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Election Administrator
Melissa Alcazar, REO



Office Staff:

Holly Mulligan
Assistant Election Administrator



115 N. Gonzales St., Ste. D
P. O. Box 169
Cuero, Texas 77954

Phone:   361-275-0859
Fax:        361-275-0860
Email:     electionadmin@co.dewitt.tx.us

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m.

At this particular time, the following actions are necessary to help protect the public and help aid the spread of COVID-19.  In order to protect our staff so we may continue to serve you, the De Witt County Elections and Voter Registrar Office are taking precautionary measures to modify services and availability to the public. 

EFFECTIVE: Thursday, March 19, 2020 until further notice:

  • The Elections Office will be closed to in-person customers.

  • The Elections Office will still be operating, answering phones and answering emails.

  • We request all customers to call 361-275-0859 or email electionadmin@co.dewitt.tx.us for assistance.

  • Voter Registration: If you would like to registrar to become a Registered Voter of          De Witt County, please contact our office at 361-275-0859 and we would be happy to mail you a Voter Registration Card for you to fill out and mail back to our office.

  • Change of Address:  If you are a Registered Voter and need to change your address, please contact our office at 361-275-0859.  We would be happy to mail you an Address Confirmation Card for you to fill out and mail back to our office.

  • All other Request:  If you need to request something from our office, for example list of registered voters.  Please contact our office via phone or email and we will email you the required paperwork to request the information which you are requesting.


The Elections Administrator conducts all countywide special and general elections and handles Early Voting for the countywide elections.  The Early Voting Clerk is responsible for appointment and training of all election clerks that assist in the elections and all balloting by mail.  As the Voter Registrar of De Witt County, the Elections Administrator is responsible for registering all eligible voters, providing a list of qualified voters to all other county entities for their elections, and making reports to the Secretary of State.

The Elections Administrator is also responsible for notification and maintenance of candidate/officeholder reports and appointments of campaign treasurer designations for county offices.

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  • NOTE:

    This section was created as a reference guide only and should not be used as a substitute for legal advice.

    It is solely a guide for running for office and filing reports.

    It is the candidate's and officeholder's responsibility to obtain the actual knowledge of the laws, regulations and duties.

    Who's on the Ballot
        
    2020 - Offices up for Election
    General Candidate Information         2020 - Candidate's Guide
        2020 - Qualifications for Public Offices
        2020 - Calendar
        Filing in the Democratic or Republican Primary
        Application for a Place on the Primary Ballot
        Declaration of Independent Candidacy

    Resources     
        
    Election Forms and Other Resources


    Texas Ethics Commission
    After you make the decision to run for office, you must file a Campaign Treasurer Appointment.  This is required before you file an application for a place on the ballot, raise or spend any money for your campaign, or announce your candidacy publicly or privately.

    Please be aware that becoming a candidate will trigger filing requirements.  You can familiarize yourself with these requirements by consulting the appropriate campaign finance guide and filing schedule.

    NOTE:      The DeWitt County Elections Administration Office is only the filing authority (for county offices) for all forms and reports due.  The DeWitt County Elections Administration Office cannot assist or advise on how the forms should be completed or whether the forms have been accurately completed.

        
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  • Democratic Party Chair
    Joseph L. Sheppard
    P. O. Box 327
    Cuero, Texas 77954
    (817) 295-0672
    joeshep@flash.net

    Republican Party Chair
    Paul Guidry
    506 E. Reuss Blvd.
    Cuero, Texas 77954
    (713) 201-9630
    jpgvs1@gmail.com