TEXAS CONGRESS CANDIDATES
MARCH 3, 2020 PRIMARY ELECTION
MAY 26, 2020 PRIMARY RUNOFF

Texas House Texas Senate Statewide

 

The Capitol Inside Source Book is the leading background resource in Texas on races for the Legislature, Congress, statewide offices and the State Board of Education. The Source Book contains candidate lists, rankings on the top races to watch and other vital information. The 2020 ballot features races for most statewide offices in Texas, 16 Texas Senate seats, all 150 Texas House seats and all 36 U.S. House seats. The partisan percentages represent the average share of the vote in districts in races for governor and president in 2016 and 2018.

 

CD 1
R 72%
Louie Gohmert (Inc) R Tyler Attorney Web Site U.S. House 2005-Present
Johnathan Kyle Davidson R Tyler Saginaw Web Site U.S. House Candidate 2018
Hank Gilbert D Tyler Business Web Site Ex-Agriculture Commissioner Nominee
CD 2
R 51%
Dan Crenshaw (Inc) R Houston Attorney Web Site U.S. House 2019-Present
Sima Ladjevardian D Houston Consultant Web Site Ex-Beto O'Rourke Advisor
Elisa Cardnell D Houston Educator Web Site Navy Veteran
Travis Olsen D Houston Government Web Site Ex-Homeland Security Department
CD 3
R 53%
Van Taylor (Inc) R Plano Business Web Site U.S. House 2019-Present
Sean McCaffity D Allen Attorney Web Site Plaintiff Lawyer
Lulu Seikaly D Plano Attorney Web Site Small Business Advocate
CD 4
R 75%
John Ratcliffe (Inc) R Rockwall Attorney Web Site U.S. House 2015-Present
Russell Foster D Sherman Technology Web Site IT Technician
CD 5
R 62%
Lance Gooden (Inc) R Terrell Consultant Web Site U.S. House 2019-Present
Don Hill R Terrell Consultant Web Site  
Carolyn Salter D Palestine Physician Web Site Ex-Mayor
CD 6
R 52%
Ron Wright (Inc) R Arlington Business Web Site Ex-Tax Assessor Collector
Stephen Daniel D Maypearl Attorney Web Site Dallas County Judge Aide
CD 7
D 51%
Lizzie Pannill Fletcher (Inc) D Houston Attorney Web Site U.S. House 2019-Present
Maria Espinoza R Houston Business Web Site Remembrance Project Founder
Wesley Hunt R Houston Real Estate Web Site Ex-Combat Pilot in Iraq
Laique Rehman R Houston Business Web Site Energy Firm Management
Cindy Siegel R Houston CPA Web Site Ex-Harris GOP Vice-Chair
CD 8
R 72%
Kevin Brady (Inc) R The Woodlands Business Web Site U.S. House 1997-Present
Elizabeth Hernandez D The Woodlands Business Web Site Account Payable Associate
Laura Jones D Coldspring Realtor Web Site City of Houston Business Expert
Melissa Esparza Mathis R Houston Translator Web Site Iraq Veteran
Kirk Osborn R The Woodlands Business Web Site  
CD 9
D 80%
Al Green (Inc) D Houston Attorney Web Site U.S. House 2005-Present
Al Austin R Stafford Retired Web Site  
Julian Martinez R Houston Business Web Site Auto Dealer and Body Shop
Jon Menefee R Stafford Consultant Web Site Marines Veteran
Johnny Teague R Houston Pastor Web Site Ex-Texas House Candidate
Melissa Wilson-Williams D Pearland Real Estate Web Site  
CD 10
R 51%
Michael McCaul (Inc) R Austin Attorney Web Site U.S. House 2005-Present
Pritesh Gandhi D Austin Doctor Web Site UT-Dell Medical School
Shannon Hutcheson D Bastrop Attorney Web Site Planned Parenthood Lawyer
Mike Siegel D Austin Attorney Web Site U.S. House Candidate 2018
