The Green Papers: Texas 2020 General Election
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
✓ Primary: Tuesday 3 March 2020
Runoff - for US Senate D; US House: CD 3 D, CD 10 D, CD 13 D&R, CD 15 R, CD 16 R,
CD 17 D&R, CD 18 R, CD 20 R, CD 22 R,
CD 23 R, CD 24 D, CD 31 D, and CD 35 R; Railroad Commissioner D: Tuesday 14 July 2020

General Election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Monday 9 December 2019 - Filing Deadline - Primary - Minor Party, Independent intent.
Tuesday 3 March 2020 - Primary. Polling hours 7:00a-7:00p CST (1300-0100 UTC) / 7:00a-7:00p MST (1400-0200 UTC). Only El Paso and Hudspeth Counties are in Mountain Time, so the vast majority of polls have closed in Texas by 7 PM Central Time.
Monday 11 May 2020 - Filiing Deadline - Independent President.
Friday 26 June 2020 - Filing Deadline - Independent petitions.
Tuesday 14 July 2020 - Runoff - for US Senate D; US House: CD 3 D, CD 10 D, CD 13 D&R, CD 15 R, CD 16 R,
CD 17 D&R, CD 18 R, CD 20 R, CD 22 R,
CD 23 R, CD 24 D, CD 31 D, and CD 35 R; Railroad Commissioner D.
Polling hours reportedly 7:00a-7:00p CDT (1200-0000 UTC) / 7:00a-7:00p MDT (1300-0100 UTC). Only El Paso and Hudspeth Counties are in Mountain Time, so the vast majority of polls have closed in Texas by 7 PM Central Time.
Tuesday 3 November 2020 - General Election. Polling hours 7:00a-7:00p CST (1300-0100 UTC) / 7:00a-7:00p MST (1400-0200 UTC). Only El Paso and Hudspeth Counties are in Mountain Time, so the vast majority of polls have closed in Texas by 7 PM Central Time.
 
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 2)
Governor:1 
2010 Census:25,268,418 (8.16% of 309,785,186)
2012, 2016, 2020 Electoral Votes:38(7.06% of 538)
2012-2020 Representatives:36(8.28% of 435)
Capital:Austin
 

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Texas State and Local Government

Texas 2020 Presidential Primaries, Caucuses, and Conventions:
Democrats   Republicans


7 April 2020: Due to the COVID-19 virus, Governor Greg Abbott suspended the state requirement that parties nominate by convention on 18 April. Parties can set their own dates and hold remote conventions.

20 March 2020: Due to the COVID-19 virus, Governor Greg Abbott has postponed the runoff primaries from 26 May to 14 July.

When no candidate receives more than 50% of the vote in any Primary, a runoff is held between the two top vote-getters.

In Special Elections, all candidates, regardless of party affiliation, run on a single ballot. If one candidate receives a majority of the vote, that candidate is elected. Otherwise, the top two vote-getters advance to a runoff.

The Green and Libertarian parties may nominate by convention. The Green Party U.S. Senate convention date is 18 April; U.S. House single county districts are 14 March; and multiple county districts are 21 March.

The minor parties are: None of the Above, America’s Party, Christian Party, Green Party, Libertarian Party, and the Texas Independent Party. The minor parties that have ballot access are the Green and the Libertarian Parties.


Important 2020 Election Dates from the Texas Secretary of State.

2020 Candidate’s Guide – Running for Federal, State, District or County offices. from the Texas Secretary of State.

Candidate Information from the Texas Secretary of State.


3 March Texas Election Night Reporting from the Texas Secretary of State.

 
           

President  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2020, 2024. Term Limit: No more than 2 4-year terms in a lifetime. Electors: 38 (Winner-take-all), How Appointed, Meeting Place, Duly Appointed Presidential Electors, List of Presidential Candidates by State, List of Presidential Candidates.
Up for election in 2020

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 116th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 1 Republican Senator  Rafael Edward "Ted" Cruz
First elected: 2012; re-elected: 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024
 Candidate list (1)
  Candidate Republican     Senator  Rafael Edward "Ted" Cruz
FEC S2TX00312

Class 2
Seat up for regular election
Republican Senator  John Cornyn
First elected: 2002; re-elected: 2008, 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (10, 1 write-in)
  Candidate Democratic     Mary Jennings "MJ" Hegar
proceeds to 14 July 2020 Runoff

