December 11, 2019/Media, Press

RECAP: Texas Democrats on Filing Deadline

Austin, TX At the close of candidate filing, the Texas Democratic Party is proud of our candidates who filed for office in 2020.

Key filing deadline highlights:

  • Texas Democrats had a candidate file in every Congressional District (36/36).

  • As of 12/10 at 12:00 PM CT, Texas Democrats contested more State House districts than Texas Republicans (Ds: 122/150 | Rs: 115/150).

  • As of 12/10 at 12:00 PM CT, Texas Democrats contested more State Senate seats than Texas Republicans (Ds: 15/16 | Rs: 14/16).

For more information on each set of races from the Texas Democratic Party, click below:

US Senate
US Congress
State Legislative
Railroad Commissioner and State Board of Education

To view all of the candidates who have filed for office, please refer to the Texas Secretary of State’s website here. 

Texas Democratic Party Chair Gilberto Hinojosa issued the following statement: 

“After recruiting and fielding strong candidates in every congressional district, every competitive state house district, and in key races across the state, Texas Democrats are ready to take the fight in the biggest battleground state and win. Texas Democrats are building a movement of hardworking Texans who want to see a change in their communities and improve the lives of their neighbors so everybody has a fair shot to get ahead.”