See which March primary candidates are running for offices representing Coppell, Irving

Feb. 18 is the first day of early voting, and election day is on March 3.
Feb. 18 is the first day of early voting, and election day is on March 3.

Feb. 18 is the first day of early voting, and election day is on March 3.

Early voting for the March 3 primaries begins on Feb. 18, and the last day of early voting is Feb. 28.

See below the candidates that are running for public offices in areas representing Coppell, Valley Ranch and Las Colinas.


U.S. president

R: Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente Guerra**

R: Bob Ely

R: Zoltan G. Istvan

R: Matthew John Matern

R: Donald J. Trump*R: Joe Walsh

R: Bill Weld

D: Michael Bennet

D: Joseph R. Biden

D: Michael R. Bloomberg

D: Cory Booker

D: Julián Castro

D: Pete Buttigieg

D: Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente**

D: John K. Delaney

D: Tulsi Gabbard

D: Amy Klobuchar

D: Deval Patrick

D: Bernie Sanders

D: Tom Steyer

D: Elizabeth Warren

D: Robby Wells

D: Marianne Williamson

D: Andrew Yang U.S. senator

R: Virgil Bierschwale

R: John Anthony Castro

R: John Cornyn*

R: Dwayne Stovall

R: Mark Yancey

D: Chris Bell

D: Michael Cooper

D: Amanda K. Edwards

D: Jack Daniel Foster Jr.

D: Annie “Mama” Garcia

D: Victor Hugo Harris

D: Mary “MJ” Hegar

D: Sema Hernandez

D: D.R. Hunter

D: Adrian Ocegueda

D: Cristina Tzintzun Ramirez

D: Royce West

U.S. representative, District 24

D: John Biggan

D: Richard Fleming

D: Crystal Fletcher

D: Jan McDowell

D: Kim Olson

D: Candace Valenzuela

D: Sam VegaR: Sunny Chaparala

R: David Fegan

R: Jeron Liverman

R: Desi Maes

R: Beth Van Duyne


Railroad commissioner

R: Ryan Sitton*

R: James “Jim” Wright

D: Roberto Alonzo

D: Chrysta Castañeda

D: Kelly Stone

D: Mark Watson

State representative, District 103

R: Jerry Fortenberry

R: Sherry Lee Mecom

D: Rafael M. Anchia

State representative, District 105

R: Gerson Hernandez

D: Terry Meza*

State representative, District 115

R: Karyn Brownlee

D: Julie Johnson*

D: Roy Williams Jr.

State senator, District 12

R: Jane Nelson*

D: Randy Daniels

D: Shadi Zitoon


Dallas County commissioner, Precinct 1

R: Patrick L. Harden

D: Theresa Daniel*

D: Zachariah Manning

Dallas County tax assessor-collector

D: John R. Ames*

Dallas County commissioner, Precinct 3

R: S.T. Russell

D: John Wiley Price*

14th District judge

R: Jessica Voyce Lewis

D: Eric. V. Moye*

95th District judge

R: Mike Lee

D: Monica Purdy

162nd District judge

R: Jordan Montgomery Lewis

D: Marilynn Mayse

D: Maricela Moore*

254th District judge

R: Ashley Wysocki*

D: Kim Brown

D: Sandre Streete Moncriffe

D: Marty Jo Taylor

Dallas County sheriff

R: Chad Prda

D: Marian Brown*

D: Sam Mohamad

R: Republican

D: Democrat

*indicates incumbent

**Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente running in the Democratic primary is the son of Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente Guerra running in the Republican primary.
By Gavin Pugh

After reporting for Community Impact Newspaper's Plano paper for over two years, Gavin launched the Coppell, Valley Ranch and Las Colinas edition in October 2019. As editor, Gavin's beat includes transportation, municipal government, education and Dallas Area Rapid Transit.


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Council approves plans for 236-unit Valley Ranch multifamily development

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The Coppell Arts Center includes a multiuse outdoor area complete with a stage. (Courtesy city of Coppell)
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