Texas Statewide Races 2014

Candidates that will appear on the ballot according to the Texas Secretary of State’s Office.  Primary Runoff Election May 27, 2014.      
 * denotes incumbent       

PLEASE BE AWARE that Ethics report figures below include funds Raised from the indicated report PLUS funds raised in all reports since July 2013.  The COH (Cash on Hand) and Loans numbers are from the indicated report only.

 

Current Officeholder
Term Expires 2014

Republican Democrat Other

Governor

OPEN SEAT

Rick Perry* (R)
NOT SEEKING RE-ELECTION
Ethics: 15741
January 2014
COH  4,821,965

Greg Abbott (R)
91.50% in March Primary
ENDORSED BY TCJLPAC
Filed 11/9/13
Announced 7/14/13
Ethics: 5115319652
8 Days before Election
Raised 21,957,230
COH  29,982,908
Loans 0

Wendy Davis (D)
79.05% in March Primary
Filed 11/9/13
Announced 10/3/13
Ethics: 62095, 69581
8 Days before Election
Raised 11,893,938
COH 6,701,878
Loans 0
Kathie Glass (L)
Announced 10/2/13
Ethics: 66314
January 2014
Raised 58,280
COH 39,712
Loans 0

Robert J. Bell
 (L)
Ethics: 69656
January 2014
Raised  390
COH  310
Loans  158

Roger Lee Wrights (L)
Ethics: 69419
January 2014
Raised  3,680
COH  371
Loans  0

Star Locke
 (L)
Ethics: 58626

Robert L. Garrett (L)
Ethics: 20112

Brandon Parmer (G)
Ethics: 69701

Lieutenant Governor

R
UNOFF

David Dewhurst* (R)
28.31% in March Primary
ENDORSED BY TCJLPAC
Announced 8/7/13
Ethics: 3667136668
8 Days before Election
Raised 5,294,518
COH  580,776
Loans  2,387,500

Dan Patrick
 
(R)
41.45% in March Primary
Announced 6/27/13
Ethics: 5789764090
8 Days before Election
Raised 2,201,156
COH  167,917
Loans  1,671,671
Leticia Van De Putte (D)
100.00% in March Primary
Announced 11/23/13
Ethics: 20909, 69858
January 2014
Raised  460,410
COH  486,841
Loans  0
Ed Kless (L)
Announced 10/2/13
Ethics: 66267
January 2014
Raised 50
COH 71
Loans 0

Brandon De Hoyos (L)
Announced 9/26/13
Ethics: 69546

Chandrakantha Courtney (G)
Ethics: 69860

Attorney 
General

RUNOFF


Ken Paxton (R)
44.44% in March Primary
Filed 11/9/13
Announced 8/1/13
Ethics: 51407
8 Days before Election
Raised 1,576,521
COH 147,654
Loans 0

Dan Branch (R)
33.49% in March Primary
Filed 11/12/13
Announced 7/23/13
Ethics: 3120462488
8 Days before Election
Raised 4,995,504
COH  1,700,587
Loans  0
Sam Houston (D)
100.00% in March Primary
Filed 11/21/13
Announced 10/17/13
Ethics: 62474
January 2014
Raised 184,595
COH 153,679
Loans 10,300
Tom Glass (L)
Ethics: 68491

Jamie Balagia (L)
Ethics: 69873

Jamar Osborne (G)
Ethics: 69861

Comptroller

RUNOFF

Glenn Hegar (R)
49.99% in March Primary
Filed 11/12/13
Ethics: 51286
8 Days before Election
Raised 2,014,094
COH  303,556
Loans  0

Harvey Hilderbran (R)
26.01% in March Primary
Announced 8/20/13
Ethics: 6753720285
8 Days before Election
Raised 1,646,306
COH 507,480
Loans 0
Michael E. Collier (D)
100.00% in March Primary
Filed 11/12/13
Announced 8/23/13
Ethics: 69397
January 2014
Raised 213,518
COH  439,015
Loans  400,000
Ben Sanders (L)
Ethics: 69877

Deb Shafto (G)
Ethics: 66498

Land Commissioner

George P. Bush (R)
73.00% in March Primary
ENDORSED BY TCJLPAC
Filed 11/19/13
Ethics: 68738
8 Days before Election
Raised 3,157,013
COH  2,657,351
Loans  0
John F. Cook (D)
100.00% in March Primary
Ethics: 37443
January 2014
Raised 13,153
COH  0
Loans  19,400
Steven Childs (L)
Ethics: 69875

Ulises Cabrera (G)
Ethics: 69862

Agriculture
Commissioner

RUNOFF

Sid Miller (R)
34.58% in March Primary
Filed 11/11/13
Announced 10/17/13
Ethics: 42143
8 Days before Election
Raised 212,910
COH 162,048
Loans 134,800

