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AM I ELIGIBLE?
To run for office in Texas you’ll need to meet basic requirements for the position you’re seeking, including age, citizenship status, residency and other requirements.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: Qualifications for office in Texas.
HOW DO I FILE TO RUN?
If you are running for federal, state, or county office, the filing period to appear on the ballot for the March 4, 2020 Democratic primary runs from November 9, 2019 - December 9, 2019.
Who you file with depends on the office you are running for in Texas.
- If you are running for an office situated in only one county, you file to run for office with your local county Democratic County Chair.
- If you are running for an office covering more than one county, such as a statewide office, U.S. Congressional and many state legislative seats, you should file by mail or in person with the Texas Democratic Party:
1106 Lavaca St, #100
Austin, TX 78701
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