2018 Texas Elections

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Texas Statewide Races

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*Incumbent
CTA – Campaign Treasurer Appointed

PLACEDEMOCRATREPUBLICANOTHER or
PARTY UNKNOWN
COMMENTS
GovernorJoseph W. Mumbach
(D-Houston)
Electronics
CTA 7-5-17

Jeffrey Payne
(D-Dallas)
Business

Tom Wakely
(D-San Antonio)

Demetria Y. Smith
(D-Houston)
Greg Abbott (R)*

Kory Watkins
(R-Lone Oak)
Constitutional carry activist
CTA 5-10-17
Danny Harrison
(?-Dallas)
CTA 5-11-17

Yvette Y. Gbalazeh
(?-Dallas)
willrapforweed.com
CTA 7-5-17

Demetria Y. Smith
Lieutenant
Governor
Mike Collier
(D-Kingwood)
CPA, former Comptroller candidate
CTA 3-2-17

Allen Vaught
(D-Dallas)
Former Rep, Baron &
Budd trial lawyer
CTA 1-11-17
Dan Patrick (R)*

Miriam Martinez
(R-Edinburg)
Media
CTA 1-13-17
Michael Cooper
(?-Beaumont or Fort Worth)
CTA 5-9-17
Attorney
General
Ken Paxton (R)*
ComptrollerTim Mahoney
(D-Dallas)
CTA 7-19-17
Glenn Hegar (R)*
Land
Commissioner
George P. Bush (R)*
Agriculture
Commissioner
Thomas D. Caudle
(D-Dallas)
Attorney, cattleman
CTA 5-15-17
Sid Miller (R)*

Trey J. Blocker
(R-Austin)
CTA 6-30-17
Blocker may run
if Miller gets a
federal appointment
Railroad
Commissioner
Roman J.A. McAllen
(D-Denton)
CTA 6-8-17
Christi Craddick (R)*Mark Miller
(L-Dripping Springs)
CTA 5-15-17

Texas Senate Races

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*Incumbent
CTA – Campaign Treasurer Appointed

SENATE
DISTRICT
DEMOCRATREPUBLICANOTHER/PARTY
UNKNOWN
COMMENTS
2Kendall Scudder
(D-Sulphur Springs)
Nonprofit housing mgr
CTA 2-06-17

Aron Ra (D-Garland)
(L. Aaron Nelson)
President, Atheist
Alliance of America
CTA 1-23-17
Bob Hall*
(R-Edgewood)
Profile Pending
@SenBobHall
3Robert Nichols*
(R-Jacksonville)
Profile
@Sen_R_Nichols
5Glenn H. Williams
(D-Austin)
former CPS atty
CTA 1-25-17
Charles Schwertner*
(R-Georgetown)
Profile Pending
@DrSchwertner
Margaret R. Walsh
(?-Round Rock)
Dell?
CTA 7-5-17
7Paul Bettencourt*
(R-Houston)
Profile Pending
@TeamBettencourt
8
OPEN SEAT
Phillip Huffines
(R-Dallas)
Business, twin brother
of Sen. Don Huffines.
over $2 million cash on hand
CTA 3-28-17

Rep. Matt Shaheen
(R- Plano) considering
run. Will announce
after special session.
Brian Chaput
(?-Plano)
Electrical Engineer,
Mason
CTA 5-30-17
Open - Van Taylor* running for Congress
9Kelly G. Hancock*
(R-N. Richland Hills)
Profile
@KHancock4TX
10Allison Campolo
(D-Euless)
Scientist,
teaching asst
CTA 3-7-17

Beverly Powell
(D-Burleson)
RE Developer,
school board
CTA 6-3-17
Konni Burton*
(R-Colleyville)
Profile
@KonniBurton
14Kirk Watson*
(D-Austin)
Profile
@KirkPWatson
15John Whitmire*
(D-Houston)
Profile Pending
@Whitmire_John
16Joseph Bogen
(D-Dallas)
Criminal defense
atty, precinct chair
CTA 5-8-17

Nathan Johnson
(D-Dallas)
Business
CTA 4-10-17
Don Huffines*
(R-Dallas)
Profile Pending
@DonHuffines
17Fransheneka Watson
(D-Houston)
CTA 8-3-17
Attorney
LinkedIn | Tumblr

