Here's who filed for Montgomery County judge in the 2018 primaries

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Craig Doyal
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Montgomery County Judge candidate Jay Stittleburg
Tuesday marked the last day to file for the spring 2018 primary elections in Montgomery County. Although the filing deadline is Dec. 11, political parties have until Dec. 21 to submit their lists of candidates who have filed, according to the Texas Secretary of State’s office.

According to the SOS website, two Republican party candidates and one Democratic party candidate filed for the position of Montgomery County judge. The Republican party candidates are as followed: incumbent Judge Craig Doyal and state Rep., R-The Woodlands, Mark Keough. The Democratic party candidate is Jay Stittleburg, who has not previously held a county position.

Early voting for the primaries begins Feb. 20 and runs through March 2. Election day is March 6 at select voting locations, according to the 2018 Montgomery County election calendar.
By Kelly Schafler

Managing editor, South Houston

Kelly joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in June 2017 after majoring in print journalism and creative writing at the University of Houston. In March 2019, she transitioned to editor for the Lake Houston-Humble-Kingwood edition and began covering the Spring and Klein area as well in August 2020. In June 2021, Kelly was promoted to South Houston managing editor.