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TEXAS

Your complete directory of Texas candidates for Governor, State Cabinet, United State Senator and Congress in the current election cycle ... state political parties ... the official state election office ... and state news sources.

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George W. Bush - 1994

ELECTION CALENDAR:
Filing Deadline: December 11, 2017
Filing Deadline (Write-In Candidates): August 24, 2018
Primary: March 6, 2018
Run-Off: May 22, 2018
CANDIDATE DIRECTORY LEGEND:
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
= Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)
 

This page was last updated on February 20, 2018


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR:
Greg Abbott (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Larry Secede Kilgore (R) - Conservative Activist, Telecommunications Worker & Frequent Candidate
Barbara Krueger (R)
James Jolly Clark (D) - Investor
Cedric Davis (D) - Ex-Balch Springs Mayor, Ex-School Dist. Police Chief & Frequent Candidate
Joe Mumbach (D) - Self-Employed Audio-Video Technician
Adrian Ocegueda (D) - Financial Consultant
Jeffrey Payne (D) - Businessman, Bar Owner & LGBT Activist
Lupe Valdez (D) - Dallas County Sheriff
Tom Wakely (D) - Hospice Care Provider, Minister, USAF Veteran & '16 US Rep. Nominee
Andrew White (D) - Investment Firm CEO & Son of Ex-Gov Mark White
Grady Yarbrough (D) - Retired Teacher, '12 US Sen Candidate & '16 Railroad Comn Candidate
Janis Richards (Green) - Sanders Campaign Activist & Russian Translator
Kathie Glass (Libertarian) - Attorney, Libertarian Activist & Frequent Candidate
Patrick Smith (Libertarian) - Libertarian Activist
Mark Tippetts (Libertarian) - Ex-Lago Vista City Councilman, Attorney & Businessman
Kory Watkins (Libertarian) - Anti-Police Group Organizer & Open-Carry Activist
Yvette Gbalazeh (I) - Marijuana Legalization Activist
Danny Harrison (I) - Businessman & Community Activist
Khurshid Khan (I) - Physician
Napoleon Madrid (I) - Frequent Candidate
Edward Nash (I)
Chioma Okoro (I)
Tony Teal (I) - Restaurant Owner & '15 Dallas County Commission Candidate
Daniel Wooten (I)

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2018.

Ann Richards - 1990

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
Dan Patrick (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Scott Milder (R) - Ex-Rockwall City Councilman, Businessman & Public Education Advocate
Mike Collier (D) - Corporate Executive, Democratic Activist & '14 State Comptroller Nominee
Michael Cooper (D) - Pastor, Auto Sales Manager & Civil Rights Activist
Kerry McKennon (Libertarian) - Frequent Candidate

ATTORNEY GENERAL:
Ken Paxton (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Justin Nelson (D) - Attorney
Jamar Osborne (Green/Libertarian) - Attorney, Progressive Activist & '14 Nominee
Michael Ray Harris (Libertarian) - Attorney

COMPTROLLER:
Glenn Hegar (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Joi Chevalier (D) - Businesswoman & Ex-Computer Prodct Manager
Tim Mahoney (D) - Attorney & Mediator
Travis Christal (Green) - Accountant
Ben Sanders (Libertarian) - Financial IT Manager & '14 Nominee

James A. Baker - 1978

STATE LAND COMMISSIONER:
George P. Bush (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Davey Edwards (R) - Land Surveyor & College Professor
Jerry Patterson (R) - Ex-Land Commissioner, Ex-State Sen., Vietnam War Veteran & '14 Lt Gov Candidate
Rick Range (R) - Retired Teacher, Retired Firefighter & Amateur Historian
Tex Morgan (D) - Software Engineer & Community Activist
Miguel Suazo (D) - Attorney
Matt Piña (Libertarian) - Salesman, Libertarian Activist & '17 San Antonio City Council Candidate

STATE AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER:
Sid Miller (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Trey Blocker (R) - Attorney & Lobbyist
Jim Hogan (R) - Rancher, Insurance Agent, Ex-Democrat & '14 Candidate
Kim Olson (D) – Ex-Weatherford School Board Member, Retired USAF Colonel & Farmer
Richard Carpenter (Libertarian)

STATE RAILROAD COMMISSION:

2018 ELECTION:
Christi Craddick (R)*
- (Campaign Site)
Weston Martinez (R) - Businessman, Ex-State Real Estate Commission Member & '16 Candidate
Roman McAllen (D) - Architect & Urban Planner
Chris Spellmon (D) - Pastor & Democratic Activist
George Reiter (Green) - College Professor, Physicist, Green Activist & Frequent Candidate
Mike Wright (Libertarian) - Business Consultant & Army Veteran

Ryan Sitton (R)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2020

Wayne Christian (R)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2022.


