UPDATE: Here is who is running for office in 2018 in the areas covering Hays, Comal and Guadalupe counties

The 2018 primaries will be held March 6.

The 2018 primaries will be held March 6.

The last day of candidate filing for the March 6 primaries was Dec. 11. Candidates had one month to file for election.

In Texas' 2018 race, all 36 U.S. representatives, the governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general and one U.S. Senator are up for re-election.

Further down the ballot, 15 state senators and all state representatives are up for election, along with several county office holders.

The following candidates representing parts of San Marcos, Buda or Kyle have filed for election, according to the Texas Secretary of State's office and the Federal Elections Commission:

U.S. House District 15

  • Tim Westley, Republican

  • Vicente Gonzalez, Democrat


Texas House District 17

  • John Cyrier, Republican

  • Michelle Ryan, Democrat


U.S. House District 21

  • Jason Isaac, Republican

  • Susan Narvaiz, Republican

  • Eric Burkhart, Republican

  • Samuel Temple, Republican

  • Derrick Crowe, Democrat

  • Mary Street Wilson, Democrat

  • Joseph Kopser, Democrat

  • William Negley, Republican

  • Ivan Arturo Andarza, Republican

  • Robert Stovall, Republican

  • Al Poteet, Republican

  • Foster Hagen, Republican

  • Matt McCall, Republican

  • Elliott McFadden, Democrat

  • Jennifer Sarver, Republican

  • Peggy Wardlaw, Republican

  • Anthony White, Republican

  • Autry Pruitt, Republican

  • Chip Roy, Republican

  • Francisco "Quico" Canseco, Republican

  • Mauro Garza, Republican

  • Ryan Krause, Republican


U.S. House District 25

  • Roger Williams, Republican

  • Christopher Michael Perri, Democrat

  • Chetan Panda, Democrat

  • Kathi Thomas, Democrat

  • Julie Oliver, Democrat

  • West Hansen, Democrat


U.S. House District 35

  • Lloyd Doggett, Democrat

  • David Smalling, Republican

  • Sherrill Kenneth Alexander, Republican


Texas House District 44

  • John D. Rodgers, Democrat

  • John Kuempel, Republican


Texas House District 45

  • Les Carnes, Democrat

  • Austin Talley, Republican

  • Amber Pearce, Republican

  • Amy Akers, Republican

  • Erin Zwiener, Democrat

  • Rebecca Bell-Metereau, Democrat

  • Naomi Narvaiz, Republican

  • Ken Strange, Republican


Texas House District 73

  • Dave Campbell, Republican

  • Kyle Biedermann, Republican

  • Stephanie Phillips, Democrat


Texas Senate District 25

  • Donna Campbell, Republican

  • Jack Guerra, Democrat

  • Shannon McClendon, Republican

  • Steven Kling, Democrat


Comal County Judge

  • Sherman Krause, Republican


Comal County Precinct 2 Commissioner

  • Scott Haag, Republican


Comal County Precinct 4 Commissioner

  • Dorothy Carroll, Democrat

  • G. Ted Ballard, Republican

  • Jeanne Slupik, Republican

  • Jen Crownover, Republican


Comal County District Clerk

  • Heather N. Kellar, Republican


Comal County Clerk

  • Bobbie Koepp, Republican

  • Gloria Meehan, Democrat


Comal County Treasurer

Renee L. Couch, Republican

Hays County Judge

  • Will Conley, Republican

  • Abel Velasquez, Democrat

  • Ruben Becerra, Democrat


Hays County Precinct 2 Commissioner



    • Mark Jones, Republican





  • Richard W. Cronshey, Democrat


Hays County Precinct 3 Commissioner

  • Colin McFerrin, Republican

  • Jimmy Alan Hall, Democrat

  • Lon Shell, Republican


Hays County Precinct 4 Commissioner

  • Omar Baca, Democrat

  • Walt Smith, Republican

  • Jimmy Skipton, Republican


Hays District Clerk

  • Beverly Cowan Crumley, Republican


Hays County Clerk

  • Elaine Hanson Cardenas, Democrat

  • Liz Gonzales, Republican


Hays County Treasurer

  • Britney Bolton Richey, Republican


Hays County Surveyor

  • Kelly R. Kilber, Republican


Guadalupe County Judge

  • Kyle Kutscher, Republican


Guadalupe County Clerk 

  • Teresa Kiel, Republican


Guadalupe County Treasurer

Bill Schwind, Republican

Linda Douglass, Republican

Guadalupe County Precinct 2 Commissioner

  • Drew Engelke, Republican

  • Ralph Jack Shanafelt, Republican

  • Randall K Herzog, Republican


Guadalupe County Precinct 4 Commissioner

  • Daniel Kearns, Republican

  • Judy Cope, Republican

  • Rebecca "Becca" Tucker, Democrat


This story has been updated periodically with new candidates who have filed for election since Nov. 11.
By Marie Albiges
Marie Albiges was the editor for the San Marcos, Buda and Kyle edition of Community Impact Newspaper. She covered San Marcos City Council, San Marcos CISD and Hays County Commissioners Court. Marie previously reported for the Central Austin edition. Marie moved to Austin from Williamsburg, Va. in 2016 and was born in France. She has since moved on from Community Impact in May 2018.


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