2012 Election Coverage

This year's Primary Election has been tentatively re-schedule with a new date of April 3. Primary elections are inter-party races held in the spring to determine which candidate will represent their respective party in a particular race in the November General Election. This year's local Primary Eleciton features 16 Montgomery County races. Of those county races, eight are contested. The most popular precinct in this year's primary is Precinct 3 in Montgomery County, where both Constable Tim Holifield and County Commissioner Ed Chance are retiring. The constable's race will see four candidates vie for the position, each Republicans, so the primary election will determine the next constable.

The County Commissioner's race features five candidates, four Republicans and one Democrat. Among the races in Harris County is the hotly-contest race for County Sheriff, where 10 candidates, including three Democrats and seven Republicans, are running.

LOCAL - Montgomery County

Montgomery County Constable, Precinct 1

  • Don Chumley (R)

Montgomery County Constable, Precinct 2

  • Gene DeForest (R, I)
  • David Moore (R)
  • David Womack (R)

Montgomery County Constable, Precinct 3

  • Dan Norris (R)
  • Ryan Gable (R)
  • David Angstadt, Jr. (R)
  • Matthew Beasley (R)

Montgomery County Constable, Precinct 5

  • David Hill (R, I)
  • Johnny Carroll (R)
  • Brian Clack (R)

Montgomery County Constable, Precinct 4

  • Kenneth "Rowdy" Hayden (R, I)
  • Montgomery County Sheriff
  • Tommy Gage (R,I)

District Attorney

  • Brett Ligon (R, I)

County Attorney

  • Phyllis Rainey (R)
  • Gary Beauchamp (R)
  • J.D. Lambright (R)

Montgomery County Tax Assessor-Collector

  • J.R. Moore, Jr. (R, I)

Montgomery County Commissioner, Precinct 1

  • Mike Meador (R)

Montgomery County Commissioner, Precinct 3

  • Kenny Speight (R)
  • James Noack (R)
  • Brian Dawson (R)
  • Paul Cole (R)
  • Bryan Cambrice (D)

District Judge, 9th Courth

  • Fred Edwards (R, I)
  • Kelly W. Case (R)

District Judge, 410th Court

  • Mike Mayes (R)

District Judge, 418th Court

  • Tracy Gilbert (R, I)
  • Jessica Siegel (R)

District Judge, 435th Court

  • Mike Seiler (R)

Judge, County Court at Law 5

  • Keith Mills Stewart (R)

LOCAL - Harris County

Tax Assessor-Collector

  • Don Sumners (R, I)
  • Mike Sullivan (R)
  • Ann Harris Bennett (D)

Sheriff

  • Adrian Garcia (D, I)
  • Paul Day (R)
  • Louis Guthrie (R)
  • Harold Heuszel (R)
  • Carl Pittman (R)
  • Daniel J. Lemkuil (R)
  • Ruben Monzon (R)
  • Brian Steinhocher (R)
  • Guy Clark (R)
  • Charles Massey El (D)
  • Delores Jones (D)

District Attorney

  • Pat Lykos (R, I)
  • Mike Anderson (R)
  • Zack Fertitta (D)
  • Lloyd Wayne Oliver (D)

County Attorney

  • Vince Ryan (D, I)
  • Robert Talton (R)

County Commissioner, Pct. 4

  • Jack Cagle (R, I)
  • Buck Buchanan (R)
  • Robert M. Cardena (R)

Justice of the Peace, Pct. 4, Place 1

  • Kent Adams (R, I)
  • Kevin Fulton (R)

Constable, Pct. 4

  • Ron Hickman (R, I)
  • Dale Bible (R)
  • Robert Lozano (R)
  • Lindsay Siriko (R)
  • John "J.G." Garza (R)

STATE

State Representative, District 15

  • Rob Eissler (R, I)
  • Steve Toth (R)

State Representative, District 16

  • Brandon Creighton (R, I)

State Senator, District 3

  • Robert Nichols (R,I)
  • Tammy Blair (R)

State Senator, District 4

  • Tommy Williams (R, I)

State Board of Education, District 8

  • Barbara Cargill (R, I)
  • Linda Ellis (R)

NATIONAL

U.S. House of Representatives, District 8

  • Kevin Brady (R, I)
  • Larry Youngblood (R)

(I) - Incumbent

Important dates (as of press time)

FEBRUARY

  • 11 First day for voters to submit application for ballot by mail for Primary Election and June 5 runoff primary election

MARCH

  • 05 Last day for citizens to register to vote
  • 19 Early voting begins
  • 27 Last day for early voting clerk to receive application for ballot by mail
  • 30 Last day of early voting

APRIL

  • 03 Primary Election day

MAY

  • 07 Last day to register to vote in
  • 15 Last day for early voting clerk to receive application for ballot by mail
  • 29 First day of early voting for runoff election

JUNE

  • 01 Last day of early voting for runoff election
  • 05 Runoff for Primary Election


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