FIRST, SOME BASIC THINGS.
If you are wondering what a Precinct Chair is, here are the basics.
If are you interested in becoming a Precinct Chair, here is an introduction to your duties.
WHAT IS A PRECINCT CHAIR?
A precinct is the smallest political subdivision in Texas. Texas counties are divided into individual precincts, and it is the responsibility of the Precinct Chair to contact, guide and organize Democratic voters in their respective precinct. Precinct Chairs also sit on the County Executive Committee, which conducts the local business of the Party. The duties and responsibilities of Precinct Chairs provide fundamental services to party effectiveness.
PRECINCT CHAIRS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR:
- Organizing their precinct
- Mobilize voters and get them to the polls
- Bridging the gap between voters and elected officials
- Finding election judges for elections
- Plugging volunteers into county-wide efforts and local campaigns
- Organizing and conducting the precinct convention
- Encouraging primary voters to attend precinct conventions
- Serving on the County Executive Committee
Filling a Vacancy prior to a Primary Election.
File to Run for Precinct Chair in the March 2016 Primary Election.
1445 North Loop West
Houston, TX. 77008
Resigning your position
If you wish to resign from being a Precinct Chair, a resignation form can be found here.