Election Outlook:  Early voting for the March 1, 2016 Primary  Election runs Tuesday, February 16  –  Friday, February 26 | Last day to apply for ballot by mail (received, not postmarked) is Friday, February 19, 2016 | What’s on the Ballot | Voter information | Don´t have a photo ID for voting? Election Identification Certificates are available from DPS offices.
Holiday Notice: The Office of the Texas Secretary of State will be closed Monday, February 15 in observance of Presidents Day. The office will resume normal operating hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 16. Electronic filing and business document searches are available through SOSDirect 24/7.
Texas Border and Mexican Affairs

Interagency Workgroup Contacts

State Agency Name Phone
Agriculture, Department of Neal Carlton 512-463-7700
Attorney General Teresa Farfan
Deputy Press Secretary of Communications
512-463-4501
Education Agency, Texas Dr. Nora Hancock
Associate Commissioner for Grants and Federal Fiscal Compliance
512-463-8992
Environmental Quality, Texas Commission on Stephen M. Niemeyer, P.E.
Border Affairs Manager & Colonias Coordinator
Intergovernmental Relations
512-239-3606
General Land Office Robert Hatter 512-475-1542
Health & Human Services Commission Jaime Arizpe
Interim Director of Border affairs
956-794-6320
Higher Education Coordinating Board John Wyatt
Director of external relations division
512-427-6586
Housing & Community Affairs, Texas Department of Homero Cabello
Director, Office of Colonia Initiatives
512-475-2118
  Raul Gonzalez
Manager/Office of Colonia Initiatives
512-475-1473
House Committee on International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Jeff Madden
Director
512-463-1211
Lieutenant Governor, Office of the Suzanne Mackowiak
Policy Member for General Government
512-463-6628
Parks & Wildlife Department Maria Araujo
Director of International Affairs
512-389-4901
Public Safety, the Department of Major Corky Schalcklin
Drug Issues
512-424-2460
  Major Wynn Reynolds
Human Trafficking
512-424-2140
  For all other issues on the border call Criminal Investigations, 512-424-2130
Public Utility Commission of Texas Regina Erales 512-936-7392
Railroad Commission of Texas Stacie Fowler
Director of Governmental Affairs
512-463-7086
  Kari French 512-463-8559
Speaker of the House, Office of the Andrew Clark
International Trade and Intergovernmental  Affairs
512-463-1100
State Health Services, Department of Ronald J. Dutton, Ph.D. 512-458-7675
Transportation, Texas Department of Manuela Ortiz
Program Specialist
512-936-0928
  Eduardo Hagert
Planner – International relations
 
Texas Military Forces Marcy Weldin
Deputy Director, Government Affairs
512-782-6748
  Captain Elizabeth Shumpert
International Affairs
512- 782-5934
Water Development Board, Texas Mireya Loewe 512-475-0590
Workforce Commission, Texas Cameron Bell 512-936-6139