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2018 Texas Special Election

2018 Texas Special Election date pending. Update will be posted when date is announced.

SEATDEMOCRATREPUBLICANOTHER or
PARTY UNKNOWN
COMMENTS
HD 13Cecil R. Webster, Sr.
(D-Carmine)
Ethics: 70477
Website
Facebook
Ben Leman*
(R-Anderson)
Ethics: Ethics: 82334
Former Grimes County Judge; Chair, Texans Against Light Rail
Website
Facebook

Jill Wolfskill
(R-Bellville)
Ethics: 82329
Co-owner, James Industries, Inc.
Website
Facebook
May 6, 2018 Special Election Results: Leman 43.31% v. Wolfskill 36.86%

Special Election Runoff pending for late summer.
SD 6
Carol Alvarado*
(D-Houston)
Ethics: 24376
State Rep., HD145
Publicly announced
Profile
Website
Twitter

Ana Hernandez*
(D-Houston)
Ethics: 57411
State Rep., HD143
Publicly announced
Profile
Twitter
SD 19
Roland Gutierrez
(D-San Antonio)
Ethics: 62485
Website
Profile
Twitter

Pete Gallego
(D-San Antonio)
Ethics: 21163
Website
Facebook
Twitter

2018 Texas General Election

2018 Texas General Election

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Texas Statewide Races (2018 General Election)

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*Incumbent                   CTA – Campaign Treasurer Appointed

PLACEDEMOCRATREPUBLICANOTHER or
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Governor
Lupe Valdez
(D-Dallas)
Former Dallas County Sheriff
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Greg Abbott*
(R-Austin)
Website
Twitter
Mark Tippetts (L)
Janice Marie Richards (G)
Yvette Gbalazeh (I)
Danny Harrison (I)
Khurshid Khan (I)
Napoleon Madrid (I)
Edward Nash (I)
Chioma Okoro (I)
Tony Teal (I)
Daniel Ray Wooten (I)
Lieutenant
Governor
Mike Collier
(D-Kingwood)
CTA 3-2-17
CPA, former Comptroller candidate
Website
Facebook
Dan Patrick*
(R-Houston)
Website
Twitter
Kerry McKennon (L)
Attorney
General
Justin Nelson
(D-Austin)
CTA 11-8-17
Ken Paxton*
(R-McKinney)
Website
Twitter
Michael R. Harris (L)
Jamar Charles Osborne (G)
ComptrollerJoi Chevalier
(D-Austin)
Website
Facebook
Glenn Hegar*
(R-Austin)
Website
Twitter
Ben Sanders (L)
Website
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Land
Commissioner
Miguel Suazo
(D-Austin)
Austin attorney
Website
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George P. Bush*
(R-Austin)
Website
Twitter
Matt Piña (L)
Agriculture
Commissioner
Kim Olson
(D-Mineral Wells)
CTA 2-22-17
Retired Air Force Colonel
Website
Facebook | Website
Sid Miller*
(R-Stephenville)
Website
Twitter
Richard Carpenter (L)
Railroad
Commissioner
Roman McAllen
(D-Denton)
CTA 6-8-17
Christi Craddick*
(R-Austin)
Twitter
Mike Wright (L)
George F. Reiter (G)

Texas Senate Races (2018 General Election)

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SENATE
DISTRICT
DEMOCRATREPUBLICANOTHER or
PARTY UNKNOWN
COMMENTS
2Kendall Scudder
(D-Sulphur Springs)
CTA 2-06-17
Nonprofit housing mgr
Bob Hall*
(R-Edgewood)
Profile Pending
Twitter
3Shirley Layton
(D-Lufkin)
Robert Nichols*
(R-Jacksonville)
Profile
Twitter
Bruce Quarles (L)
5Meg Walsh
(D-Round Rock)
Dell?
CTA 7-5-17
Charles Schwertner*
(R-Georgetown)
Profile Pending
Twitter
Amy Lyons (L)
Areej Siddig (G)
7David Romero
(D-Houston)
Paul Bettencourt*
(R-Houston)
Profile Pending
Twitter
Tom Glass (L)
8
OPEN
SEAT
Mark Phariss
(D-Plano)
Angela Paxton
(R-McKinney)
CTA 8-24-17
Guidance counselor; TXAG spouse
Open - Van Taylor* running for Congress
9Gwenn Burud
(D-Colleyville)
Kelly G. Hancock*
(R-N. Richland Hills)
Profile
Twitter
10Beverly Powell
(D-Burleson)
Real estate developer, Texas Wesleyan school board
CTA 6-3-17
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Konni Burton*
(R-Colleyville)
Profile
Twitter
D target. Trump by 1.
14Kirk Watson*
(D-Austin)
Profile
Twitter
George W. Hindman
(R-Austin)
Micah Verlander (L)
15John Whitmire*
(D-Houston)
Profile Pending
Twitter
Randy Orr
(R-Channelview)
Gilberto Velasquez Jr. (L)
16Nathan Johnson
(D-Dallas)
Don Huffines*
(R-Dallas)
Profile Pending
Twitter
D target. Clinton by 5.
17Rita Lucido
(D-Houston)
Joan Huffman*
(R-Houston)
Profile Pending
Twitter
Lauren LaCount (L)
CTA 10-15-17
Pet resort owner & groomer
Facebook
23Royce West*
(D-Dallas)
Profile Pending
Twitter
Samuel Todd Russell (I)
25Steven Kling
(D-Dripping Springs)
CTA 3-29-17
Retired Army Reserve
Donna Campbell*
(R-New Braunfels)
Not running for Congress
Profile
Twitter
30Kevin G. Lopez
(D-Bridgeport)
Pat Fallon
(R-Frisco)
Announced 9-5-17
CEO, Virtus Apparel
Profile
Twitter
Keely Gilchriest Briggs (I)
CTA 11-30-17
Denton City Council
ANNOUNCED
31Kel Seliger*
(R-Amarillo)
Profile Pending
Twitter
Jack Westbrook (L)

 

Texas House Races (2018 General Election)

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HOUSE
DISTRICT
DEMOCRATREPUBLICANOTHER or
PARTY UNKNOWN
COMMENTS
1Gary Van Deaver* 
(R-New Boston)
Profile
Twitter
2Bill Brannon
(D-Sulphur Springs)
Dan Flynn*
(R-Van)
Profile Pending
Twitter
3Lisa Seger
(D-Waller)
Farmer
Website
Facebook
Cecil Bell Jr.*
(R-Magnolia)
Profile Pending
Twitter
4
OPEN
SEAT
Eston Williams
(D-Mabank)
No CTA at filing
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Keith Bell
(R-Forney)
Website
Facebook
Dennis Allen Miller
(L-Brownsboro)
Filed for ballot
CTA 11-15-17
Lance Gooden* running for Hensarling CD5 seat
5Bill Liebbe
(D-Lindale)
Cole Hefner*
(R-Mt. Pleasant)
Profile
6Yolanda R. Prince
(D-Tyler)
Matt Schaefer*
(R-Tyler)
Profile
Twitter
Neal A. Katz
(I-Tyler)
CTA 11-9-17
Yolanda R. Prince
(D-Tyler)
Declared Ineligible
7Jay Dean*
(R-Longview)
Profile
8
OPEN
SEAT
Wesley D. Ratcliff
(D-Oakwood)
Website
Facebook
Cody Harris
(R-Palestine)
Real estate broker
CTA 11-7-17
Website
Facebook
Byron C. Cook* (R-Corsicana) retiring
9Chris Paddie*
(R-Marshall)
Profile Pending
Twitter
10Kimberly Emery
(D-Ovilla)
John Wray*
(R-Waxahachie)
Profile
Twitter
Matt Savino
(L-Seven Points)
Filed for ballot
CTA 9-7-17
Facebook
11Alec A. Johnson
(D-Nacogdoches)
CTA 11-29-17
Travis Clardy*
(R-Nacogdoches)
Profile
Twitter
12Marianne K. Arnold
(D-Kurten)
Retired, former bookkeeper, horticulturist & lab researcher
CTA 7-6-17
Website | Facebook
Kyle Kacal*
(R-College Station)
Profile
Twitter
13
OPEN
SEAT
Cecil R. Webster, Sr.
(D-Carmine)
Website
Facebook
Ben Leman*
(R-Anderson)
Former Grimes County Judge; Chair, Texans Against Light Rail
Website
Facebook
Leighton Schubert* not running for re-election
14Josh Wilkinson
(D-Bryan)
CTA 6-26-17
Local party officer
John Raney*
(R-College Station)
Profile
Twitter
15
OPEN
SEAT
Lorena Perez McGill
(D-The Woodlands)
Steve Toth
(R-Conroe)
CTA 5-31-17
Former Rep.
Mark Keough* not seeking re-election. Running for Montgomery County judge.
16Mike Midler
(D-Conroe)
CTA 12-1-17
Will Metcalf*
(R-Conroe)
Profile
Twitter
17Michelle Ryan
(D-Bastrop)
CTA 6-16-17
John P. Cyrier*
(R-Lockhart)
Profile
Twitter
18Fred Lemond
(D-Liberty)
Ernest Bailes*
(R-Coldspring)
Profile
Twitter
19Sherry Williams
(D-Sour Lake)
News reporter
CTA 4-7-17
James White*
(R-Hillister)
Profile
Twitter

20Stephen M. Wyman
(D-Georgetown)
CTA 11-13-17
Lost HD20 General Election (2014), CD31 (2012) & SD5 (2006, 2010)

