2020 Primary: Candidates file to run for federal, state offices representing Katy area

There are more than a dozen federal and state races in the Katy area this March. (Courtesy Moab Republic/Adobe Stock)
There are more than a dozen federal and state races in the Katy area this March. (Courtesy Moab Republic/Adobe Stock)

There are more than a dozen federal and state races in the Katy area this March. (Courtesy Moab Republic/Adobe Stock)

Republicans and Democrats have filed for their respective primaries, which Texas voters will vote in on March 3.

The filing deadline was Dec. 9. Katy-area residents, depending on where they live, can vote in certain federal and state races.

To find out who represents you, visit https://wrm.capitol.texas.gov/home.

*Incumbent

U.S. Texas Senator

Katy-area ZIP codes: 77094, 77449, 77450, 77493, 77494, 77441


Republican


  • Virgil Bierschwale

  • John Anthony Castro

  • John Cornyn*

  • Dwayne Stovall

  • Mark Yancey


Democrat


  • Chris Bell

  • Michael Cooper

  • Amanda K. Edwards

  • Jack Daniel Foster Jr.

  • Annie “Mama” Garcia

  • Victor Hugo Harris

  • Mary “MJ” Hegar

  • Sema Hernandez

  • D.R. Hunter

  • Adrian Ocegueda

  • Christina Tzintzun Ramirez

  • Royce West




U.S. Texas Representative—District 7

Katy-area ZIP codes: 77094, 77449, 77450

Republican


  • Maria Espinoza

  • Wesley Hunt

  • Jim Noteware

  • Kyle Preston

  • Laique Rehman

  • Cindy Seigel


Democrat


  • Lizzie Fletcher *




U.S. Texas Representative—District 9

Katy-area ZIP code: 77094

Republican


  • Al Austin

  • Julian A. Martinez

  • Jon Menefee

  • Johnny Teague


Democrat


  • Al Green*

  • Melissa Wilson-Williams




U.S. Texas Representative—District 10

Katy-area ZIP codes: 77449, 77450, 77493, 77494

Republican


  • Michael McCaul*


Democrat


  • Pritesh Gandhi

  • Shannon Hutcheson

  • Mike Siegel




U.S. Texas Representative—District 22

Katy-area ZIP codes: 77450, 77493, 77494, 77441

Republican


  • Pierce Bush

  • Jon Camarillo

  • Douglas Haggard

  • Aaron Hermes

  • Greg Hill

  • Matt Hinton

  • Dan Mathews

  • Diana Miller

  • Troy Nehls

  • Shandon Phan

  • Bangar Reddy

  • Kathaleen Wall

  • Joe Walz


Democrat


  • Chris Fernandez

  • Sri Preston Kulkarni

  • Nyanza Davis Moore

  • Carmine Petricco III

  • Derrick A. Reed




State Senator—District 18

Katy-area ZIP codes: 77449, 77450, 77493, 77494, 77441

Republican


  • Lois W. Kolkhorst*


Democrat


  • Michael Antala





State Representative—District 3

Katy-area ZIP codes: 77493, 77494

Republican


  • Cecil Bell Jr.*


Democrat


  • Martin Shupp




State Representative—District 28

Katy-area ZIP codes: 77450, 77493, 77494, 77441

Republican


  • Gary Gates

  • Schell Hammel


Democrat


  • Elizabeth Markowitz




State Representative—District 130

Katy-area ZIP code: 77493

Republican


  • Tom Oliverson*


Democrat


  • Bryan J. Henry




State Representative—District 132

Katy-area ZIP codes: 77094, 77449, 77450, 77493, 77494

Republican


  • Angelica Garcia

  • Mike Schofield


Democrat


  • Gina Calanni*




State Representative—District 133

Katy-area ZIP code: 77094

Republican


  • Jim Murphy*


Democrat


  • Sandra G. Moore




State Representative—District 135

Katy-area ZIP code: 77449

Republican


  • Merrilee Rosene Beazley

  • Justin Ray


Democrat


  • John E. Rosenthal*




State Representative—District 138

Katy-area Zip codes: 77094, 77449

Republican


  • Josh Flynn

  • Lacey Hull

  • Claver T. Kamau-Imani


Democrat


  • Akilah Bacy

  • Jenifer Rene Pool

  • Josh Wallenstein




State Representative—District 149

Katy-area ZIPKaty 2020 codes: 77094, 77450

Republican


  • Lily Truong


Democrat


  • Hubert Vo*

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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.
By Jen Para

Jen joined Community Impact Newspaper in fall 2018 as the editor of the Katy edition. A graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism, Jen has written about business, politics and education. Prior to CI, Jen was the web producer at Houston Business Journal.


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