Local candidates for Collin County, state and national elections

DEMOCRATIC PARTY


Presidential candidate

Vice presidential candidate

  • Tim Kaine


U.S House

  • Texas District 3: Adam P. Bell


Texas House

  • Texas District 66: Gnanse Nelson

  • Texas District 67: Scott Coleman

  • Texas District 89: Denise Hamilton


Statewide

  • Texas Railroad Commission: Grady Yarbrough

  • Texas Supreme Court, Place 3: Mike Westergren

  • Texas Supreme Court, Place 5: Dori Contreras Garza

  • Texas Supreme Court, Place 9: Savannah Robinson

  • Texas Court of Criminal Appeals presiding judge, Place 2: Lawrence "Larry" Meyers

  • Texas Court of Criminal Appeals presiding judge, Place 5: Betsy Johnson

  • Texas Court of Criminal Appeals presiding judge, Place 6: Robert Burns

  • 5th Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 4: Gena Slaughter

  • 5th Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 7: Dennise Garcia






 REPUBLICAN PARTY


Presidential candidate 




Vice presidential candidate

  • Mike Pence


U.S House

  • Texas District 3: Sam Johnson


Texas House

  • Texas District 66: Matt Shaheen

  • Texas District 67: Jeff Leach

  • Texas District 89: Jodie Laubenberg


Statewide

  • Texas Railroad Commission: Wayne Christian

  • Texas Supreme Court, Place 3: Debra Lehrmann

  • Texas Supreme Court, Place 5: Paul Green

  • Texas Supreme Court, Place 9: Eva Guzman

  • Texas Court of Criminal Appeals presiding judge, Place 2: Mary Lou Keel

  • Texas Court of Criminal Appeals presiding judge, Place 5: Scott Walker

  • Texas Court of Criminal Appeals presiding judge, Place 6: Michael E. Keasler


Collin County

  • 5th Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 4: Lana Myers

  • 5th Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 7: David John Schenck

  • District judge, 199th Judicial District: Angela Tucker

  • District judge, 380th Judicial District: Ben Smith

  • District judge, 401st Judicial District: Mark Rusch

  • District judge, 416th Judicial District: Andrea Thompson

  • District judge, 469th Judicial District: Piper McCraw

  • District judge, 470th Judicial District: Emily A. Miskel

  • Judge, County Court at Law No. 7: David Waddill

  • District clerk, unexpired term: Lynne Chupp Finley

  • Sheriff: Jim Skinner

  • Tax assessor-collector: Kenneth L. Maun

  • Justice of the peace, Precinct 3, Place 1: Chuck Ruckel

  • Constable, Precinct 3: Sammy Knapp






LIBERTARIAN PARTY

Presidential candidate

  • Gary Johnson


Vice presidential candidate

  • William Weld


U.S House

  • Texas District 3: Scott Jameson


Texas House

  • Texas District 66: Shawn W. Jones

  • Texas District 67: Ray Brewer

  • Texas District 89: Bob Worthington


Statewide

  • Texas Railroad Commission: Mark Miller

  • Texas Supreme Court, Place 3: Kathie Glass

  • Texas Supreme Court, Place 5: Tom Oxford

  • Texas Supreme Court, Place 9: Don Fulton

  • Texas Court of Criminal Appeals presiding judge, Place 2: Mark Ash

  • Texas Court of Criminal Appeals presiding judge, Place 5: William Bryan Strange III

  • Texas Court of Criminal Appeals presiding judge, Place 6: Mark W. Bennett


Collin County

  • Sheriff: Daniel St. Clair

  • District judge, 416th Judicial District: Daniel R. Correa






GREEN PARTY

Presidential candidate

  • Jill Stein


Vice presidential candidate


  • Ajamu Baraka


U.S House

  • Texas District 3: Paul Blair


Statewide

  • Texas Railroad Commission: Martina Salinas

  • Texas Supreme Court, Place 3: Rodolfo Rivera Munoz

  • Texas Supreme Court, Place 5: Charles E. Waterbury

  • Texas Supreme Court, Place 9: Jim Chisholm

  • Texas Court of Criminal Appeals presiding judge, Place 2: Adam King Blackwell Reposa

  • Texas Court of Criminal Appeals presiding judge, Place 5: Judith Sanders-Castro






POLITICAL JOB DESCRIPTIONS


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

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

State Justices
State justices are elected to six-year terms.

Source: Collin County/Community Impact Newspaper


Candidates were selected based on the elections taking place within this newspaper’s coverage area. Uncontested races are not listed. Collin County voters are allowed to vote on Election Day at any polling location in Collin County. Go to co.collin.tx.us for a complete list of polling locations.





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