Terry Wilson*
(R-Marble Falls)
Profile Pending
Twitter
21Dade Phelan*
(R-Beaumont)
Profile
Twitter
Hector Trevino (G)
22Joe Deshotel*
(D-Beaumont)
Twitter
23Amanda Jamrok
(D-Galveston)
Mayes Middleton
(R-Wallisville)
CTA 6-2-17
Lawrence Johnson
(L-unknown)
Filed for ballot
24John Y. Phelps
(D-League City)
Greg Bonnen*
(R-Friendswood)
Profile
Twitter
Dick Illyes
(L-unknown)
Filed for ballot
25Dennis Bonnen*
(R-Angleton)
Profile Pending
26L. Sarah DeMerchant
(D-Sugar Land)
Securities Officer for software development company
CTA 7-5-17
Rick Miller*
(R-Sugar Land)
Profile
Twitter
27Ron Reynolds*
(D-Missouri City)
Profile
Twitter
28Meghan Scoggins
(D-Katy)
John Zerwas*
(R-Richmond)
Profile Pending
Twitter
29James Presley
(D-Pearland)
Ed Thompson*
(R-Pearland)
Profile Pending
Twitter
30Robin R. Hayter
(D-Yoakum)
CTA 8-18-17
Geospatial analyst, frmr Victoria County Lib. Pty. Chair
Facebook | Twitter
Geanie W. Morrison*
(R-Victoria)
Profile Pending
Twitter
31Ryan Guillen*
(D-Rio Grande City)
Profile Pending
Twitter
32Todd Hunter*
(R-Corpus Christi)
Profile
Twitter
33Laura Gunn
(R-Frisco)
CTA 11-13-17
Justin Holland*
(R-Rockwall)
Profile
Twitter
34Abel Herrero*
(D-Robstown)
Profile
Twitter
Chris Hale
(R-Corpus Christi)
35Oscar Longoria*
(D-Mission)
Profile
Twitter
36Sergio Muñoz, Jr.* 
(D-Palmview)
Profile Pending
Twitter
37Alex Dominguez
(D-Brownsville)
Website
Facebook | Instagram
38Eddie Lucio III* 
(D-Brownsville)
Profile
Twitter
39Armando Martinez* 
(D-Weslaco)
Profile
Twitter
40Terry Canales* 
(D-Edinburg)
Profile
Twitter
41Bobby Guerra* 
(D-Mission)
Profile
Twitter
Hilda Garza DeShazo
(R-McAllen)
42Richard Peña Raymond*
(D-Laredo)
Profile Pending
Twitter
Luis F. De La Garza
(R-Laredo)
CTA 5-10-17
43Dee Ann Torres Miller
(D-Portland)
J.M. Lozano* 
(R-Kingsville)
Profile
Twitter
44John D. Rodgers
(D-Cibolo)
John Kuempel* 
(R-Seguin)
Profile
Twitter
45
OPEN
SEAT
Erin Zwiener
(D-Driftwood)
CTA 3-20-17
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Instragram
Ken Strange
(R-Wimberley)
EMS Director, Wimberley ISD School Board Trustee, small business owner, Air Force Veteran
Website
Facebook
Jason Isaac* not running for re-election; running for CD21
46Sheryl Cole
(D-Austin)
Attorney, accountant, frmr Austin City Council 10 yrs
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Gabriel Nila
(R-Manor)
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Kevin Ludlow
(L-Austin)
Filed for ballot
47Vikki Goodwin
(D-Austin)
CTA 2-21-17
Website
Twitter
Paul D. Workman*
(R-Austin)
Profile
Facebook | Twitter
48Donna Howard*
(D-Austin)
Profile
Twitter
49Gina Hinojosa* 
(D-Austin)
Profile
Twitter
Kyle Austin
(R-Austin)
50Celia Israel* 
(D-Austin)
Profile
Twitter
51Eddie Rodriguez* 
(D-Austin)
Profile Pending
Twitter
52
OPEN
SEAT
James Talarico
(D-Round Rock)
CTA 8-21-17
Non-Prof. Director, former teacher
Facebook | Twitter
Cynthia Flores
(R-Round Rock)
Case mgr, Round Rock Area Serving Center
CTA 9-25-17
Website
Larry Gonzales* (R-Round Rock) not seeking re-election

53Stephanie Lochte Ertel
(D-Mountain Home)
CTA 12-10-15
Website
Facebook
Andrew Murr* 
(R-Junction)
Profile
54Kathy Richerson
(D-Killeen)
Website
Brad Buckley
(R-Killeen)
Veterinarian
CTA 9-5-17
Website
Robert Walden
(L-unknown)
Filed for ballot
55Hugh D. Shine* 
(R-Temple)
Website
Facebook | Twitter
56Katherine Turner-Pearson
(D-Woodway)
Archaeologist, TAMU Professor
CTA 8-23-17
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Charles "Doc" Anderson*
(R-Waco)
Profile
Twitter
57Jason Rogers
(D-Lufkin)
Facebook
Trent Ashby* 
(R-Lufkin)
Profile
Website
Facebook | Twitter
58DeWayne Burns* 
(R-Cleburne)
Profile Pending
Twitter
59J.D. Sheffield* 
(R-Gatesville)
Profile
Twitter
60Mike Lang*
(R-Granbury)
Profile
Twitter
61Phil King*
(R-Weatherford)
Profile Pending
Also running for Speaker
Twitter
62
OPEN
SEAT
Valerie N. Hefner
(D-Sherman)
CTA 9-25-17
Exec. Asst.
Website
Facebook
Reggie Smith
(R-Sherman)
CTA 9-7-17
Chair, Grayson County GOP
Website
Facebook | Twitter
LinkedIn | Instagram
David L. Schaab
(L-Tom Bean)
Filed for ballot
CTA 10-3-17
Facebook
Larry Phillips* (R-Sherman) not seeking reelection
63Laura Haines
(D-Flower Mound)
Tan Parker*
(R-Flower Mound)
Profile
Twitter
64Andrew D. Morris
(D-Argyle)
Tech
CTA 7-3-17
Website
Facebook | Website
Lynn Stucky*
(R-Denton)
Veterinarian
Profile
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Nick Dietrich
(L-Denton)
Filed for ballot
65Michelle Beckley
(D-Carrollton)
CTA 6-5-17
Ron Simmons*
(R-Carrollton)
Profile
Twitter
66Sharon Hirsch
(D-Plano)
Office manager
CTA 7-24-17
Matt Shaheen*
(R-Plano)
Profile Pending
Twitter
67Sarah Depew
(D-Plano)
CTA 5-2-17
Jeff Leach*
(R-Plano)
Profile
Twitter
Maleha Hameed
(?-Parker)
CTA 12-1-17
68Drew Springer*
(R-Muenster)
Twitter
69James Frank*
(R-Wichita Falls)
Profile
Twitter
70Julie Luton
(D-McKinney)
CTA 10-25-17
Facebook
Scott Sanford*
(R-McKinney)
Twitter
71Sam Hatton
(D-Abilene)
Stan Lambert*
(R-Abilene)
Profile
72Drew Darby*
(R-San Angelo)
Profile
Twitter
73Stephanie Phillips
(D-Canyon Lake)
Kyle Biedermann*
(R-Fredericksburg)
Profile
Twitter
74Poncho Nevárez*
(D-Eagle Pass)
Profile
Twitter
75Mary E. Gonzalez* 
(D-Clint)
Profile Pending
Twitter
76César J. Blanco* 
(D-El Paso)
Profile
Twitter
77Evelina "Lina" Ortega* 
(D-El Paso)
Profile
Twitter
78Joe Moody* 
(D-El Paso)
Profile
Twittero
Jeffrey Lane
(R-El Paso)
CTA 12-1-17
79Joe C. Pickett* 
(D-El Paso)
Profile Pending
80Tracy King*
(D-Batesville)
Profile Pending
81Armando Gamboa
(D-Odessa)
CTA 12-5-17
Brooks Landgraf*
(R-Odessa)
Profile
Twitter
82Spencer Bounds
(D-Midland)
Tom Craddick*
(R-Midland)
Profile Pending
83Drew Landry
(D-Lubbock)
CTA 3-8-17
Dustin Burrows*
(R-Lubbock)
Profile Pending
Twitter
84Samantha Carrillo Fields
(D-Lubbock)
CTA 8-22-17
Tejana progressive activist
Website
John Frullo*
(R-Lubbock)
Profile Pending
Twitter
85Jennifer Cantu
(D-Rosenberg)
CTA 10-2-17
Dem. PCT Chair
Phil Stephenson*
(R-Wharton)
Profile
Twitter
86Mike Purcell
(D-Amarillo)
John Smithee*
(R-Amarillo)
Profile Pending
Matthew Flores
(L-unknown)
Filed for ballot
87Four Price*
(R-Amarillo)
Profile Pending
Twitter
88Ezekiel Barron
(D-Hart)
CTA 11-28-17
Ken King*
(R-Canadian)
Profile
Twitter
89
OPEN
SEAT
Ray Ash
(D-Plano)
Candy Noble
(R-Lucas)
CTA 9-1-17
Heads SD8 Rep. Exec. Committee
Jodie Laubenberg* not seeking reelection
90Ramon Romero, Jr.*
(D-Fort Worth)
Profile
Twitter
91Jeromey Sims
(D-North Richland Hills)
CTA 10-31-17
Stephanie Klick*
(R-Fort Worth)
Profile Pending
Twitter
Steve Wallace (L)
92Steve Riddell
(D-Bedford)
CTA 5-24-17
Jonathan Stickland*
(R-Bedford)
Profile
Twitter
Eric Espinoza (L)
93Nancy Bean
(D-Arlington)
Matt Krause*
(R-Fort Worth)
Profile Pending
Twitter
94Finnigan Jones
(D-Arlington)
CTA 10-10-17
Non-profit director, Trans-Cendence International
Facebook
Tony Tinderholt*
(R-Arlington)
Profile
Website | Facebook

Jessica Pallett
(L-Arlington)
Filed for ballot
95Nicole Collier*
(D-Fort Worth)
Profile Pending
Twitter
Stephen A. West
(R-Fort Worth)
Joshua G. Burns
(L-Fort Worth)
Filed for ballot
96Ryan E. Ray
(D-Haltom City)
CTA 12-1-17
Bill Zedler*
(R-Arlington)
Profile Pending
Twitter
Stephen Parmer
(L-unknown)
Filed for ballot
97Beth Llewellyn McLaughlin
(D-Fort Worth)
CTA 5-22-17
Craig Goldman*
(R-Fort Worth)
Profile
Twitter
Rod Wingo
(L-Fort Worth)
Filed for ballot
98Mica J. Ringo
(D-Colleyville)
CTA 2-21-17
Giovanni Capriglione*
(R-Southlake)
Profile
Twitter
H. Todd J. Moore
(L-Grapevine)
Filed for ballot
99Michael Stackhouse
(D-Azle)
CTA 9-17-17
Real estate agent
Charlie Geren*
(R-Fort Worth)
Profile Pending
Twitter
100Eric Johnson*
(D-Dallas)
Twitter
101Chris Turner*
(D-Grand Prairie)
Profile
Twitter
James Allen
(L-unknown)
Filed for ballot
102Ana-Maria Ramos
(D-Richardson)
CTA 6-2-17
Linda Koop*
(R-Dallas)
Profile
Twitter
D target. Clinton by 9.6.
103Rafael M. Anchia*
(D-Dallas)
Profile
Twitter
Jerry Fortenberry
(R-Dallas)
Matt Green (L)
104Jessica Gonzalez
(D-Dallas)
CTA 9-28-17
Website
Facebook | Twitter

