the City of Burleson from 2000 until 2005. She served as a member of the public law section of the law firm of Taylor, Olson, Adkins, Sralla & Elam, L.L.P., Fort Worth, Texas, for eight years. She is a past president of the National Institute of Municipal Law Officers, an organization of city attorneys throughout the United States and Canada; a past president of the Texas City Attorneys Association; and a past member of the Board of Directors of the Texas Municipal League. Ms. Muncy worked in the city attorney's office, City of Dallas, from 1969 to 1991 and served as Dallas City Attorney from 1982 to 1991.
While with Taylor, Olson, Adkins, Sralla & Elam, L.L.P., Analeslie Muncy served as city attorney to the City of Benbrook, the City of River Oaks, and the City of Haslet, and provided legal assistance to several other cities in the Metroplex area. She has presented numerous papers on municipal law topics at various conferences and seminars, has served as an instructor for the Texas Municipal Clerks Certification Program's annual Election Law Seminar, and has lectured for the TMCCP Legislative Update sessions.