Filing for the Democrat 2024 Primary

If you are considering a run for office in the Tuesday, March 5, 2024 – Democratic Primary Election, you will need a filing packet.  You can get it sent to you via email.  Contact the Hays County Democrat Party Chair, John Hatch at party headquarters, 512-392-0840.

Filing Dates

First day to file for a place on the Primary ballot for precinct chair candidates.    Tuesday, September 12, 2023 

First day to file for all other candidates for offices that are regularly scheduled to be on the Primary ballot; first day for independent candidates to file declaration of intent.    Saturday, November 11, 2023

Filing deadline for primary candidates; filing deadline for independent candidates to file declaration of intent.    Monday, December 11, 2023 at 6:00 PM  


Offices on the ballot.

These are the positions up for election.

  • Judge 453 Judicial District
  • Judge 483 Judicial District
  • State Representative, District 45
  • Judge, County Court at Law 3
  • Hays County Sheriff
  • Hays County Tax Assessor-Collector
  • Hays County Commissioner, Precinct 1
  • Hays County Commissioner, Precinct 3
  • Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1, Place 1
  • Justice of the Peace, Precinct 2, Place 2 (newly created position)
  • Constable, Precinct 1
  • Constable, Precinct 2
  • Constable, Precinct 3
  • Constable, Precinct 4
  • Constable, Precinct 5
  • Hays County Democrat Chair
  • Individual Precinct Chairs for all Precincts

Where to file


You must file in person at Democrat Headquarters.

Hays County Democrat Pary HQ

215 W. San Antonio Street

San Marcos, TX 78666

Please visit the Hays County Democratic Party website for office hours.