Here is your list of local, state and national 2020 primary candidates for Northwest Austin

Primary Election Day is March 3, 2020. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)
Primary Election Day is March 3, 2020. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)

Primary Election Day is March 3, 2020. (Ali Linan/Community Impact Newspaper)

The deadline for filing for the March 3, 2020 primary election

Northwest Austin voters will go to the polls March 3 to cast ballots on dozens of candidates vying for party nominations ahead of the 2020 general election. The filing deadline for primary election candidates for all parties was Dec. 9 at 6 p.m.

Listed below is a full posting of county and state candidates for Republican and Democratic candidates in offices representing Northwest Austin.

*Indicates incumbent


District Attorney

Margaret Moore, D*

Jose Garza, D

Erin Martinson, D

Martin Harry, R

County Attorney

Mike Denton, D

Laurie Eiserloh, D

Delia Garza, D

Dominic Selvera, D


Sally Hernandez, D*

Liz Donegan, D

John Loughran, D

Raul Vargas, R

County Tax Assessor-Collector

Bruce Elfant, D*

Todd Douglas, R

Marilyn Jackson, R

Commissioner, Precinct 1

Jeffrey Travillion, D*

Solomon Arcoven, R

Commissioner, Precinct 3

Valinda Bolton, D

Ann Howard, D

Shiloh Newman, D

Sheri Soltes, D

Becky Bray, R

Constable, Precinct 1

Michael Carter, D

Sam Holt, D

Tonya Nixon, D

Janie Serna, D

Constable, Precinct 2

Adan Ballesteros, D*

Deke Pierce, D

Constable, Precinct 3

Stacy Suits, D*

Constable, Precinct 4

George Morales III, D*

Constable, Precinct 5

Carlos B. Loopez, D*


District Attorney

Perry Travis, D

Hoby Smith, D

Paul Leal, R

County Attorney

Stan O. Springerly, D

Doyle "Dee" Hobbs, R*


Mike Gleason, D

Robert Chody, R*

Tax Assessor-Collector

Larry Gaddes, R

Commissioner, Precinct 1

Terry Cook, D*

Betsy Gonzales, R

Commissioner, Precinct 3

Valerie Covey, R*

Constable, Precinct 1

Vinnie Cherrone, R*

Constable, Precinct 2

Greg Papst, D

Robert Tijerina, D

Jeff Anderson, R

Renee Harrell, R

Constable, Precinct 3

Kevin Stofle, R*

Constable, Precinct 4

Perry Travis, D

Hoby Smith, D

Paul Leal, R


District 48

Donna Howard, D*

Bill Streiber, R

District 49

Gina Hinojosa, D*

Jenai Aragona-Hales, R

Charles Allan Meyer, R

District 50

Celia Israel, D*

Larry Delarose, R

District 136

John H. Bucy III, D*

Mike Guevara, R


District 17

Ahmad Adnan, R

Scott Bland, R

George W. Hindman, R

Todd Kent, R

Pete Sessions, R

Renee Swann, R

William Foster III, D

David Anthony Jaramillo, D

Richard Kennedy, D

District 31

John Carter, R*

Christopher Wall, R

Mike Williams, R

MIchael Edward Grimes, D

Eric Hanke, D

Donna Imam, D

Dan Janjigian, D

Christine Eady Mann, D

Tammy Young, D

Return to Community Impact Newspaper for continued coverage of local, state and federal elections up to and past Nov. 3, 2020.
By Iain Oldman

Iain Oldman joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 after spending two years in Pittsburgh, Pa., where he covered Pittsburgh City Council. His byline has appeared in PublicSource, WESA-FM and Scranton-Times Tribune. Iain worked as the reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's flagship Round Rock/Pflugerville/Hutto edition and is now working as the reporter for Northwest Austin.


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