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Voter Information

Nominee of Libertarian or Green Party in 2016

In order to become a Libertarian or Green Party nominee for a particular office, you must file an application for nomination with the county or state party chair (PDF), as appropriate (see chart). Tex. Elec. Code Ann §181.032. The application must be filed no later than 6:00p.m. on December 14, 2015. Tex Elec. Code Ann §181.033.

Key dates for your party's precinct, county and district conventions are located on this website.

See Tex. Elec. Code Ann §162.015 for more details about how primary voting or candidacy affects (or does not affect) candidacy in the general election.

Nominee of New Party or Party without Ballot Access
Public Office Sought in 2016 File Application with Party Chair  
  State County
United States Representative x -
Railroad Commissioner x -
Justice, Supreme Court x -

Presiding Judge or Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals

x -
State Senator x -
State Representative x -
Member, State Board of Education x -
Chief Justice and Justice, Court of Appeals x -
District Judge x -
Criminal District Judge x -
District Attorney x -
Judge, County Court-at-Law - x
Judge, County Criminal Court - x
Judge, County Probate Court - x

County Attorney

- x
Sheriff - x
Tax Assessor-Collector - x
County Commissioner - x
Constable - x

Justice of the Peace (Place 1)

- x
Source: Texas Election Code Section §§ 181.032; 182.0041