Meet the candidates

Candidates listed in this guide will be on McKinney ballots in the May 22 runoff election. These are the top two candidates in their respective primary election races where no one candidate received more than 50 percent of the vote. The winners of these races will be on the ballot in the November general election.

This guide excludes some statewide races. For full coverage, visit our media partners at The Texas Tribune.

U.S. representative, District 3 (D)

Lorie Burch
“We need to end the gridlock in Washington. We can start by getting big money out of politics and electing everyday people to represent us.”

Sam Johnson
“Collin County has always been home. I’m running to make sure our representative has all of its residents’ best interests in mind.”

State Board of Education, District 12 (D)

Laura Malone-Miller
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Suzanne Smith
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Fifth Court of Appeals justice, Place 12 (R)

William “Randy” Johnson

Polling Locations

Early voting and Election Day


1. Collin College Central Park Campus
2200 W. University Drive

2. Collin College Higher Education Center
3452 Spur 399

3. Collin County Elections
2010 Redbud Blvd, Ste. 102

4. John and Judy Gay Libary
6861 W. Eldorado Parkway

5. McKinney Fire Station No. 7
861 S. Independence Parkway

6. Old Settlers Recreation Center
1201 E. Louisiana St.

Source: Collin County/Community Impact Newspaper


Voter ID required
Texas voters are required to present one of seven specific forms of photo identification before they may cast their ballots. Voters must present one of the following forms of ID to vote:
Texas driver’s license issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety
Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS
Texas personal ID card issued by DPS
Texas concealed handgun license issued by DPS
U.S. military ID card containing the cardholder’s photograph
U.S. citizenship certificate containing the cardholder’s photograph
U.S. passport

With the exception of the U.S. citizenship certificate, the ID must be current or have expired no more than four years before being presented at the polling place. Voters can apply for an Election Identification Certificate at no cost at any driver’s license office. Details on how to apply for an EIC are available on the DPS website.

Voters who cannot obtain one of the seven acceptable forms of photo ID due to a reasonable impediment may present a supporting form of identification and execute a Reasonable Impediment Declaration.Supporting forms of ID that can be presented for voters with a reasonable impediment are:
Valid voter registration certificate
Original certified birth certificate
Copy of or original current utility bill
Copy of or original bank statement
Copy of or original government check
Copy of or original paycheck
Copy of or original government document with voter’s name and an address (original required if it contains a photograph)
For additional information regarding voter ID laws, go to the Secretary of State Office’s website.

Source: Secretary of State office’s website/Community Impact Newspaper