Red McBee (L)
105Thresa "Terri" Meza
(D-Irving)
CTA 9-28-17
Website
Facebook
Rodney Anderson*
(R-Grand Prairie)
Profile
Twitter
D target. Clinton by 8.5.
106
OPEN
SEAT
Ramona Thompson
(D-Frisco)
CTA 10-23-17
"Loan Lady" mortgages
Jared Patterson
(R-Frisco)
Businessman
CTA 8-17-17
HD112 run in (2014)
Website
Facebook
Pat Fallon* challenging Sen. Estes in SD30
107Victoria Neave*
(D-Dallas)
Profile
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Deanna Maria Metzger
(R-Mesquite)
CTA 5-22-17
Website
Facebook | Twitter
108Joanna Cattanach
(D-Dallas)
CTA 6-6-17
Educator
Morgan Meyer*
(R-Dallas)
Profile
Twitter
D target district. Clinton by 6.3.

109
OPEN
SEAT
Carl Sherman
(D-DeSoto)
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Helen Giddings* (D-DeSoto) retiring; announced 11-28-17
110Toni Rose*
(D-Dallas)
Profile
Twitter
111Yvonne Davis*
(D-Dallas)
Profile Pending
112Brandy K. Chambers
(D-Garland)
CTA 2-14-17
Angie Chen Button*
(R-Richardson)
Profile Pending
Twitter
D target. Clinton by 1.2
113
OPEN
SEAT
Rhetta Andrews Bowers
(D-Rowlett)
Jonathan Boos
(R-Garland)
D target. Clinton by 1.9.
Cindy Burkett* announced SD2 Senate run 9-5-17
114John Turner
(D-Dallas)
CTA 5-25-17
Lisa Luby Ryan
(R-Dallas)
CTA 12-5-17
D target. Clinton by 8.9.
115Julie Johnson
(D-Addison)
CTA 10-1-17
Matt Rinaldi*
(R-Irving)
Profile
Twitter
D target. Clinton by 7.9, Ocker lost to Rinaldi by 1% in 2016.
116Trey Martinez Fischer
(D-San Antonio)
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Fernando Padron
(R-San Antonio)
CTA 10-29-17
Website
Facebook| Twitter
117Philip Cortez*
(D-San Antonio)
Profile
Twitter
Michael Berlanga
(R-San Antonio)
Connie Prado
(I-San Antonio)
South SA ISD
CTA 11-29-17
ANNOUNCED
118Leo Pacheco
(D-San Antonio)
CTA 10-25-17
John Lujan
(R-San Antonio)
119Roland Gutierrez*
(D-San Antonio)
Profile
Twitter
120Barbara Gervin-Hawkins*
(D-San Antonio)
Profile
Twitter
Ronald Payne
(R-San Antonio)
121
OPEN
SEAT
Celina D. Montoya
(D-San Antonio)
CTA 11-13-17
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Steve Allison
(R-San Antonio)
CTA 11-17-17
Website
Facebook
Mallory Olfers
(L-San Antonio)
Filed for ballot
Joe Straus* retiring; announced 10-25-17
122Claire Barnett
(D-San Antonio)
Lyle Larson*
(R-San Antonio)
Profile
Twitter
123Diego Bernal*
(D-San Antonio)
Profile
Twitter
124Ina Minjarez*
(D-San Antonio)
Profile
Twitter
Johnny S. Arredondo
(R-San Antonio)
125Justin Rodriguez*
(D-San Antonio)
Profile
Twitter
Eric S. Piña
(L-San Antonio)
Filed for ballot
126
OPEN
SEAT
Natali Hurtado
(D-Houston)
Director, Government Reltions for Hawes Hill Calderon LLP
LinkedIn
E. Sam Harless
(R-Spring)
Kevin Roberts* (R) running for CD2 (Ted Poe)
127Dan Huberty*
(R-Houston)
Profile
Twitter
Ryan Woods
(L-Houston)
Filed for ballot
Reginald C. Grant Jr. (R-Houston) declared ineligble
128Briscoe Cain*
(R-Deer Park)
Profile
Twitter
129Alexander J. Karjeker
(D-Houston)
Dennis Paul*
(R-Houston)
Profile
Twitter
Joseph Majsterski
(L-Houston)
Filed for ballot
130Fred Infortunio
(D-Tomball)
LInkedIn
Facebook | Twitter
Tom Oliverson*
(R-Cypress)
Profile
Twitter
Roy Eriksen
(L-unknown)
Filed for ballot
131Alma Allen*
(D-Houston)
Profile
Twitter
Syed S. Ali
(R-Houston)
132Gina N. Calanni
(D-Katy)
CTA 11-13-17
Mike Schofield*
(R-Katy)
Profile
Twitter
Daniel Arevalo
(L-Katy)
Filed for ballot
133Marty Schexnayder
(D-Houston)
CTA 3-25-17
Litigation/Defense Attorney: commercial & insurance litigation, securities broker/dealer arbitration, & professional liability defense.
Website
Facebook
LinkedIn
Jim Murphy*
(R-Houston)
Profile
Website
Facebook | Twitter
134Allison Lami Sawyer
(D-Houston)
CTA 3-21-17
Sarah Davis*
(R-W. University Place)
Profile
Twitter
Juan A. Muñoz
(?-Houston)
CTA 11-8-17
135Jon E. Rosenthal
(D-Houston)
Gary Elkins*
(R-Houston)
Profile Pending
Twitter
Paul Bilyeu
(L-unknown)
Filed for ballot
136John H. Bucy III
(D-Austin)
CTA 11-8-17)
Tony Dale*
(R-Cedar Park)
Profile Pending
Twitter
Zachary A. Parks
(L-Austin)
Filed for ballot
CTA 10-31-17
137Gene Wu*
(D-Houston)
Profile Pending
Twitter
Lee Sharp
(L-unknown)
Filed for ballot
138Adam Milasincic
(D-Houston)
CTA 6-7-17
Website
Facebook
Dwayne Bohac*
(R-Houston)
Profile Pending
Twitter
139Jarvis D. Johnson*
(D-Houston)
Profile Pending
Twitter
Shohn Trojacek
(L-Houston)
Filed for ballot
140Armando L. Walle*
(D-Houston)
Profile
Twitter
Matthew Mendez (D) declared ineligible
141Senfronia Thompson*
(D-Houston)
Profile Pending
Twitter
142Harold V. Dutton Jr.*
(D-Houston)
Profile Pending
Twitter
143Ana Hernandez*
(D-Houston)
Profile
Twitter
144Mary Ann Perez*
(D-Houston)
Profile
Twitter
Ruben Villarreal
(R-Pasadena)
145Carol Alvarado*
(D-Houston)
Profile
Website
Twitter
Clayton R. Hunt
(L-Houston)
Filed for ballot
CTA 12-4-17
146Shawn Nicole Thierry*
(D-Houston)
Profile
Twitter
J.J. Campbell
(L-unknown)
Filed for ballot
147Garnet F. Coleman*
(D-Houston)
Profile Pending
Twitter
Thomas Wang
(R-Houston)
148Jessica Farrar*
(D-Houston)
Profile Pending
Twitter
Ryan T. McConnico
(R-Houston)
149Hubert Vo*
(D-Houston)
Profile Pending
Twitter
Aaron Close
(L-Houston)
Filed for ballot
150Michael Shawn Kelly
(D-Houston)
Valoree Swanson*
(R-Spring)
Profile
Twitter

Texas Judicial Races (2018 General Election)

Top | Statewide | Senate | House | Judicial

*Incumbent                   CTA – Campaign Treasurer Appointed

COURT/PLACEDEMOCRATREPUBLICANOTHER or
PARTY UNKNOWN
COMMENTS
Supreme
Ct, Plc 2
Steven Kirkland
(D-Houston)
Publicly announced
Website
Facebook
Jimmy Blacklock*
(R-Austin)
Supreme
Ct, Plc 4
Ravi K. Sandill
(D-Houston)
Announced 8-9-17
Current 127th District Judge (Harris County)
Website
Facebook | Twitter
John Devine*
(R-Houston)
Website
Facebook
Supreme
Ct, Plc 6
Kathy Cheng
(D-Houston)
CTA 10-29-17
Attorney, Counselor, Arbitrator and Mediator at Cheng & Assoc. PLLC. Lost 209th Dist. Court run (2010) & 1st COA run (2012)
LinkedIn
Jeff Brown*
(R-Houston)
Website
Ct of Criminal
Appeals,
Presiding Judge
Maria "Terri" Jackson
(D-Houston)
Presiding Judge, 339th State District Judge (Harris County)
Website
Sharon Keller*
(R-Austin)
Website
William Bryan "Bill" Strange III
(L-Dallas)
Filed for ballot
Ct of Criminal
Appeals, Plc 7
Ramona Franklin
(D-Houston)
CTA 10-14-15
338th District Court Judge (Harris County)
Barbara Parker Hervey*
(R-San Antonio)
Website
Ct of Criminal
Appeals, Plc 8

OPEN SEAT
Michelle Slaughter
(R-Galveston)
Mark Ash
(L-Houston)
Filed for ballot
Elsa Alcala* (R) not seeking re-election
1st Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 2
Gordon Goodman
(D-Houston)
CTA 7-19-17
Jane Bland*
(R-Houston)
Website
1st Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 6
Sarah Beth Landau
(D-Houston)
CTA 8-21-17
Harris County Public Defender
Website
Harvey G. Brown*
(R-Houston)
Website
1st Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 7