George W. Bush - 1994

STATE LEGISLATURE:

State House

State Senate


U.S. SENATOR:

Ted Cruz (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Stefano de Stefano (R) - Attorney
Bruce Jacobson (R) - Evangelical Cable Television Show Executive & Ex-Reagan White House Aide
Mary Miller (R) - Accountant & University Instructor
Geraldine Sam (R) - Ex-La Marque Mayor, Trump Campaign Activist & '94/'96 US Rep Candidate
Edward Kimbrough (D) - Retired US Postal Service Project Manager & Industrial Engineer
Sema Hernandez (D) - Businesswoman & Sanders Campaign Activist
Beto O'Rourke (D) - Congressman, Ex-El Paso City Councilman & Businessman
Neal Dikeman (Libertarian) - Venture Capitalist
Phil Gray (Libertarian) - '16 US Rep. Nominee
Rickey Morris Jr (Libertarian) - Businessman
Shalesh Ganjoo (Libertarian) - Energy Trader
Shane Newsom (Libertarian)
William Barr (I) - Attorney & '14 District Judge Candidate
Carl Bible (I) - Rancher & Retired Telecommunications Worker
Marcus Gadison (I)
Jonathan Jenkins (I) - Businessman
Bob McNeil (I) - Retired Corporate Auditor & USMC Veteran
Frederical Thompson (I) 

John Tower - 1978

John Cornyn (R)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2020.
Joaquin Castro (D) - Congressman & Ex-State Rep.


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Louie Gohmert (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Anthony Culler (R) - Ex-Bank Manager, Husband of Renee Culler & '14/'16 Candidate
Roshin Rowjee (R) - Unlicensed Physician
Brent Beal (D) - College Professor
Shirley McKellar (D) - Non-Profit Group Founder, Retired Army Officer & Frequent Candidate
Jeff Callaway (Libertarian) - Poet & Marijuana Legalization Activist
Renee Culler (I) - Environmental Consultant, Wife of Anthony Culler & '12 Candidate in SC
Nicholas Martin (I)

Ron Paul for Congress

District 2:
[ Ted Poe (R)* - Retiring in 2018. ]
David Balat (R) - Health Care Executive
Dan Crenshaw (R) - Retired Navy Officer
Jonny Havens (R) - Attorney & Iraq War Veteran
Justin Lurie (R) - Investment Banker
Kevin Roberts (R) - State Rep. & Law Firm Executive Director
Jon Spiers (R) - Surgeon & Attorney
Rick Walker (R) - Businessman
Kathaleen Wall (R) - GOP Activist
Malcolm Whittaker (R) - Attorney
J. Darnell Jones (D) - Businessman, Attorney & Retired Navy Officer
Ali Khorasani (D) - Chemical Engineer
Todd Litton (D) - Non-Profit Executive, Education Advocate & Attorney
Silky Malik (D) - Substitute Teacher & Recent MBA Graduate
HP Parvizian (D) - Dog Trainer & Animal Rights Activist
James Kong (Libertarian)
Patrick Gunnels (Libertarian) - Mathematician, Marketing Executive & Trump Campaign Activist
Scott Cubbler (I) - '16 Presidential Candidate
James Graf (I) - '14 Candidate & Ex-Democrat
James Kelaher (I)
Chigozie Nwokeafor (I) - Filmmaker 

District 3:
[ Sam Johnson (R)* - Retiring in 2018. ]
Alex Donkervoet (R) - Insurance Actuary
David Niederkorn (R) - College Professor
Van Taylor (R) - State Sen., Ex-State Rep., Iraq War Veteran & '06 Nominee

Adam Bell (D) - Title Agency Owner, Navy Veteran & '16 Nominee
Lorie Burch (D) - Attorney
Sam Johnson (D) - Attorney
Medrick Yhap (D) - Software Engineer & Ex-Police Officer
Robert Mason (Green/Humane) - Businessman, Financial Advisor & Navy Veteran

