2024 State Bar of Texas Election Update
On September 29, at its quarterly board meeting, the State Bar of Texas voted to approve Denise Scofield and Santos Vargas as candidates for 2024-2025 president-elect. Read the press release.
Scofield and Vargas will appear on the ballot in April 2024 along with any certified petition candidates. Presently there are no additional president-elect candidates, although members have until March 1 to submit their nominating petitions to the State Bar for certification.
The State Bar of Texas Board of Directors’ Nominations and Elections Subcommittee voted August 28, 2023, to recommend the nomination of Denise Scofield, of Houston, and Santos Vargas, of San Antonio, as candidates for 2024-2025 State Bar president-elect. This year, the subcommittee considered candidates from metropolitan counties of the state (Bexar, Dallas, Harris, Tarrant, and Travis), in compliance with State Bar rules.