OPEN SEAT
Julie Countiss
(D-Houston)
Terry Yates
(R-Houston)
CTA 5-5-17
Husband of frmr Justice Leslie Yates
Website
Facebook
Terry Jennings*
(D-Kingwood)
Recently switched
parties
1st Ct of
Appeals,
Plc, 8
Richard F. Hightower
(D-Houston)
CTA 7-5-17
Website
Michael C. Massengale*
(R-Houston)
Website
1st Ct of
Appeals,
Plc, 9
Peter Kelly
(D-Houston)
Jennifer V. Caughey*
(R-Houston)
Appointed 9/13/17
Website
Facebook | Twitter
2nd Ct of
Appeals,
Chief Justice
Bonnie Sudderth*
(R-Fort Worth)
Website
Terrie Livingston retired 8-15-17
2nd Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 4

OPEN SEAT
Wade Birdwell
(R-Arlington)
Former 342nd District Judge
OPEN SEAT
Bonnie Sudderth appointed CJ 10-5-17
2nd Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 5
OPEN SEAT
Delonia A. Watson
(D-Fort Worth)
Dabney Bassel
(R-Fort Worth)
OPEN SEAT
Sue Walker* (R) not seeking re-election
2nd Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 6
Mark T. Pittman*
(R-Fort Worth)
3rd Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 2
Edward Smith
(D-Austin)
Cindy Olson Bourland*
(R-Round Rock)
Website
3rd Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 3
Chari Kelly
(D-Austin)
Scott Field*
(R-Austin)
Twitter
3rd Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 5
Thomas J. Baker
(D-Temple)
David Puryear*
(R-Austin)
Website
3rd Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 6

OPEN SEAT
Gisela D. Triana
(D-Austin)
Michael "Mike" Toth
(R-Austin)
Bob Pemberton* (R)
not seeking re-election
4th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 2
Beth Watkins
(D-San Antonio)
CTA 5-9-17
Website
Facebook
Marialyn Barnard*
(R-San Antonio)
Website
4th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 3
Patricia O'Connell Alvarez*
(D-San Antonio)
LinkedIn
Facebook | Twitter
Jason Pulliam
(R-San Antonio)
Former Justice on this court
Website
4th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 4
Luz Elena D. Chapa*
(D-San Antonio)
Website
Patrick Ballantyne
(R-San Antonio)
CTA 5-8-17
Website
Twitter
4th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 5

OPEN SEAT

Liza Rodriguez
(D-San Antonio)
Facebook
Rebecca Simmons
(R-San Antonio)
Former Justice on this court
Karen Angelini* (R)
not seeking re-election
4th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 7
Rebeca C. Martinez*
(D-San Antonio)
Website
Shane Stolarczyk
(R-San Antonio)
Former staff lawyer for Chief of this court
Website
Facebook | Twitter
5th Ct of
Appeals,
Chief Justice

OPEN SEAT
Robert Burns
(D-Dallas)
Douglas S. Lang
(R-Dallas)
Currently holds PL 11 on this court
Website
Carolyn Wright* (R) not seeking re-election
5th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 2
Robbie Partida-Kipness
(D-Dallas)
CTA 9-25-17
Facebook
David Evans*
(R-Dallas)
Website
5th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 5
Erin Nowell
(D-Dallas)
Litigation Attorney, Simon Greenstone Panatier Bartlett, PC
Facebook
Craig Stoddart*
(R-Rockwall)
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Instagram
5th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 9
Bill Pedersen
(D-Dallas)
CTA 8-16-17
Criminal Defense Trial Attorney
Website
Facebook
Jason E. Boatright*
(R-Dallas)
Website
5th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 10
Amanda Reichek
(D-Dallas)
Molly Francis*
(R-Dallas)
Website
Facebook
5th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 11

OPEN SEAT
Cory Carlyle
(D-Irving)
CTA 6-26-17
Criminal defense attorney
Website
Facebook
John Browning
(R-Dallas)
Defense Attorney
Website
LinkedIn
Facebook
Douglas S. Lang*
running for Chief Justice

5th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 12

OPEN SEAT
Ken Molberg
(D-Dallas)
Jim Pikl
(R-McKinney)
CTA 5-26-17
Website
Facebook
Robert (Bob) M. Fillmore* retiring
5th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 13
Leslie Lester Osborne
(D-Dallas)
Elizabeth Lang-Miers*
(R-Dallas)
Website
Facebook
6th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 2

OPEN SEAT
Scott Stevens
(R-Longview)
CTA 1-24-17
Attorney, Stevens | Henry PLLC
Website
Facebook
Bailey C. Moseley* not seeking re-election
7th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 2
Judy C. Parker*
(R-Lubbock)
Former County Court at Law #3 judge
Mackey K. Hancock* retired Dec 2016
7th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 3
Patrick A. Pirtle*
(R-Amarillo)
8th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 2
Yvonne T. Rodriguez*
(D-El Paso)
8th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 3
Gina M. Palafox*
(D-El Paso)
9th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 3
Leanne Johnson*
(R-Beaumont)
Website
Facebook
9th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 4
Hollis Horton*
(R-Beaumont)
10th Ct of
Appeals,
Chief Justice
Tom Gray*
(R-Waco)
Website
11th Ct of
Appeals,
Chief Justice

OPEN SEAT
John Bailey*
(R-Cisco)
Currently holds PL3 on this court
Website
Facebook
Jim R. Wright* not seeking re-election
12th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 3
Greg Neeley*
(R-Longview)
Website
13th Ct of
Appeals,
Chief Justice
OPEN
SEAT
Dori Contreras
(D-Corpus Christi)
Currently holds PL6
on this court
Website
LinkedIn
IG | Facebook
Ernie Aliseda
(R-McAllen)
Former district judge
Website
Facebook
Rogelio Valdez* not
seeking re-election
13th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 2
Nora Longoria*
(D-Edinburg)
Website
Facebook
Greg Perkes
(R-Corpus Christi)
Website
13th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 4
OPEN
SEAT
Rudy Delgado
(D-McAllen)
District Judge
Jaime Tijerina
(R-McAllen)
Former district judge
Website
Facebook
Nelda Rodriguez* not seeking re-election
13th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 5
Gina M. Benavides*
(D-McAllen)
Facebook | Twitter
Clarissa Silva
(R-Harlingen)
14th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 3
Jerry Zimmerer
(D-Houston)
CTA 7-21-17
Brett Busby*
(R-Houston)
14th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 4
Charles Spain
(D-Houston)
CTA 7-20-17
Marc Brown*
(R-Houston)
Website
LinkedIn
Facebook
14th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 5
Frances Bourliot
(D-Houston)
CTA 10-4-2017
Attorney, Appellate Division, Harris County Public Defenders Office
Martha Hill Jamison*
(R-Sugar Land)
Website
Facebook
14th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 6
Meagan E. Hassan
(D-Houston)
CTA 7-5-17
Bill Boyce*
(R-Houston)
Website
Facebook | Twitter
14th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 8
Margaret "Meg" Poissant
(D-Houston)
CTA 10-5-17
Attorney, Poissant Law Firm
Professional Site
LinkedIn
John Donovan*
(R-Houston)
Website

HISTORICAL ELECTION RESULTS

2018 Texas Runoff Election (May 22, 2018)

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Texas Statewide Races (2018 Runoff Election)

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*Incumbent                   CTA – Campaign Treasurer Appointed

PLACEDEMOCRATREPUBLICANOTHER or
PARTY UNKNOWN
COMMENTS
Governor
Runoff 5/22/2018
Valdez 42.89% | White 27.37% | 9-way primary race

Lupe Valdez
(D-Dallas)
Ethics: 82283
Former Dallas County Sheriff
Website
Facebook | Twitter

Andrew White
(D-Houston)
Ethics: 82111
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Greg Abbott*
(R-Austin)
Ethics: 19652 | 51153
Website
Twitter
Numerous third party candidates in this race.

Texas Senate Races (2018 Runoff Election)

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*Incumbent                   CTA – Campaign Treasurer Appointed

SENATE
DISTRICT
DEMOCRATREPUBLICANOTHER or
PARTY UNKNOWN
COMMENTS
17
Runoff 5/22/2018
Watson 35.09% | Lucido 48.94% | 3-way primary race

Fransheneka "Fran" Watson
(D-Houston)
Ethics: 81873
CTA 8-3-17
Attorney
LinkedIn | Tumblr

Rita Lucido
(D-Houston)
Ethics: 69650
Joan Huffman*
(R-Houston)
Ethics: 37510 | 65047
Twitter
Lauren LaCount
(L-Richwood)
Ethics: 82090
Filed for ballot
CTA 10-15-17
Pet resort owner & groomer
Facebook

 

Texas House Races (2018 Runoff Election)

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*Incumbent                   CTA – Campaign Treasurer Appointed

HOUSE
DISTRICT
DEMOCRATREPUBLICANOTHER or
PARTY UNKNOWN
COMMENTS
4
OPEN
SEAT
Eston Williams
(D-Mabank)
Ethics: 82206Website
Facebook | Twitter
Runoff 5/22/2018
Spitzer 47.56% | Bell 26.19% | 4-way primary race

Stuart Spitzer
(R-Kaufman)
Ethics: 67718
Physician
Former State Rep.
Website
Facebook | Twitter

Keith Bell
(R-Forney)
Ethics: 82346
Website
Facebook
Dennis Allen Miller
(L-Brownsboro)
Ethics: 82191
Filed for ballot
CTA 11-15-17
Lance Gooden* running for Hensarling CD5 seat
8
OPEN
SEAT
Wesley D. Ratcliff
(D-Oakwood)
Ethics: 82253
Website
Facebook
Runoff 5/22/2018
McNutt 39.46% | Harris 44.92% | 3-way primary race

Thomas McNutt
(R-Corsicana)
Ethics: 80025
VP, Collin Street Bakery
Website
Facebook | Twitter

Cody Harris
(R-Palestine)
Ethics: 82156
Real estate broker
CTA 11-7-17
Website
Facebook
Byron C. Cook* (R-Corsicana) retiring
13
OPEN
SEAT
Cecil R. Webster, Sr.
(D-Carmine)
Website
Facebook
Runoff 5/22/2018
Leman 36.23% | Wolfskill 38.51% | 5-way primary race

Ben Leman
(R-Anderson)
Former Grimes County Judge; Chair, Texans Against Light Rail
Website
Facebook

