Filing officially open for upcoming election season

PRESIDIO COUNTY — Nine positions are up for a vote in the March 3, 2020 elections, and interested candidates can now file for a spot on the ballot, according to Election Clerk Florcita Zubia. Filing opened on November 9 and will close December 9, she confirmed.

The nine open positions are County Sheriff, Constable 1, Constable 2, Tax Assessor-Collector, District Judge, District Attorney, County Attorney, Commissioner Precinct 1 and Commissioner Precinct 3.

Those interested in running must contact either Presidio Democratic County Chair Clark Childers or Presidio Republican County Chair Ruben Rodriguez in order to file. Childers invites interested parties to email, and Rodriguez did not respond to a request for contact information.

Childers confirmed that while he has received several calls, nobody has officially filed yet.