Here's a list of candidates running in the 2020 primary for Texas, Denton County offices

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Denton County voters will have the chance to go to the polls March 3 to vote in local, state and national elections. Candidates had to file by Dec. 9 to run in any of these races. Below is a list of candidates running for state and local offices.

*Indicates incumbent

Denton County


Dugan Broomfield, R

Tracy Murphree, R*

Bryan “Wilkie” Wilkinson, R

County tax assessor-collector

Michelle French, R*

Precinct 1 commissioner

Hugh Coleman, R*

Ryan Williams, R

Sandy Swan, D

Precinct 2 commissioner

Bobbie J. Mitchell, R*

Delia Parker-Mims, D

Precinct 1 constable

Johnny Hammons, R*

Precinct 2 constable

Michael A. Truitt, R*

Precinct 3 constable

Dan Rochelle, R

Jeri Rodriguez, R

Precinct 4 constable

Timothy Wayne Burch, R*

Danny Fletcher, R

Precinct 5 constable

Doug Boydston, R*

Precinct 6 constable

Richard Bachus, R*


District 12 senator

Jane Nelson, R*

Randy Daniels, D

Shadi Zitoon, D

District 63 representative

Tan Parker(R)*

Leslie Peeler (D)

District 64 representative

Lynn Stucky, R*

Angela Brewer, D

District 65 representative

Michelle Beckley, D*

Paige Dixon, D

Nancy Cline, R

Kronda Thimesch, R

District 106 representative

Jared Patterson, R*

James Trombley, R

Jennifer Skidonenko, D

State Board of Education, District 14

Sue Melton-Malone (R)*

Greg Alvord (D)

Editor's note: This post has been updated to include the candidates who filed to run for the State Board of Education's District 14 seat.

By Anna Herod
Anna Herod covers local government, education, business and the environment as the editor of Community Impact Newspaper's Lewisville/Flower Mound/Highland Village edition. In the past, Anna served as the reporter for Community Impact's San Marcos/Buda/Kyle paper. Her bylines have appeared in the Austin American-Statesman, Hays Free Press and The Burleson Star. She is a graduate of Texas State University's School of Journalism and Mass Communication.


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