Texas Election Code § 52.032. Candidates with Same or Similar Surnames

(a) If two or more candidates for the same office have the same or similar surnames, each of those candidates may have printed on the ballot a brief distinguishing description or title, not to exceed four words, following the candidate's name.

(b) The description or title may only refer to the candidate's place of residence or present or former profession, occupation, or position.  However, the description or title may not refer to a public office.


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