Local election guide for Sugar Land and Missouri City

Local election guide

Local election guide

* - Incumbent; D - Democrat; G - Green Party; L - Libertarian; R - Republican

Write-in candidates will not appear on the ballot but can be voted for by writing the candidate’s name in the write-in candidate space.

U.S. House

Texas District 9

  • Jeff Martin, R

  • Al Green*, D

Texas District 22

  • Pete Olson*, R

  • Mark Gibson, D

Texas House

State House representatives are elected to serve two-year terms.

Texas District 26

  • Rick Miller*, R

  • L. “Sarah” DeMerchant, D

Texas District 27

  • Ken Bryant, R

  • Ron Reynolds*, D

Texas District 28

  • John Zerwas*, R

Texas District 85

  • Phil Stephenson*, R

  • John Davis, D


Texas Railroad Commission
Railroad commissioners are elected to six-year terms.

  • Wayne Christian, R

  • Grady Yarbrough, D

  • Mark Miller, L

  • Martina Salinas, G

Supreme Court of Texas
State justices are elected to six-year terms.

Texas Supreme Court, Place 3

  • Debra Lehrmann, R

  • Mike Westergren, D

  • Kathie Glass, L

  • Rodolfo Rivera Munoz, G

Texas Supreme Court, Place 5

  • Paul Green, R

  • Dori Contreras-Garza, D

  • Tom Oxford, L

  • Charles E. Waterbury, G

Texas Supreme Court, Place 9

  • Eva Guzman, R

  • Savannah Robinson, D

  • Don Fulton, L

  • Jim Chisholm, G

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals
Appeals court justices are elected to six-year terms.

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals presiding judge, Place 2

  • Mary Lou Keel, R

  • Lawrence “Larry” Meyers, D

  • Mark Ash, L

  • Adam King Blackwell Reposa, G

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals presiding judge, Place 5

  • Scott Walker, R

  • Betsy Johnson, D

  • William Bryan Strange III, L

  • Judith Sanders-Castro, G

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals presiding judge, Place 6

  • Michael Keasler*, R

  • Robert Burns, D

  • Mark W. Bennett, L



  • Troy E. Nehls*, R

  • Michael Ellison, D

Commissioner, Precinct 1

  • Vincent Morales, R

  • Richard Morrison*, D

Constable, Precinct 1

  • Mike Beard, R

  • Mark Salinas, D

District judge, 240th Judicial District

  • Chad Bridges*, R

  • Frank Fraley, D

District judge, 400th Judicial District

  • Maggie Jaramillo*, R

  • Teana Watson, D

Judge, Court at Law No. 5

  • Ron Cohen, R

  • Brian M. Middleton, D

1st Court of Appeals chief justice

  • Sherry Radack*, R

  • Jim Peacock, D

1st Court of Appeals District, Place 4

  • Evelyn Keyes*, R

  • Barbara Gardner, D

14th Court of Appeals District, Place 2

  • Kevin Jewell, R

  • Candace White, D

14th Court of Appeals District, Place 9

  • Tracy Elizabeth Christopher, R

  • Peter Kelly, D

Candidates were selected based on the elections taking place within this newspaper’s coverage area.  More election coverage can be found online at communityimpact.com/vote



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