March Primary Filing Information 

November 9, 2019 - December 9, 2019 Filing Period

The filing period for the 2020 Primary opens Saturday, November 9. We will be notarizing and accepting your petitions, application, and filing fee at HCDP (4619 Lyons Ave.) at the following times:

·Sat (11/9): 9 am - 5 pm

·Sun (11/10): Noon - 5 pm

·Mon - Fri (11/11 to 12/9): 9 am - 6 pm

·Sat (12/7): 10 am - 5 pm

You can make an appointment to file with us at

To view candidates who have filed in the 2020 Democratic Primary - please visit the Texas Secretary of State web link. Select "2020" under Election Year, select "03/03/2020 -- 2020 March 3rd Democratic Primary" under Election, select "Democrat" under Party, click "Qualified Candidates Information". 

Candidate Resources

Want want to run for office and don’t know where to get started.


Have you identified which office you’re interested in running for? Do you know how you get on the ballot, raise money, get volunteers, tell your story?  


Here’s some resources for you to help get you started. 


All of the filing deadlines and important dates are on this website: 

Texas Secretary of State Elections Information 

Here you'll find all the details to get your campaign treasurer filed and all campaign finance rules, forms and dates.


Get to know the HCDP Clubs/Orgs.

The Texas Democratic Party has tons of resources for candidates and if you plan to purchase VAN you will need to contact then. 


Organizations That Offer Candidate Training 

Annie's List 

The Arena  

Run for Something 

Emily’s List

The Collective 

Emerge America 

National Democratic Training Committee

Victory Fund


Please contact us at or use our Contact Us form if you have questions or concerns. You may also call us at 713-802-0085

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