Ahmad R. Hassan1
(D-Katy)
CTA 7-24-17
Mortgage Broker; past races as both (D) and (R)
Joan Huffman*
(R-Houston)
Profile Pending
@JoanHuffman
23Royce West*
(D-Dallas)
Profile Pending
@SenRoyceWest
25Steven Kling
(D-Dripping Springs)
Retired Army Reserve
CTA 3-29-17
Donna Campbell*
(R-New Braunfels)
Profile
@DonnaCampbellTX
30Craig Estes*
(R-Wichita Falls)
Profile Pending
@EstesforTexas
31Kel Seliger*
(R-Amarillo)
Profile Pending
@KSeliger

Mike Canon
(R-Midland)
Atty., former
Midland mayor,
ran against
Seliger in 2014
1Bryan Hughes*
(R-Mineola)
Profile
@SenBryanHughes
Not on 2018
ballot. Term
expires 2020.
4Brandon Creighton*
(R-Conroe)
Profile
@SenCreighton
Not on 2018
ballot. Term
expires 2020.
6Sylvia R. Garcia*
(D-Houston)
Profile Pending
@SenatorSylvia
Not on 2018
ballot. Term
expires 2020.
11Larry Taylor*
(R-Friendswood)
Profile Pending
@SenLarryTaylor
Not on 2018
ballot. Term
expires 2020.
12Jane Nelson*
(R-Flower Mound)
Profile Pending
@SenJaneNelson
Not on 2018
ballot. Term
expires 2020.
13Borris L. Miles*
(D-Houston)
Profile
@BorrisLMiles
Not on 2018
ballot. Term
expires 2020.
18Lois W. Kolkhorst*
(R-Brenham)
Profile
@LoisKolkhorst
Not on 2018
ballot. Term
expires 2020.
19Carlos I. Uresti*
(D-San Antonio)
Profile Pending
@CarlosUresti
Not on 2018
ballot. Term
expires 2020.
20Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa*
(D-McAllen)
Profile Pending
@TXChuy
Not on 2018
ballot. Term
expires 2020.
21Judith Zaffirini*
(D-Laredo)
Profile Pending
@JudithZaffirini
Not on 2018
ballot. Term
expires 2020.
22Brian Birdwell*
(R-Granbury)
Profile Pending
@SenatorBirdwell
Not on 2018
ballot. Term
expires 2020.
24Dawn Buckingham*
(R-Lakeway)
Profile
@DrBuckinghamTX
Not on 2018
ballot. Term
expires 2020.
26Jose Menendez*
(D-San Antonio)
Profile Pending
@Menendez4Texas
Not on 2018
ballot. Term
expires 2020.
27Eddie Lucio*
(D-Brownsville)
Profile
@SenatorLucio
Not on 2018
ballot. Term
expires 2020.
28Charles Perry*
(R-Lubbock)
Profile
@ElectCharles
Not on 2018
ballot. Term
expires 2020.
29Jose R. Rodriguez*
(D-El Paso)
Profile Pending
@JoseforTexas
Not on 2018
ballot. Term
expires 2020.

Texas House Races

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*Incumbent
CTA – Campaign Treasurer Appointed

Campaign Treasurer Appointment with no district information:
John David Rodgers, Cibolo, possibly HD44, party unknown, but maybe (D)

HOUSE
DISTRICT
DEMOCRATREPUBLICANOTHERCOMMENTS
1Gary VanDeaver* 
(R-New Boston)
Profile
@GaryVanDeaver
2Dan Flynn*
(R-Canton)
Profile Pending
@Dan_Flynn
3Cecil Bell*
(R-Magnolia)
Profile Pending
@CBellJr
4Lance Gooden*
(R-Terrell)
Profile Pending
@RepLanceGooden

Marty Reid
(R-Forney)
CTA 7-24-2017
Pastor
5Cole Hefner*
(R-Mt. Pleasant)
Profile
6Matt Schaefer*
(R-Tyler)
Profile
@RepMattSchaefer
7Jay Dean*
(R-Longview)
Profile
8Byron C. Cook*
(R-Corsicana)
Profile Pending
9Chris Paddie*
(R-Marshall)
Profile Pending
@ChrisPaddie

Dennis Golden?
(R-Carthage)
Optometrist
10John Wray*
(R-Waxahachie)
Profile
@WrayforTexas
11Marianne K. Arnold
(D-Kurten)
Travis Clardy*
(R-Nacogdoches)
Profile
@TravisforTexas

