The filing period for several county, state and federal offices is under way through Monday, Dec. 9. The primary election is planned on March 4, 2014.
On the county level, the offices up for election, and current elected officials, are: County Judge John Charles Bullock, County Clerk Debra Taylor, District Clerk Jayme Rogers, County Treasurer Ann Daily, County Commissioner Pct. 2 Matt Pruitt, County Commissioner Pct. 4 Jimmy Wiley, Justice of the Peace Pct. 3 Stan Mahler and Justice of the Peace Pct. 1 James Ross.
State offices that will be on the ballot, and officeholders, include: Governor Rick Perry; Lt. Governor David Dewhurst; Railroad Commissioner Barry Smitherman; Attorney General Greg Abbott; Comptroller of Public Accounts Susan Combs; Commissioner of the General Land Office Jerry Patterson; Commissioner of Agriculture Todd Staples; Dist. 68 State Representative Drew Springer; Justices, Supreme Court, Places 3, 5 and 9; Judge, Criminal Court of Appeals, Places 2, 5 and 6; Justice, 2nd Court of Appeals District, Places 3 and 7.
Federal offices on the ballot are U.S. Senator John Cornyn and Dist. 19 U.S. Representative Randy Neugebauer.
Visit the office of the County Clerk for more information.