2018 Lake Conroe area primary election candidates

The candidates listed in this guide will be on the 2018 primary election ballot in the communities defined by Community Impact Newspaper’s Conroe/Montgomery 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 senator, District 3

  • Shirley Layton


State representative, District 3

  • Lisa Seger


State representative, District 15

  • Lorena Perez McGill


State representative, District 16

  • Mike Midler


County judge

  • Jay Stittleburg


District clerk

  • John-Brandon Pierre


County treasurer

  • Mandy Sunderland


County commissioner, Precinct 2

  • Ron Keichline


County chairman

  • Marc M. Meyer


Republican Party

State senator, District 3

  • Robert Nichols*


State representative, District 3

  • Cecil Bell Jr.*


State representative, District 15

  • Steve Toth

  • Jackie Waters


State representative, District 16

  • Will Metcalf*


Justice, 9th Court of Appeals District Place 3

  • Leanne Johnson*


Justice, 9th Court of Appeals District, Place 4

  • Hollis Horton*


District Judge, 221st Judicial District

  • Lisa Michalk*


District Judge, 284th Judicial District

  • Kristin Bays*

  • Jo Ann “Jo” Linzer


District Judge, 359th Judicial District

  • Kathleen A. Hamilton*


County Judge

  • Craig Doyal*

  • Mark Keough


Judge, County Court at Law 1

  • Dennis Watson*


Judge, County Court at Law 2

  • Claudia Laird*


Judge, County Court at Law 3

  • Patrice McDonald*


Judge, County Court at Law 4

  • Mary Ann Turner


District clerk

  • Cynthia Jamieson

  • Melisa Miller


County clerk

  • Jeanie Stewart

  • Mark Turnbull*


County treasurer

  • Melanie Bush

  • Stephanne Davenport*


County commissioner, Precinct 2

  • Brian Dawson

  • Greg Parker

  • Charlie Riley*


County commissioner, Precinct 4

  • Bob Bagley

  • Jim Clark*

  • James Metts


Justice of the peace, Precinct 1

  • Wayne L. Mack*


Justice of the peace, Precinct 2

  • Grady Trey Spikes*


Justice of the peace, Precinct No. 5

  • Matt Masden


County Chairman

  • Terrence Boggs

  • Walter D. (Wally) Wilkerson, Jr.*



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