Jill Wolfskill
(R-Bellville)
James Industries, Inc.
Website
Facebook
Leighton Schubert* not running for re-election
37
Runoff 5/22/2018
Oliveira 48.44% | Dominguez 36.44% | 3-way primary race

René O. Oliveira*
(D-Brownsville)
Profile Pending
Twitter

Alex Dominguez
(D-Brownsville)
Website
Facebook | Instagram
45
OPEN
SEAT
Runoff 5/22/2018
Zwiener 30.66% | Bell-Metereau 45.40% | 3-way primary race

Erin Zwiener
(D-Driftwood)
CTA 3-20-17
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Instragram


Rebecca Bell-Metereau
(D-San Marcos)
English Professor, Texas State Univ.
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Ken Strange
(R-Wimberley)
EMS Director, Wimberley ISD School Board Trustee, small business owner, Air Force Veteran
Website
Facebook
Jason Isaac* not running for re-election; running for CD21
46
Runoff 5/22/2018
Cole 38.23% | Vela 39.57% | 6-way primary race

Sheryl Cole
(D-Austin)
Attorney, accountant, frmr Austin City Council 10 yrs
Website
Facebook | Twitter

Jose "Chito" Vela
(D-Austin)
Immigration attorney, Walker Gates Vela; frmr Asst AG, Open Records Division
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Gabriel Nila
(R-Manor)
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Kevin Ludlow
(L-Austin)
Filed for ballot
47
Runoff 5/22/2018
Goodwin 33.58% | Fowler 29.21% | 5-way primary race

Vikki Goodwin
(D-Austin)
CTA 2-21-17
Website
Twitter

Will Simpson
(D-Leander)
CTA 6-12-17
Website
Facebook

Elaina Fowler
(D-Austin)
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Instagram
LinkedIn
Paul D. Workman*
(R-Austin)
Profile
Facebook | Twitter
54Kathy Richerson
(D-Killeen)
Scott Cosper*
(R-Killeen)
Website
Facebook

Brad Buckley
(R-Killeen)
Veterinarian
CTA 9-5-17
Website
62
OPEN
SEAT
Valerie N. Hefner
(D-Sherman)
CTA 9-25-17
Exec. Asst.
Website
Facebook
Runoff 5/22/2018
Lawson 34.34% | Smith 45.77% | 3-way primary race

Brent Lawson
(R-Van Alstyne)
Electrical engineer
CTA 7-31-17
Lost run against U.S. Rep Ralph Hall (2014)
Website

Reggie Smith
(R-Sherman)
CTA 9-7-17
Chair, Grayson County GOP
Website
Facebook | Twitter
LinkedIn | Instagram
David L. Schaab
(L-Tom Bean)
Filed for ballot
CTA 10-3-17
Facebook
Larry Phillips* (R-Sherman) not seeking reelection
64
Runoff 5/22/2018
Morris 38.66% | Pruneda 41.67% | 3-way primary race

Andrew D. Morris
(D-Argyle)
Tech
CTA 7-3-17
Website
Facebook | Website

Mat Pruneda
(D-Denton)
CTA 9-15-17
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Lynn Stucky*
(R-Denton)
Veterinarian
Profile
Website
Facebook | Twitter

Nick Dietrich
(L-Denton)
Filed for ballot
107Victoria Neave*
(D-Dallas)
Profile
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Runoff 5/22/2018
Metzger 45.29% | Ruzicka 27.39% | 3-way primary race

Deanna Maria Metzger
(R-Mesquite)
CTA 5-22-17
Website
Facebook | Twitter

Joe Ruzicka
(R-Dallas)
Website
Facebook | Website
109
OPEN
SEAT
Runoff 5/22/2018
Jones 44.73% | Sherman 40.18% | 4-way primary race

Deshaundra L. Jones
(D-DeSoto)
CTA 12-4-17
Website
Facebook | Instagram

Carl Sherman
(D-DeSoto)
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Helen Giddings* (D-DeSoto) retiring; announced 11-28-17
121
OPEN
SEAT
Celina D. Montoya
(D-San Antonio)
CTA 11-13-17
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Runoff 5/22/2018
Allison 26.33% | Beebe 29.49% | 6-way primary race

Steve Allison
(R-San Antonio)
CTA 11-17-17
Website
Facebook

Matt Beebe
(R-San Antonio)
Website
Facebook | Twitter
YouTube
133
Runoff 5/22/2018
Moore 49.92% | Schexnayder 40.93% | 3-way primary race

Martin S. Schexnayder
(D-Houston)
CTA 3-25-17
Litigation/Defense Attorney: commercial & insurance litigation, securities broker/dealer arbitration, & professional liability defense.
Website
Facebook
LinkedIn

Sandra G. Moore
(D-Houston)
CTA 7-27-17
Facebook
Jim Murphy*
(R-Houston)
Website
Facebook | Twitter

Texas Judicial Races (2018 Runoff Election)

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*Incumbent                   CTA – Campaign Treasurer Appointed

COURT/PLACEDEMOCRATREPUBLICANOTHER or
PARTY UNKNOWN
COMMENTS
3rd Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 6

OPEN SEAT
Gisela D. Triana
(D-Austin)
Runoff 5/22/2018
Davidson 31.48% | Toth 38.99% | 4-way primary race

Donna Garcia Davidson
(R-Austin)
CTA 10-22-17
Website

Michael "Mike" Toth
(R-Austin)
Website
Bob Pemberton* (R) not seeking re-election
5th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 12

OPEN SEAT
Ken Molberg
(D-Dallas)
Runoff 5/22/2018
Pikl 41.40% | Johnson 39.53% | 3-way primary race

Jim Pikl
(R-McKinney)
CTA 5-26-17
Website
Facebook

William "Randy" Johnson
(R-Dallas)
CTA 9-5-17
Attorney, Law Office of Wm. Randell Johnson
Facebook
Robert (Bob) M. Fillmore* retiring

2018 Texas Primary Election

2018 Texas Primary Election

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Texas Statewide Primary Races

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*Incumbent                   CTA – Campaign Treasurer Appointed

PLACEDEMOCRATREPUBLICANOTHER or
PARTY UNKNOWN
COMMENTS
Governor
Runoff 5/22/2018
Valdez 42.89% | White 27.37% | 9-way primary race

Lupe Valdez
(D-Dallas)
Ethics: 82283
Former Dallas County Sheriff
Website
Facebook | Twitter

Andrew White
(D-Houston)
Ethics: 82111
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Greg Abbott*
(R-Austin)
Ethics: 19652 | 51153
Website
Twitter
Numerous third party candidates in this race.

Texas Senate Primary Races

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*Incumbent                   CTA – Campaign Treasurer Appointed

SENATE
DISTRICT
DEMOCRATREPUBLICANOTHER or
PARTY UNKNOWN
COMMENTS
2Kendall Scudder
(D-Sulphur Springs)
CTA 2-06-17
Nonprofit housing mgr
Bob Hall*
(R-Edgewood)
Profile Pending
Twitter
3Shirley Layton
(D-Lufkin)
Robert Nichols*
(R-Jacksonville)
Profile
Twitter
Bruce Quarles (L)
5Meg Walsh
(D-Round Rock)
Dell?
CTA 7-5-17
Charles Schwertner*
(R-Georgetown)
Profile Pending
Twitter
Amy Lyons (L)
Areej Siddig (G)
7David Romero
(D-Houston)
Paul Bettencourt*
(R-Houston)
Profile Pending
Twitter
Tom Glass (L)
8
OPEN
SEAT
Mark Phariss
(D-Plano)
Angela Paxton
(R-McKinney)
CTA 8-24-17
Guidance counselor; TXAG spouse
Open - Van Taylor* running for Congress
9Gwenn Burud
(D-Colleyville)
Kelly G. Hancock*
(R-N. Richland Hills)
Profile
Twitter
10Beverly Powell
(D-Burleson)
Real estate developer, Texas Wesleyan school board
CTA 6-3-17
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Konni Burton*
(R-Colleyville)
Profile
Twitter
D target. Trump by 1.
14Kirk Watson*
(D-Austin)
Profile
Twitter
George W. Hindman
(R-Austin)
Micah Verlander (L)
15John Whitmire*
(D-Houston)
Profile Pending
Twitter
Randy Orr
(R-Channelview)
Gilberto Velasquez Jr. (L)
16Nathan Johnson
(D-Dallas)
Don Huffines*
(R-Dallas)
Profile Pending
Twitter
D target. Clinton by 5.
17Rita Lucido
(D-Houston)
Joan Huffman*
(R-Houston)
Profile Pending
Twitter
Lauren LaCount (L)
CTA 10-15-17
Pet resort owner & groomer
Facebook
23Royce West*
(D-Dallas)
Profile Pending
Twitter
Samuel Todd Russell (I)
25Steven Kling
(D-Dripping Springs)
CTA 3-29-17
Retired Army Reserve
Donna Campbell*
(R-New Braunfels)
Not running for Congress
Profile
Twitter
30Kevin G. Lopez
(D-Bridgeport)
Pat Fallon
(R-Frisco)
Announced 9-5-17
CEO, Virtus Apparel
Profile
Twitter
Keely Gilchriest Briggs (I)
CTA 11-30-17
Denton City Council
ANNOUNCED
31Kel Seliger*
(R-Amarillo)
Profile Pending
Twitter
Jack Westbrook (L)

 

Texas House Primary Races

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*Incumbent                   CTA – Campaign Treasurer Appointed

