Katy-area residents can vote on these local county candidates in the March primary

Here is who has filed for various county-level positions in the Katy area. (Courtesy steheap/Adobe Stock)
Here is who has filed for various county-level positions in the Katy area. (Courtesy steheap/Adobe Stock)

Here is who has filed for various county-level positions in the Katy area. (Courtesy steheap/Adobe Stock)

Candidate filing information for the March 3 primary was released by the Texas secretary of state this week for federal, state and county races, including several in Harris, Fort Bend and Waller counties.

The filing deadline was Dec. 9 for the primary elections.

Here is who has filed for various county-level positions in the Katy area, according to information available Dec. 13 from the Texas Secretary of State's Office. This list does not include every position, such as district judges.



Harris County commissioner Precinct 3


  • Tom Ramsey

  • Susan Sample

  • Brenda Stardig


  • Diana Martinez Alexander

  • Zaher Eisa

  • Erik “Beto” Hassan

  • Michael Moore

  • Morris Overstreet

  • Kristi Thibaut

Harris County County constable Precinct 5


  • *Ted Heap


  • Mark Alan Harrison

  • Mark Miller

  • Randy Newman

Harris County sheriff


  • Joe Danna

  • Paul Day

  • Randy Rush


  • *Ed Gonzalez

  • Jerome Moore

  • Harry Zamora

Harris County tax assessor-collector


  • Chris Daniel


  • *Ann Harris Bennett

  • Jolanda “Jo” Jones

  • Jack Terence

Harris County attorney


  • John Nation


  • Christian Dashaun Menefee

  • Ben Rose

  • *Vince Ryan


Fort Bend County commissioner Precinct 3


  • Wendy Duncan

  • Glenn “Harry” Gustafson

  • *W.A. “Andy” Meyers


  • Hope Martin

Fort Bend County constable Precinct 3


  • Chad Norvell

  • Jesse Zamaripa


  • Mo Nehad

  • Patrick Quincy

Fort Bend County sheriff


  • John Minchew

  • Trevor Nehls

  • Siddiqi Muzaffar


  • Eric Fagan

  • Geneane Hughes

  • Cpt. Holland Jones

Fort Bend County tax assessor-collector


  • Phillip Andrews

  • J.J. Clemence

  • Jaison Joseph

  • James Pressler


  • Neeta Sane

  • Carmen Turner

Fort Bend County attorney


  • Steve Rogers


  • David Hunter

  • Sonia Rash

  • Bridgette Smith-Lawson


Waller County sheriff


  • Cedric D. Watson

The Texas secretary of state’s website does not list any Republican candidates for any Waller County races as of Dec. 13. Community Impact Newspaper has reached out to the Waller County Republican Party for more information.
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