Elected Officials

The Ellis County Elections Department provides ways to easily access the names and information of elected and appointed officials that serve Ellis County. Since there are elections in Texas every year affecting leaders in state and local government we regularly update our directory after each election cycle.

Officials Listing (PDF of Federal, State, County, City, School and Water District Officials with Term Dates)

Who Represents Me? (sos.state.tx.us website)

Election Officials and Officeholders Statewide Listings (sos.state.tx.us website)

Your voter registration certificate also has your districts listed 


Candidate Information

Procedures and Guides for Candidates (sos.state.tx.us website)

Texas Ethics Commission Information (ethics.state.tx.us website)

Filing Schedule for Candidates and Officeholders   or   Calendar (ethics.state.tx.us website)

Political Advertising Information (ethics.state.tx.us website)

Ethics Publications and Guides (ethics.state.tx.us website)

Name of Candidate on Ballot - Rules per Texas Election Code

Application for Place on the Primary Ballot (sos.state.tx.us website)

Website Links to Parties (State and Local) 

2019-2020 Election Candidate Filing Deadlines (Subject to Changes)

  • November 5, 2019 Local Election (City/ISD) filing period is July 20, 2019 - August 19, 2019
  • March 3, 2020 Republican Primary Election filing period is November 9 - December 9, 2019 
    • Party Chairs filing period is September 10, 2019 - December 9, 2019
  • March 3, 2020 Democratic Primary Election filing period is November 9 - December 9, 2019
    • Party Chairs filing period is September 10, 2019 - December 9, 2019
  • May 2, 2020 Local Elections (City/ISD) filing period is January 15, 2020 - February 14, 2020
  • November 3, 2020 Local Elections (City/ISD) filing period is July 18, 2020 - August 21, 2020
    • For General Election of State and County Officers filing as Independent, Write-In, Minor Parties Vacancies, see Secretary of States website for more details. Click Here.

Note: Requirements for local offices (municipalities, school districts, other districts) in Texas vary according to the political subdivision. Therefore, you must contact the political subdivision where you are interested in running for office for qualification requirements, filing periods and other relevant information. Special Elections to Fill a Vacancy could have other deadline dates, please contact the political subdivision for more information.

For Candidates of a Party, please contact the local Ellis County party headquarters for more information.

Important 2019 Election Dates (sos.state.tx.us website)

Important 2020 Election Dates (sos.state.tx.us website)