Wednesday, January 13, 2021 (30th day before Friday, February 12, 2021, regular filing deadline for
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 (30th day before Friday, February 12, 2021, regular filing deadline for a place on the ballot)
First day to file an application for a place on the ballot or a declaration of write-in candidacy. (Secs. 143.007, 144.005 Election Code; Secs. 11.055 and 130.082(g) Educ. Code). See Candidacy Filing outline for more details. The following forms are available on the Secretary of State’s website:
- Application for Place on City/School/Other Political Subdivision Ballot (PDF)
- Declaration of Write-In Candidacy for City, School, or other Political Subdivisions (PDF)
NOTE: We are often asked how filing can begin if you have not yet ordered the general election. You do not need to order your general (regularly occurring) election in order for the filing period to begin.