Candidate List for May 29th Texas Primary: Chris Winn to Challenge Randy Neugebauer
Both Republican and Democrat candidates have thrown their hats into the ring for the May 29th Texas Primary.
Now-former Lubbock County Republican Party Chairman Chris Winn has filed to run against incumbent U.S. Congressman Randy Neugebauer for U.S. District 19. Winn relinquished his position within the Lubbock County Republican Party when he filed to run against Neugebauer.
Former State Representative Delwin Jones has filed to run against incumbent Charles Perry for State Representative District 83.
Jay A. McCormick has filed to run for Constable Precinct 1 against incumbent Paul Hanna, who has filed to run for reelection.
Joe Pinson will run for reelection for Constable Precinct 2 as a Republican.
Ricky Don Wallace has filed for Constable Precinct 3 as a Republican, which is an open seat. Marina Luz Garcia and Richard Mendez have filed to run for that seat as Democrats.
Carol Allen Thomas has filed to run for reelection for Constable Precinct 4.
Ronnie Keister will run for reelection as a Republican for the Tax Assessor-Collector position.
Former Lubbock City Councilman Frank Morrison has filed to run against Bill McCay for County Commissioner Precinct 1. Both are running as Republicans, and there are no Democratic challengers.
Democrat Precinct 3 County Commissioner Gilbert Flores will square off against Richard Calvillo and L. “Bubba” Sedeño in the Democratic Primary, and the winner will compete against former Lubbock County Commissioner Ysidro Gutierrez, who is running as a Republican.
Scott Morris is challenging Judge Mark Hocker for the County Court at Law No. 1 position in the Republican Primary. No Democrat candidates filed to run for that position, which Hocker was appointed to fill the position following the death of Judge Rusty Ladd last year.
Ruben Reyes has filed for reelection as a Republican for Judge of the 72nd District Court.
Bill Sowder has filed for reelection as a Republican for Judge of the 99th District Court.
Jim Bob Darnell is also unopposed in the Republican primary for his position as judge of the 140th District Court. No Democrats filed to run for the position.
Republican John Frullo is unopposed for reelection as State Representative for District 84.
State Representative Jim Landtroop has filed to run for reelection in District 88, a newly created district. He will be challenged by Gary Walker of Plains, Ken King of Canadian, Mac Smith of Pampa.
Robert Duncan is running for reelection as a Republican for State Senate District 28 and is being challenged by E.M. Garza of Wolfforth in the Republican Primary.
Mackey Hancock of Lubbock filed for reelection as a Justice for the 7th Court of Appeals District, Place 2. He has no challengers in the race.
Kelly Rowe filed for reelection as a Republican, and faces no opponents.
Kenneth Ketner Jr. is running unopposed for the position of Lubbock County Democratic Party Chair, and Carl Tepper is running unopposed as chairman of the Lubbock County Republican Party.
This list will be updated as necessary.