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CANDIDATE INFORMATION

Are you considering running for political office?
You will find the answers to some of your questions here, however if you would like more detailed information you will need to visit the Secretary of State website and the Texas Ethics Commission website.

The FIRST thing you must know is, are you qualified?  Qualifications for all public offices

NOTE:  Please be aware that all information a candidate files becomes public record and IS subject to the Public Information Act.  Interested citizens, other candidates and members of the news media may ask to see the information that you file as a candidate.

Primary Elections are held in March of even numbered years.

The very FIRST thing you must do before announcing candidacy for ANY office is file a Campaign Treasurer Appointment form with our office. 

Llano County Candidate Contact Sheet
Llano County Signatures Required for Petition In Lieu of Filing Fee
Application For Place on the General Primary Ballot
Petition in Lieu of Filing Fee and/ or Petition for Judicial Office for Primary Election
Chapter 602 Government Code

Additional forms you might need can be found here- SOS
Here- Ethics Commission, for Local Non-Judicial Candidates/ Officeholders.
Here- Ethics Commission, for Judicial Candidates/ Officeholders

IMPORTANT DATES FOR CANDIDATES: These dates will be updated prior to the next primary election season.
Tuesday, September 12, 2023 - First day to file for a place on the Primary ballot for precinct chair candidates
Saturday, November 11, 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.
Monday, December 11, 2023 at 6:00 PM - Filing deadline for primary candidates; filing deadline for independent candidates to file declaration of intent.

FILING AUTHORITY - COUNTY ELECTION ADMINISTRATOR:  All Candidates and/or Officeholders for countywide offices, precinct specific offices within the county and single-county criminal district attorney must the file following forms with the local county elections administrator:

  • Appointment of Campaign Treasurer By a Candidate (Form CTA)
  • Code of Fair Campaign Practices (Form CFCP)
  • Campaign Finance Report (Form C/OH)
  • Amendments to any of the forms listed above

Texas Ethics Commission - Campaign Finance Schedule 

NOTE: Single-County Criminal District Attorney candidates/officeholders must file their Personal Financial Statements (Form PFS) directly with the Texas Ethics Commission.  For more information about this report please contact the Texas Ethics Commission at (512) 463-5800.

FILING AUTHORITY - COUNTY CHAIR:  All Candidates and/or Officeholders for countywide offices, precinct specific offices within the county, single-county district judge and single-county criminal district attorney must file the following with the local county chair of their political party. 

  • Application for a Place on the Primary Ballot
  • Filing Fee or Petition in Lieu of the Filing Fee


FILING AUTHORITY - TEXAS ETHICS COMMISSION: 
All Candidates and/or Officeholders for single-county district judge must the file directly with the Texas Ethics Commission.  For more information about your filing requirements please contact the Texas Ethics Commission at (512) 463-5800.  

FORMS
Texas Secretary of State Candidate Forms - Here you will find Application, Declaration,  & Nomination forms; Write-In Candidate Forms; Minor Party Forms; Petition in Lieu of Filing Fee for Candidate Filings forms; Creating a New Political Party Forms; Independent Candidate Forms, etc. 

Note: A list of filing fees is included on each application and each form is in both English and Spanish 

Electioneering and Campaigning
Political Fundraisers, What you need to know

Political Advertising, What you need to know

Llano County Public Property Electioneering Rules

PLEASE NOTE: The Elections Department will not answer questions pertaining to Texas Ethics Commission Forms.  These forms are legal documents which warrant legal advice from an attorney.  The Commission has attorneys on staff available to assist you. 

