Travis County Commissioners Court appointed Rebecca Guerrero as interim county clerk on Jan. 11.
Her appointment follows the retirement of Dana DeBeauvoir after 35 years in the role.
Guerrero will assume the role on Jan. 28 when DeBeauvoir steps down, and she will fill the role through the end of 2022, including during the elections.
Travis County residents will have an opportunity to vote on a new clerk in November.
Guerrero has served in the clerk's office for the last 22 years, including six as the director of recording.