"We the people are the rightful masters of both Congress and the courts, not to overthrow the Constitution
but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution." --Abraham Lincoln
Meetings and Events are open to all Republicans, Conservatives and those still on the fence. We welcome you! You never know who you will see there!
Filing for a Place on our Primary Ballot
Filing deadline for all places on the ballot in the March 5, 2024 Primary Election, is 6:00 PM, December 11, 2023
Precinct Chairs filing period began in September but goes through December 11, as well. There is no fee for filing for this office. Filing application can be found HERE.
County Chair filing period is the same as other Primary candidates. Filing application can be found HERE. There is no fee for this filing.
Applications for all other County offices on the ballot can be found HERE. Fees for these filings may vary. Check with the County Chair or the Secretary of State. There is, also, an option to collect a set amount of signatures on a petition in lieu of a filing fee. You can go HERE to find which offices are up for election and the requirements for each office.
State or Federal offices, multi-district offices, do not file at the county level.
Chairman Berry (817-773-7942) will be taking your NOTARIZED applications by appointment and he will be accepting them along with your check at the meeting on Nov. 14 and Dec. 11. The deadline still applies, even at the meeting in Dec. Checks should be made out to the Republican Party of Jack County.
Be sure that the check you bring will go through the bank. If it does not and it's after the deadline when it is returned, you are done.
The Chair will have several days in which to approve your application.
Note: Applications become public information the moment it is filed. Be aware of that. ALSO know that you may not alter anything on the application after it is accepted by the Chair. He/she may not alter anything for you, either.
Please take this election information seriously. Cross every "t" and dot every "i" or it can come back and haunt you.
PROPOSITION 1 (HJR 126) PASSED
“The constitutional amendment protecting the right to engage in farming, ranching, timber production, horticulture, and wildlife management.”
PROPOSITION 2 (SJR 64) PASSED
“The constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county or municipality of all or part of the appraised value of real property used to operate a child-care facility.”
PROPOSITION 3 (HJR 132) PASSED
“The constitutional amendment prohibiting the imposition of an individual wealth or net worth tax, including a tax on the difference between the assets & liabilities of an individual"
PROPOSITION 4 (HJR 2 – 88 (2) PASSED
“The constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to establish a temporary limit on the maximum appraised value of real property other than a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes; to increase the amount of the exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district applicable to residence homesteads from $40,000 to $100,000; to adjust the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect increases in certain exemption amounts; to except certain appropriations to pay for ad valorem tax relief from the constitutional limitation on the rate of growth of appropriations; & to authorize the legislature to provide for a four-year term of office for a member of the board of directors of certain appraisal districts.”
PROPOSITION 5 (HJR 3) PASSED
“The constitutional amendment relating to the Texas University Fund, which provides funding to certain institutions of higher education to achieve national prominence as major research universities & drive the state economy.”
PROPOSITION 6 (SJR 75) PASSED
“The constitutional amendment creating the Texas water fund to assist in financing water projects in this state.”
PROPOSITION 7 (SJR 93) PASSED
“The constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the Texas energy fund to support the construction, maintenance, modernization, and operation of electric generating facilities.”
PROPOSITION 8 (HJR 125) PASSED
“The constitutional amendment creating the broadband infrastructure fund to expand high-speed broadband access and assist in the financing of connectivity projects.”
PROPOSITION 9 (HJR 2) PASSED
“The constitutional amendment authorizing the 88th Legislature to provide a cost-of-living adjustment to certain annuitants of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.”
PROPOSITION 10 (SJR 87) PASSED
“The constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation equipment or inventory held by a manufacturer of medical or biomedical products to protect the Texas healthcare network and strengthen our medical supply chain.”
PROPOSITION 11 (SJR 32) PASSED
“The constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to permit conservation and reclamation districts in El Paso County to issue bonds supported by ad valorem taxes to fund the development and maintenance of parks and recreational facilities.”
PROPOSITION 12 (HJR 134) PASSED
“The constitutional amendment providing for the abolition of the office of county treasurer in Galveston County.”
PROPOSITION 13 (HJR 107) FAILED
“The constitutional amendment to increase the mandatory age of retirement for state justices and judges.”
PROPOSITION 14 (SJR 74) PASSED
“The constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the centennial parks conservation fund to be used for the creation and improvement of state parks.”