- 9/12/2017 First day to file for a place on the Primary ballot for precinct chair candidates.
- 11/11/2017 First day to file for all other candidates for offices that are regularly scheduled to be on the Primary ballot.
- 12/11/2017 Filing deadline for candidates; filing deadline for independent candidates to file declaration of intent.
- 1/1/2018 First day to apply for a ballot by mail using Application for a Ballot by Mail (ABBM) or Federal Postcard Application (FPCA).
- 2/5/2018 Last day to register to vote.
- 2/20/2018 First day of early voting.
- 2/23/2018 Last day to apply to Ballot by Mail (Received, not postmarked).
- 3/2/2018 Last day of early voting.
- 3/6/2018 ELECTION DAY – Last day to receive ballot by mail unless overseas deadline applies.
The Atascosa County Republican Party County Executive Committee voted to support Bexar County in its’ resolution to censure Speaker Joe Straus for his failure to support the Republican Party platform voted on by more than 6,000 delegates during the State Convention held in 2016. The vote was taken at an emergency meeting called by Chairman Marian Knowlton on July 17, 2017.
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Robert Morrow of Travis County reportedly attended the SREC meeting in Austin today hoping to be nominated for the position of State Chairman. The nomination never materialized.
Today at the 2nd Quarter Meeting of the State Republican Executive Committee, James Dickey was elected interim Chair of the Republican Party of Texas. He defeated Rick Figueroa by a vote of 32-31 in a hotly-contested race that followed the abrupt resignation of Tom Mechler on May 20, 2017. Senator John Cornyn called Chairman Dickey to offer his congratulations and pledge his support for increased funding for the Party.