HOUSE
DISTRICT
DEMOCRATREPUBLICANOTHER or
PARTY UNKNOWN
COMMENTS
1Gary Van Deaver* 
(R-New Boston)
Profile
Twitter
2Bill Brannon
(D-Sulphur Springs)
Dan Flynn*
(R-Van)
Profile Pending
Twitter
3Lisa Seger
(D-Waller)
Farmer
Website
Facebook
Cecil Bell Jr.*
(R-Magnolia)
Profile Pending
Twitter
4
OPEN
SEAT
Eston Williams
(D-Mabank)
No CTA at filing
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Keith Bell
(R-Forney)
Website
Facebook
Dennis Allen Miller
(L-Brownsboro)
Filed for ballot
CTA 11-15-17
Lance Gooden* running for Hensarling CD5 seat
5Bill Liebbe
(D-Lindale)
Cole Hefner*
(R-Mt. Pleasant)
Profile
6Yolanda R. Prince
(D-Tyler)
Matt Schaefer*
(R-Tyler)
Profile
Twitter
Neal A. Katz
(I-Tyler)
CTA 11-9-17
Yolanda R. Prince
(D-Tyler)
Declared Ineligible
7Jay Dean*
(R-Longview)
Profile
8
OPEN
SEAT
Wesley D. Ratcliff
(D-Oakwood)
Website
Facebook
Cody Harris
(R-Palestine)
Real estate broker
CTA 11-7-17
Website
Facebook
Byron C. Cook* (R-Corsicana) retiring
9Chris Paddie*
(R-Marshall)
Profile Pending
Twitter
10Kimberly Emery
(D-Ovilla)
John Wray*
(R-Waxahachie)
Profile
Twitter
Matt Savino
(L-Seven Points)
Filed for ballot
CTA 9-7-17
Facebook
11Alec A. Johnson
(D-Nacogdoches)
CTA 11-29-17
Travis Clardy*
(R-Nacogdoches)
Profile
Twitter
12Marianne K. Arnold
(D-Kurten)
Retired, former bookkeeper, horticulturist & lab researcher
CTA 7-6-17
Website | Facebook
Kyle Kacal*
(R-College Station)
Profile
Twitter
13
OPEN
SEAT
Cecil R. Webster, Sr.
(D-Carmine)
Website
Facebook
Ben Leman*
(R-Anderson)
Former Grimes County Judge; Chair, Texans Against Light Rail
Website
Facebook
Leighton Schubert* not running for re-election
14Josh Wilkinson
(D-Bryan)
CTA 6-26-17
Local party officer
John Raney*
(R-College Station)
Profile
Twitter
15
OPEN
SEAT
Lorena Perez McGill
(D-The Woodlands)
Steve Toth
(R-Conroe)
CTA 5-31-17
Former Rep.
Mark Keough* not seeking re-election. Running for Montgomery County judge.
16Mike Midler
(D-Conroe)
CTA 12-1-17
Will Metcalf*
(R-Conroe)
Profile
Twitter
17Michelle Ryan
(D-Bastrop)
CTA 6-16-17
John P. Cyrier*
(R-Lockhart)
Profile
Twitter
18Fred Lemond
(D-Liberty)
Ernest Bailes*
(R-Coldspring)
Profile
Twitter
19Sherry Williams
(D-Sour Lake)
News reporter
CTA 4-7-17
James White*
(R-Hillister)
Profile
Twitter

20Stephen M. Wyman
(D-Georgetown)
CTA 11-13-17
Lost HD20 General Election (2014), CD31 (2012) & SD5 (2006, 2010)

Terry Wilson*
(R-Marble Falls)
Profile Pending
Twitter
21Dade Phelan*
(R-Beaumont)
Profile
Twitter
Hector Trevino (G)
22Joe Deshotel*
(D-Beaumont)
Twitter
23Amanda Jamrok
(D-Galveston)
Mayes Middleton
(R-Wallisville)
CTA 6-2-17
Lawrence Johnson
(L-unknown)
Filed for ballot
24John Y. Phelps
(D-League City)
Greg Bonnen*
(R-Friendswood)
Profile
Twitter
Dick Illyes
(L-unknown)
Filed for ballot
25Dennis Bonnen*
(R-Angleton)
Profile Pending
26L. Sarah DeMerchant
(D-Sugar Land)
Securities Officer for software development company
CTA 7-5-17
Rick Miller*
(R-Sugar Land)
Profile
Twitter
27Ron Reynolds*
(D-Missouri City)
Profile
Twitter
28Meghan Scoggins
(D-Katy)
John Zerwas*
(R-Richmond)
Profile Pending
Twitter
29James Presley
(D-Pearland)
Ed Thompson*
(R-Pearland)
Profile Pending
Twitter
30Robin R. Hayter
(D-Yoakum)
CTA 8-18-17
Geospatial analyst, frmr Victoria County Lib. Pty. Chair
Facebook | Twitter
Geanie W. Morrison*
(R-Victoria)
Profile Pending
Twitter
31Ryan Guillen*
(D-Rio Grande City)
Profile Pending
Twitter
32Todd Hunter*
(R-Corpus Christi)
Profile
Twitter
33Laura Gunn
(R-Frisco)
CTA 11-13-17
Justin Holland*
(R-Rockwall)
Profile
Twitter
34Abel Herrero*
(D-Robstown)
Profile
Twitter
Chris Hale
(R-Corpus Christi)
35Oscar Longoria*
(D-Mission)
Profile
Twitter
36Sergio Muñoz, Jr.* 
(D-Palmview)
Profile Pending
Twitter
37Alex Dominguez
(D-Brownsville)
Website
Facebook | Instagram
38Eddie Lucio III* 
(D-Brownsville)
Profile
Twitter
39Armando Martinez* 
(D-Weslaco)
Profile
Twitter
40Terry Canales* 
(D-Edinburg)
Profile
Twitter
41Bobby Guerra* 
(D-Mission)
Profile
Twitter
Hilda Garza DeShazo
(R-McAllen)
42Richard Peña Raymond*
(D-Laredo)
Profile Pending
Twitter
Luis F. De La Garza
(R-Laredo)
CTA 5-10-17
43Dee Ann Torres Miller
(D-Portland)
J.M. Lozano* 
(R-Kingsville)
Profile
Twitter
44John D. Rodgers
(D-Cibolo)
John Kuempel* 
(R-Seguin)
Profile
Twitter
45
OPEN
SEAT
Erin Zwiener
(D-Driftwood)
CTA 3-20-17
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Instragram
Ken Strange
(R-Wimberley)
EMS Director, Wimberley ISD School Board Trustee, small business owner, Air Force Veteran
Website
Facebook
Jason Isaac* not running for re-election; running for CD21
46Sheryl Cole
(D-Austin)
Attorney, accountant, frmr Austin City Council 10 yrs
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Gabriel Nila
(R-Manor)
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Kevin Ludlow
(L-Austin)
Filed for ballot
47Vikki Goodwin
(D-Austin)
CTA 2-21-17
Website
Twitter
Paul D. Workman*
(R-Austin)
Profile
Facebook | Twitter
48Donna Howard*
(D-Austin)
Profile
Twitter
49Gina Hinojosa* 
(D-Austin)
Profile
Twitter
Kyle Austin
(R-Austin)
50Celia Israel* 
(D-Austin)
Profile
Twitter
51Eddie Rodriguez* 
(D-Austin)
Profile Pending
Twitter
52
OPEN
SEAT
James Talarico
(D-Round Rock)
CTA 8-21-17
Non-Prof. Director, former teacher
Facebook | Twitter
Cynthia Flores
(R-Round Rock)
Case mgr, Round Rock Area Serving Center
CTA 9-25-17
Website
Larry Gonzales* (R-Round Rock) not seeking re-election

53Stephanie Lochte Ertel
(D-Mountain Home)
CTA 12-10-15
Website
Facebook
Andrew Murr* 
(R-Junction)
Profile
54Kathy Richerson
(D-Killeen)
Website
Brad Buckley
(R-Killeen)
Veterinarian
CTA 9-5-17
Website
Robert Walden
(L-unknown)
Filed for ballot
55Hugh D. Shine* 
(R-Temple)
Website
Facebook | Twitter
56Katherine Turner-Pearson
(D-Woodway)
Archaeologist, TAMU Professor
CTA 8-23-17
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Charles "Doc" Anderson*
(R-Waco)
Profile
Twitter
57Jason Rogers
(D-Lufkin)
Facebook
Trent Ashby* 
(R-Lufkin)
Profile
Website
Facebook | Twitter
58DeWayne Burns* 
(R-Cleburne)
Profile Pending
Twitter
59J.D. Sheffield* 
(R-Gatesville)
Profile
Twitter
60Mike Lang*
(R-Granbury)
Profile
Twitter
61Phil King*
(R-Weatherford)
Profile Pending
Also running for Speaker
Twitter
62
OPEN
SEAT
Valerie N. Hefner
(D-Sherman)
CTA 9-25-17
Exec. Asst.
Website
Facebook
Reggie Smith
(R-Sherman)
CTA 9-7-17
Chair, Grayson County GOP
Website
Facebook | Twitter
LinkedIn | Instagram
David L. Schaab
(L-Tom Bean)
Filed for ballot
CTA 10-3-17
Facebook
Larry Phillips* (R-Sherman) not seeking reelection
63Laura Haines
(D-Flower Mound)
Tan Parker*
(R-Flower Mound)
Profile
Twitter
64Andrew D. Morris
(D-Argyle)
Tech
CTA 7-3-17
Website
Facebook | Website
Lynn Stucky*
(R-Denton)
Veterinarian
Profile
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Nick Dietrich
(L-Denton)
Filed for ballot
65Michelle Beckley
(D-Carrollton)
CTA 6-5-17
Ron Simmons*
(R-Carrollton)
Profile
Twitter
66Sharon Hirsch
(D-Plano)
Office manager
CTA 7-24-17
Matt Shaheen*
(R-Plano)
Profile Pending
Twitter
67Sarah Depew
(D-Plano)
CTA 5-2-17
Jeff Leach*
(R-Plano)
Profile
Twitter
Maleha Hameed
(?-Parker)
CTA 12-1-17
68Drew Springer*
(R-Muenster)
Twitter
69James Frank*
(R-Wichita Falls)
Profile
Twitter
70Julie Luton
(D-McKinney)
CTA 10-25-17
Facebook
Scott Sanford*
(R-McKinney)
Twitter
71Sam Hatton
(D-Abilene)
Stan Lambert*
(R-Abilene)
Profile
72Drew Darby*
(R-San Angelo)
Profile
Twitter
73Stephanie Phillips
(D-Canyon Lake)
Kyle Biedermann*
(R-Fredericksburg)
Profile
Twitter
74Poncho Nevárez*
(D-Eagle Pass)
Profile
Twitter
75Mary E. Gonzalez* 
(D-Clint)
Profile Pending
Twitter
76César J. Blanco* 
(D-El Paso)
Profile
Twitter
77Evelina "Lina" Ortega* 
(D-El Paso)
Profile
Twitter
78Joe Moody* 
(D-El Paso)
Profile
Twittero
Jeffrey Lane
(R-El Paso)
CTA 12-1-17
79Joe C. Pickett* 
(D-El Paso)
Profile Pending
80Tracy King*
(D-Batesville)
Profile Pending
81Armando Gamboa
(D-Odessa)
CTA 12-5-17
Brooks Landgraf*
(R-Odessa)
Profile
Twitter
82Spencer Bounds
(D-Midland)
Tom Craddick*
(R-Midland)
Profile Pending
83Drew Landry
(D-Lubbock)
CTA 3-8-17
Dustin Burrows*
(R-Lubbock)
Profile Pending
Twitter
84Samantha Carrillo Fields
(D-Lubbock)
CTA 8-22-17
Tejana progressive activist
Website
John Frullo*
(R-Lubbock)
Profile Pending
Twitter
85Jennifer Cantu
(D-Rosenberg)
CTA 10-2-17
Dem. PCT Chair
Phil Stephenson*
(R-Wharton)
Profile
Twitter
86Mike Purcell
(D-Amarillo)
John Smithee*
(R-Amarillo)
Profile Pending
Matthew Flores
(L-unknown)
Filed for ballot
87Four Price*
(R-Amarillo)
Profile Pending
Twitter
88Ezekiel Barron
(D-Hart)
CTA 11-28-17
Ken King*
(R-Canadian)
Profile
Twitter
89
OPEN
SEAT
Ray Ash
(D-Plano)
Candy Noble
(R-Lucas)
CTA 9-1-17
Heads SD8 Rep. Exec. Committee
Jodie Laubenberg* not seeking reelection
90Ramon Romero, Jr.*
(D-Fort Worth)
Profile
Twitter
91Jeromey Sims
(D-North Richland Hills)
CTA 10-31-17
Stephanie Klick*
(R-Fort Worth)
Profile Pending
Twitter
Steve Wallace (L)
92Steve Riddell
(D-Bedford)
CTA 5-24-17
Jonathan Stickland*
(R-Bedford)
Profile
Twitter
Eric Espinoza (L)
93Nancy Bean
(D-Arlington)
Matt Krause*
(R-Fort Worth)
Profile Pending
Twitter
94Finnigan Jones
(D-Arlington)
CTA 10-10-17
Non-profit director, Trans-Cendence International
Facebook
Tony Tinderholt*
(R-Arlington)
Profile
Website | Facebook

