Election Notice: Election Night Returns

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Public Office Sought in 2022 File Application with Party Chair File with County Judge or SOS (filing fee OR nominating petition)
  State Chair County Chair Filing fee %Signatures a Number of Signatures b
United States Representative x - $3,125 2% 500
Governor x - $3,750   5000
Lieutenant Governor x - $3,750   5000
Attorney General x - $3,750   5000
Comptroller of Public Accounts x - $3,750   5000
Commissioner of General Land Office x - $3,750   5000
Commissioner of Agriculture x - $3,750   5000
Railroad Commissioner x - $3,750   5000
Justice, Supreme Court x - $3,750   5000
Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals x - $3,750   5000
State Senator x - $1,250 2% 500
State Representative x - $750 2% 500
Member, State Board of Education x - $300 2% 500
Chief Justice and Justice, Court of Appeals x - $2,500 /$1,875c 2% 500
District Judge x - $2,500 /$1,500d 2% 500
Criminal District Judge x - $2,500 /$1,500 d 2% 500
Family District Judge x - $2,500 /$1,500 d  2% 500
District Attorney x - $1,250 2% 500
Criminal District Attorney x - $1,250 2% 500
County Judge - x $1,250 /$750e 2% 500
Judge, County Court-at-Law - x $2,500 /$1,500d 2% 500
Judge, County Criminal Court - x $2,500 /$1,500 d 2% 500
Judge, County Probate Court - x $2,500 /$1,500 d 2% 500
County Attorney - x $1,250 /$750e 2% 500
Sheriff - x $1,250 /$750e 2% 500
Tax Assessor-Collector - x $1,250 /$750e 2% 500
District Clerk - x $1,250 /$750e 2% 500
County Clerk - x $1,250 /$750e 2% 500
District/County Clerk - x $1,250 /$750e 2% 500
County Treasurer - x $1,250 /$750e 2% 500
County Surveyor - x $75 2% 500
County Commissioner - x $1,250 /$750e 2% 500
Constable  - x $1,000 /$375e 2% 500
Justice of the Peace - x $1,000 /$375e 2% 500
Source: Texas Election Code Section §§ 181.032; 182.0041 §172.024 §172.025  
  1. Percentage of all votes for all gubernatorial candidates cast in the applicable territory in the 2018 general election. If number is less than 50, the required number of signatures is the lesser of (1) 50 or (2) 20% of all votes for all gubernatorial candidates cast in the applicable territory in the 2018 general election.
  2. The minimum number of signatures that must appear on a candidate’s petition for statewide office is 5000. The minimum number of signatures that must appear on a candidate’s petition for district, county or precinct office is the lesser of (1) 500 or (2) 2% of the total vote received in the district, county or precinct, as applicable, by all gubernatorial candidates in the 2018 general election, subject to (c) above. (Section 172.025, Texas Election Code).
  3. Pay higher fee in Courts of Appeals Districts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 14. (Section 172.024(7), (8), Texas Election Code).
  4. Pay higher fee in Bexar, Dallas, Harris and Tarrant Counties. (Sections 172.024(10), (12), Texas Election Code).
  5. Pay higher fee if county has at least 200,000 inhabitants according to 2010 Census.