2018 PRIMARY ELECTION GUIDE DEMOCRAT CANDIDATES FOR THE MARCH 2018 PRIMARY ELECTION: US Senator Beto O’Rourke US Senator Edward Kimbrough US Senator Sema Hernandez 865HSUHVHQWDWLYH'LVWULFW9LFHQWH*RQ]DOH] Governor Adrian Ocegueda Governor Andrew White *RYHUQRU&HGULF'DYLV6U Governor Grady Yarbrough Governor James Jolly Clark Governor Jeffrey Payne Governor Joe Mumbach *RYHUQRU/XSH9DODGH] Governor Tom Wakely Lt. Governor Michael Cooper Lt. Governor Mike Collier Attorney General Justin Nelson Comptroller of Public Accounts Joi Chevalier Comptroller of Public Accounts Tim Mahoney Commissioner of the General Land Office Miguel Suazo Commissioner of the General Land Office Tex Morgan Commissioner of Agriculture Kim Olsen Railroad Commissioner Chris Spellmon Railroad Commissioner Roman McAllen Justice, Supreme Court, Place 2 Steven Kirkland Justice, Supreme Court, Place 4 R.K. Sandill Justice, Supreme Court, Place 6 Kathy Cheng Presiding Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals Maria T. (Terri) Jackson Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 7 Ramona Franklin 6WDWH%RDUGRI(GXFDWLRQ'LVWULFW'DQ Arrellano 6WDWH%RDUGRI(GXFDWLRQ'LVWULFW0DULVD% Perez 6WDWH5HSUHVHQWDWLYH'LVWULFW$QD/LVD Garza 6WDWH5HSUHVHQWDWLYH'LVWULFW5\DQ*XLOOHQ -XVWLFHWK&RXUWRI$SSHDOV'LVWULFW3ODFH Beth Watkins -XVWLFHWK&RXUWRI$SSHDOV'LVWULFW3ODFH Patricia O’Connell Alvarez -XVWLFHWK&RXUWRI$SSHDOV'LVWULFW3ODFH Luz Elena Chapa -XVWLFHWK&RXUWRI$SSHDOV'LVWULFW3ODFH Liza Rodriguez -XVWLFHWK&RXUWRI$SSHDOV'LVWULFW3ODFH Rebeca Martinez 'LVWULFW-XGJHWK-XGLFLDO'LVWULFW%DOGHPDU “Balde” Garza 'LVWULFW-XGJHWK-XGLFLDO'LVWULFW0DUWLH *DUFLD9HOD County Judge Gilbert N. Saenz County Judge Ricardo O. “Rocky” Carrillo Incumbent 'LVWULFW&OHUN&KULVWLQH$6DQWRV 'LVWULFW&OHUN5DFKHO6DHQ]9HOD County Clerk Elodia Maldonado-Garza Incumbent County Treasurer Imelda G. Luera County Treasurer Sylvia Lazo Incumbent County Chairman Rubin (Ben) Garza &RXQW\&KDLUPDQ(GQD9HOD&DQWX County Commissioner Pct. 2 Adalberto ´&KDLFRµ9HUD County Commissioner Pct. 2 Rene M. Perez Incumbent County Commissioner Pct. 4 Gilberto Uribe Jr. Incumbent County Commissioner Pct. 4 Martin “Chatito” Martinez Jr. County Commissioner Pct. 4 Ricky Gonzalez Justice of Peace Pct. 1 Geraldita L. (Tita) Martinez Incumbent Justice of Peace Pct. 1 Spencer Braune Justice of Peace Pct. 2 Annabel Chapa-Canales Incumbent Justice of Peace Pct. 2 Jennifer Ann Cadena Justice of Peace Pct. 3 Aida C. Estraca -XVWLFHRI3HDFH3FW7RQ\9LOOHJDV -XVWLFHRI3HDFH3FW-HVVH'LPDV Justice of Peace Pct. 4 Josie L. Fernandez Incumbent Justice of Peace Pct. 4 Tommy Lichtenberger REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES FOR THE MARCH 2018 PRIMARY ELECTION: US Senator Bruce Jacobson Jr. US Senator Geraldine Sam US Senator Mary Miller US Senator Stefano de Stefano US Senator Ted Cruz - Incumbent 865HSUHVHQWDWLYH'LVWULFW7LP:HVWOH\ Governor Barbara Krueger Governor Greg Abbott - Incumbent *RYHUQRU6(&('(.LOJRUH /W*RYHUQRU'DQ3DWULFN,QFXPEHQW Lt. Governor Scott Milder Attorney General Ken Paxton - Incumbent Comptroller of Public Accounts Glenn Hegar - Incumbent Commissioner of the General Land Office 'DYH\(GZDUGV Commissioner of the General Land Office George P. Bush (I) Commissioner of the General Land Office Jerry Patterson Commissioner of the General Land Office Rick Range Commissioner of Agriculture Sid Miller - Incumbent Commissioner of Agriculture Trey Blocker Commissioner of Agriculture Jim Hogan Railroad Commissioner Christi Craddick - Incumbent Railroad Commissioner Weston Martinez Justice, Supreme Court, Place 2 Jimmy Blacklock -XVWLFH6XSUHPH&RXUW3ODFH-RKQ'HYLQH Justice, Supreme Court, Place 6 Jeff Brown Presiding Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals 'DYLG%ULGJHV Presiding Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals Sharon Keller Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals Place 7 Barbara Parker Hervey -XGJH&RXUWRI&ULPLQDO$SSHDOV3ODFH 'LE Waldrip Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals Place 8 Jay Brandon Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals Place 8 Michelle Slaughter -XVWLFHWK&RXUWRI$SSHDOV'LVWULFW3ODFH Marialyn Barnard -XVWLFHWK&RXUWRI$SSHDOV'LVWULFW3ODFH Jason Pulliam -XVWLFHWK&RXUWRI$SSHDOV'LVWULFW3ODFH Patrick Ballantyne -XVWLFHWK&RXUWRI$SSHDOV'LVWULFW3ODFH Rebecca Simmons -XVWLFHWK&RXUWRI$SSHDOV'LVWULFW3ODFH Shane Stolarczyk County Chairman Cecelia “C’Ann” Henderson County Commissioner Pct. 4 Felix “El Gato” Hogan Duval Candidates for the March 2018 Primary Election PAGE 8 ‡$OLFH(FKR1HZV-RXUQDO‡6XQGD\)HEUXDU\