Ballot sign-ups to begin
ELLIS COUNTY- Are you interested in running for public office? If so, you need to sign up to get your name on the ballot for the 2012 primary elections.
Due to the redistricting process, the sign-ups for public office have been on hold. After a court ruling in Austin, the dates for application for place on the primary ballot begin Monday, Nov. 28 through Thursday, Dec. 15.
You may stop by the Ellis County Republican Party Headquarters located at 305 W. Madison Street or the Ellis County Democratic Party Headquarters located at 215 E. Main Street, both in Waxahachie, to sign up or by visiting the Secretary of State website at www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/candidates.
Ellis County Commissioner Dennis Robinson- R for Precinct 1, Commissioner Heath Sims-R for Precinct 3, Sheriff Johnny Brown, Congressman Joe Barton- R and State Senator Jim Pitts- R are just a select few races to keep an eye out on locally. For further information about representing your party’s affiliation in March 2012 contact Republican Chair Dan Davis at 972-825-1021 or Democratic Chair Nancy Cannady at 214-629-5322.