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Filing Information

The filing period for candidates requesting a place on the 2018 Republican primary ballot opens Saturday, November 11 and closes Monday, December 11. The Republican Party of Texas will be available the following dates and times to accept ballot applications for statewide and mutli-county district offices:

Saturday – November 11 from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PMPlease Note: the front door of the building is locked until 11 a.m. on weekends. We will have a staffer downstairs a few minutes before 10 a.m. to allow access to the building at that time.

Monday– Friday during the filing period from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM with the following exceptions:

  • RPT will close at 12:00PM (noon) on Wednesday, November 22
  • RPT will be CLOSED on Thursday and Friday, November 23 and 24, for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will not accept applications on these days.
  • RPT will close at 6:00 PM Monday December 11

 Paid parking is available on the street at meters.

Candidates who wish to file in person can drop off applications at the Republican Party of Texas’ office, located at:

211 E. 7th Street, Ste. 915
Austin, TX 78701

Candidates do not have to file in person. Applications can be mailed to the Republican Party of Texas at:

PO Box 2206
Austin, TX 78768

Applications received prior to November 11 will be rejected. Applications received after December 11, at 6:00 PM, will be rejected. Date of receipt is not determined by postmark, but by actual receipt of items.

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