OPPORTUNITIES TO FILE FOR OFFICE:
Saturday, November 14  4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Scott Annex, 1403 Blackjack, Lockhart
Thursday,
November 19  4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Scott Annex, 1403 Blackjack, Lockhart
Friday, December 4  4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Scott Annex, 1403 Blackjack, Lockhart
Thursday, December 10  5:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Scott Annex, 1403 Blackjack, Lockhart
Monday, December 14  4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Kreutz Market/Back Room, 619 N Colorado St, Lockhart


 

PRIMARY CANDIDATE INFORMATION

PLEASE NOTE:  It is not required by law, but your County Chairman would very much appreciate it if you would bring/send a copy of your Campaign Treasurer Appointment along with your application for any office other than Precinct Chairman or County Chairman!

Please note that a candidate for precinct chair may file starting Tuesday, September 15, 2015 and a candidate for county chair/state or county office may not file until Saturday, November 14, 2015. The filing deadline for everyone is Monday, December 14, 2015 at 6 p.m.
 

Texas Secretary of State  (512) 463-5650

  Candidate Information page:
  http://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/candidates/index.shtml

  Qualifications for Office:
  http://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/candidates/guide/qualifications.shtml

  Filing Fees or Signature Requirements:
  http://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/candidates/guide/demorrep.shtml

  Election Forms:
  http://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/forms/index.shtml
    
2-1 - Application Precinct for County Chair on General Primary Ballot
     2-2 - Application for Place on Primary Ballot
     2-3f - Petition in Lieu of a Filing Fee:  http://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/forms/pol-sub/2-3f.pdf
     2-4 – Application for Place on Primary Ballot – Federal Office

  Offices up for Election in 2016:
  http://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/candidates/guide/offices2016.shtml

  Important Primary Election Dates:
  http://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/voter/2016-important-election-dates.shtml
 

 

Texas Ethics Commission   https://www.ethics.state.tx.us
512-463-5800
  
  Publications and Guides:
 
https://www.ethics.state.tx.us/main/guides.htm

  Campaign Finance Information:
  https://www.ethics.state.tx.us/filinginfo/cfpub.htm

  Filing Schedules:
  https://www.ethics.state.tx.us/schedule/filing_schedules.htm#COH

  Political Advertising:
  https://www.ethics.state.tx.us/filinginfo/padpubs.htm

  Campaign Signs:
  http://www.txdot.gov/inside-txdot/division/right-of-way/campaign-signs.html

  Forms and Instructions:
  https://www.ethics.state.tx.us/filinginfo/cohforms.htm

  Campaign Treasurer Appointment (CTA) Forms:
 
https://www.ethics.state.tx.us/filinginfo/e_tas.html
 


Texas Department of Transportation on Campaign Signs:

  https://www.txdot.gov/inside-txdot/division/right-of-way/campaign-signs.html

We do not have Legal Counsel for our County Party!! 
If you have questions about the SOS applications, deadlines or qualifications, please contact the Legal Team at 1-800-252-2216, Option 2.

If you have questions about campaign finance or political advertising, please contact the Texas Ethics Commission at 512-463-5800.

You may also retain private legal counsel for interpretation of the law.

We look forward to working with you!

 

Caldwell County Republican Party County Chairman:

Kathy Haigler

E-Mail:  gopkat@sbcglobal.net

 
When You Are Ready to File

You may pay your filing fee by:
**Cashier's Check (**preferred)
**Money Order (**preferred)
Campaign Check
Personal Check
Cash (not suggested)

If you are filing by Petition in Lieu of a filing fee, you must have a minimum of 179 valid petition signatures of registered voters in Caldwell County for Countywide offices.
Commissioner Precinct 1 requires a minimum of 58 valid signatures of registered voters in Caldwell County Precinct 1. 

Commissioner Precinct 2 requires a minimum of 50 valid signatures of registered voters in Caldwell County Precinct 2.
Commissioner Precinct 3 requires a minimum of 50 valid signatures of registered voters in Caldwell County Precinct 3.
Commissioner Precinct 4 requires a minimum of 50 valid signatures of registered voters in Caldwell County Precinct 4.