Jessica Pallett
(L-Arlington)
Filed for ballot
95Nicole Collier*
(D-Fort Worth)
Profile Pending
Twitter
Stephen A. West
(R-Fort Worth)
Joshua G. Burns
(L-Fort Worth)
Filed for ballot
96Ryan E. Ray
(D-Haltom City)
CTA 12-1-17
Bill Zedler*
(R-Arlington)
Profile Pending
Twitter
Stephen Parmer
(L-unknown)
Filed for ballot
97Beth Llewellyn McLaughlin
(D-Fort Worth)
CTA 5-22-17
Craig Goldman*
(R-Fort Worth)
Profile
Twitter
Rod Wingo
(L-Fort Worth)
Filed for ballot
98Mica J. Ringo
(D-Colleyville)
CTA 2-21-17
Giovanni Capriglione*
(R-Southlake)
Profile
Twitter
H. Todd J. Moore
(L-Grapevine)
Filed for ballot
99Michael Stackhouse
(D-Azle)
CTA 9-17-17
Real estate agent
Charlie Geren*
(R-Fort Worth)
Profile Pending
Twitter
100Eric Johnson*
(D-Dallas)
Twitter
101Chris Turner*
(D-Grand Prairie)
Profile
Twitter
James Allen
(L-unknown)
Filed for ballot
102Ana-Maria Ramos
(D-Richardson)
CTA 6-2-17
Linda Koop*
(R-Dallas)
Profile
Twitter
D target. Clinton by 9.6.
103Rafael M. Anchia*
(D-Dallas)
Profile
Twitter
Jerry Fortenberry
(R-Dallas)
Matt Green (L)
104Jessica Gonzalez
(D-Dallas)
CTA 9-28-17
Website
Facebook | Twitter

Red McBee (L)
105Thresa "Terri" Meza
(D-Irving)
CTA 9-28-17
Website
Facebook
Rodney Anderson*
(R-Grand Prairie)
Profile
Twitter
D target. Clinton by 8.5.
106
OPEN
SEAT
Ramona Thompson
(D-Frisco)
CTA 10-23-17
"Loan Lady" mortgages
Jared Patterson
(R-Frisco)
Businessman
CTA 8-17-17
HD112 run in (2014)
Website
Facebook
Pat Fallon* challenging Sen. Estes in SD30
107Victoria Neave*
(D-Dallas)
Profile
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Deanna Maria Metzger
(R-Mesquite)
CTA 5-22-17
Website
Facebook | Twitter
108Joanna Cattanach
(D-Dallas)
CTA 6-6-17
Educator
Morgan Meyer*
(R-Dallas)
Profile
Twitter
D target district. Clinton by 6.3.

109
OPEN
SEAT
Carl Sherman
(D-DeSoto)
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Helen Giddings* (D-DeSoto) retiring; announced 11-28-17
110Toni Rose*
(D-Dallas)
Profile
Twitter
111Yvonne Davis*
(D-Dallas)
Profile Pending
112Brandy K. Chambers
(D-Garland)
CTA 2-14-17
Angie Chen Button*
(R-Richardson)
Profile Pending
Twitter
D target. Clinton by 1.2
113
OPEN
SEAT
Rhetta Andrews Bowers
(D-Rowlett)
Jonathan Boos
(R-Garland)
D target. Clinton by 1.9.
Cindy Burkett* announced SD2 Senate run 9-5-17
114John Turner
(D-Dallas)
CTA 5-25-17
Lisa Luby Ryan
(R-Dallas)
CTA 12-5-17
D target. Clinton by 8.9.
115Julie Johnson
(D-Addison)
CTA 10-1-17
Matt Rinaldi*
(R-Irving)
Profile
Twitter
D target. Clinton by 7.9, Ocker lost to Rinaldi by 1% in 2016.
116Trey Martinez Fischer
(D-San Antonio)
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Fernando Padron
(R-San Antonio)
CTA 10-29-17
Website
Facebook| Twitter
117Philip Cortez*
(D-San Antonio)
Profile
Twitter
Michael Berlanga
(R-San Antonio)
Connie Prado
(I-San Antonio)
South SA ISD
CTA 11-29-17
ANNOUNCED
118Leo Pacheco
(D-San Antonio)
CTA 10-25-17
John Lujan
(R-San Antonio)
119Roland Gutierrez*
(D-San Antonio)
Profile
Twitter
120Barbara Gervin-Hawkins*
(D-San Antonio)
Profile
Twitter
Ronald Payne
(R-San Antonio)
121
OPEN
SEAT
Celina D. Montoya
(D-San Antonio)
CTA 11-13-17
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Steve Allison
(R-San Antonio)
CTA 11-17-17
Website
Facebook
Mallory Olfers
(L-San Antonio)
Filed for ballot
Joe Straus* retiring; announced 10-25-17
122Claire Barnett
(D-San Antonio)
Lyle Larson*
(R-San Antonio)
Profile
Twitter
123Diego Bernal*
(D-San Antonio)
Profile
Twitter
124Ina Minjarez*
(D-San Antonio)
Profile
Twitter
Johnny S. Arredondo
(R-San Antonio)
125Justin Rodriguez*
(D-San Antonio)
Profile
Twitter
Eric S. Piña
(L-San Antonio)
Filed for ballot
126
OPEN
SEAT
Natali Hurtado
(D-Houston)
Director, Government Reltions for Hawes Hill Calderon LLP
LinkedIn
E. Sam Harless
(R-Spring)
Kevin Roberts* (R) running for CD2 (Ted Poe)
127Dan Huberty*
(R-Houston)
Profile
Twitter
Ryan Woods
(L-Houston)
Filed for ballot
Reginald C. Grant Jr. (R-Houston) declared ineligble
128Briscoe Cain*
(R-Deer Park)
Profile
Twitter
129Alexander J. Karjeker
(D-Houston)
Dennis Paul*
(R-Houston)
Profile
Twitter
Joseph Majsterski
(L-Houston)
Filed for ballot
130Fred Infortunio
(D-Tomball)
LInkedIn
Facebook | Twitter
Tom Oliverson*
(R-Cypress)
Profile
Twitter
Roy Eriksen
(L-unknown)
Filed for ballot
131Alma Allen*
(D-Houston)
Profile
Twitter
Syed S. Ali
(R-Houston)
132Gina N. Calanni
(D-Katy)
CTA 11-13-17
Mike Schofield*
(R-Katy)
Profile
Twitter
Daniel Arevalo
(L-Katy)
Filed for ballot
133Marty Schexnayder
(D-Houston)
CTA 3-25-17
Litigation/Defense Attorney: commercial & insurance litigation, securities broker/dealer arbitration, & professional liability defense.
Website
Facebook
LinkedIn
Jim Murphy*
(R-Houston)
Profile
Website
Facebook | Twitter
134Allison Lami Sawyer
(D-Houston)
CTA 3-21-17
Sarah Davis*
(R-W. University Place)
Profile
Twitter
Juan A. Muñoz
(?-Houston)
CTA 11-8-17
135Jon E. Rosenthal
(D-Houston)
Gary Elkins*
(R-Houston)
Profile Pending
Twitter
Paul Bilyeu
(L-unknown)
Filed for ballot
136John H. Bucy III
(D-Austin)
CTA 11-8-17)
Tony Dale*
(R-Cedar Park)
Profile Pending
Twitter
Zachary A. Parks
(L-Austin)
Filed for ballot
CTA 10-31-17
137Gene Wu*
(D-Houston)
Profile Pending
Twitter
Lee Sharp
(L-unknown)
Filed for ballot
138Adam Milasincic
(D-Houston)
CTA 6-7-17
Website
Facebook
Dwayne Bohac*
(R-Houston)
Profile Pending
Twitter
139Jarvis D. Johnson*
(D-Houston)
Profile Pending
Twitter
Shohn Trojacek
(L-Houston)
Filed for ballot
140Armando L. Walle*
(D-Houston)
Profile
Twitter
Matthew Mendez (D) declared ineligible
141Senfronia Thompson*
(D-Houston)
Profile Pending
Twitter
142Harold V. Dutton Jr.*
(D-Houston)
Profile Pending
Twitter
143Ana Hernandez*
(D-Houston)
Profile
Twitter
144Mary Ann Perez*
(D-Houston)
Profile
Twitter
Ruben Villarreal
(R-Pasadena)
145Carol Alvarado*
(D-Houston)
Profile
Website
Twitter
Clayton R. Hunt
(L-Houston)
Filed for ballot
CTA 12-4-17
146Shawn Nicole Thierry*
(D-Houston)
Profile
Twitter
J.J. Campbell
(L-unknown)
Filed for ballot
147Garnet F. Coleman*
(D-Houston)
Profile Pending
Twitter
Thomas Wang
(R-Houston)
148Jessica Farrar*
(D-Houston)
Profile Pending
Twitter
Ryan T. McConnico
(R-Houston)
149Hubert Vo*
(D-Houston)
Profile Pending
Twitter
Aaron Close
(L-Houston)
Filed for ballot
150Michael Shawn Kelly
(D-Houston)
Valoree Swanson*
(R-Spring)
Profile
Twitter

