Withdrawal Deadline: Friday, February 19 , 2021, 5:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. – Last day for a candidate to withdraw, by submission of a notarized Certificate of Withdrawal (PDF) or a notarized letter. If a candidate withdraws or is declared ineligible by this date, his or her name is omitted from the ballot. (Secs. 145.092(f), 145.094(a)(4); 145.096(a)(4)). For special circumstances regarding withdrawal of a candidate before ballots are prepared, please contact the Elections Division of the Office of the Texas Secretary of State.
5:00 p.m. – Last day to withdraw as a write-in candidate in the general election ordered by a political subdivision other than a county. (Secs. 144.006(c), 146.0301; 146.054(c)). (Candidates may use the Certificate of Withdrawal (PDF)).