County, state candidates file for 2020 primary in south Montgomery County and north Harris County

Filing for the March 2020 primaries closed Dec. 9. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Filing for the March 2020 primaries closed Dec. 9. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Filing for the March 2020 primaries closed Dec. 9. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Updated 12 p.m. Dec. 11

Candidate filing information for the March 3 primary was released by the Texas Secretary of State this week for state and county races, including several in Montgomery and Harris counties. All candidates who have filed by the Dec. 9 deadline may not be represented below, as the secretary of state's office may still be processing the information as of Dec. 10. This list will be updated as more information becomes available.

Montgomery County



Sheriff


Democrat

Maher Husseini

Republican

Rand Henderson*

County attorney


Republican


B.D. Griffin*

Precinct 1 commissioner


Democrat

Mike Midler

Republican

Billy Graff

Robert Walker

Precinct 3 commissioner


Democrat

Lore Breitmeyer Jones

Republican

James Noack*

Constable Precinct 3


Republican

Ryan Gable*

State Board of Education, District 6


Democrat

Debra Kerner

Kimberly McLeod

Michelle Palmer

Republican

Will Hickman

State Board of Education, District 8


Republican

Audrey Youmg

Sharon E. Berry

9th district attorney


Republican

Brett W. Ligon*

9th district judge


Republican

Phil Grant*

410th district judge


Republican

Jennifer James Robin*

418th district judge


Republican

Tracy A. Gilbert*

435th district judge


Republican

Patty Maginnis*

457th district judge


Democrat

Marc Meyer

Republican

Chris Buck

Robert "Bobby" Kasprzak

Vince Santini

Bruce Coulson Tough

Eric Yollick

Chief justice, 9th Court of Appeals


Republican

Colleen Cordts Rice

State representatives


District 15

Democrat


Lorena McGill

Republican

Steve Toth*

District 150

Democrat

Michael Robert Walsh

Republican

Valoree Swanson*

State senators


District 4

Democrat


Jay Stittleburg

Republican

Brandon Creighton*

Harris County



Precinct 4 constable


Democrat

Jeff McGowen

Republican

Mark Herman*

Chris Bounds

Sheriff


Democrat

Ed Gonzalez*

Jerome Moore

Harry Zamora

Republican

Joe Danna

Paul Day

*Incumbent
By Vanessa Holt
A resident of the Houston area since 2011, Vanessa began working in community journalism in her home state of New Jersey in 1996. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2016 as a reporter for the Spring/Klein edition and became editor of that paper in March 2017 and editor of The Woodlands edition in January 2019.


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