November 2020 election: Here are the candidates on the ballot for Richardson's Dallas County residents

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Early voting for the Nov. 3 election begins Oct. 13 in Richardson and Dallas County. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Early voting for the Nov. 3 election begins Oct. 13 in Richardson and Dallas County. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Registered voters living on the Dallas County side of Richardson can cast ballots in a number of federal, state and local races during early voting and on Election Day. Here is what voters should know before heading to the polls.

Who is on the ballot?

The following races will appear on the ballot for Dallas County residents in Richardson.

NATIONAL

President


R: Donald J. Trump*

D: Joseph R. Biden

L: Jo Jorgensen

G: Howie Hawkins

U.S. Senate

R: John Cornyn*

D: Mary “MJ” Hegar

L: Kerry Douglas McKennon

G: David B. Collins

U.S. House District 32

R: Genevieve Collins

D: Colin Allred*

L: Christy Mowrey Peterson

I: Jason Sigmon

STATE

Texas Railroad Commission

R: James “Jim” Wright

D: Chrysta Castañeda

L: Matt Sterett

G: Katija “Kat” Gruene

Supreme Court, chief justice

R: Nathan Hecht*

D: Amy Clark Meachum

L: Mark Ash

Supreme Court, Place 6

R: Jane Bland*

D: Kathy Cheng

Supreme Court, Place 7

R: Jeff Boyd*

D: Staci Williams

L: William Bryan Strange III

Supreme Court, Place 8

R: Brett Busby*

D: Gisela D. Triana

L: Tom Oxford

Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 3

R: Bert Richardson*

D: Elizabeth Davis Frizell

Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 4

R: Kevin Patrick Yeary*

D: Tina Clinton

Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 9

R: David Newell*

D: Brandon Birmingham

Fifth Court of Appeals, Place 3

R: David Evans*

D: Bonnie Lee Goldstein

Fifth Court of Appeals, Place 6

R: John Browning

D: Craig Smith

Fifth Court of Appeals, Place 8

R: Bill Whitehill*

D: Dennise Garcia

TEXAS LEGISLATURE

Texas House District 67

R: Jeff Leach*

D: Lorenzo Sanchez

Texas House District 102

R: Linda Koop

D: Ana-Maria Ramos*

Texas House District 112

R: Angie Chen Button*

D: Brandy K. Chambers

L: Shane D. Newsom

DALLAS COUNTY

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: Maricela Moore*

254th District judge

R: Ashley Wysocki

D: Kim Brown

Dallas County sheriff

R: Chad Prda

D: Marian Brown*

Dallas County commissioner, Precinct 1

R: Patrick L. Harden

D: Theresa Daniel*

When can I vote?

Early voting begins in Dallas County on Oct. 13 and runs through Oct. 30. Polls are open during early voting Monday-Saturday 7 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday 1-6 p.m.

Election Day is Nov. 3. Polls are open 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Where can I vote?

Registered voters in Dallas County can vote at any countywide polling location during early voting and on Election Day. A map of early voting locations can be found here. A list of Election Day locations can be found here.
By Olivia Lueckemeyer
Olivia Lueckemeyer graduated in 2013 from Loyola University New Orleans with a degree in journalism. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in October 2016 as reporter for the Southwest Austin edition before her promotion to editor in March 2017. In July 2018 she returned home to the Dallas area and became editor of the Richardson edition.


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