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TEXAS

Your complete directory of Texas candidates for Governor, State Cabinet, United State Senator and Congress in the current election cycle ... state political parties ... the official state election office ... and state news sources.

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Ann Richards - 1990

CANDIDATE DIRECTORY LEGEND:
Bold = Active Candidate
Italics = Potential Candidate
* = Incumbent
= Winner
(Incumbent Party Listed First)

Filing Deadline (Major Parties): December 9, 2013
Filing Deadline (Third Parties & Independents): June 26, 2014
Filing Deadline (Write-In Candidates): August 2014
Primary: March 4, 2014
Run-Off: May 27, 2014

This page was last updated on November 9, 2014


STATE CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS:

GOVERNOR:
[ Rick Perry (R)* - Retiring in 2014. ]
Greg Abbott (R) - Attorney General, Ex-State Supreme Court Justice & Ex-District Court Judge

Next State Constitutional Officer Elections in 2014.

George W. Bush - 1994

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR:
[ David Dewhurst (R)* - Defeated for renomination in 2014. ]
Dan Patrick (R) - State Sen., Tea Party Activist & Radio Talk Show Host

ATTORNEY GENERAL:
[ Greg Abbott (R)* - Candidate for Governor in 2014. ]
Ken Paxton (R) - State Sen., Ex-State Rep. & Attorney

COMPTROLLER:
[ Susan Combs (R)* - Retiring in 2014. ]
Glenn Hegar (R) - State Sen., Ex-State Rep. & Attorney

James A. Baker - 1978

STATE LAND COMMISSIONER:
[ Jerry Patterson (R)* - Lost Primary for Lt. Governor in 2014. ]
George P. Bush (R) - Attorney, Investment Consultant & Son of Ex-Florida Gov. Jeb Bush

STATE AGRICULTURE COMMISSIONER:
[ Todd Staples (R)* - Lost Primary for Lt. Governor in 2014. ]
Sid Miller (R) - Ex-State Rep., Nurseryman & Rancher

STATE RAILROAD COMMISSION:

[ Barry Smitherman (R)* - Lost Primary for Attorney General in 2014. ]
Ryan Sitton (R) - Oilfield Engineer & Businessman

David Porter (R)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2016.

Christi Craddick (R)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2018.


Preston Smith

STATE LEGISLATURE:

State House

State Senate


U.S. SENATOR:

John Cornyn (R)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2020.

John Tower - 1978

Ted Cruz (R)* - (Campaign Site) - Next Election in 2018.


U.S. CONGRESS:

District 1:
Louie Gohmert (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Ron Paul for Congress

District 2:
Ted Poe (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 3:
Sam Johnson (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 4:
[ Ralph Hall (R)* - Defeated for renomination in 2014. ]
John Ratcliffe (R) - Ex-US Attorney & Ex-Heath Mayor

District 5:
Jeb Hensarling (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Jack Brooks

District 6:
Joe Barton (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 7:
John Culberson (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 8:
Kevin Brady (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 9:
Al Green (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 10:
Michael McCaul (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Tom DeLay

District 11:
Mike Conaway (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 12:
Kay Granger (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 13:
Mac Thornberry (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 14:
Randy Weber (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 15:
Ruben Hinojosa (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Charlie Wilson

District 16:
Beto O'Rourke (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 17:
Bill Flores (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 18:
Sheila Jackson Lee (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 19:
Randy Neugebauer (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 20:
Joaquin Castro (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Henry B. Gonzalez

District 21:
Lamar Smith (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 22:
Pete Olson (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 23:
[ Pete Gallego (D)* - Lost for Reelection in 2014 ]
Will Hurd (R) - Ex-CIA Officer & '10 Candidate

District 24:
Kenny Marchant (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 25:
Roger Williams (R)* - (Campaign Site)

Phil Gramm - Clayton Williams - Joe Dial - Rob Mosbacher Jr. - 1990

District 26:
Michael Burgess (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 27:
Blake Farenthold (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 28:
Henry Cuellar (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 29:
Gene Green (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Martin Frost

District 30:
Eddie Bernice Johnson (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 31:
John Carter (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 32:
Pete Sessions (R)* - (Campaign Site)

District 33:
Marc Veasey (D)* - (Campaign Site)

Bill Clements for Governor

District 34:
Filemon Vela (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 35:
Lloyd Doggett (D)* - (Campaign Site)

District 36:
[ Steve Stockman (R)* - Lost Primary for US Senate in 2014. ]
Brian Babin (R) - Ex-Woodville Mayor, Dentist & '96/'98 Nominee


Bob Krueger

STATE POLITICAL PARTIES:

Texas Communist Party
Constitution Party of Texas
Texas Democratic Party
Texas Green Party
Libertarian Party of Texas
Reform Party of Texas
Republican Party of Texas
Socialist Party of Texas


STATE ELECTION OFFICE:

Secretary of State's Office

State Ethics Commission


George W. Bush - 1994

STATE NEWS SOURCES:

PRINT MEDIA:
Abilene Reporter-News
Aledo Community News
Allen American
Alpine Avalanche
Alpine Desert-Mountain Times
Amarillo Daily News / Amarillo Globe Times
Angleton Times
Arlington Morning News
Athens Daily Review
Austin American-Statesman
Austin Business Journal
Austin Chronicle (Alternative)
- (Political Section)
Austin Review
Baytown Sun
Beaumont Enterprise
Black News Online (African-American)
Brazoria County Facts
Brownsville Herald
Bryan-College Station Eagle
Canyon Lake Times Guardian
Cedar Creek Pilot
Cleveland Advocate
Conroe Courier
Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Corsicana Daily Sun
Cuero Record
Daily Texan (University of Texas)
D Magazine (Dallas)
Dallas Arena
Dallas Business Journal
Dallas Morning News
- (Political Section)
Dallas Observer (Alternative)
Dallas Voice (Gay)
Dallas-Fort Worth Heritage (Christian)
Del Rio News-Herald
Denton Record-Chronicle
El Campo Leader-News
El Paso Times
Ellis County Press
Fort Stockton Pioneer
Frisco Enterprise
Fort Worth Commercial Recorder (Legal/Business News)
Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Gainesville Daily Register
Galveston County Daily News
Gilmer Mirror
Greenville Herald-Banner
Groveton News
Harlingen Valley Morning Star
Hays Free Press
Hood County News
Houston Business Journal
Houston Chronicle
- (Politics Section)
Houston County Courier
Houston Forward Times (African-American)
Houston Jewish Herald-Voice
Houston Press (Alternative)
Keene Star Reporter
Kilgore News Herald
Killeen Daily Herald
Kirbyville East Texas Banner
Laredo Morning Times
Lubbock Avalanche-Journal
Lufkin Daily News
McAllen Monitor
Midland Reporter-Telegram
Moore County News-Press
Mt. Pleasant Daily Tribune
Nacogdoches Daily Sentinel
New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung
Odessa American
Pampa News
Paris News
Pasadena Citizen
Pecos Enterprise
Plainview Daily Herald
Plano Star Courier
Pleasanton Express
Port Arthur News
Polk County Enterprise
Randall County Canyon News
Rosenberg Herald-Coaster
Round Rock Leader
San Angelo Standard-Times
San Antonio Business Journal
San Antonio Current (Alternative)
San Antonio Daily Commercial Record (Legal/Business)
San Antonio Express-News
San Marcos Daily Record
San Saba County Review
Seguin Gazette-Enterprise
Seminole Sentinel
Sherman Herald-Democrat
Stephenville Empire-Tribune
Sweetwater Reporter
Temple Daily Telegram
Terrell Tribune
Texarkana Gazette
Texas Almanac
Texas City Sun
Texas Monthly
Texas Observer
Texas Triangle (Gay)
Texas Tribune (Politics)
Tyler Morning Telegraph
Victoria Advocate
Waco Tribune-Herald
Weatherford Democrat
Wharton Journal-Spectator
Wichita Falls Times Record News
Wilson County News
Wise County Messenger

Lloyd Bentsen - 1970

BROADCAST MEDIA:
East Texas Radio
KVUE TV-24 (ABC - Austin)
KXAN TV-36 (NBC - Austin)
KDFW TV-4 (FOX - Dallas)
KTVT TV-11 (CBS - Dallas)
KXAS TV-5 (NBC - Dallas)
WFAA TV-8 (ABC - Dallas)
KDBC TV-4 (CBS - El Paso)
KTSM TV-9 (NBC - El Paso)
KHOU TV-11 (CBS - Houston)
KHWB TV-39 (WB - Houston)
KPRC TV-2 (NBC - Houston)
KTRK TV-13 (ABC - Houston)
KAMC TV-28 (ABC - Lubbock)
KTRE TV-9 (ABC - Lufkin)
KMID TV-2 (ABC - Midland)
KENS TV-5 (CBS - San Antonio)
KSAT TV-12 (ABC - San Antonio)
WOAI TV-4 (NBC - San Antonio)
Texas Cable News
KCEN TV-6 (NBC - Waco)

POLITICAL BLOGS:
AustinBloggers.org
Blog Houston
Burnt Orange Report
Capitol Annex
Capitol Blog
Capitol Inside
Come and Take It
Common Sense
District Sixer
Ellis County Observer
Frontburner (D Magazine)
Gonzo Muckraker
Grits for Breakfast
Houston's Clear Thinkers
In The Pink Texas
The Jeffersonian
LeftyBlogs: Texas
Lone Star Report
Lone Star Times
People's Republic of Seabrook
Pink Dome
PolitickerTX.com
Professors R-Squared
QuorumReport.com
The Red State
Rhymes with Right
Swanky Conservative
Texas GOP Vote
Texas Political Resource Page
Texas Tuesdays
Texas 21
UrbanGrounds
Voice in the Wilderness

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