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 Elected Officials with Term Years and Re-Election Year)

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)

Candidates Filing by Petition in Lieu of Filing Fee Information for 2022 Ellis County

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

Applications for Candidates  (sos.state.tx.us website)

Website Links to Parties (State and Local) 

2023 Election Candidate Filing Deadlines

For all elections of State, County, Local Candidates filing for an Elected Office as a Candidate, Independent, Write-In, Major Parties (Republican and Democratic), Minor Parties (Green and Libertarian), Vacancies, etc. see the Secretary of State’s 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 list of the local Ellis County party headquarters for more information.

Important 2024 Election Dates (sos.state.tx.us website)