Danny Ward
(R-Alto)
former Marine
CTA 6-29-17

Tony Sevilla?
(R-Alto)
12Kyle Kacal*
(R-College Station)
Profile
@KyleKacal
13Leighton Schubert*
(R-Caldwell)
Profile
@Schubert4Texas
14Joshua A. Wilkinson
(D-Bryan) Local party officer
CTA 6-26-17, ethics 81776
John Raney*
(R-College Station)
Profile
@RaneyForTexas
15
OPEN
SEAT
Steve Toth
(R-Conroe)
former Rep.
CTA 5-31-17

Dr. Rick Mora
(R-The Woodlands)
Bio
Mark Keogh* not seeking re-election. Running for
county judge.
16Will Metcalf*
(R-Conroe)
Profile
@WillMetcalfTX
17John Cyrier*
(R-Lockhart)
Profile
@JCyrier
Dawn M. Ryan (?-Elgin)
party unknown
CTA 6-16-17
ethics 81754

Garrett M. Cradduck
(?-Huntsville)
CTA 7-24=2017
Software consultant
May run as R or L
18Ernest Bailes*
(R-Coldspring)
Profile
@BailesforTX
19James White*
(R-Hillister)
Profile
@James_E_White
Sherry Ann Williams
(Sour Lake) party unknown
CTA 4-7-17
20Terry Wilson*
(R-Marble Falls)
Profile Pending
@TerryWilsonTX
21Dade Phelan*
(R-Beaumont)
Profile
@DadePhelan
22Joe Deshotel*
(D-Beaumont)
Profile Pending
@RepJoeDeshotel
23Wayne Faircloth*
(R-Galveston)
Profile
@WayneFaircloth

Mayes Middleton
(R-Wallisville)
CTA 6-2-17
24Greg Bonnen*
(R-Friendswood)
Profile
@DrGregBonnen
25Dennis Bonnen*
(R-Angleton)
Profile Pending

Damon Rambo
(R-Markham)
Pastor, First Baptist
Church, Markham
CTA 5-26-17
26Laquitta DeMerchant
(D-Sugar Land)
Tech
CTA 7-5-17
Rick Miller*
(R-Sugar Land)
Profile
@Vote4Rick
27Ron Reynolds*
(D-Missouri City)
Profile
@RonEReynolds
28John Zerwas*
(R-Richmond)
Profile Pending
@RepJohnZerwas
29Ed Thompson*
(R-Pearland)
Profile Pending
@RepEdThompson
30Geanie W. Morrison*
(R-Victoria)
Profile Pending
@GeaniewmW
31Ryan Guillen*
(D-Rio Grande City)
Profile Pending
@RyanGuillen
32Todd Hunter*
(R-Corpus Christi)
Profile
@ToddaHunter
33Justin Holland*
(R-Rockwall)
Profile
@JustinaHolland
34Abel Herrero*
(D-Robstown)
Profile
@AbelHerrero
35Oscar Longoria*
(D-Mission)
Profile
@RepLongoria
36Sergio Muñoz* 
(D-Palmview)
Profile Pending
@SergioMunozJr
37René O. Oliveira*
(D-Brownsville)
Profile Pending
@ReneOOliveira
38Eddie Lucio III* 
(D-Brownsville)
Profile
@EddieLucioIII
39Armando Martinez* 
(D-Weslaco)
Profile
@AndoConMando39
40Terry Canales* 
(D-Edinburg)
Profile
@TerryCanales40
41Bobby Guerra* 
(D-Mission)
Profile
@RDBobbyGuerra
42Richard Peña Raymond*
(D-Laredo)
Profile Pending
@RepPenaRaymond
Luis F. de la Garza
(Laredo) party unknown
CTA 5-10-17
43J.M. Lozano* 
(R-Kingsville)
Profile
@VoteJMLozano
44John Kuempel* 
(R-Seguin)
Profile
@RepJohnKuempel
45Elizabeth R Bryant
(D-Driftwood)
CTA 4-5-17

Erin Zwiener
(D-Driftwood)
CTA 3-20-17
Jason A. Isaac* 
(R-Dripping Springs)
Profile Pending
@IsaacforTexas
46Dawnna M. Dukes* 
(D-Austin)
Profile Pending
@DawnnaDukes

Michael Hendrix
(D-Austin)
Publicly announced
47Sheri Soltes
(D-Austin)
CTA 6-6-17

