Harris County Local Elections

March 1, 2016: Republican and Democratic Primary Elections

Following are the local races on the ballot for the March 1, 2016 Elections in Harris County, Texas. Candidates are listed in alphabetical order. Not all races appear on all ballots. Races that cover all of Texas are listed on our Statewide Elections page. To view your specific sample ballot, please visit the Harris County Elections Office website.

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2016 Republican Primary Candidates

US Representative, District 2

Ted Poe (i)

US Representative, District 7

John Culberson (i)
Maria Espinoza
James Lloyd

US Representative, District 8

Kevin Brady (i)
Andre Dean
Craig McMichael
Steve Toth

US Representative, District 9

Jeff Martin

US Representative, District 10

Michael T McCaul (i)

US Representative, District 18

Lori Bartley
Sharon Joy Fisher
Reggie Gonzales
Ava Pate

US Representative, District 22

Pete Olson (i)

US Representative, District 29

Julio Garza
Robert Schafranek

US Representative, District 36

Brian Babin (i)

Member, State Board of Education, District 6

Donna Bahorich (i)

Member, State Board of Education, District 8

Barbara Cargill (i)

State Senator, District 4

Brandon Creighton (i)

State Senator, District 11

Larry Taylor (i)

State Senator, District 18

Lois W Kolkhorst (i)

State Representative, District 126

Kevin Roberts

State Representative, District 127

Mitchell Bosworth
Dan Huberty (i)

State Representative, District 128

Briscoe Cain
Melody McDaniel
Wayne Smith (i)

State Representative, District 129

Dennis Paul (i)

State Representative, District 130

Tom Oliverson
Kay Smith

State Representative, District 132

Michael Schofield (i)

State Representative, District 133

Jim Murphy (i)

State Representative, District 134

Sarah Davis (i)
David L Palmer

State Representative, District 135

Gary Elkins (i)

State Representative, District 137

Kendall L Baker

State Representative, District 138

Dwayne Bohac (i)

State Representative, District 144

Gilbert Peña (i)

State Representative, District 147

Matt Murphy

State Representative, District 149

Bryan Chu

State Representative, District 150

Theresa Hearn-Haynes
Debbie Riddle (i)
Valoree Swanson
Al Zolli

Chief Justice, 1st Court of Appeals

Sherry Radack (i)

Justice, 1st Court of Appeals, Place 4

Evelyn Keyes (i)

Justice, 14th Court of Appeals, Place 2

Kevin Jewell
Bud Wiesedeppe

Justice, 14th Court of Appeals, Place 9

Tracy Elizabeth Christopher (i)

District Judge, 11th Judicial District

Kevin Fulton

District Judge, 61st Judicial District

Erin Elizabeth Lunceford (i)

District Judge, 80th Judicial District

Will Archer
Ken Shortreed

District Judge, 125th Judicial District

Sharon Hemphill
LA Olson

District Judge, 127th Judicial District

Sarahjane Swanson

District Judge, 129th Judicial District

Sophia Mafrige

District Judge, 133rd Judicial District

Cindy Bennett Smith

District Judge, 151st Judicial District

Aaron Gabriel Adams
Jeff Hastings

District Judge, 152nd Judicial District

Don Self

District Judge, 164th Judicial District

Bruce Bain

District Judge, 165th Judicial District

Debra Ibarra Mayfield (i)

District Judge, 174th Judicial District

Katherine McDaniel

District Judge, 176th Judicial District

Stacey W Bond (i)

District Judge, 177th Judicial District

Ryan Patrick (i)

District Judge, 178th Judicial District

Xavier Alfaro
Nile Bailey Copeland
Phil Gommels
Bash Sharma

District Judge, 179th Judicial District

Kristin M Guiney (i)

District Judge, 215th Judicial District

Fred Shuchart

District Judge, 333rd Judicial District

Joseph "Tad" Halbach (i)

District Judge, 334th Judicial District

Grant Dorfman (i)

