TERRY COUNTY DEMOCRATIC PARTY
PRECINCT 3 COMMISSIONER NARCISCO “SHORTY” MARTINEZ
Sec. 162.015. RESTRICTIONS ON CANDIDACY IN GENERAL ELECTION BY CANDIDATE OR VOTER IN PRIMARY. (a) A person who voted at a primary election or who was a candidate for nomination in a primary is ineligible for a place on the ballot for the succeeding general election for state and county officers as:
(1) an independent candidate for an office for which a candidate was nominated in the primary; or
(2) the nominee of a political party other than the party holding the primary in which the person voted or was a candidate.
(b) A person who was a candidate for nomination in a primary election is ineligible for a place on the list of write-in candidates for the succeeding general election for state and county officers as a write-in candidate for the office sought by that candidate in the primary.
Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 211, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1986. Amended by Acts 1991, 72nd Leg., ch. 363, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1991.
In compliance with Texas Election Law, Democratic Candidate for Precinct 3 Commissioner Shorty Martinez, is ineligible to be placed on the November 3rd General Election ballot.
This is because on February 26th Commissioner Martinez voted in the Republican Primary which is a violation of Texas Election Code Sec. 162.015.
An eligible candidate for Precinct 3 may be nominated by Democratic Party Chairman Geronimo M. Gonzales to represent the Party in the November 3rd Election.