2022 Elections

Click Here to see Brazoria County Offices Up for Election in 2022

The Texas Secretary of State 2022 Candidate’s Guide has information on filing in the Democratic Primary, for County or Precinct Chair and all the Qualifications for public office.

Candidate Filing is open now until December 13, 2021.

Methods of Filing Candidate Application:A candidate application may be filed in person, by mail, by fax, or by email.  

Filing in Person: Candidates for County Offices or State Representative can file in person by appointment at 55 Pin Oak Court, Lake Jackson, TX 77566. Call 979-529-9611 to schedule. Applications will also be accepted at the November CEC Meeting. Click here for information

Candidates for County Offices or State Representative can file by appointment at 4119 North Nolan Place, Pearland TX 77584 Monday through Friday from 4-7 PM.

Additional Times and Locations will be posted soon.

Candidates for offices that span counties must file with the Texas Democratic Party but we will be happy to assist where possible.

Filing by Mail to Kris McGarvey, 55 Pin Oak Court, Lake Jackson, TX 77566:An application submitted by mail is considered to be filed at the time of its receipt by the appropriate filing authority. (Secs. 143.007(b), 144.005(b)).

Filing by Email: A signed, sworn, scanned candidate application (and petition, if applicable) may be submitted by email to brazoriadems@gmail.com if there is no filing fee.  If a candidate is filing their candidate application with a filing fee, they may only do so in person or by mail.

Precinct Chair filing will reopen on January 15

In accordance with SB 13’s changes to the precinct chair filing process for the 2022 election, the initial filing period for precinct chairs ended at 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, December 1, 2021. Therefore, the initial precinct chair filing period has closed.   The filing period for precinct chairs will reopen on Saturday, January 15, 2022 and will end at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 12, 2022.   Any precinct chair applications filed after December 1, 2021 MUST be rejected.   Precinct Chair candidates should be instructed that the filing period will reopen on January 15, 2022 and a new application can be submitted during the second filing period.

For more information, please see Advisory 2021-22 – Filing Period for the May 24, 2022 Precinct Chair Election for more information on the filing process for precinct chair.

ApplicationLink to Form
Application for Party Chair on Primary BallotForm
Application for Place on the Primary BallotForm
Petition in Lieu of Filing Fee and/or Petition for Judicial Office (For Use in Primary Election)Form
Petition for Statewide Judicial Office on Primary BallotForm
Application for Place on Primary Ballot – Federal OfficeForm

Click Here to find more information about filing for County Office.

Important Dates

Filing deadline for candidates; filing deadline for independent candidates to file declaration of intent.Monday, December 13, 2021 at 6:00 PM
First day to apply for a ballot by mail using Application for a Ballot by Mail (ABBM) or Federal Post Card Application (FPCA).Saturday, January 1, 2022* 

*First day to file does not move because of New Year’s Day holiday. An “Annual ABBM” or FPCA for a January or February 2022 election may be filed earlier, but not earlier than the 60th day before the date of the January or February election.
Last Day to Register to VoteMonday, January 31, 2022
First Day of Early Voting by Personal AppearanceMonday, February 14, 2022  
Last Day to Apply for Ballot by Mail
(Received, not Postmarked)
Friday, February 18, 2022 
Last Day of Early Voting by Personal AppearanceFriday, February 25, 2022
Last day to Receive Ballot by MailTuesday, March 1, 2022 (Election Day) at 7:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is not postmarked, OR  Thursday, March 3, 2022 (next business day* after Election Day) at 5:00 p.m. if carrier envelope is postmarked by 7:00 p.m. at the location of the election on Election Day (unless overseas or military voter deadlines apply)4

*First business day after Texas Independence Day