Unofficial Declaration of Interest Candidate Data


The Judicial Candidates Committee of the Harris County Democratic Party will begin interviewing prospective candidates for judicial office to appear on the 2018 Primary and Midterm Ballot. The interviews will be scheduled on April 10 at 7:30 a.m., 8:15 a.m., 5:30 p.m., and 6:15 p.m. on Mondays through Thursdays from April 10 through May 25 and will last approximately for 45 minutes.

If you are interested in seeking a judicial office as a Democrat in 2018, you need to contact the Harris County Democratic Party at as soon as possible to arrange an interview with the committee. Neither the committee nor the Harris County Democratic Party endorses candidates during the Primary processes, it is imperative that each person interested in running for judicial office meet with the committee within the next six weeks.  Interested persons must be prepared to discuss important matters relating to the said potential candidacy, including the candidate’s qualifications for office, the Party’s plans for the Coordinated Campaign for the November 2018 Midterm Election, and the candidates’ roles in the Coordinated Campaign.

The committee will also be glad to answer prospective candidates’ questions about running for judicial office at the time of the interview.

So, if you are interested in running for a judicial office in 2018, please send an e-mail to Include your contact information, a generic description of the type of court for which you are interested in running (civil, criminal, district, county court at law, probate, juvenile, family, court of appeals, or JP. It is not necessary that you identify a specific bench. In fact, we ask all prospective candidates to refrain from doing so during this phase of the process). Please submit a current resume and provide (4) four times and dates from among those indicating when like to schedule the required interview.

Contact the Harris County Democratic Party at or 713-802-0085 if you have any questions about this process.

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