FEC S0TX00233; 31 Mar 20; Tot $4,830,039; Dsb $3,781,873
  Candidate Democratic     state Senator  Royce West
FEC S0TX00266; 31 Mar 20; Tot $1,363,387; Dsb $1,242,563
  Candidate Republican     Senator  John Cornyn
FEC S2TX00106; 31 Mar 20; Tot $13,157,427; Dsb $6,057,461
  Candidate Libertarian     Wes Benedict
  Candidate Libertarian     Kerry Douglas McKennon
FEC S0TX00340; 31 Mar 20; Tot $6,535; Dsb $6,178
  Candidate Independent     Cedric D. "CD" Jefferson
People Over Politics

FEC S0TX00399
  Candidate Independent     Tim Smith
FEC S0TX00415
  Candidate Independent     Arjun Srinivasan
FEC S0TX00373; 31 Dec 19; Tot $0; Dsb $0
  Candidate Independent     Ricardo "Ric" Turullols-Bonilla
FEC S0TX00423
  Candidate Independent     Krisjiannis Vittato
  Candidate Not readily classifiable     James Brumley
Human Rights Party

FEC S0TX00407

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022. Term Limit: None, All Governors

  Republican Governor  Greg Abbott
Previously served as Attorney General: first elected 2002; re-elected: 2006, 2010; First elected as Governor: 2014; re-elected: 2018.
Chair up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

  Republican Lieutenant Governor  Dan Patrick
First elected: 2014; re-elected: 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

116th U.S. House of Representatives  2-year term. Election Cycle 2020, 2021. No Term Limit. 116th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
23 Republican (15 Renominated, 7 Open, 1 Undetermined);
13 Democratic (13 Renominated)

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 1
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Louis B. "Louie" Gohmert, Jr.
First elected: 2004
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (2) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Hank Gilbert
FEC H0TX01108; 31 Mar 20; Tot $190,942; Dsb $44,805
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Louis B. "Louie" Gohmert, Jr.
FEC H4TX04039; 31 Mar 20; Tot $387,892; Dsb $393,728

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 2
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Daniel "Dan" Crenshaw
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (5) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Sima Jandaghi Ladjevardian
Proceeds to Runoff.
9 March 2020: Elisa Cardnell announced she was dropping out endorsing Sima Ladjevardian. The runoff is cancelled and Sima Ladjevardian is declared the winner.

FEC H0TX02106; 31 Mar 20; Tot $1,133,296; Dsb $930,811
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Daniel "Dan" Crenshaw
FEC H8TX02166; 31 Mar 20; Tot $6,601,697; Dsb $3,503,156
  Candidate Libertarian     Laura Antoniou
  Candidate Libertarian     Elliott Scheirman
  Candidate Libertarian     Carol Unisicker

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 3
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Nicholas V. "Van" Taylor
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (4) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Sean J. McCaffity
Proceeds to 14 July 2020 Runoff

FEC H0TX03112; 31 Mar 20; Tot $387,507; Dsb $313,099
  Candidate Democratic     Helane Sawsan "Lulu" Seikaly
Proceeds to 14 July 2020 Runoff

FEC H0TX03120; 31 Mar 20; Tot $252,592; Dsb $232,039
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Nicholas V. "Van" Taylor
FEC H8TX03123; 31 Mar 20; Tot $1,704,041; Dsb $917,652
  Candidate Libertarian     Christopher J. "Chris" Claytor
FEC H2TX27117

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 4
Seat up for regular election
Open
Republican Member of Congress John Lee Ratcliffe
First elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Open Seat - 28 July 2019: Nominated by President Donald Trump for National Intelligence Director.
2 August 2019: Member of Congress Ratcliffe withdrew his nomination.
28 February 2020: Nominated by President Donald Trump for National Intelligence Director.
3 March 2020: Renominated by Primary for the U.S. House.
21 May 2020: Confirmed by the U.S. Senate 49-44 as National Intelligence Director. Governor Greg Abbott will not call a Special Election to fill this seat.
 Candidate list (2) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Russell Foster
FEC H0TX04151
    Republican     Member of Congress John Lee Ratcliffe - apparently not a candidate
21 May 2020: Confirmed by the U.S. Senate 49-44 for National Intelligence Director.

