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Texas Election Code - Section 172.024. Filing Fee

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§ 172.024. FILING FEE. (a) The filing fee for a candidate for nomination in the general primary election is as follows: (1) United States senator $5,000 (2) office elected statewide, except United States senator 3,750 (3) United States representative 3,125 (4) state senator 1,250 (5) state representative 750 (6) member, State Board of Education 300 (7) chief justice or justice, court of appeals, other than a justice specified by Subdivision (8) 1,875 (8) chief justice or justice of a court of appeals that serves a court of appeals district in which a county with a population of more than 750,000 is wholly or partly situated 2,500 (9) district judge or judge specified by Section 52.092(d) for which this schedule does not otherwise prescribe a fee 1,500 (10) district or criminal district judge of a court in a judicial district wholly contained in a county with a population of more than 850,000 2,500 (11) judge, statutory county court, other than a judge specified by Subdivision (12) 1,500 (12) judge of a statutory county court in a county with a population of more than 850,000 2,500 (13) district attorney, criminal district attorney, or county attorney performing the duties of a district attorney 1,250 (14) county commissioner, district clerk, county clerk, sheriff, county tax assessor-collector, county treasurer, or judge, constitutional county court: (A) county with a population of 200,000 or more 1,250 (B) county with a population of under 200,000 750 (15) justice of the peace or constable: (A) county with a population of 200,000 or more 1,000 (B) county with a population of under 200,000 375 (16) county surveyor, inspector of hides and animals, or public weigher 75 (17) office of the county government for which this schedule does not otherwise prescribe a fee 750 (b) If a fee prescribed by Subsection (a) is declared invalid by a final judgment of a court, the secretary of state shall prescribe a filing fee consistent with the judgment to replace the invalidated fee. Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 211, § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1986. Amended by Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 54, § 14(a), eff. Sept. 1, 1987; Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 90, § 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1987; Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 265, § 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1989; Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1316, § 36, eff. Sept. 1, 2003; Acts 2005, 79th Leg., ch. 142, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2005; Acts 2005, 79th Leg., ch. 1229, § 1, eff. Sept. 1, 2005.

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