Office's on the Ballot for 2024 are listed in the Internet Posting Requirements and Candidate Information tab below and are the offices ending on 12/31/2024.
Last updated 5/9/2024

  • Internet Posting Requirements for Candidate Filing Information for Llano County
    Requisitos de Publicación en Internet Para Presentación de Candidates, Condado de Llano

    Mailing Address of Filing Authority:
    Dirección Postal de autoridad
    de presentación

    Telephone

    E-Mail Address
    Dirección de Correo Electrónico

    Llano County Republican Chair
    Becci Mears

    (512) 234-0780

    Becci.mears.llanogop@gmail.com

    Llano County Democrat Chair
    Richard Day

    (903) 920-2774

    rd57md@gmail.com

    Llano County Judge
    Ron Cunningham
    801 Ford Street, Rm 101
    Llano, Texas 78643
    (Independent & Write-in Candidates)

    (325) 247-7730


    Llano County Elections Administrator
    Andrea Wilson
    PO Box 787
    Llano, Texas 78643

    (325) 247-5425

    elections@co.llano.tx.us

    Llano County Elected Officials & Their Respective Terms
    * Most terms are 4 years

    OFFICE

    NAME

    TERM STARTED & ENDS

    District Judge, 33rd Judicial District

    Allen Garrett

    1/1/2021 to 12/31/2024

    District Judge, 424th Judicial District

    Evan Clay Stubbs

    1/1/2023 to 12/31/2026

    District Attorney, 33rd Judicial District

    Wiley “Sonny” McAfee

    1/1/2021 to 12/31/2024

    County Judge

    Ron Cunningham

    1/1/2023 to 12/31/2026

    County Attorney

    Dwain Rogers

    1/1/2021 to 12/31/2024

    Sheriff

    Bill Blackburn

    1/1/2021 to 12/31/2024

    District Clerk

    Ashley Inge

    1/1/2023 to 12/31/2026

    County Clerk

    Marci Hadeler 
    Resigned/ Will be on Primary Ballot Unexpired Term
    Interim Cecilia McClintock

    1/1/2023 to 12/31/2026

    County Treasurer

    Cheryl Regmund

    1/1/2023 to 12/31/2026

    Tax Assessor Collector

    Kris Fogelberg

    1/1/2021 to 12/31/2024

    County Surveyor

    John A. Ables

    1/1/2023 to 12/31/2026

    Commissioner, Precinct 1

    Peter Jones

    1/1/2021 to 12/31/2024

    Commissioner, Precinct 2

    Linda Raschke

    1/1/2023 to 12/31/2026

    Commissioner, Precinct 3

    Mike Sandoval

    1/1/2021 to 12/31/2024

    Commissioner, Precinct 4

    Jerry Don Moss

    1/1/2023 to 12/31/2026

    Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1

    Marquis Cantu
    Resignation submitted/ Will be on Primary Ballot Unexpired Term

    1/1/2023 to 12/31/2026

    Justice of the Peace, Precinct 2

    Maureen Riggs

    1/1/2023 to 12/31/2026

    Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3

    Debra Edwards

    1/1/2023 to 12/31/2026

    Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4

    Lisa Simpson

    1/1/2023 to 12/31/2026

    Constable Precinct 1

    Gary Silver

    1/1/2021 to 12/31/2024

    Constable Precinct 2

    Richard Harris

    1/1/2021 to 12/31/2024

    Constable Precinct 3

    Bill Edwards

    1/1/2021 to 12/31/2024

    Constable Precinct 4

    Joe Simpson Jr.

    1/1/2021 to 12/31/2024

     

    Name of Election

    Date of Next Election

    Candidate Filing Dates

    Constitutional Amendments  November 7, 2023 First Day: July 22, 2023
    Last Day: August 21, 2023 @ 5 pm
    Primary Election  March 5, 2024  First Day: (Precinct Chairs)
    September 12, 2023
    First Day: (All others)
    November 11, 2023
    Last Day: December 11, 2023 @ 5 pm

    May General Election

    May 4, 2024

    First Day:
    January 17, 2024
    Last Day:  February 16, 2024 @ 5 pm

    Candidate Eligibility Requirements / Requisitos de Elegibilidad del Candidato
    Texas Ethics Commission

    Notice and Record of Meeting of Political Subdivision’s Governing Body: NOT APPLICABLE

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