2020 State Bar and TYLA Elections
State Bar of Texas President-elect
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. The election will be held from April 1 to April 30, 2020.
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.
State Bar of Texas District Director Positions
District Director elections will be held from April 1 to April 30, 2020. There are 10 District Director positions that will be open this year from the various State Bar Districts throughout the state. For a list of the open positions and individuals who have been certified as candidates, please see the chart below.