FEC H4TX04153; 31 Mar 20; Tot $544,248; Dsb $415,567
  Candidate Libertarian     Lou Antonelli
 12 May 2020: The Republican Party has scheduled an 8 August Congressional District Executive Committee Meeting to select a replacement nominee for the November 2020 General Election. Candidates: Rockwall City Councilman Trace Johannesen, TC Manning, Floyd McLendon, and Jason Ross.

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 5
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Lance Gooden
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (3) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Carolyn Salter
FEC H0TX05109; 31 Mar 20; Tot $35,946; Dsb $7,881
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Lance Gooden
FEC H8TX05144; 31 Mar 20; Tot $1,254,004; Dsb $924,602
  Candidate Libertarian     Kevin A. Hale
FEC H0TX05125; 31 Mar 20; Tot $6,060; Dsb $6,508

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 6
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Ron Wright
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated - 29 July 2019: Stated his lung cancer prognosis is positive.
 Candidate list (4) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Stephen Daniel
FEC H0TX06099; 31 Mar 20; Tot $196,861; Dsb $187,943
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Ron Wright
FEC H8TX06233; 31 Mar 20; Tot $505,772; Dsb $405,784
  Candidate Libertarian     Melanie Black
  Candidate Independent     Chad Edward Snider
FEC H0TX06115

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 7
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Elizabeth Pannill "Lizzie" Fletcher
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (3) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Elizabeth Pannill "Lizzie" Fletcher
FEC H8TX07140; 31 Mar 20; Tot $3,375,004; Dsb $723,963
  Candidate Republican     Wesley Hunt
FEC H0TX07170; 31 Mar 20; Tot $2,245,861; Dsb $1,813,750
  Candidate Libertarian     Leonard Shawn Kelly
FEC H0TX07238

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 8
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Kevin Patrick Brady
First elected: 1996
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (3) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Elizabeth "Liz" Hernandez
FEC H0TX08129
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Kevin Patrick Brady
FEC H6TX08100; 31 Mar 20; Tot $2,434,504; Dsb $2,118,039
  Candidate Libertarian     Chris Duncan
FEC H8TX08122

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 9
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Alexander "Al" Green
First elected: 2004
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (4) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Alexander "Al" Green
FEC H4TX09095; 31 Mar 20; Tot $319,251; Dsb $375,733
  Candidate Republican     Johnny Mark Teague
FEC H0TX09176; 31 Mar 20; Tot $39,735; Dsb $37,918
  Candidate Libertarian     Jose Sosa
  Candidate Independent     Edward Small, Jr.
FEC H0TX09226

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 10
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Michael T. McCaul
First elected: 2004
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (6) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Pritesh Gandhi
Proceeds to 14 July 2020 Runoff

FEC H0TX10216; 31 Mar 20; Tot $1,011,877; Dsb $948,927
  Candidate Democratic     Michael "Mike" Siegel
Proceeds to 14 July 2020 Runoff

FEC H8TX10110; 31 Mar 20; Tot $664,291; Dsb $542,317
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Michael T. McCaul
FEC H4TX10093; 31 Mar 20; Tot $1,905,549; Dsb $952,299
  Candidate Libertarian     Roy Eriksen
  Candidate Conservative     Lloyd F. Coker
FEC H0TX10232
  Candidate Independent     Olis Bahari
FEC H0TX10224

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 11
Seat up for regular election
Open
Republican Member of Congress  K. Michael "Mike" Conaway
First elected: 2004
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Open Seat - 30 July 2019: Retiring.
 Candidate list (5) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     former San Angelo City Councilmember Jon Mark Hogg
FEC H0TX11198; 31 Mar 20; Tot $47,375; Dsb $37,686
  Candidate Republican     August Lee Pfluger, II
FEC H0TX11230; 31 Mar 20; Tot $1,552,800; Dsb $1,199,039
  Candidate Libertarian     Wacey Alpha Cody
FEC H0TX11164
  Candidate Libertarian     Brian Holk
  Candidate Independent     Jeffery Cady
FEC H0TX11297

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 12
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Kay N. Granger
First elected: 1996
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (3) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Lisa Renea Welch
FEC H0TX12238; 31 Mar 20; Tot $52,312; Dsb $46,478
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Kay N. Granger
FEC H6TX12060; 31 Mar 20; Tot $2,895,397; Dsb $2,747,859
  Candidate Libertarian     Trey Holcomb
FEC H0TX12261; 31 Mar 20; Tot $455; Dsb $59

