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Primary Filing Period Closes; Candidates Ready For May 29th Primary Elections

Local News, Notes and Events
Posted by LewisvilleTexan on 2012/3/12 6:50:00 (2185 reads)
Local News, Notes and Events

Open in new windowApologies for not posting this sooner. I'd really been hoping to have my database ready so I could have this presented to you in a similar way to how we show election results on election night. But I've had some technical issues there, and apparently having it perfect is the enemy of having it done.

That said, I'm just going to start posting the names of candidates here and the positions they are running for. I'll come back later and add more detail, such as campaign websites and basic information.

The second filing period for the May 29th Primary election ended Friday. These candidates are the ones listed by the Democratic and Republican parties.

Feel free to use the comment section to add your own thoughts about the candidates, if you can do it in a civil way.

Candidates within each race are listed in no particular order. Only the races that can be voted on within Denton County will be listed.

Federal Races:

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President of the United States
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Michele Bachmann
John Davis
Newt Gingrich
Jon Huntsman
Ron Paul
Charles "Buddy" Roemer
Mitt Romney
Rick Santorum
Barack Obama (I)
Darcy G. Richardson
Bob Ely
John Wolfe
U.S. Senator
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Ted Cruz
Glenn Addison
"Doc Joe" Agris
Curt Cleaver
David Dewhurst
Ben Gambini
Graig James
Tom Leppert
Lela Pittenger
Addie D. Allen
Paul Sadler
Sean Hubbard
Grady Yarbrough
U.S. Representative - Dist 24
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Kenny Marchant (I)
Grant Stinchfield
Tim Rusk
U.S. Representative - Dist 26
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Michael Burgess (I)David Sanchez

State of Texas Races

(Incomplete - please come back later)

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Railroad Commissioner (Full)Becky Berger
Beryl Burgess
Warren Chisum
Joe Cotten
Christi Craddick
Roland Sledge
Dale Henry
Railroad Commissioner (Unexpired)Al Lee
Elizabeth Murray-Kolb
Greg Parker
Barry Smitherman (I)
Justice, Supreme Court, Place 2Steve Smith
Don Willett (I)
Justice, Supreme Court, Place 4John Devine
David Medina (I)
Joe Pool, Jr.
Justice, Supreme Court, Place 6Nathan HechtMichele Petty
Presiding Judge, Court of Criminal AppealsSharon Keller (I)Keith Hampton
State Board of Education, Dist 14Gail Lowe (I)
Sue Melton
State Senator - Dist. 12Jane Nelson (I)None
State Senator - Dist. 30Craig Estes (I)
Jim Herblin
State Representative - Dist. 63Tan Parker (I)None
State Representative - Dist. 64Myra Crownover (I)
Mike Brucia
Mary Brown
State Representative - Dist. 65Mike Hennifer
Larry Jones
David Loerwald
Ron Simmons
Gary E. Brown
State Representative - Dist. 88Amber Fulton
Pat Fallon

Denton County Races

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Tax Assessor / CollectorMichelle French
Marc Moffit
SheriffJesse Flores
Benny Parkey (I)
William Travis
County Commissioner - Pct. 1Hugh ColemanNone
County Commissioner - Pct. 3Bobbie MitchellNone
Constable - Pct. 1Jim Dotson
Constable - Pct. 2Hal Grant
Michael Truitt (I)
Constable - Pct. 3Jerry Raburn (I)
Barry Minoff
Constable - Pct. 4Tim Burch
Sam Mooney
Constable - Pct. 5Doug Boydston
Dale Chegwidden
George Riojas
Constable - Pct. 6Douglas Lee
Ron Smith (I)
Ken Williams
District Judge, 16th Judicial DistrictDerbha Jones
Sherry Shipman (I)
District Judge, 362nd Judicial DistrictBruce McFarling (I)
District Judge, 393rd Judicial DistrictDoug Robison
District Judge, 431st Judicial DistrictJonathan Bailey
Party ChairmanDianne Edmondson (I)Phyllis Wolper (I)
John McClelland

* I = Incumbent

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