The evening of Monday, December 13 is the filing deadline for candidates in next year's primary elections in Texas. No candidate applications will be accepted after 6pm.

Locally, a number of Republicans have already filed with the Lubbock County Republican Party for their place on next year's ballot. This includes four different candidates for State Representative District 84: Carl Tepper, Kade Wilcox, Cheryl Little and David Glasheen.

The Lubbock County Republican Party Headquarters will be open on Monday from 10am-6pm for the final day for candidate filing. LCRP Headquarters is located at 2642 34th Street in Liberty Plaza.

Meanwhile, Lubbock County Democrats have not announced any local filings ahead of Monday's deadline. The Lubbock County Democratic Party Chairman, Gracie Gomez, will be accepting candidate filings on Monday, December 13 until 6pm at 913 Texas Avenue.

A note concerning candidate filings, potential candidates for offices that cover multiple Texas counties have to file with their respective state party office in Austin.

The Texas Secretary of State previously announced a second filing period will be open next year for precinct chairs. The second filing period for precinct chairs has been set for Saturday, January 15th, 2022 through Saturday, February 12, 2022.

LUBBOCK COUNTY REPUBLICAN PARTY 2022 CANDIDATE FILINGS
As of Saturday, December 13, 2021:
Texas State Representative, District 84: Carl Tepper
Texas State Representative, District 84: Kade Wilcox
Texas State Representative, District 84: Cheryl Little
Texas State Representative, District 84: David Glasheen
137th District Court: John “Trey” McClendon
237th District Court: Les Hatch
364th District Court: Billy Eichman
Lubbock County Judge – Curtis Parrish
Lubbock County Treasurer – Chris Winn
County Court at Law No. 1: Mark Hocker
County Court at Law No. 2: Tom Brummett
County Court at Law No. 3: Ben Webb
Lubbock County Criminal District Attorney: K. Sunshine Stanek
Lubbock County Clerk: Kelly J. Pinion
Lubbock County District Clerk: Sara Smith
Lubbock County Commissioner Precinct 2: Jason Corley
Lubbock County Commissioner Precinct 4: Chad W. Seay
Lubbock County Justice of the Peace Precinct 1: Jim Hansen
Lubbock County Justice of the Peace Precinct 2: Susan Rowley
Lubbock County Justice of the Peace Precinct 4: Lance Cansino
Lubbock County Republican Party Chairman: Cole Shooter