CD 11
R 78%
Gene Barber R Colorado City Business Web Site Disabled Veteran
Brandon Batch R Midland Business Web Site Conservative Policy Advisor
Jamie Berryhill R Odessa Business Web Site Ex-National Prayer Day Chairman
Cynthia Breyman R Andrews Banker Web Site Ex-School Board
J. D. Faircloth R Midland CPA Web Site Ex-Mayor
Casey Gray R Andrews Business Web Site Navy Veteran
Jon Mark Hogg D San Angelo Attorney Web Site Ex-City Council
J. Ross Lacy R Midland Business Web Site City Council
Ned Luscombe R Midland Business Web Site  
August Pfluger R San Angelo Business Web Site Air Force Veteran, Ex-Trump Advisor
Wesley Virdell R Brady Business Web Site Air Force Veteran
Robert Tucker R Comanche Business Web Site Military Veteran, Ex-Pastor
CD 12
R 61%
Kay Granger (Inc) R Fort Worth Business Web Site U.S. House 1997-Present
Danny Anderson D White Settlement Business Web Site Ex-City Council
Chris Putnam R Colleyville Retired Web Site Ex-City Council
Lisa Welch D Fort Worth Professor Web Site  
CD 13
R 79%
Catherine "I Swear" Carr R Austin Education Web Site Counseling-Artist
Jamie Culley R Wichita Falls Business Web Site Development Consultant
Chris Ekstrom R Wichita Falls Business Web Site Christian Trump Republican
Jason Foglesong R Amarillo Teacher Web Site Ex-Prison Security Officer
Timothy Gassaway D Amarillo Retired Web Site  
Elaine Hays R Amarillo Finance Web Site City Council
Lee Harvey R Burkburnett Business Web Site County Commissioner
Diane Knowlton R Henrietta Attorney Web Site Ex-Border Patrol Consultant
Ronny Jackson R Henrietta Physician Web Site Navy Admiral
Matt McArthur R Spur Business Web Site Construction Manager
Mark Neese R Amarillo Ministry Web Site Army Veteran
Asusena Reséndiz R Amarillo Business Web Site Texas Department of Housing Board
Vance Snider II R Amarillo Business Web Site Railroad Conductor
Greg Sagan D Amarillo Business Web Site Ex-Navy Vietnam Veteran
Gus Trujillo D Amarillo Manager Web Site  
Richard Herman R Amarillo Business Web Site Ex-Justice of the Peace
Josh Winegarner R Canyon Business Web Site Ex-U.S. Senate Aide
Monique Worthy R Canyon Business Web Site Conservative Activist
CD 14
R 58%
Randy Weber (Inc) R Pearland Business Web Site U.S. House 2013-Present
Sanjanetta Barnes D League City Consultant Web Site Ex-Texas Democratic Party Director
Adrienne Bell D Friendswood Environment Web Site Battleground Texas Field Director
Eddie Fisher D West Columbia Environment Web Site Ex-Coastal States Representative
Joshua Foxworth R League City Engineer Web Site Marines Veteran
Robert "Puga" Thomas D West Columbia Engineer Web Site Ex-City Council
Mikal Williams D Kemah Attorney Web Site Ex-Navy Vietnam Veteran
CD 15
D 57%
Vicente Gonzalez (Inc) D McAllen Attorney Web Site Ex-U.S. House Aide
Monica De la Cruz-Hernandez R New Braunfels Business Web Site GOP Activist
Ryan Krause R New Braunfels Pastor Web Site U.S. House Candidate 2018
Tim Westley R Selma Pastor Web Site U.S. House Candidate 2016
CD 16
D 70%
Veronica Escobar (Inc) D El Paso Educator Web Site Ex-County Judge & Commissioner
Anthony Aguero R El Paso Media Web Site Conservative Activist
Jaime Arriola Jr. R El Paso Business Web Site IT Technology
