November 27, 2019 - Following acceptance of resignations for two Justice of the Peace by the Commissioners' Court, the list of offices below to be included on the 2020 Primary Ballot has been updated. Filing for a place on the ballot ends December 9, 2019.
November 18, 2019 - The upcoming Presidental election has dominated the national news; however, it isn't the only office to be included on the 2020 Primary Election ballot.
The offices which will be on the 2020 Ballot are:
United States Senator
United States Representative, District 1
Justice, Supreme Court, Place 3
Justice, Supreme Court, Place 5
Justice, Supreme Court, Place 9
Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 2
Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 5
Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 6
Member, State Board of Education, District 9
State Representative, District 9
Justice, 12th Court of Appeals District, Place 2
Justice, 12th Court of Appeals District, Place 3
District Judge, 123rd Judicial District
County Tax Assessor-Collector
County Commissioner, Pct 1
County Commissioner, Pct 3
*Justice of the Peace, Pct 1 (2-year unexpired term)
*Justice of the Peace, Pct 3 (2-year unexpired term)
Constable, Precinct 1
Constable, Precinct 2
Constable, Precinct 3
Constable, Precinct 4
Constable, Precinct 5
Anyone wanting to file for a place on the Primary ballot for precinct chair can file starting Tuesday, September 10, 2019.
The first day to file for all other candidates for offices is Saturday, November 9, 2019 with a filing deadline for candidates being Monday, December 9, 2019 at 6pm.
The Primary Election date is set for March 3, 2020.
To view political candidacy announcements which have been submitted to Shelby County Today, click here. Older candidacy announcements for previous elections will show as well; please notice the publish date at the beginning of an article to see if it is a new announcement.