|Election Schedule & Delegate Selection Plan
AUSTIN, March 2, 2012 - The San Antonio federal court today issued an election schedule order for a May 29, 2012 Primary. Below are some of the key dates:
March 2, 2012 - Filing period re-opens.
March 9, 2012 - Filing period closes at 6 PM.
April 9, 2012 - For the elections for the Texas House and the Texas Senate, a person must be a continuous resident of the district from April 9, 2012 until the date of the General Election.
April 14, 2012 - General primary ballots should be mailed to voters subject to the Move Act on or before this date.
April 25, 2012 - Voter registration certificates should be issued to voters whose registration will be effective as of the date issued and whose name does not appear on the suspense list on or before this date.
May 29, 2012 - General Primary Election
June 1, 2012 - First day a voter can submit an application for an early mail ballot for the runoff
June 8 & 9, 2012 - Texas Democratic Party State Convention in Houston, TX
June 10, 2012 - Deadline for runoff primary candidates to withdraw from the ballot; 9 AM.
June 16, 2012 - Runoff ballots must have been mailed to voters on or before this date.
July 31, 2012 - General Primary Runoff Election
September 4-6, 2012 - Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC
Delegate Selection Plan
The Texas Democratic Party updated its Delegate Selection Plan to accommodate the changing election dates and to keep our state convention on June 8-9, 2012. You can download a copy of the TDP’s Delegate Selection Plan here, and a summary of the proposed convention process here.
Highlights of the TDP’s modified Delegate Selection Plan include:
County/Senate District Conventions