See a list of local candidates to appear on Plano residents' ballots in the general election, Nov. 6

Candidates were included in this guide based on elections taking place within this newspaper’s coverage area.

The candidates' political affiliation will be marked with the following characters:

* Incumbent
D: Democrat
L: Libertarian
R: Republican

Statewide


U.S. senator
*R: Ted Cruz
D: Beto O’Rourke
L: Neal M. Dikeman

Governor
*R: Greg Abbott
D: Lupe Valdez
L: Mark Jay Tippetts

Lieutenant governor
*R:
Dan Patrick
D: Mike Collier
L: Kerry Douglas McKennon

Attorney general
*R: Ken Paxton
D: Justin Nelson
L: Michael Ray Harris

Comptroller of public accounts
*R: Glenn Hegar
D: Joi Chevalier
L: Ben Sanders

Commissioner of the General Land Office
*R: George P. Bush
D: Miguel Suazo
L: Matt Piña

Commissioner of agriculture
*R: Sid Miller
D: Kim Olson
L: Richard Carpenter

Railroad commissioner
*R: Christi Craddick
D: Roman McAllen
L: Mike Wright

Local


U.S. House 
Representative, District 3

R: Van Taylor
D: Lori Burch
L: Christopher J. Claytor

Texas Senate
Senator, District 8

R: Angela Paxton
D: Mark Phariss

Texas House
Representative, District 66
*R: Matt Shaheen
D: Sharon Hirsch

Texas House
Representative, District 67
*R: Jeff Leach
D: Sarah Depew

Texas House
Representative, District 89
R: Candy Noble
D: Ray Ash

State Board of Education
Member, District 12
R: Pam Little
D: Suzanne Smith
L: Rachel Wester

Collin County
Judge
R: Chris Hill
D: Danyell Lanier

Commissioner, Precinct 2
*R: Cheryl Williams
D: Tanner Do

Commissioner, Precinct 4
*R: Duncan Webb
D: Byron Bradford

Justice, Supreme Court of Texas, Place 2
*R: Jimmy Blacklock
D: Steven Kirkland

Justice, Supreme Court of Texas, Place 4
*R: John Devine
D: R.K. Sandill

Justice, Supreme Court of Texas, Place 6
*R: Jeff Brown
D: Kathy Cheng

Presiding judge, Court of Criminal Appeals
*R: Sharon Keller
D: Maria T. (Terri) Jackson
L: William Bryan Strange III

Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 7
*R: Barbara Parker Hervey
D: Ramona Franklin

Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 8
R: Michelle Slaughter
D: Mark Ash

Chief Justice, Fifth Court of Appeals
R: Douglas S. Lang
D: Robert Burns

Justice, Fifth Court of Appeals, Place 2
*R: David Evans
D: Robbie Partida-Kipness

Justice, Fifth Court of Appeals, Place 5
*R: Craig Stoddart
D: Erin Nowell

Justice, Fifth Court of Appeals, Place 9
*R: Jason Boatright
D: Bill Pederson

Justice, Fifth Court of Appeals, Place 10
*R: Molly Francis
D: Amanda Reichek

Justice, Fifth Court of Appeals, Place 11
R: John Browning
D: Cory Carlyle

Justice, Fifth Court of Appeals, Place 12
R: Jim Pikl
D: Ken Molberg

Justice, Fifth Court of Appeals, Place 13
*R: Elizabeth Lang Miers
D: Leslie Lester Osborne

District clerk
*R: Lynne Finley
D: Karmin Kirschner

Clerk
*R: Stacey Kemp
D: David Chevalier

Justice of the peace, Precinct 3, Place 2
R: Mike Missildine
D: Ramona Brumfield

Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4
*R: W. M. “Mike” Yarbrough
D: Carissa Picard
By Daniel Houston
Daniel Houston covers city government, transportation, business and education for Community Impact Newspaper in Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village. A Fort Worth native and Baylor University graduate, Daniel reported previously for The Associated Press in Oklahoma City and The Dallas Morning News.


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