Candidate Resources

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 them. 

Organizations That Offer Candidate Training