Candidate Filing Information

The Primary filing period for candidates is from Saturday, November 11th until Monday, December 11th!

Applications, petitions in lieu of filing, and information on filing fees, can be found here

We will have extended hours during this period to facilitate candidates in filing for a place on the Democratic Primary Ballot. Our specific daily hours during filing can be found below and on our TCDP Calendar here. Please check this calendar for the most up to date information.

Cindy Flint, Primary Administrator, will be in the office during these hours to accept filings and notarize forms as necessary.

If you have questions or need to make an appointment outside of published hours, you may call 512-477-7500 or

Monday – Friday: 9am-6pm

Saturdays: 9am-12noon

Thursday, 11/16: 12noon-6PM

Thursday, 11/23 – Friday, 11/24: Closed for Thanksgiving
*Again, please check the calendar for changes

Remember, the last day to file will be December 11, 2017 at 6:00 pm.

For an up-to-date list of the candidates who have filed, please visit 2018 Democratic Primary Candidates.