Patrick Cigarruista R El Paso Finance Web Site Ex-U.S. House Candidate
Irene Armendariz Jackson R El Paso Realtor Web Site  
Blanco Ortiz Trout R El Paso Business Web Site Canutillo School Board President
Samuel Williams R El Paso Retired Web Site Ex-Military
CD 17
R 55%
Ahmad Adnan R Austin Business Web Site Financial Advisor
Scott Bland R Waco Business Web Site Ex-Secret Service
William Foster III D Hearne Retired Web Site Credit Union Board
George Hindman R Pflugerville Business Web Site Ex-U.S. House Candidate
Todd Kent R Bryan Education Web Site George H.W. Bush Organizer
David Jaramillo D Waco Government Web Site Marines Veteran
Richard Kennedy D Pflugerville Business Web Site Project Manager
Laurie Godfrey McReynolds R Waco Business Web Site Dry Cleaner
Kristen Alamo Rowin R Hewitt Business Web Site Real Estate Firm
David Saucedo R Waco Business Web Site National Safety Director
Pete Sessions R Waco Business Web Site U.S. House 1997-2019
Trent Sutton R College Station Student Web Site Marines Veteran
Renee Swann R Waco Business Web Site Physician Office Manager
Elianor Vessali R College Station Business Web Site Ex-City Council
CD 18
D 77%
Sheila Jackson Lee (Inc) D Houston Attorney Web Site U.S. House 1995-Present
Donovan Boson D Houston Government Web Site Public Administrator
Robert Cadena R Houston Business Web Site  
Wendell Champion R Houston Attorney Web Site Army Veteran
Michael Allen D Houston Business Web Site Landscape Architecture
Marc Flores D Houston Business Web Site Beto O'Rourke Grassroots Coordinator
Jerry Ford Sr. D Houston Business Web Site Houston Fire Chief
Nellie "Truly" Heiskell R Houston Minister Web Site Former School Official
T.C. Manning R Houston Service Web Site Senior Field Service Tech
Nathan Milliron R Houston Attorney Web Site Donald Trump Supporter
Stevens Orozco D Houston Teacher Web Site Progressive Activist
Ava Reynero Pate R Houston Retired Web Site U.S. House Nominee 2018
Bimal Patel D Houston Optometrist Web Site Progressive Activist
CD 19
R 72%
Jodey Arrington (Inc) R Lubbock Educator Web Site U.S. House 2017-Present
Vance Boyd R Lubbock Educator Web Site Texas Senate Candidate 2014
Tom Watson D Lubbock Attorney Web Site Texas Senate Candidate 2014
CD 20
D 63%
Joaquin Castro (Inc) D San Antonio Attorney Web Site U.S. House 2013-Present
Gary Allen R San Antonio Retired Web Site Educator
Dominick Dina R San Antonio Business Web Site Air Force Veteran
Mauro Garza R San Antonio Business Web Site GOP Activist
Rob Hostetler D San Antonio Retired Web Site Air Force Veteran
Anita Kegley R San Antonio Business Web Site Construction Consultant
Tammy Orta R San Antonio Nurse Web Site  
Justin Licea D San Antonio Business Web Site Cooperative Manager
CD 21
R 51%
Chip Roy (Inc) R Austin Attorney Web Site Ex-Assistant AG & Ted Cruz Aide
Wendy Davis D Fort Worth Attorney Web Site Ex-Texas Senate, Governor Nominee
Jennie Lou Leeder D Austin Coach Web Site Llano County Democratic Chair
CD 22
R 51%
Pierce Bush R Houston Business Web Site George H.W. Bush Grandson
Jon Camarillo R Houston Business Web Site Marines Veteran
Chris Fernandez D Houston Retired Web Site  
Douglas Haggard R Houston Attorney Web Site Ex-Assistant District Attorney