District Judge, 337th Judicial District

Renee Magee (i)

District Judge, 338th Judicial District

Brock Thomas (i)

District Judge, 339th Judicial District

Antonio Benavides
Mary McFaden

District Judge, 351st Judicial District

Mark Kent Ellis (i)

County Civil Court at Law 1 (Unexpired)

Clyde Raymond Leuchtag (i)
Gloria Cantu Minnick

District Attorney

Devon Anderson (i)

County Attorney

Chris Carmona
Jim Leitner

Sheriff

Paul Day
Ron Hickman (i)
Carl Pittman

Tax Assessor-Collector

Mike Sullivan (i)
Don Sumners

County School Trustee, Position 1, Precinct 2

George Moore
Marvin Morris (i)

County School Trustee, Position 2, Precinct 4

Eric Dick
Danell Fields

County Commissioner, Pct 3

Steve Radack (i)
Sam "Tejas" Texas

Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1, Place 1

Jerry Wayne Dugat
SaraJane Milligan
Harold Norris

Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3, Place 1

Tom Zakes

Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4, Place 1

Dan Garcia
Lincoln Goodwin (i)

Justice of the Peace, Precinct 5, Place 1

Russ Ridgway (i)

Justice of the Peace, Precinct 8, Place 1

Holly Williamson (i)

Constable, Pct 1

Joe Danna

Constable, Pct 2

Joe Alanis
Daniel Vela

Constable, Pct 3

Dan Webb

Constable, Pct 4

Mark Herman (i)
Rolf Nelson

Constable, Pct 5

Al Hoang
Ted Heap

Constable, Pct 8

Phil Sandlin (i)

Republican County Chair

Tex Christopher
Rick Ramos
Paul Simpson (i)

2016 Democratic Primary Candidates

US Representative, District 2

Pat Bryan

US Representative, District 7

James Cargas

US Representative, District 9

Al Green (i)

US Representative, District 10

Tawana W Cadien
Scot B Gallaher

US Representative, District 18

Sheila Jackson Lee (i)

US Representative, District 22

Mark Gibson
AR Hassan

US Representative, District 29

Adrian Garcia
Dominique M Garcia
Gene Green (i)

Member, State Board of Education, District 6

R Dakota Carter
Jasmine L Jenkins
Michael Jordan

State Senator, District 6

Sylvia R Garcia (i)

State Senator, District 13

Rodney Ellis (i)

State Representative, District 126

Joy Dawson-Thomas
Cris Hernandez

State Representative, District 131

Alma A Allen (i)
John Shike

State Representative, District 134

Ben Rose

State Representative, District 135

Jesse A Ybanez

State Representative, District 137

Edward Pollard
Gene Wu (i)

State Representative, District 139

Randy Bates
Jerry Ford Jr
Jarvis D Johnson
Kimberly Willis

State Representative, District 140

Armando Lucio Walle (i)

State Representative, District 141

Senfronia Thompson (i)

State Representative, District 142

Harold V Dutton Jr (i)

State Representative, District 143

Ana Hernandez (i)

State Representative, District 144

Bernie Aldape III
Mary Ann Perez
Cody Ray Wheeler

State Representative, District 145

Carol Alvarado (i)

State Representative, District 146

Borris L Miles (i)

State Representative, District 147

Garnet F Coleman (i)

State Representative, District 148

Jessica Cristina Farrar (i)
Dave Wilson

State Representative, District 149

Demetria Smith
Hubert Vo (i)

State Representative, District 150

Michael Shawn Kelly

Chief Justice, 1st Court of Appeals

Jim Peacock

Justice, 1st Court of Appeals, Place 4

Barbara Gardner

Justice, 14th Court of Appeals, Place 2

Jim Sharp
Candance White

Justice, 14th Court of Appeals, Place 9

Peter M Kelly

District Judge, 11th Judicial District

Rabeea Collier
Kristen Hawkins
Jim Lewis

District Judge, 61st Judicial District

Julie Countiss
Fredericka Phillips
Dion Ramos

District Judge, 80th Judicial District

Larry Weiman (i)

