Here are some of the 2018 primary election candidates on the ballot in Cy-Fair

Editor's note: This list is not comprehensive. Ballots vary by location. Only contested races in the March primaries are listed.

*Incumbent
**Name listed on ballot

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


Harris County and district candidates


Democratic Party

U.S. Representative District 2

  • H. P. Parvizian

  • Ali A. Khorasani

  • Silky Malik

  • J. Darnell Jones

  • Todd Litton


U.S. Representative District 7




  • Jason Westin

  • Lizzie Pannill Fletcher

  • Alex Triantaphyllis

  • Laura Moser

  • Ivan Sanchez

  • Joshua A. Butler

  • James Cargas


U.S. Representative District 10




  • Madeline K. Eden

  • Tawana Walter-Cadien

  • Mike Siegel

  • Matt Harris

  • Kevin Nelson

  • Tami Walker


State Senator District 15




  • Hank Segelke

  • John Whitmire*

  • Damian LaCroix


State Representative District 126




  • Natali Hurtado

  • Undrai F. Fizer


State Representative District 132




  • Gina Calanni

  • Carlos Pena


State Representative District 138




  • Adam Milasincic

  • Jenifer Rene Pool


Precinct 4 Commissioner




  • Jeff Stauber

  • Penny Shaw


County Clerk




  • Nat West

  • Grace Young Mitchell

  • Diane Trautman


Republican Party


U.S. Representative District 2




  • Dan Crenshaw

  • Kathaleen Wall

  • Kevin Roberts

  • Justin L. Lurie

  • David Balat

  • Rick Walker

  • Malcolm Whittaker

  • Jon Spiers

  • Jonny Havens


U.S. Representative District 7




  • Edward Ziegler

  • John Culberson*


Presiding judge, Court of Criminal Appeals




  • John W. Cook

  • Michael T. McCaul*


State Representative District 126




  • Kevin Fulton

  • Gail Stanart

  • E. Sam Harless


Harris County Republican Party Chairman




  • Chris Carmona

  • Paul Simpson






Voter ID required


Texas voters are required to present one of seven specific forms of photo identification before they may cast their ballots. Voters must present one of the following forms of ID to vote:

  • Texas driver’s license issued by the Texas Department of Public Safety

  • Texas Election Identification Certificate issued by DPS

  • Texas personal ID card issued by DPS

  • Texas concealed handgun license issued by DPS

  • U.S. military ID card containing the cardholder’s photograph

  • U.S. citizenship certificate containing the cardholder’s photograph

  • U.S. passport


With the exception of the U.S. citizenship certificate, the ID must be current or have expired no more than four years before being presented at the polling place. Voters can apply for an Election Identification Certificate at no cost at any driver’s license office. Details on how to apply for an EIC are available on the DPS website, www.dps.texas.gov/driverlicense/electionID.htm.

Voters who cannot obtain one of the seven acceptable forms of photo ID due to a reasonable impediment may present a supporting form of identification and execute a Reasonable Impediment Declaration, noting the voter’s reasonable impediment to obtaining an acceptable form of photo identification and stating the voter is the same person on the presented supporting form of identification.

Supporting forms of ID that can be presented for voters with a reasonable impediment are:

  • Valid voter registration certificate

  • Original certified birth certificate

  • Copy of or original current utility bill

  • Copy of or original bank statement

  • Copy of or original government check

  • Copy of or original paycheck

  • Copy of or original government document with voter’s name and an address (original required if it contains a photograph)


For additional information regarding voter ID laws, go to the Secretary of State Office’s website, www.votetexas.gov/register-to-vote/need-id.html.
By Shawn Arrajj
Shawn Arrajj serves as the editor of the Cy-Fair edition of Community Impact Newspaper where he covers the Cy-Fair and Jersey Village communities. He mainly writes about development, transportation and issues in Harris County.


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