Richmond residents: here's what 2018 primary election candidates are on the ballot this March

The candidates listed below are part of an election guide from Community Impact Richmond's February issue. The candidates listed will be on the 2018 primary election ballot in the communities defined by Community Impact Newspaper’s Richmond coverage area. Only contested races are listed.

Statewide candidates


Democratic Party

U.S. senator

  • Sema Hernandez

  • Edward Kimbrough

  • Beto O’Rourke


Governor

  • James Jolly Clark

  • Cedric Davis Sr.

  • Joe Mumbach

  • Adrian Ocegueda

  • Jeffrey Payne

  • Lupe Valdez

  • Tom Wakely

  • Andrew White

  • Grady Yarbrough


Lieutenant governor

  • Mike Collier

  • Michael Cooper


Comptroller of public accounts

  • Joi Chevalier

  • Tim Mahoney


Commissioner of the General Land Office

  • Tex Morgan

  • Miguel Suazo


Railroad commissioner

  • Roman McAllen

  • Chris Spellmon


Republican Party

U.S. senator

  • Ted Cruz*

  • Bruce Jacobson Jr.

  • Mary Miller

  • Geraldine Sam

  • Stefano de Stefano


Governor

  • Greg Abbott*

  • SECEDE Kilgore**

  • Barbara Krueger


Lieutenant governor

  • Scott Milder

  • Dan Patrick*


Commissioner of the General Land Office

  • George P. Bush*

  • Davey Edwards

  • Jerry Patterson

  • Rick Range


Commissioner of agriculture

  • Trey Blocker

  • Jim Hogan

  • Sid Miller*

    Railroad commissioner

  • Christi Craddick*

  • Weston Martinez


Presiding judge, Court of Criminal Appeals

  • David Bridges

  • Sharon Keller*


Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 8

  • Jay Brandon

  • Michelle Slaughter

  • Dib Waldrip


County and district candidates


Democratic Party

State representative, District 28

  • Meghan Scoggins

  • Durward White


State senator, District 17

  • Ahmad R. Hassan

  • Fran Watson

  • Rita Lucido


Justice, 14th Court of Appeals District, Place 3

  • Joseph R. Willie, II

  • Jerry Zimmerer


Justice, 14th Court of Appeals District, Place 8

  • Michele Barber Chimene

  • Margaret “Meg” Poissant


County chairperson

  • Cynthia Ginyard

  • Hazel Dorine Lundy


Member, State Board of Education, District 4

  • Steven A. Chambers

  • Lawrence Allen, Jr.*


U.S. representative, District 22

  • Steve Brown

  • Mark Gibson

  • Margarita Ruiz Johnson

  • Sri Preston Kulkarni

  • Letitia Plummer


Republican Party

Justice, 1st Court of Appeals District, Place 7

  • Katy Boatman

  • Terry Yates


Justice of the peace, Precinct 1, Place 2

  • Atwood “Woody” McAndrew

  • Mary S. Ward*


State senator, District 17

  • Kristin Tassin

  • Joan Huffman*


District judge, 268th Judicial District

  • Mike Hartman

  • John “Hawk” Hawkins


District attorney, 268th Judicial District

  • Shawn McDonald

  • Cliff Vacek


Judge, County Court at Law No. 3

  • Jennifer C. Chiang

  • Harold Kennedy

  • Tricia Krenek


Judge, County Court at Law No. 6

  • Dean Hrbacek

  • Lewis White


U.S. representative, District 22

  • James Green

  • Danny Nguyen

  • Pete Olson*

  • Eric Zmrhal


County treasurer

  • Tina Gibson

  • Bill Rickert

  • Wes Vela


**Name listed on ballot
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