Vikki Goodwin
(D-Austin)
CTA 2-21-17
Paul Workman*
(R-Austin)
William R. Simpson
(?-Leander)
CTA 6-12-17

Candace A. Aylor (?-Austin)
RN, MH advocate
CTA 6-20-17, ethics 81758
48Donna Howard*
(D-Austin)
Profile
@DonnaHowardTX
Zackery Tedder
(R-Austin)
CTA 6-7-17
49Gina Hinojosa* 
(D-Austin)
Profile
@GinaForAustin
50Celia Israel* 
(D-Austin)
Profile
@CeliaIsrael
51Eddie Rodriguez* 
(D-Austin)
Profile Pending
@EddieforTexas
52Larry Gonzales* 
(R-Round Rock)
Profile
@LarryGonzales52

Jeremy Story
(R-Round Rock)
RPT State Chaplain
CTA
53Andrew Murr* 
(R-Junction)
Profile
54Scott Cosper* 
(R-Killeen)
Profile
55Hugh Shine* 
(R-Temple)
Profile Pending
@HughDShine
56Charles "Doc" Anderson*
(R-Waco)
Profile
@DocAnderson4TX
57Trent Ashby* 
(R-Lufkin)
Profile
@TrentAshbyTX
58DeWayne Burns* 
(R-Cleburne)
Profile Pending
@BurnsforTexas
59J.D. Sheffield* 
(R-Gatesville)
Profile
@Dr_Sheffield

Chris Evans
(R-Dublin)
CTA 5-19-17
60Mason Casas
(D-Granbury)
CTA 5-12-17
Mike Lang*
(R-Granbury)
Profile
@RepMikeLang
61Phil King*
(R-Weatherford)
Profile Pending
Phil King
62Larry Phillips*
(R-Sherman)
Profile Pending

Brent Lawson
(R-Van Alstyne)
CTA 7-31-17
Electrical engineer
63Tan Parker*
(R-Flower Mound)
Profile
@TParker63
64Lynn Stucky*
(R-Denton)
Profile
@RepLynnStucky
Andrew D. Morris
(?-Argyle)
Tech
CTA 7-3-17
65Michelle Beckley
(D-Carrollton)
CTA 6-5-17
Ron Simmons*
(R-Carrollton)
Profile
@RonSimmonsTexas
66Sharon Hirsch
(D-Plano)
CTA 7-24-17
Office manager
Matt Shaheen*
(R-Plano)
Profile Pending
@MattShaheen
67Sarah Depew
(D-Plano)
CTA 5-2-17
Jeff Leach*
(R-Plano)
Profile
@LeachforTexas
68Drew Springer*
(R-Muenster)
Profile Pending
@DrewSpringer
69James Frank*
(R-Wichita Falls)
Profile
@RepJamesFrank
70Scott Sanford*
(R-McKinney)
Profile Pending
@Scott_SanfordTX
71Stan Lambert*
(R-Abilene)
Profile
72Drew Darby*
(R-San Angelo)
Profile
@DrewDarby4Tx

Lynette G. Lucas
(R-San Angelo)
Facebook
73Kyle Biedermann*
(R-Fredericksburg)
Profile
@KyleBiedermann
74Alfonso Poncho Nevárez*
(D-Eagle Pass)
Profile
@Poncho_Nevarez
75Mary Gonzalez* 
(D-Clint)
Profile Pending
@RepMaryGonzalez
76Cesar Blanco* 
(D-El Paso)
Profile
@CesarJBlanco
77Evelina Ortega* 
(D-El Paso)
Profile
@LinaForTexas
78Joe Moody* 
(D-El Paso)
Profile
@MoodyforElPaso
79Joe Pickett* 
(D-El Paso)
Profile Pending
80Tracy O. King*
(D-Batesville)
Profile Pending
81Brooks Landgraf*
(R-Odessa)
Profile
@BrooksLandgraf
82Tom Craddick*
(R-Midland)
Profile Pending
83Drew Landry
(D-Lubbock)
CTA 3-8-17
Dustin Burrows*
(R-Lubbock)
Profile Pending
@Burrows4TX
84John Frullo*
(R-Lubbock)
Profile Pending
@FrulloForTexas
85Phil Stephenson*
(R-Wharton)
Profile
@RepStephenson
86John Smithee*
(R-Amarillo)
Profile Pending
87Four Price*
(R-Amarillo)
Profile Pending
@FourPriceTX