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 13
Seat up for regular election
Open
Republican Member of Congress  William McClellan "Mac" Thornberry
First elected: 1994
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Open Seat - 30 September 2019: "I will not be a candidate for reelection in the 2020 election."
 Candidate list (5) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Gregory T. "Greg" Sagan
Proceeds to 14 July 2020 Runoff

FEC H8TX13163; 31 Mar 20; Tot $11,955; Dsb $13,624
  Candidate Democratic     Gus Luis Trujillo
Proceeds to 14 July 2020 Runoff

FEC H0TX13152
  Candidate Republican     Ronny Lynn Jackson
Proceeds to 14 July 2020 Runoff

FEC H0TX13228; 31 Mar 20; Tot $412,130; Dsb $282,646
  Candidate Republican     Josh Winegarner
Proceeds to 14 July 2020 Runoff

FEC H0TX13129; 31 Mar 20; Tot $783,549; Dsb $624,582
  Candidate Libertarian     Jack B. Westbrook

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 14
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Randy Weber
First elected: 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (4) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Adrienne Bell
FEC H8TX14120; 31 Mar 20; Tot $103,735; Dsb $81,576
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Randy Weber
FEC H2TX14149; 31 Mar 20; Tot $579,784; Dsb $487,809
  Candidate United Party     Karen Ben-Moyal
FEC H0TX14200
  Candidate Independent     Cyrus Sajna
FEC H0TX14234; 31 Mar 20; Tot $100; Dsb $94

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 15
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Vicente Gonzalez
First elected: 2016
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (4) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Vicente Gonzalez
FEC H6TX15162; 31 Mar 20; Tot $830,829; Dsb $579,822
  Candidate Republican     Monica De La Cruz Hernandez
Proceeds to 14 July 2020 Runoff

FEC H0TX15124; 31 Mar 20; Tot $205,438; Dsb $100,403
  Candidate Republican     Ryan Patrick Krause
Proceeds to 14 July 2020 Runoff

FEC H0TX15108; 31 Mar 20; Tot $49,094; Dsb $45,161
  Candidate Libertarian     Ross Lynn Leone
FEC H8TX28203

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 16
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Veronica Escobar
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (4) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Veronica Escobar
FEC H8TX16109; 31 Mar 20; Tot $643,677; Dsb $471,861
  Candidate Republican     Irene Armendariz-Jackson
Proceeds to 14 July 2020 Runoff

FEC H0TX16106; 31 Mar 20; Tot $27,596; Dsb $24,617
  Candidate Republican     Samuel Lee "Sam" Williams, Jr.
Proceeds to 14 July 2020 Runoff

FEC H8TX16166; 31 Mar 20; Tot $21,694; Dsb $19,559
  Candidate Libertarian     Ben Leder
FEC H8TX05177

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 17
Seat up for regular election
Open
Republican Member of Congress  William "Bill" Flores
First elected: 2010
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Open Seat - 4 September 2019: "After much prayer over the past few days and following conversations with my wife, Gina ... I have decided that my current term will be my last...."
 Candidate list (5) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     David Anthony Jaramillo
Proceeds to 14 July 2020 Runoff

FEC H0TX17138; 31 Mar 20; Tot $20,681; Dsb $17,865
  Candidate Democratic     Richard "Rick" Kennedy
Proceeds to 14 July 2020 Runoff

FEC H8TX17149; 31 Mar 20; Tot $70,002; Dsb $66,421
  Candidate Republican     former Member of Congress  Peter Andrew "Pete" Sessions
Proceeds to 14 July 2020 Runoff
Elected to the U.S. House 1996 though 2016, was not a candidate for reelection in 2018.