Tommy Merritt (R)
20.95% in March Primary
Ethics: 23181
8 Days before Election
Raised 107,296
COH 282,788
Loans 500,000
Jimmie Ray Hogan (D)
38.08% in March Primary
Ethics: 69729

Richard “Kinky” Friedman (D)
37.74% in March Primary
Ethics: 5676469395
8 Days before Election
Raised 30,937
COH 24,892
Loans 0
Rick Donaldson (L)
Ethics: 20045

David “Rocky” Palmquist (L)
Ethics: 69874

Kenneth Kendrick (G)
Ethics: 69863

Railroad
Commissioner

RUNOFF

Wayne Christian (R)
42.68% in March Primary
Announced 9/9/13
Ethics:  32395
8 Days before Election
Raised 217,965
COH 993,754
Loans 1,000,000

Ryan Sitton (R)
30.52% in March Primary
Announced 9/24/13
Ethics: 67797
8 Days before Election
Raised 412,281
COH 463,126
Loans 1,455,324
Steve Brown II (D)
63.92% in March Primary
Filed 11/9/13
Announced 11/8/13
Ethics: 57996
8 Days before Election
Raised 11,065
COH 2,357
Loans 0
Mark Miller (L)
Ethics: 69542

Jason Marshall Kute (L)
Ethics: 69880

Martina Salinas (G)
Ethics: 69864

Chief Justice
Supreme Court of
Texas

Nathan Hecht* (R)
60.48% in March Primary
ENDORSED BY TCJLPAC
Appointed 9/10/13
Ethics: 2015569578
8 Days before Election
Raised 986,296
COH 149,978
Loans 0
Bill Moody (D)
100.00% in March Primary
Ethics: 20501
January 2014
Raised 7,500
COH 4,038
Loans 0
Tom Oxford (L)
Ethics: 55017

Justice
Supreme Court of
Texas Pl 6

Jeff Brown* (R)
71.90% in March Primary
ENDORSED BY TCJLPAC
Appointed 9/26/13
Ethics: 5170666059
8 Days before Election
Raised 678,017
COH 47,310
Loans 0
Lawrence “Larry” Meyers (D)
100.00% in March Primary
Ethics: 20530
January 2014
Raised 1,000
COH 441
Loans 92,387
Mark Ash (L)
Ethics: 68347

Justice
Supreme Court of
Texas Pl 7

Jeff Boyd* (R)
100.00% in March Primary
ENDORSED BY TCJLPAC
Filed 11/12/13
Ethics: 6877268755
January 2014
Raised 558,974
COH  440,906
Loans  0
Gina Benavides (D)
100.00% in March Primary
Ethics: 43618
January 2014
Raised 15,340
COH 0
Loans 0
Don Fulton (L)
Ethics: 69879

Charles Waterbury (G)
Ethics: 59044

Justice
Supreme Court of
Texas Pl 8

Phil Johnson* (R)
64.02% in March Primary
ENDORSED BY TCJLPAC
Filed 11/11/13
Ethics: 3663657592
8 Days before Election
Raised 721,734
COH  231,410
Loans  0
Roberto Koelsch (L)
Ethics: 68346

Jim Chisolm (G)
Ethics: 69865

Other Statewide Offices (terms not ending 2014)

Railroad Commissioner
Term expires 2018
Christi Craddick (R)

Railroad Commissioner
Term expires 2016
David Porter (R)

Justice
Supreme Court of Texas Pl 2
Term expires 2018
Don Willett (R)

Justice
Supreme Court of Texas Pl 3
Term expires 2016
Debra Lehrmann (R)

Justice
Supreme Court of Texas Pl 4
Term expires 2018
John Devine (R)

Justice
Supreme Court of Texas Pl 5
Term expires 2016
Paul Green (R)

Justice
Supreme Court of Texas Pl 6
His term in Place 6 ends December 31, 2018, but he must run in 2014 to keep his position.
Jeff Brown (R)

Justice
Supreme Court of Texas Pl 9
Term expires 2016
Eva Guzman (R)

Presiding Judge
Court of Criminal Appeals
Term expires 2018
Sharon Keller (R)

Judge
Court of Criminal Appeals Pl 2
Term expires 2016
Lawrence Meyers (D)

Judge
Court of Criminal Appeals Pl 5
Term expires 2016
Cheryl Johnson (R)

Judge
Court of Criminal Appeals Pl 6
Term expires 2016
Michael Keasler (R)

Judge
Court of Criminal Appeals Pl 7
Term expires 2018
Barbara Parker Hervey (R)

Judge
Court of Criminal Appeals Pl 8
Term expires 2018
Elsa Alcala (R)