Texas employers must allow employees paid time off to vote without loss or reduction of any employment benefit if the employees do not have two consecutive hours to vote outside of working hours. Employers are also prohibited from threatening to penalize an employee if he or she takes time off to vote (TX Elec. Code Sec. 276.004).
Public employees. State agencies must allow employees sufficient time off, with pay and without a deduction in accrued leave, to vote in each national, state, or local election (TX Gov. Code Sec. 661.914).