Chris Claytor (Libertarian) - Engineering Program Manager, Army Veteran & Frequent Candidate 
Scott Jameson (Libertarian) - Computer Engineer, Ex-Stockbroker & Frequent Candidate
Roger Barone (I) - Investment Manager & Ex-Republican

District 4:
John Ratcliffe (R)* - (Campaign Site)
John Cooper (R) - Pastor, Land Surveyor & Ex-Transportation Engineer
Lander Bethel (D) - Pastor & Grayson County Democratic Chair
Catherine Krantz (D) - Festival Producer, Marketing Executive & Insurance Agent
Ken Ashby (Libertarian) - Engineer, Retired Teacher & Frequent Candidate
Cody Wommack (I) - Biochemist, Musician & '16 Candidate

District 5:
[ Jeb Hensarling (R)* - Retiring in 2018. ]
Earl Brunner (R) - Airline Pilot & Retired Army Officer
Danny Campbell (R) - Fitness Center Owner, Graduate Student & Army Veteran
Sam Deen (R) - Businessman, Firefighter & Afghan War Veteran
Lance Gooden (R) - State Rep. & Businessman
Charles Lingerfelt (R) - Restaurant Owner, Ex-Educator, Conservative Activist & '16 Candidate
Bunni Pounds (R) - Political Fundraising Consultant
Kenneth Sheets (R) - Ex-State Rep., Attorney & Iraq War Veteran
David Williams (R) - Businessman & Army Veteran
Jason Wright (R)
- Ex-Tyler City Councilman & Businessman
Dan Wood (D) - Ex-Terrell City Councilman, Attorney & '15 State Appeals Court Justice Nominee
Ben Leder (Libertarian) - Businessman
Griffin Jones (I) - Teacher

Jack Brooks

District 6:
[ Joe Barton (R)* - Retiring in 2018. ]
Ken Cope (R) - Retired Army Officer, GOP Activist & '14 US Sen Candidate
Shawn Dandridge (R) - Network Engineer & Retired Army NCO
Thomas Dillingham (R) - Technology Consultant & USMC Veteran
Jake Ellzey (R) - Airline Pilot, Iraq/Afghan War Veteran & '14 State Rep Candidate
Deborah Gagliardi (R) - Architect, Engineer & '05 Arlington City Council Candidate
Kevin Harrison (R) - Pastor & Online Bible College Founder/President
Mel Hassell (R)
Monte Mark Mitchell (R) - Physician, Attorney, GOP Activist & Frequent Candidate
Troy Ratterree (R) - Businessman & Community Activist
Ron Wright (R) - Tarrant County Tax Assessor, Ex-Arlington Councilman & Ex-Congressional Aide
John W. Duncan (D) - HIV/AIDS Non-Profit Service Group Compliance Officer
Jana Lynne Sanchez (D) - Journalist & Communications Consultant
Levii Shocklee (D) Ex-Civil Servant & Navy Veteran
Justin Snider (D) - Locksmith & Sanders Campaign Activist
Ruby Faye Woolridge (D) - Pastor, Teacher & '16 Nominee
Jason Allen Harber (Libertarian)
Greg Brady (I) - Business Operations Manager & Realtor

District 7:
John Culberson (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Edward Ziegler (R) - Oil/Gas Driller, Professional Engineer & Ex-Attorney
Joshua A. Butler (D) - University Development Official
James Cargas (D) - Attorney, Ex-Clinton White House Aide & Frequent Candidate
Lizzie Pannill Fletcher (D) - Attorney
Laura Moser (D) - Author, Journalist & Progressive Activist
Ivan Sanchez (D) - Ex-Congressiona Aide, Non-Profit Executive & Community Activist
Alex Triantaphyllis (D) - Non-Profit Executive, Attorney & Ex-Investment Banker
Jason Westin (D) - Physician
Harold Rocketto (I) - Retired Senior Project Manager 

District 8:
Kevin Brady (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Steven David (D) - International Business Consultant
Bert Aguin (Libertarian) - Technology Support Specialist 
Chris Duncan (Libertarian)
Bradley Schuster (I)

District 9:
Al Green (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Phil Kurtz (Libertarian) - Businessman, Industrial Engineer & Frequent Candidate
Benjamin Hernandez (I)
Kesha Rogers (I) - LaRouche Activist & Frequent Candidate 