Aaron Hermes R Houston Artist Web Site Professional Musician
Greg Hill R Pearland Attorney Web Site Ex-City Council, County Court Judge
Matt Hinton R Houston Finance Web Site  
Sri Preston Kulkarni D Sugar Land Public Service Web Site U.S. House Candidate 2018
Dan Matthews R Houston Business Web Site Ex-U.S. House Candidate
Diana Miller R Sugar Land Engineer Web Site Ex-Mayor & City Council Candidate
Nyanza Davis Moore D Pearland Attorney Web Site Community Advocate
Troy Nehls R Richmond Police Web Site Fort Bend Sheriff
Brandon Penko R Richmond Business Web Site Communications Company CEO
Carmine Petricco III D Richmond Retired Web Site IBEW Electrician
James Noteware R Houston Business Web Site Real Estate Developer
Bangar Reddy R Sugar Land Technology Web Site Ex-Indian Culture Center President
Howard Steele R Houston Attorney Web Site Donald Trump Supporter
Shandon Phan R Houston Business Web Site Vietnamese American GOP Coalition
Derrick Reed D Pearland Dentist Web Site Democratic Activist
Kathaleen Wall R Houston Business Web Site U.S. House Candidate 2018
Joe Walz R Houston Business Web Site Army Veteran
CD 23
R 47%
Rosey Ramos Abuabara D San Antonio Nurse Web Site Bexar Democratic Precinct Coordinator
Alma Arredondo-Lynch R Concan Dentist Web Site Conservative Activist
Darwin Boedeker R San Antonio Retired Web Site Navy Veteran
Jaime Escuder D Alpine Attorney Web Site Ex-District Attorney Candidate
Tony Gonzales R San Antonio Security Web Site Navy Veteran
Cecil B. "Burt" Jones R Castroville Business Web Site Ex-Air Force
Gina Ortiz Jones D San Antonio Security Web Site Ex-Obama Administration Official
Ricardo Madrid D San Antonio Health Care Web Site  
Jeff McFarlin R San Antonio Business Web Site Oil and Gas Management
Raul Reyes R Castroville Business Web Site Ex-Air Force
Efrain Valdez D Del Rio Business Web Site Ex-County Judge & Mayor
Sharon Breckenridge Thomas R San Antonio Attorney Web Site Texas Law Enforcement Commissioner
Alia Ureste R El Paso Business Web Site GOP Activist
Ben Van Winkle R Castroville Business Web Site Constitutional Advocate
CD 24
R 50%
John Biggan D Colleyville Educator Web Site College Professor
Sunny Chaparala R Dallas Business Web Site Real Estate Broker
David Fegan R Colleyville Real Estate Web Site Ex-Governor Abbott Campaign Staff
Richard Fleming D Farmers Branch Business Web Site Self-Employed
Crystal Fletcher D Dallas Attorney Web Site Obama Administration
Jeron Liverman R Bedford Real Estate Web Site  
Desi Maes R Dallas Business Web Site Ex-Army Green Beret
Jan McDowell D Carrollton CPA Web Site U.S. House Candidate 2016 & 2018
Kim Olson D Addison Retired Military Web Site Agriculture Commissioner Candidate 2018
Candace Valenzuela D Dallas Educator Web Site School Board
Sam Vega D Dallas Business Web Site Art Director
Beth Van Duyne R Irving Consultant Web Site Ex-Mayor, HUD Official
CD 25
R 54%
Roger Williams (Inc) R Austin Business Web Site U.S. House 2013-Present
Julie Oliver D Austin Attorney Web Site U.S. House Nominee 2018
Heidi Sloan D Austin Farmer Web Site Community Organizer
CD 26
R 58%
Michael Burgess (Inc) R :Lewisville Physician Web Site U.S. House 2003-Present
Michael Armstrong R Frisco Pastor Web Site  
