Original Form
Prescribed by Secretary of State
Sections 141.031, 141.039, 172.021, 172.022, 172.0222, 172.0223, 172.023 Texas Election Code

All information is required unless otherwise indicated as optional.

Precinct Chair Application for Place on Primary Ballot

FILING PERIOD is Sept 12, 2023 - Dec 11, 2023 6:00 pm

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Full 2024 (Jul 2024 - Jul 2026)
Unexpired Term 2022 (thru Jun )
(check this box if you are an incumbent precinct chair)


Do not include a P.O. Box or Rural Route. If you do not have a residence address, please file an application in-person at the BCDP headquarters.
Skip if mailing address is the same as residence address.

(if available)
(Do not leave blank)


*If using a nickname as part of your name to appear on the ballot, you are also signing and swearing to the following statements: I further swear that my nickname does not constitute a slogan or contain a title, nor does it indicate a political, economic, social, or religious view or affiliation. I have been commonly known by this nickname for at least three years prior to this election. Please review sections 52.031, 52.032 and 52.033 of the Texas Election Code regarding the rules for how names may be listed on the official ballot.

“I, (name) Your browser does not support the canvas element., of BEXAR County, Texas, being a candidate for the office of
, swear that I will support and defend the Constitution and laws of the United States and of the State of Texas. I am a citizen of the United States eligible to hold such office under the constitution and laws of this state. I have not been determined by a final judgment of a court exercising probate jurisdiction to be totally mentally incapacitated or partially mentally incapacitated without the right to vote. I am aware of the nepotism law, Chapter 573, Government Code. I am aware that I must disclose any prior felony conviction, and if so convicted, must provide proof that I have been pardoned or otherwise released from the resulting disabilities of any such final felony conviction. I am aware that knowingly providing false information on the application regarding my possible felony conviction status constitutes a Class B misdemeanor. I further swear that the foregoing statements included in my application are in all things true and correct.”

Democratic Party Oath of Affiliation

In accordance with Texas Election Code §161.006 – 008; "I swear that I have not voted in a primary election or participated in a convention of another party during this election year. I hereby affiliate myself with the ____DEMOCRATIC____ Party."

FURTHERMORE, In accordance with Texas Election Code §161.005; "I swear that I am a qualified voter in my election precinct and I am not a candidate for nomination or election to, or holder of, an elective office of the federal, state, or county government."

AND, I also understand that according to Texas Election Code §171.023.(c); precinct boundaries may be subject to change prior to the primary election, and this may affect my eligibility to remain in the office for which I am applying.

Note: Applications for place on the primary ballot must be signed and sworn in the presence of a notary public, county clerk, county commissioner, judge, justice of the peace, or other qualified officer.


When you are ready to submit your application:
1: Carefully review the application for completness and accuracy of all required fields.
    Note: Texas Election Code §141.023(g) may prohibit an amendment to this filing once notarized and submitted.
    Note: New "INCUMBENT" field: This is required to be checked if you are a current serving Precinct Chair.
2: Click the "Apply" button below.
3: Print a copy of the application PDF on the next page.
4: Have it notarized and sworn to. (Remember to bring your photo ID)
5: Deliver to the Bexar County Democratic Party Chair or Secretary.

If you are unable to print the application, a copy of your submitted application will be on file and can be printed at the BCDP headquarters.

A notary will be available free of charge at:

Bexar County Democratic Party Headquarters
1844 Fredericksburg Road
San Antonio, Texas 78201

Open Mon-Fri 10:00 am-4:00 pm

If the application is notarized elsewhere, you may mail it to:

Bexar County Democratic Party
c/o Monica Alcantara
P.O. Box 12534
San Antonio, TX 78212

By clicking "Apply" you attest that all information above is complete and accurate to the best of your knowlege and that you do seek an election to the office of Precinct Chair.