2020 State Bar and TYLA Elections
The State Bar Board of Directors Nominations and Elections Subcommittee voted on August 28, 2019, to recommend Pablo Almaguer of Edinburg and Sylvia Borunda Firth of El Paso as nominees for 2020-2021 State Bar of Texas president-elect, after interviewing six potential nominees in Austin.
The Board of Directors approved their nominations at its meeting on September 20 in Corpus Christi. Almaguer and Borunda Firth will appear on the ballot in April 2020 along with any certified petition candidates.
Potential petition candidates could begin collecting signatures on September 1, 2019, and have until March 1, 2020, to submit their nominating petitions to the State Bar for certification. For information on how to run for president-elect, go here.
This year, the subcommittee considered candidates from any county in the state, according to State Bar rules.
Click on the names below to read the potential nominees’ interest letters to the Nominations and Elections Subcommittee.
Click on the names below to view each candidate’s campaign brochure.