Neil Durrance D Denton Attorney Web Site Ex-City Council
Carol Iannuzzi D Lewisville Retired Web Site Precinct Chair
Mat Pruneda D Denton Controller Web Site Planning Commissioner
Jason Mrochek R Frisco Business Web Site Patriot Coalition Founder
Jack Wyman R Highland Village Business Web Site Ex-Maine State Legislator
CD 27
R 60%
Michael Cloud (Inc) R Victoria Business Web Site SREC & Ex-County GOP Chair
Rick De La Fuente D Victoria Business Web Site  
Charlie Jackson D Corpus Christi Business Web Site  
CD 28
D 58%
Henry Cuellar (Inc) D Laredo Attorney Web Site U.S. House 2005-Present
Jessica Cisneros D Laredo Attorney Web Site Justice Democrats, Ex-U.S. House Intern
Sandra Whitten R Laredo Attorney Web Site Justice Democrats, Ex-U.S. House Intern
CD 29
D 72%
Sylvia Garcia (Inc) D Houston Business Web Site Texas Senate 2013-Present
Robert Schafranek R Houston Business Web Site U.S. House Candidate 2016
CD 30
D 81%
Eddie Bernice Johnson (Inc) D Dallas Nurse Web Site U.S. House 1993-Present
Tre Pennie R Dallas Police Web Site Army Veteran
Hasani Burton D Dallas Business Web Site Kemet Inspired Media CEO
Barbara Mallory Caraway D Dallas Attorney Web Site Texas House 2007-2013
Shenita "Shae" Cleveland D Dallas Consultant Web Site Activist
CD 31
R 51%
John Carter (Inc) R Georgetown Attorney Web Site U.S. House 2001-Present
Garapati Abhiram R Georgetown Attorney Web Site  
Michael Edward Grimes D Austin Attorney Web Site  
Eric Hanke D Leander Finance Web Site Songwriter
Donna Iman D Austin Technology Web Site Community Activist
Dan Janjigian D Austin Business Web Site Olympic Bobsledder, Actor
Christine Eady Mann D Cedar Park Physician Web Site Democratic Activist
Christopher Wall R Georgetown Attorney Web Site  
Mike Williams R Georgetown Retired Web Site  
Tammy Young D Round Rock Real Estate Web Site City Council
CD 32
D 52%
Colin Allred (Inc) D Dallas Attorney Web Site U.S. House 2019-Present
Genevieve Collins R Dallas Technology Web Site Major GOP Donor's Daughter
Jon Hollis R Richardson Paralegal Web Site Trump Campaign Activist
Floyd McLendon R Dallas Author Web Site Ex-Navy SEAL
Mark Sackett R Richardson Firefighter Web Site  
Jeff Tokar R Richardson Firefighter Web Site Ex-Texas Assn of Fire Educators Chair
CD 33
D 75%
Marc Veasey (Inc) D Fort Worth Consultant Web Site U.S. House 2013-Present
Sean Paul Segura D Fort Worth Business Web Site FC President
Fabian Vasquez R Fort Worth Business Web Site  
CD 34
D 58%
Filemon Vela (Inc) D Brownsville Attorney Web Site U.S. House 2013-Present
Osbert Rodriguez Haro III D Brownsville Business Web Site Self-Employed
Rod Lingsch R San Benito Physician Web Site  
Diego Zavala D Harlingen Teacher Web Site  
CD 35
D 68%
Lloyd Doggett (Inc) D Austin Attorney Web Site U.S. House 1994-Present
Rafael Alcoser III D San Antonio Business Web Site Insurance Broker
Guillermo William Hayward R Austin Rancher Web Site  
Nick Moutos R Austin Rancher Web Site  
Jenny Garcia Sharon R Austin Rancher Web Site  
CD 36
R 71%
Brian Babin (Inc) R Woodville Dentist Web Site U.S. House 2015-Present
RJ Boatman R Clear Lake City Business Web Site Ex-Police Chief & Municipal Judge

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