Dennis D. Brassfield
(R-Panhandle)
CTA 8-1-2017
Fritch city manager
88Ken King*
(R-Canadian)
Profile
@KingForTexas
89Jodie Laubenberg*
(R-Parker)
Profile Pending
@LaubenbergTX
90Ramon Romero, Jr.*
(D-Fort Worth)
Profile
@RepRamonRomero
91Stephanie Klick*
(R-Fort Worth)
Profile Pending
@StephanieKlick
92Steve Riddell
(D-Bedford)
CTA 5-24-17
Jonathan Stickland*
(R-Bedford)
Profile
@RepStickland
93Matt Krause*
(R-Fort Worth)
Profile Pending
@RepMattKrause
94Tony Tinderholt*
(R-Arlington)
Profile
95Nicole Collier*
(D-Fort Worth)
Profile Pending
@NicoleCollier95
96Bill Zedler*
(R-Arlington)
Profile Pending
@Bill_Zedler
97Beth Llewellyn McLaughlin
(D-Fort Worth)
CTA 5-22-17
Craig Goldman*
(R-Fort Worth)
Profile
@GoldmanCraig
Daniel S. Martin
(Fort Worth)
party unknown
CTA 2-8-17
98Mica Ringo
(D-Colleyville)
CTA 2-21-17
Giovanni Capriglione*
(R-Southlake)
Profile
@VoteGiovanni
99Charlie Geren*
(R-Fort Worth)
Profile Pending
@CharlieGeren
100Eric Johnson*
(D-Dallas)
Profile Pending
@JohnsonForTexas
101Chris Turner*
(D-Grand Prairie)
Profile
@ChrisGTurner

102Eric Poole
(D-Dallas)
CTA 1-25-17
Linda Koop*
(R-Dallas)
Profile
@LindaKoopHD102
Ana-Maria Ramos
(?-Richardson)
CTA 6-2-17
D target.
103Rafael Anchia*
(D-Dallas)
Profile
@RafaelAnchia
104Roberto R. Alonzo*
(D-Dallas)
Profile Pending
John Ting
(?-Dallas)
Immigration attorney
105Rodney Anderson*
(R-GrandPrairie)
Profile
@RodneyAnderson
D target.
106Pat Fallon*
(R-Frisco)
Profile
@FallonForTexas
Fallon rumored to be considering a challenge to Senator Estes.
107Victoria Neave*
(D-Dallas)
Profile
@Victoria4Texas
Deanna Maria Metzger
(R-Mesquite)
CTA 5-22-17
108William "Zac" Duffy
(D-Dallas)
Attorney IP
CTA 3-1-17

Joanna Cattanach
(D-Dallas)
CTA 6-6-17
Morgan Meyer*
(R-Dallas)
Profile
@MorganMeyerTX
D target district
109Helen Giddings*
(D-DeSoto)
@HelenGiddings
Casey Littlejohn
(R-Glenn Heights)
Facebook
110Toni Rose*
(D-Dallas)
Profile
@RepToniRoseTX
111Yvonne Davis*
(D-Dallas)
Profile Pending
112Brandy K. Chambers
(D-Garland)
CTA 2-14-17
Angie Chen Button*
(R-Richardson)
Profile Pending
@AngieChenButton
Thomas S. Howery
(D?-Garland)
CTA 3-7-17
D target.
113Cindy Burkett*
(R-Sunnyvale)
Profile Pending
@CindyBurkett_TX
D target.
Burkett rumored to be considering a Senate run
114John W. Turner
(D-Dallas)
CTA 5-25-17
Jason Villalba*
(R-Dallas)
Profile
@JasonVillalba
David R. Bower
(?-Dallas)
CTA 6-23-17,
ethics 81774
D target.
115Dorotha Ocker
(D-Carrollton)
Employment Atty, Ran in 2016
Matt Rinaldi*
(R-Irving)
Profile
@MattRinaldiTX
D target. Clinton won this district by 9, Ocker lost to Rinaldi by 1% in 2016.
116Diana Arévalo*
(D-San Antonio)
Profile Pending
@DianaArevalo
117Philip Cortez*
(D-San Antonio)
Profile
@CortezPhilip
118Tomas Uresti*
(D-San Antonio)
Profile
@TomasUresti
Steven Cantu
(D?-San Antonio)
CTA 4-4-17
119Roland Gutierrez*
(D-San Antonio)
Profile
@RolandG119
120Barbara Gervin-Hawkins*
(D-San Antonio)
Profile
@VoteBarbara
121Joe Straus*
(R-San Antonio)
Profile Pending
@SpeakerStraus
122Lyle Larson*
(R-San Antonio)
Profile
@RepLyleLarson
123Diego Bernal*
(D-San Antonio)
Profile
@DiegoBernalTX
124Ina Minjarez*
(D-San Antonio)
Profile
@Vote4Ina
125Justin Rodriguez*
(D-San Antonio)
Profile
@RepJRod
126Kevin Roberts* 
(R-Houston)
Profile
@RobertsTX126
Joshua M. Hall
(party unconfirmed)
CTA 8-2-2017
127Dan Huberty*
(R-Houston)
Profile
@DanHuberty
128Briscoe Cain*
(R-Deer Park)
Profile
@BriscoeCain