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COURT/PLACEDEMOCRATREPUBLICANOTHER or
PARTY UNKNOWN
COMMENTS
Supreme
Ct, Plc 2
Steven Kirkland
(D-Houston)
Publicly announced
Website
Facebook
Jimmy Blacklock*
(R-Austin)
Supreme
Ct, Plc 4
Ravi K. Sandill
(D-Houston)
Announced 8-9-17
Current 127th District Judge (Harris County)
Website
Facebook | Twitter
John Devine*
(R-Houston)
Website
Facebook
Supreme
Ct, Plc 6
Kathy Cheng
(D-Houston)
CTA 10-29-17
Attorney, Counselor, Arbitrator and Mediator at Cheng & Assoc. PLLC. Lost 209th Dist. Court run (2010) & 1st COA run (2012)
LinkedIn
Jeff Brown*
(R-Houston)
Website
Ct of Criminal
Appeals,
Presiding Judge
Maria "Terri" Jackson
(D-Houston)
Presiding Judge, 339th State District Judge (Harris County)
Website
Sharon Keller*
(R-Austin)
Website
William Bryan "Bill" Strange III
(L-Dallas)
Filed for ballot
Ct of Criminal
Appeals, Plc 7
Ramona Franklin
(D-Houston)
CTA 10-14-15
338th District Court Judge (Harris County)
Barbara Parker Hervey*
(R-San Antonio)
Website
Ct of Criminal
Appeals, Plc 8

OPEN SEAT
Michelle Slaughter
(R-Galveston)
Mark Ash
(L-Houston)
Filed for ballot
Elsa Alcala* (R) not seeking re-election
1st Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 2
Gordon Goodman
(D-Houston)
CTA 7-19-17
Jane Bland*
(R-Houston)
Website
1st Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 6
Sarah Beth Landau
(D-Houston)
CTA 8-21-17
Harris County Public Defender
Website
Harvey G. Brown*
(R-Houston)
Website
1st Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 7

OPEN SEAT
Julie Countiss
(D-Houston)
Terry Yates
(R-Houston)
CTA 5-5-17
Husband of frmr Justice Leslie Yates
Website
Facebook
Terry Jennings*
(D-Kingwood)
Recently switched
parties
1st Ct of
Appeals,
Plc, 8
Richard F. Hightower
(D-Houston)
CTA 7-5-17
Website
Michael C. Massengale*
(R-Houston)
Website
1st Ct of
Appeals,
Plc, 9
Peter Kelly
(D-Houston)
Jennifer V. Caughey*
(R-Houston)
Appointed 9/13/17
Website
Facebook | Twitter
2nd Ct of
Appeals,
Chief Justice
Bonnie Sudderth*
(R-Fort Worth)
Website
Terrie Livingston retired 8-15-17
2nd Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 4

OPEN SEAT
Wade Birdwell
(R-Arlington)
Former 342nd District Judge
OPEN SEAT
Bonnie Sudderth appointed CJ 10-5-17
2nd Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 5
OPEN SEAT
Delonia A. Watson
(D-Fort Worth)
Dabney Bassel
(R-Fort Worth)
OPEN SEAT
Sue Walker* (R) not seeking re-election
2nd Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 6
Mark T. Pittman*
(R-Fort Worth)
3rd Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 2
Edward Smith
(D-Austin)
Cindy Olson Bourland*
(R-Round Rock)
Website
3rd Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 3
Chari Kelly
(D-Austin)
Scott Field*
(R-Austin)
Twitter
3rd Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 5
Thomas J. Baker
(D-Temple)
David Puryear*
(R-Austin)
Website
3rd Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 6

OPEN SEAT
Gisela D. Triana
(D-Austin)
Michael "Mike" Toth
(R-Austin)
Bob Pemberton* (R)
not seeking re-election
4th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 2
Beth Watkins
(D-San Antonio)
CTA 5-9-17
Website
Facebook
Marialyn Barnard*
(R-San Antonio)
Website
4th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 3
Patricia O'Connell Alvarez*
(D-San Antonio)
LinkedIn
Facebook | Twitter
Jason Pulliam
(R-San Antonio)
Former Justice on this court
Website
4th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 4
Luz Elena D. Chapa*
(D-San Antonio)
Website
Patrick Ballantyne
(R-San Antonio)
CTA 5-8-17
Website
Twitter
4th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 5

OPEN SEAT

Liza Rodriguez
(D-San Antonio)
Facebook
Rebecca Simmons
(R-San Antonio)
Former Justice on this court
Karen Angelini* (R)
not seeking re-election
4th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 7
Rebeca C. Martinez*
(D-San Antonio)
Website
Shane Stolarczyk
(R-San Antonio)
Former staff lawyer for Chief of this court
Website
Facebook | Twitter
5th Ct of
Appeals,
Chief Justice

OPEN SEAT
Robert Burns
(D-Dallas)
Douglas S. Lang
(R-Dallas)
Currently holds PL 11 on this court
Website
Carolyn Wright* (R) not seeking re-election
5th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 2
Robbie Partida-Kipness
(D-Dallas)
CTA 9-25-17
Facebook
David Evans*
(R-Dallas)
Website
5th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 5
Erin Nowell
(D-Dallas)
Litigation Attorney, Simon Greenstone Panatier Bartlett, PC
Facebook
Craig Stoddart*
(R-Rockwall)
Website
Facebook | Twitter
Instagram
5th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 9
Bill Pedersen
(D-Dallas)
CTA 8-16-17
Criminal Defense Trial Attorney
Website
Facebook
Jason E. Boatright*
(R-Dallas)
Website
5th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 10
Amanda Reichek
(D-Dallas)
Molly Francis*
(R-Dallas)
Website
Facebook
5th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 11

OPEN SEAT
Cory Carlyle
(D-Irving)
CTA 6-26-17
Criminal defense attorney
Website
Facebook
John Browning
(R-Dallas)
Defense Attorney
Website
LinkedIn
Facebook
Douglas S. Lang*
running for Chief Justice

5th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 12

OPEN SEAT
Ken Molberg
(D-Dallas)
Jim Pikl
(R-McKinney)
CTA 5-26-17
Website
Facebook
Robert (Bob) M. Fillmore* retiring
5th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 13
Leslie Lester Osborne
(D-Dallas)
Elizabeth Lang-Miers*
(R-Dallas)
Website
Facebook
6th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 2

OPEN SEAT
Scott Stevens
(R-Longview)
CTA 1-24-17
Attorney, Stevens | Henry PLLC
Website
Facebook
Bailey C. Moseley* not seeking re-election
7th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 2
Judy C. Parker*
(R-Lubbock)
Former County Court at Law #3 judge
Mackey K. Hancock* retired Dec 2016
7th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 3
Patrick A. Pirtle*
(R-Amarillo)
8th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 2
Yvonne T. Rodriguez*
(D-El Paso)
8th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 3
Gina M. Palafox*
(D-El Paso)
9th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 3
Leanne Johnson*
(R-Beaumont)
Website
Facebook
9th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 4
Hollis Horton*
(R-Beaumont)
10th Ct of
Appeals,
Chief Justice
Tom Gray*
(R-Waco)
Website
11th Ct of
Appeals,
Chief Justice

OPEN SEAT
John Bailey*
(R-Cisco)
Currently holds PL3 on this court
Website
Facebook
Jim R. Wright* not seeking re-election
12th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 3
Greg Neeley*
(R-Longview)
Website
13th Ct of
Appeals,
Chief Justice
OPEN
SEAT
Dori Contreras
(D-Corpus Christi)
Currently holds PL6
on this court
Website
LinkedIn
IG | Facebook
Ernie Aliseda
(R-McAllen)
Former district judge
Website
Facebook
Rogelio Valdez* not
seeking re-election
13th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 2
Nora Longoria*
(D-Edinburg)
Website
Facebook
Greg Perkes
(R-Corpus Christi)
Website
13th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 4
OPEN
SEAT
Rudy Delgado
(D-McAllen)
District Judge
Jaime Tijerina
(R-McAllen)
Former district judge
Website
Facebook
Nelda Rodriguez* not seeking re-election
13th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 5
Gina M. Benavides*
(D-McAllen)
Facebook | Twitter
Clarissa Silva
(R-Harlingen)
14th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 3
Jerry Zimmerer
(D-Houston)
CTA 7-21-17
Brett Busby*
(R-Houston)
14th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 4
Charles Spain
(D-Houston)
CTA 7-20-17
Marc Brown*
(R-Houston)
Website
LinkedIn
Facebook
14th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 5
Frances Bourliot
(D-Houston)
CTA 10-4-2017
Attorney, Appellate Division, Harris County Public Defenders Office
Martha Hill Jamison*
(R-Sugar Land)
Website
Facebook
14th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 6
Meagan E. Hassan
(D-Houston)
CTA 7-5-17
Bill Boyce*
(R-Houston)
Website
Facebook | Twitter
14th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 8
Margaret "Meg" Poissant
(D-Houston)
CTA 10-5-17
Attorney, Poissant Law Firm
Professional Site
LinkedIn
John Donovan*
(R-Houston)
Website