A panel of federal judges from San Antonio have signed an order that outlines the new timeline for a May 29 primary election.
The dates are below.
March 2, 2012: New filing period begins
March 9, 2012: New filing period ends at 6 p.m.
April 9, 2012: Texas House and Senate candidates must be continuous residents of the district they are running to represent starting today.
April 14, 2012: Primary election ballots should be mailed to voters subject to the Move Act by this date.
April 25, 2012: Voter registration certificates should be issued to voters whose registration will be effective as of the date issued and whose name does not appear on the suspense list on or before this date
May 29, 2012: Primary Election
June 1, 2012: First day a voter can submit an application for an early mail ballot for the runoff
June 10, 2012: Deadline for runoff primary candidates to withdraw from the ballot.
June 16, 2012: Runoff ballots must have been mailed to voters on or before this date
July 31, 2012: Primary Runoff Election