District 10:
Michael McCaul (R)* - (Campaign Site)
John Cook (R)
Richie DeGrow (D) - Business Manager
Madeline "Madi" Eden (D) - Software Developer & Inventor
Matt Harris (D) - Businessman & Chemical Engineer
Kevin Nelson (D)
Mike Siegel (D) - Attorney, Ex-Teacher & Civil Rights Activist
Tami Walker (D) - Attorney & Democratic Activist
Tawana Walter-Cadien (D) - Nurse, Educator, Democratic Activist & '14 Nominee
Bill Kelsey (Libertarian) - Commercial Pilot & '14/'16 Nominee
Mike Ryan (Libertarian) - Technology Executive
Don Coronado (I) 

Tom DeLay

District 11:
Mike Conaway (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Paul Myers (R) - Teacher
Virginia "Jennie Lou" Leeder (D) - Llano County Democratic Chair & '16 State Sen Nominee
Eric Pfalzgraf (D) - School Bus Driver & Mechanic
Nicholas Landholt (Libertarian) - Oil Worker, Anti-Tax Activist & '16 Nominee
Rhett Smith (Libertarian) - Accountant, Navy Veteran & Frequent Candidate

District 12:
Kay Granger (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Vanessa Adia (D) - Teacher
Jacob Leddy (Libertarian) - Trucking Company Operations Director & '16 State Sen Candidate
Liz Fliescher (I)

District 13:
Mac Thornberry (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Greg Sagan (D) - Retired Business Consultant & Vietnam War Veteran
Calvin DeWeese (Libertarian) - '16 Nominee 

District 14:
Randy Weber (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Keith Casey (R) - Accountant, Businessman & '12/'16 Candidate
Bill "Sarge" Sargent (R) - Elections Administrator, Ex-US Commerce Dept Official & Navy Veteran
Levi Q. Barnes Jr. (D) - Pastor, Teacher & Inventor
Adrienne Bell (D) - Educator & Democratic Activist
Don Conley III (Libertarian)
Ethan Singletary (I) - '12 Candidate 

District 15:
Vicente Gonzalez (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Tim Westley (R) - Pastor, Ex-Postal Worker, Army Veteran & '16 Nominee
Anthony Cristo (Libertarian) - Educator & Navy Veteran
Ross Leone (Libertarian) - Retired Federal Employee & Frequent Candidate

Charlie Wilson

District 16:
[ Beto O'Rourke (D)* - Candidate for US Senate in 2018. ]
John Carrillo (D) - Radio Station Executive & Ex-Radio Show Producer
Norma Chavez (D) - Ex-State Rep., Realtor & '14 State Rep. Candidate
Veronica Escobar (D) - Ex-El Paso County Judge & Ex-El Paso County Commissioner
Dori Fenenbock (D) - Ex-El Paso School Board President & Attorney
Enrique Garcia (D) - Attorney
Jerome Tilghman (D) - Teacher, Army Veteran & '12 Candidate
Alia Garcia-Ureste (R) - Motel Owner
Rick Seeberger (R) - Strategic Planner
Rene Fierro (I)
Ben Mendoza (I) - Retiree & Frequent Candidate 

District 17:
Bill Flores (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Rick Kennedy (D) - Software Developer
Dale Mantey (D) - Graduate Student & Community Activist
Nicholas Becker (Libertarian) - Process Engineer & Physicist
Peter Churchman (Libertarian) - Blue Collar Worker

District 18:
Sheila Jackson Lee (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Richard Johnson (D) - State Legislative Aide, Educator & Army Veteran
Ava Pate (R) - Cosmetologist & '16 Candidate
Luke Spencer (Libertarian) - Oil & Gas Executive

Lori Bartley (I) - Bookkeeper, Business Consultant & '16 GOP Nominee
Don Batiste (I)
Vince Duncan (I) - Carpentry Contractor, '14 Candidate & '15 City Council Candidate
John-Paul Schmidt (I)

District 19:
Jodey Arrington (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Miguel Levario (D) - College Professor

District 20:
Joaquin Castro (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Jeffrey Blunt (Libertarian) - Environmental Engineer, Army Veteran & Frequent Candidate
Mike Idrogo (Libertarian) - Retired Navy Officer & Frequent Candidate
Chuck Pena (Libertarian) - Educator & '17 Boerne Mayor Candidate
Robert Hostetler (I) - Gift Shop Owner & USAF Veteran