William T. Sain
(R-Baytown)
former city council, petrochem employee
CTA 6-12-17, ethics 81740
129Dennis Paul*
(R-Houston)
Profile
@DennisPaul129
130Tom Oliverson*
(R-Cypress)
Profile
@TomOliverson
131Alma Allen*
(D-Houston)
Profile
@AlmaAllen131
132Mike Schofield*
(R-Katy)
Profile
@RepSchofield
133Martin S. Schexnayder
(D-Houston)
CTA 3-25-17

Aaron J.A. Moore
(D-Houston)
CTA 3-4-17
Jim Murphy*
(R-Houston)
Profile
@JimMurphy133
Sandra G. Moore
(party unconfirmed)
CTA 7-27-17
134Allison Sawyer
(D-Houston)
CTA 3-21-17

Angela K. Hayes
(D-Houston)
CTA 3-20-17
Sarah Davis*
(R-W. University Place)
Profile
@SarahforHD134
D target.
135Gary Elkins*
(R-Houston)
Profile Pending
@GWElkins
136Tony Dale*
(R-Cedar Park)
Profile Pending
@TonyDaleTX
D target.
137Gene Wu*
(D-Houston)
Profile Pending
@GeneforTexas
138Dwayne Bohac*
(R-Houston)
Profile Pending
@Dwayne_Bohac
Adam Milasincec
(Houston) party unknown
CTA 6-7-17
D target.
139Jarvis Johnson*
(D-Houston)
Profile Pending
@Jarvis4Texas
140Armando L. Walle*
(D-Houston)
Profile
@RepWalle
141Senfronia Thompson*
(D-Houston)
Profile Pending
@SenfroniaT
142Harold Dutton*
(D-Houston)
Profile Pending
@RepHaroldDutton

Richard Bonton
(D-Houston)
CTA 8-7-2017
(financial analyst?)
143Ana Hernandez*
(D-Houston)
Profile
@AnaHdzTx
144Mary Ann Perez*
(D-Houston)
Profile
@RepMaryAnn
Keith Nielsen
(R-Pasadena)
CTA 7-31-2017
Frmr Pasadena councilman
Facebook
145Carol Alvarado*
(D-Houston)
Profile
@RepAlvarado145
146Shawn Thierry*
(D-Houston)
Profile
@RepThierry
147Garnet Coleman*
(D-Houston)
Profile Pending
@GFColeman
148Jessica Farrar*
(D-Houston)
Profile Pending
@JFarrarDist148
149Hubert Vo*
(D-Houston)
Profile Pending
@HubertVo
150Valoree Swanson*
(R-Spring)
Profile
@ValoreeforTexas

Texas Judicial Races

Top | Statewide | Senate | House | Judicial

*Incumbent
CTA – Campaign Treasurer Appointed

COURT/PLACEDEMOCRATREPUBLICANOTHERCOMMENTS
Supreme
Ct, Plc 2
Don Willett*
Supreme
Ct, Plc 4
John Devine*
Supreme
Ct, Plc 6
Jeff Brown*
Ct of Criminal
Appeals,
Presiding Judge
Sharon Keller*
David L. Bridges
CTA 7-7-17
Ct of Criminal
Appeals, Plc 7
Barbara Hervey*
Ct of Criminal
Appeals, Plc 7
Donald H. Flanary
Ct of Criminal
Appeals, Plc 8
OPEN SEAT
Elsa Alcala*
not seeking
re-election

