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Open Meetings Act - Voting

Get answers to frequently asked questions about voting at a school board meeting, including quorum requirements, common law voting procedures, voting by proxy and more.

This article answers common questions about voting procedures and requirements for school board meetings under the Texas Open Meetings Act (OMA). Topics include what makes a quorum, how many votes a board needs to take action, whether TEC 11.051(a) changes the common law voting procedure, how voting is conducted, vote by proxy and more.