Henry B. Gonzalez

District 21:
[ Lamar Smith (R)* - Retiring in 2018. ]
Ivan Andarza (R) - Attorney & Texas State Technical College System Trustee
Eric Burkhart (R) - Retired CIA Officer & Motivational Speaker
Quico Canseco (R) - Ex-Congressman, Attorney & Businessman
Mauro Garza (R) - Businessman
Foster Hagen (R) - Oil & Gas Executive
Jason Isaac (R) - State Rep. & Businessman
Ryan Krause (R) - Business Coach & Pastor
Matt McCall (R) - Businessman & '14/'16 Candidate
Susan Narvaiz (R) - Ex-San Marcos Mayor, Business Consultant & Frequent Candidate
William Negley (R) - IT Consultant, Ex-CIA Officer & Ex-Congressional Aide
Al Poteet (R) - Retired VA Regional Director, Vietnam War Veteran & Trump Campaign Activist
Autry Pruitt (R) - Conservative Activist, Columnist & TV Pundit
Chip Roy (R) - Attorney, Ex-Congressional Aide, Ex-Gubernatorial Aide & Conservative Activist
Jenifer Sarver (R) - Communications Consultant
Robert Stovall (R) - Ex-Bexar County GOP Chair, Florist & '12 County Tax Assessor Candidate
Samuel Temple (R) - Corporate Statistician
Peggy Wardlaw (R) - Professional Engineer & Property Appraiser
Anthony White (R) - Retired USMC Colonel
Derrick Crowe (D) - Businessman, Ex-Congressional Aide & Progressive Activist
Joseph Kopser (D) - Businessman, Aerospace Engineer & Retired Army Officer
Elliott McFadden (D) - Bike Share Company Exec. Dir. & Progressive Activist
Mary Wilson (D) - Baptist Minister & Ex-Teacher
Mark Loewe (Libertarian) - Physicist & Frequent Candidate
Gil Robinson (Libertarian) - Physician & Bexar County Libertarian Chair
Lee Santos (Libertarian) - Retired Repair Shop Owner
Isaac Gallegos (I)
Tom Molnar (I) - Product Merchandiser
Ricardo Turullols-Bonilla (I) - Teacher & '14 Austin City Council Candidate

District 22:
Pete Olson (R)* - (Campaign Site)
James Green (R) - Nuclear Reactor Operations Instructor & Retired Navy NCO
Danny Nguyen (R) - Ex-Missouri City Councilman, Businessman & Real Estate Broker
Eric Zmrhal (R) - Oilfield Project Engineer & Community Activist
Steve Brown (D) - Public Administrator, '14 Railroad Comm Candidate & '16 St Rep Candidate
Mark Gibson (D) - Attorney, Businessman & Retired Army Colonel
Margarita Ruiz Johnson (D) - FInancial Advisor & Army Veteran
Sri Preston Kulkarni (D) - Ex-Congressional Aide & Ex-US Foreign Service Officer
Letitia Plummer (D) - Dentist & Democratic Activist
John McElligott (Libertarian) - Oilfield Worker
Margot Gage (I) - College Professor & Epidemiologist
Sara Sweny (I)

District 23:
Will Hurd (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Alma Arredondo-Lynch (R) - Dentist
Judy Canales (D) - Ex-USDA State Official, Ex-Journalist & Community Activist
Jay Hulings (D) - Attorney & Ex-Congressional Aide
Gina Ortiz Jones (D) - Iraq War Veteran & Ex-US Trade Representative Official
Rick Trevino (D) - Teacher, Sanders Campaign Activist & '17 City Council Candidate
Angela "Angie" Villescaz (D)
Ruben Corvalan (Libertarian) - Electrical Engineer & '14/'16 Nominee
Robert Hildt (I)

District 24:
Kenny Marchant (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Johnathon Davidson (R) - Database Administrator & GOP Activist
Todd Allen (D) - Educator
John Biggan (D) - Research Scientist & Psychologist
Josh Imhoff (D) - Attorney
Jan McDowell (D) - Personal Concierge, Ex-Human Resouces Executive & '16 Nominee
Mike Kolls (Libertarian) - IT Project Manager & '14/'16 Nominee
Emmanuel Lewis (Libertarian) - Self-Employed Caregiver & Ex-Call Center Supervisor
Roland Rangel (Libertarian) - '16 Candidate

