Thinking about running for a local political office as a Republican? The Republican Party of Hopkins County will hold a public sign up at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the District Court Room on Second floor of The Court House in Sulphur Springs, Texas. Local offices on the 2018 biennial election ballot will be District Clerk, County Judge, County Treasurer, County Clerk, both Justices of the Peace, County Court at Law Judge, County Commissioners for Precinct 2 and 4.
Saturday is the first day to file for public office with Monday, December 11 the final date to file. The Primary Election is set for Tuesday, March 6, 2018 and, if needed, the run-off date is Tuesday May 22. November 6, 2018 is Election Day with early voting beginning October 22.
According to Donnie Wisenbaker, Chairman of the Hopkins County Republican Party, anyone who desires to run for a public or party office should bring their application form and submit it to the County Chairman.
Texas State Senate District 2, currently held by Bob Hall, Texas House of Representative District 2 Dan Flynn, will also be on the ballot but they will file in Austin.