County Officers are elected in November of even numbered years for four-year terms. The next General Election will be held on November 8, 2022.
The following offices will be elected in 2022:
|County Judge||KP George|
|Commissioner Precinct 2||Grady Prestage|
|Commissioner Precinct 4||Ken DeMerchant|
|County Clerk||Laura Richard|
|County Court at Law 1||Christopher G. Morales|
|County Court at Law 2||Jeffrey A. McMeans|
|County Court at Law 3||Juli Mathew|
|County Court at Law 4||Toni M. Wallace|
|County Court at Law 6||Sherman Hatton, Jr|
|District Attorney||Brian Middleton|
|District Clerk||Beverley McGrew Walker|
|District Judge 240th District||Frank J. Fraley|
|District Judge 268th District||O'Neil Williams|
|District Judge 328th District||Walter Armatys|
|District Judge 458th District||Robert Rolnick|
|Justice of the Peace Precinct 1, 2||Mary S. Ward|
|Justice of the Peace Precinct 2||Mark Gibson|
|Justice of the Peace Precinct 3||Kelly Crow|
|Justice of the Peace Precinct 4||Justin M. Joyce|
The following offices will be elected in 2024:
|Commissioner Precinct 1||Vincent Morales, Jr|
|Commissioner Precinct 3||Andy Meyers|
|Constable Precinct 1||Mike Beard|
|Constable Precinct 2||Daryl L. Smith, Sr.|
|Constable Precinct 3||Chad Norvell|
|Constable Precinct 4||Nabil Shike|
|County Attorney||Bridgett Smith Lawson|
|County Court at Law 5||Teana V. Watson|
|District Judge 387th District||Janet Buering Heppard|
|District Judge 400th District||Tameika Carter|
|District Judge 434th District||Christian Becerra|
|District Judge 505th District||Kali Morgan|
|Justice of the Peace Precinct 1, 1||Gary D. Jansen|
|Tax Collector/Assessor||Carmen Turner|
Running for Office
If you wish to run for county office, you may have your name placed on the ballot by either seeking the nomination of an established political party in a Primary Election, or by running as an Independent. You may also run in the General Election as a write-in candidate.
Running in the March 1, 2022 Primary Election
Candidates for County Office seeking Party nominations must file an application with their county party chair. Candidates for District Office file with their State Party Chair. Applications and petition form are available from party officials or they may be downloaded from the web site of the Texas Secretary of State. The application, filing fee, and/or petitions must be submitted to the Party Chair between November 13, 2021 and December 13, 2021 @ 6:00 P.M. If mailing, the application must be received not postmarked by the filing deadline.
Candidate Application Forms: Here are the links to the candidate application forms. If you are having problems getting the 09/2021 version of the form to load, please make sure you clear your cache.
Link to Form
Application for Party Chair on Primary Ballot
Application for Place on the Primary Ballot
Petition in Lieu of Filing Fee and/or Petition for Judicial Office (For Use in Primary Election)
Petition for Statewide Judicial Office on Primary Ballot
Application for Place on Primary Ballot - Federal Office
Methods of Filing Candidate Application: A candidate application may be filed in person, by mail, by fax, or by email.
- Filing in Person: Candidates can file in person with the applicable filing authority.
- Filing by Mail:An application submitted by mail is considered to be filed at the time of its receipt by the appropriate filing authority.
- Filing by Fax or Email: A signed, sworn, scanned candidate application (and petition, if applicable) may be submitted by fax or email if there is no filing fee. If a candidate is filing their candidate application with a filing fee, they may only do so in person or by mail.
Independent Candidates do not appear on the Primary Ballot. To run in the November General Election as an Independent, you must first file a declaration of intent with the County Judge during the regular filing period. After the Primary, or Primary Runoff Election, you must then collect signatures from registered voters in your district who did not vote in the Primary or Runoff Elections. These petitions and candidates application must also be filed with the County Judge by 6:00 pm on June 23, 2022
To become a Write-in candidate, you must file a declaration of candidacy with the County Judge not earlier then July 23, 2022, and not later than August 22, 2022. The declaration must be accompanied by either a filing fee, or petitions signed by the required number of voters. The names of write-in candidates do not appear on the ballot.
Appointment of a Treasurer and Campaign Finance Reporting
Persons who declare their candidacy for public office, or persons who make expenditures or accept donations as candidates must comply with Texas Campaign Finance laws. If you are considering running for office, you should immediately visit the website of the Texas Ethics Commission for forms and filing information. https://www.ethics.state.tx.us
Running for Party Office.
Local Officials of the major political Parties are also chosen at Primary Elections. The filing period for precinct chair begins September 14, 2021 and ends at 6:00 pm on December 13, 2021. Applications are filed with the local Party Chairs. No filing fee is required.