District 25:
Roger Williams (R)* - (Campaign Site)
West Hansen (D) - Barn Construction Contractor & Explorer
Julie Oliver (D) - Attorney, Yoga Instructor & Community Activist
Chetan Panda (D) - Financial Advisor
Chris Perri (D) - Attorney & Economist
Kathi Thomas (D) - Event Planner, Democratic Activist & '16 Nominee
Desarae Lindsey (Libertarian) - Self-Employed, Ex-Office Worker & Libertarian Activist
Tyson Heder (I)
Martin Luecke (I)

Phil Gramm - Clayton Williams - Joe Dial - Rob Mosbacher Jr. - 1990

District 26:
Michael Burgess (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Veronica Birkenstock (R) - Businesswoman
Linsey Fagan (D) - Businesswoman
Will Fisher (D) - Attorney
Mark Boler (Libertarian) - Computer Scientist & Frequent Candidate
Bryce Goodman (I) 
Shanda Krohn (I) - School Bus Driver & Cosmetologist

District 27:
[ Blake Farenthold (R)* - Retiring in 2018. ]
Bech Bruun (R) - Ex-State Water Development Board Chairman & Attorney
Michael Cloud (R) - Ex-Victoria County GOP Chair & Media Production Company Owner
Eddie Gassman (R) - Businessmans
John Grunwald (R) - Retired Accountant
Jerry Hall (R) - Businessman, Mediator & '96/'10 Candidate
Chris Mapp (R) - Businessman, Conservative Activist & '14 US Sen Candidate
Raul "Roy" Barrera (D) - Court Security Officer, Ex-Police Officer & '16 Nominee
Vanessa Edwards Foster (D) - Truck Driver & LGBT Rights Activist
Eric Holguin (D) - Ex-Congressional Aide
Ronnie McDonald (D) - Ex-Bastrop County Judge & '12 Candidate
Daniel Tinus (Libertarian) - Teacher, Army Veteran & Community Activist
James Duerr (I) - Life Insurance Agent, Ex-Del Mar College Regent & '10 Candidate
Willie Vaden (I) - Ex-Ingleside Mayor, Businessman, Vietnam War Veteran & Frequent Candidate

District 28:
Henry Cuellar (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Arthur Thomas IV (Libertarian) - Computer Programmer & Frequent Candidate

District 29:
[ Gene Green (D)* - Retiring in 2018. ]
Dominique Garcia (D) - Businesswoman, Realtor & '16 Candidate
Roel Garcia (D) - Attorney
Sylvia Garcia (D) - State Sen., Ex-Harris County Commisisoner, Ex-Houston City Controller & Attorney
Tahir Javed (D) - Healthcare Executive
Hector Morales (D) - Teacher
Augustine Reyes (D) - Real Estate Agent & USMC Veteran
Pedro Valencia (D) - Businessman
Phillip Aronoff (R) - Physician & Honorary Consul of Hungary
Jaimy Z. Blanco (R) - Real Estate Investor & Property Manager
Carmen Maria Montiel (R) - Journalist, Ex-Miss Venezuela & Ex-Miss Universe Contestant
Robert Schafranek (R) - Retail Store Sales Associate & '16 Candidate
James Partsch-Galvan (Green) - Libertarian Activist & Frequent Candidate
Cullen Burns (Libertarian) - Oil & Gas Accounts Manager
N. Ruben Perez (Libertarian) - Maintenance Technician, Vietnam Veteran & Frequent Candidate
Richard Saettone (Libertarian) - Investment Banker & Libertarian Activist

Martin Frost

District 30:
Eddie Bernice Johnson (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Barbara Mallory Caraway (D) - Ex-State Rep., Ex-Dallas City Councilwoman & Frequent Candidate
Eric Williams (D) - Journalist, Documentary Filmmaker & Frequent Candidate
Joel Gronau (Green) - Teacher & Afghan War Veteran
Shawn Jones  (Libertarian) - Roofing Company Sales Manager & '16 State Rep Nominee
Joel Gronan (I) 

District 31:
John Carter (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Mike Sweeney (R) - Businessman
Mike Clark (D) - GIS Administrator & Geologist
Mary Jennings "MJ" Hegar (D) - Business Consultant, Afghan War Veteran & Author
Kent Lester (D) - Investor, Ex-Teacher & Army Veteran
Christine Mann (D) - Physician
Jason Hope (Libertarian)