Alexander H. Kim
(Fort Worth)
Republican
OPEN SEAT
Ct of Criminal
Appeals
Jay R. Brandon
(R-San Antonio)
CTA 5-22-17
no place # indicated
author, former CCA staff,
former 4th court staff,
former Bexar ADA
1st Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 2
Gordon E. Goodman
(D-Houston)
CTA 7-19-17
Jane Bland*
1st Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 6
Harvey G.Brown*
1st Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 7
Terry Jennings (D)*
Recently switched
parties.
Terry Wayne Yates
(R-Houston)
CTA 5-5-17
husband of former
Justice Leslie Yates
1st Ct of
Appeals,
Plc, 8
Michael C. Massengale*Richard F. Hightower
CTA 7-5-17
Party Unknown
1st Ct of
Appeals,
Plc, 9
Rebecca A. Huddle*
2nd Ct of
Appeals,
Chief Justice
Terrie Livingston*
2nd Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 4
Bonnie Sudderth*
2nd Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 5
Sue Walker*
2nd Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 6
Mark T.Pittman*
3rd Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 2
Cindy Bourland*
3rd Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 3
Scott Field*
3rd Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 5
David Puryear*
3rd Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 6
Bob Pemberton*
4th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 2
Marialyn Barnard*Beth Watkins
party unknown
CTA 5-9-17
4th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 3
Patricia O. Alvarez (D)*Jason Pulliam
(R-San Antonio)
Former Justice
on this court
4th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 4
Luz Elena D. Chapa (D)*Stephen P. Ballantyne
(R-San Antonio)
CTA 5-8-17
4th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 5
OPEN SEAT

Liza A. Rodriguez (D)Rebecca Simmons
(R-San Antonio)
former Justice
on this court
OPEN SEAT
Karen Angelini (R)*
not seeking re-election
4th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 7
Rebeca A. Martinez (D)*Shane Stolarczyk
(R-San Antonio)
former staff lawyer
for Chief of this court
5th Ct of
Appeals,
Chief Justice
Douglas S. Lang (R)
currently holds plc 11
on this court

Carolyn Wright*
Open seat?
5th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 2
David Evans*
5th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 5
Craig Stoddart*

James A. Pikl
CTA 5-26-17
Party Unkown
5th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 9
Jason E. Boatright*
5th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 10
Molly Francis*
5th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 11
OPEN
SEAT
John Browning
(R-Dallas)
Defense Attorney

Tom Nowak
(R-Dallas)
criminal defense atty

Daniel Wyde
(R-Dallas)
Private practice attorney (civil litigation & criminal defense); Former Dallas County prosecutor & misdemeanor court judge (15 years)
OPEN SEAT
Douglas S. Lang*
running for Chief

5th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 12
Cory Lee Carlyle
CTA 6-26-17
Party Unknown
Robert (Bob) M. Fillmore*
5th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 13
Elizabeth Lang-Miers*
6th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 2
Bailey C. Moseley*Scott English Stevens
(Longview)
party unknown
7th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 2
Mackey K. Hancock*
7th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 3
Patrick A. Pirtle*Bryan Denham
(Skellytown)
estate atty
party unknown
CTA 4-14-17
8th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 2
Yvonne T. Rodriguez*
9th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 3
Leanne Johnson*
9th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 4
Hollis Horton*
10th Ct of
Appeals,
Chief Justice
Tom Gray*
11th Ct of
Appeals,
Chief Justice
Jim R. Wright*
12th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 2
Greg Neeley*
13th Ct of
Appeals,
Chief Justice
OPEN
SEAT
Dori Contreras (D)
current holds plc 6
on this court

Ray L. Thomas
(D-McAllen)
CTA 3-9-17
Ernest "Ernie" Aliseda
(R-McAllen)
former district judge
OPEN SEAT
Rogelio Valdez* not
seeking re-election
13th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 2
Nora Longoria*
13th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 4
Nelda V. Rodriguez*

Rudy Delgado
(D-McAllen)
district judge
Jaime Tijerina
(R-McAllen)
former district
judge
13th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 5
Gina M. Benavides*
14th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 3
Brett Busby*

Gerald L. Zimmerer
(R-Houston)
CTA 7-21-17
14th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 4
Charles A. Spain
(D-Houston)
CTA 7-20-2017
Marc Brown*
14th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 5
Martha Hill Jamison*
14th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 6
William J. Boyce*

Meagan E. Hassan
CTA 7-5-17
Party Unknown
14th Ct of
Appeals,
Plc 8
John Donovan*Michele Barber Chimene
CTA 5-5-17
Party Unknown