District Judge, 125th Judicial District

Kyle Carter (i)

District Judge, 127th Judicial District

RK Sandill (i)

District Judge, 129th Judicial District

Michael Gomez (i)

District Judge, 133rd Judicial District

Jaclanel McFarland (i)

District Judge, 151st Judicial District

Mike Engelhart (i)

District Judge, 152nd Judicial District

Robert K Schaffer (i)

District Judge, 164th Judicial District

Alexandra Smoots-Hogan (i)

District Judge, 165th Judicial District

Ursula A Hall
Josefina Rendon

District Judge, 174th Judicial District

Hazel B Jones
Mack McInnis
Raul Rodriguez

District Judge, 176th Judicial District

Nikita "Niki" Harmon
Shawna L Reagin

District Judge, 177th Judicial District

Robert Johnson
David L Singer

District Judge, 178th Judicial District

Lori Chambers Gray
Kelli Johnson

District Judge, 179th Judicial District

Stephen Aslett
Randy Roll

District Judge, 215th Judicial District

Jonathan CC Day
Elaine Palmer (i)
JoAnn Storey
Joshua A Verde

District Judge, 333rd Judicial District

Lisa Ketai
Daryl Moore

District Judge, 334th Judicial District

Steven Kirkland

District Judge, 337th Judicial District

Herb Ritchie

District Judge, 338th Judicial District

Ramona Franklin

District Judge, 339th Judicial District

Maria T "Terri" Jackson (i)

District Judge, 351st Judicial District

Greg Glass
George Powell

County Civil Court at Law 1 (Unexpired)

George Barnstone
F Richard Leach

District Attorney

Kim Ogg
Lloyd Wayne Oliver
Morris Overstreet

County Attorney

Vince Ryan (i)

Sheriff

Ed Gonzalez
Jerome Moore
Theodore "Ted" Perez
Jeff Stauber

Tax Assessor-Collector

Ann Harris Bennett
Brandon Dudley

County School Trustee, Position 1, Precinct 2

Sherrie L Matula

County School Trustee, Position 2, Precinct 4

Marilyn Burgess

County Commissioner, Pct 1

El Franco Lee (i)

County Commissioner, Pct 3

Erik Michael Hassan
Jenifer Rene Pool

Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1, Place 1

Shari D Bihms
Eric William Carter
Warren Fitzgerald Jr
Harold J Landreneau
Tanya Makany-Rivera
Kevinn Robinson
Millen A Zemo

Justice of the Peace, Precinct 2, Place 1

Jo Ann Delgado (i)

Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3, Place 1

LaTonya Allen
Joe Stephens

Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4, Place 1

Vicky Printers Reynolds

Justice of the Peace, Precinct 5, Place 1

William "Bill" McLeod

Justice of the Peace, Precinct 6, Place 1

Richard C Vara (i)
Priscilla Vasquez

Justice of the Peace, Precinct 7, Place 1

Keryl L Douglas
Hilary H Green (i)
Elijah Carl Lewis
Jerome Provost
Fred Reynolds
Desmond Earl Spivey
Cheryl Elliott Thornton
Joseph R Willie II

Constable, Pct 1

Jack Boatner
Ced Collier
Alan Rosen (i)

Constable, Pct 2

Christopher "Chris" Diaz (i)
George Goffney Jr
Ruben Loreto
Joe "Joey" Martinez

Constable, Pct 4

Jeff McGowen

Constable, Pct 6

Moises "Moy" Davila
Heliodoro "Henry" Martinez (i)
Ernest T "ET" Ramirez
Gilbert Reyna
Silvia Trevino

Constable, Pct 7

Michael Coleman
May Walker (i)

Constable, Pct 8

Heather Perry

Democratic County Chair

Lane Lewis (i)