District 32:
Pete Sessions (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Paul Brown (R) - Businessman, Ex-DIA Analyst, Iraq War Veteran & '16 Candidate
Colin Allred (D) - Attorney, Ex-US Housing Dept Official & Ex-Pro Football Player
Ron Marshall (D) - Retired Aerospace Engineer & USAF Veteran
Todd Maternowski (D) - Technical Writer & Progressive Activist
Ed Meier (D) - Ex-Hillary Clinton Campaign Official, Ex-US State Dept. Official & Attorney
George Rodriguez (D) - Attorney
Lillian Salerno (D) - Businesswoman, Attorney & Ex-US Depy. Undersecretary of Agricutlure
Brett Shipp (D) - Ex-TV News Reporter
Melina Baker s(Libertarian)
Michael Dee (I)
Jamiel Sale (I) - Realtor 

District 33:
Marc Veasey (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Carlos Quintanilla (D) - Community Activist & '12/'16 Candidate
Willie Billups (R) - Trucking Executive & Retired Army/USMC Officer
Jason Reeves (Libertarian) - Asset Manager & Frequent Candidate

Preston Smith

District 34:
Filemon Vela (D)* - (Campaign Site)
Rey Gonzalez (R) - Physician, Attorney, USAF Veteran & '16 Nominee

District 35:
Lloyd Doggett (D)* - (Campaign Site)
S.K. Alexander (R) - Acupuncturist & Ex-Rancher
David Smalling (R) - Electrical Contractor
Clark Patterson (Libertarian) - Frequent Candidate
Ryan Darrell McKay (I)

District 36:
Brian Babin (R)* - (Campaign Site)
Jon Powell (D) - Ex-Taylor Lake Village Mayor, Scientist & Business Consultant
Dayna Steele (D) - Store Owner & Retired Radio Rock DJ
Robert Appelbaum (Libertarian) - Businessman
Earl Flowers (I) - Blue Collar Worker
Hal Ridley Jr (I) - Dump Truck Contractor, Inventor & '14/'16 Candidate


STATE POLITICAL PARTIES:

Texas Communist Party
Constitution Party of Texas
Texas Democratic Party
Texas Green Party
Libertarian Party of Texas
Republican Party of Texas
Socialist Party of Texas


STATE ELECTION OFFICE:

Bob Krueger

Secretary of State's Office

State Ethics Commission


STATE NEWS SOURCES:

PRINT MEDIA:
Abilene Reporter-News
Aledo Community News
Allen American
Alpine Avalanche
Alpine Desert-Mountain Times
Amarillo Daily News / Amarillo Globe Times
Angleton Times
Arlington Morning News
Athens Daily Review
Austin American-Statesman
Austin Business Journal
Austin Chronicle (Alternative)
- (Political Section)
Austin Review
Baytown Sun
Beaumont Enterprise
Black News Online (African-American)
Brazoria County Facts
Brownsville Herald
Bryan-College Station Eagle
Canyon Lake Times Guardian
Cedar Creek Pilot
Cleveland Advocate
Conroe Courier
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Corsicana Daily Sun
Cuero Record
Daily Texan (University of Texas)
D Magazine (Dallas)
Dallas Arena
Dallas Business Journal
Dallas Morning News
- (Political Section)
Dallas Observer (Alternative)
Dallas Voice (Gay)
Dallas-Fort Worth Heritage (Christian)
Del Rio News-Herald
Denton Record-Chronicle
El Campo Leader-News
El Paso Times
Ellis County Press
Fort Stockton Pioneer
Frisco Enterprise
Fort Worth Commercial Recorder (Legal/Business News)
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Gainesville Daily Register
Galveston County Daily News
Gilmer Mirror
Greenville Herald-Banner
Groveton News
Harlingen Valley Morning Star
Hays Free Press
Hood County News
Houston Business Journal
Houston Chronicle
- (Politics Section)
Houston County Courier
Houston Forward Times (African-American)
Houston Jewish Herald-Voice
Houston Press (Alternative)
Keene Star Reporter
Kilgore News Herald
Killeen Daily Herald
Kirbyville East Texas Banner
Laredo Morning Times
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
Lufkin Daily News
McAllen Monitor
Midland Reporter-Telegram
Moore County News-Press
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