Filing begins for candidates for county, state, or federal office begins on Saturday, November 9th. Precinct level and county-wide candidates, along with state level candidates whose offices are wholly contained within Williamson County, must file an application for a place on the March 2020 Primary Ballot with Williamson County Democratic Party Chair Kim Gilby or Secretary Molly Bucy. Candidates for office with a multi-county jurisdiction will file with the Texas Democratic Party.

The Texas Secretary of State’s Office provides a Candidate Guide with filing information, key dates, and other resources. Interested persons are also encouraged to meet with the Candidate Recruitment Committee. Contact Party Chair Kim Gilby at with any questions.

Applications, along with accompanying fees or petitions, are due by 6:00 pm on Monday December 9th. For more information about filing requirements or forms, please refer to the Secretary of State’s website.