The Republican Party of Texas recently headed back to Midland for a very successful fundraiser, which was once again hosted by former Mayor Ernie Angelo and his wife Penny.
2010 Elections - Historical Information
IMPORTANT ELECTION DATES
- November Uniform Election - Tuesday, November 3, 2009
- Primary Election - Tuesday, March 2, 2010
- Primary Runoff - Tuesday, April 13, 2010
- May Uniform Election - Saturday, May 8, 2010
- General Election - Tuesday, November 2, 2010
CANDIDATES FILED FOR THE 2010 REPUBLICAN PRIMARY
We're proud to carry on the Texas Republican tradition of strength, freedom and prosperity. We're working to grow the Texas GOP at all levels, from the county courthouse all the way to Washington, and we'll update this page daily as our candidates file for 2010 primary. Filing began December 3, 2009 and ended January 4, 2010.
This list includes all candidates who filed at RPT headquarters, as of January 4, 2010, or who filed for district level offices with their county chairs. For candidates who filed for local office with their county party, please contact their county chairman.
CANDIDATE FILING INFORMATION
The candidate filing period for a place on the March 2, 2010 Primary ballot is December 3, 2009 - January 4, 2010, 6:00 p.m. (Candidates for Precinct Chairman ONLY may file October 4, 2009 - January 4, 2010, 6:00 p.m.
WHERE TO FILE
Candidates whose office is filled by VOTERS OF A SINGLE COUNTY file with their County Chairman. See a list of County Chairmen.
Candidates whose office is filled by VOTERS OF MORE THAN ONE COUNTY file with the State Chairman at the RPT Headquarters - 1108 Lavaca Street, Suite 500, Austin, 78701. During the filing period, RPT will open for filing Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (6:00 p.m. on January 4.) RPT will be closed on December 24 & 25, and January 1. RPT urges candidates to file by Thursday, December 31 to ensure time to submit another application if an error is found on the original (RPT will be closed January 1, 2, 3!). This is especially important for candidates submitting petitions. Applications may be submitted by mail or in person (candidate does not have to be present). Free notary service is available at RPT (candidate would have to be present for this). Filing fee checks submitted with applications to RPT should be made payable to "Republican Party of Texas". Contact: Jenny Sykes, RPT Primary Elections Administrator, firstname.lastname@example.org, 512-879-4055.
FILING APPLICATIONS w/ FEE SCHEDULES
USEFUL CANDIDATE INFORMATION
OTHER IMPORTANT LINKS
Secretary of State – information on conduct of election, candidate qualifications and filing requirements
Texas Legislative Council / Districts – for district maps, population analyses and election history
Texas Ethics Commission – information on Texas campaign finance requirements and filings
Federal Election Commission – information on Federal campaign finance requirements and filings
The Republican National Committee, which is the governing body of the national Republican Party, met in Los Angeles, CA the week of April 8.
In March, the Republican Party of Texas hosted another very successful annual fundraiser. This is the third annual legislative fundraiser since Chairman Munisteri was elected in 2010.
The SREC has elected Toni Anne Dashiell to fill the vacancy for National Committeewoman to the RNC
This week, the Republican Party of Texas hosted a lunch for Grassroots Club members with Special Guest and fellow Grassroots Club member, U.S. Senator John Cornyn.