FEC H2TX03126; 31 Mar 20; Tot $461,501; Dsb $745,458
  Candidate Republican     Renée Swann
Proceeds to 14 July 2020 Runoff

FEC H0TX17195; 31 Mar 20; Tot $670,853; Dsb $539,641
  Candidate Libertarian     Ted Brown

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 18
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Sheila Jackson Lee
First elected: 1994
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (4) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Sheila Jackson Lee
FEC H4TX18054; 31 Mar 20; Tot $627,797; Dsb $631,536
  Candidate Republican     Robert M. Cadena
Proceeds to 14 July 2020 Runoff

FEC H0TX18334; 31 Mar 20; Tot $350; Dsb $40
  Candidate Republican     Wendell Champion
Proceeds to 14 July 2020 Runoff

FEC H0TX18292; 31 Mar 20; Tot $79,112; Dsb $43,837
  Candidate Libertarian     Luke Spencer
FEC H8TX18196; 31 Mar 20; Tot $105; Dsb $142

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 19
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Jodey Cook Arrington
First elected: 2016
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (3) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Thomas W. "Tom" Watson
FEC H0TX19068; 31 Mar 20; Tot $4,594; Dsb $4,500
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Jodey Cook Arrington
FEC H6TX19099; 31 Mar 20; Tot $1,496,014; Dsb $1,064,642
  Candidate Libertarian     Joe Burnes

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 20
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Joaquin Castro
First elected: 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (6) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Joaquin Castro
FEC H2TX35011; 31 Mar 20; Tot $404,129; Dsb $370,123
  Candidate Republican     Gary Allen
Proceeds to 14 July 2020 Runoff

FEC H0TX20173
  Candidate Republican     Mauro Everett Garza
Proceeds to 14 July 2020 Runoff

FEC H8TX21331; 12 Feb 20; Tot $97,094; Dsb $103,660
  Candidate Libertarian     Jeffrey C. Blunt
FEC H8TX21125
  Candidate Independent     Adam Michael Martinez-Gomez, III
FEC H0TX20199
  Candidate None     Adam N. Jonasz
FEC H0TX20108

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 21
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Chip Roy
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (4) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     former Texas state Senator Wendy R. Davis
FEC H0TX21148; 31 Mar 20; Tot $3,047,765; Dsb $1,094,009
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Chip Roy
FEC H8TX21307; 31 Mar 20; Tot $2,078,006; Dsb $752,804
  Candidate Libertarian     Arthur DiBianca
  Candidate Independent     Michael Joseph Felts
FEC H0TX21114; 30 Jun 19; Tot $3,570; Dsb $1,851

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 22
Seat up for regular election
Open
Republican Member of Congress  Peter Graham "Pete" Olson
First elected: 2008
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Open Seat - 25 July 2019: Announced that he will not run for re-election. "... I have decided to not seek re-election."
 Candidate list (4) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Sri Preston Kulkarni
FEC H8TX22313; 31 Mar 20; Tot $1,564,264; Dsb $1,226,089
  Candidate Republican     Fort Bend County Sheriff  Troy E. Nehls
Proceeds to 14 July 2020 Runoff

FEC H0TX22302; 31 Mar 20; Tot $382,835; Dsb $358,623
  Candidate Republican     Kathaleen Wall
Proceeds to 14 July 2020 Runoff
FEC duplicate H8TX02141, H0TX22203

FEC H8TX02141; 31 Mar 20; Tot $4,491,196; Dsb $4,425,806
  Candidate Libertarian     Joseph "PieRatKing" LeBlanc, Jr.

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 23
Seat up for regular election
Open
Republican Member of Congress  William "Will" Hurd
First elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Open Seat - 1 August 2019: "I have made the decision to not seek reelection for the 23rd Congressional District of Texas...."
 Candidate list (6) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Gina Ortiz Jones
FEC H8TX23121; 31 Mar 20; Tot $3,310,358; Dsb $1,024,041
  Candidate Republican     Ernest Anthony "Tony" Gonzales, II
Proceeds to 14 July 2020 Runoff

FEC H0TX35015; 31 Mar 20; Tot $804,370; Dsb $532,547
  Candidate Republican     Raul Reyes, Jr.
Proceeds to 14 July 2020 Runoff

FEC H0TX23177; 31 Mar 20; Tot $221,542; Dsb $176,219
  Candidate Libertarian     Tim Martinez
  Candidate Libertarian     Beto Villela
  Candidate Independent     Steven Sanders
FEC H0TX23292

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 24
Seat up for regular election
Open
Republican Member of Congress  Kenny Ewell Marchant
First elected: 2004
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Open Seat - 5 August 2019: "It is time for me to announce that I will not seek another term as Member of Congress...."
 Candidate list (6) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Kimberly D. "Kim" Olson
Proceeds to 14 July 2020 Runoff

FEC H0TX24167; 31 Mar 20; Tot $1,231,183; Dsb $1,028,805
  Candidate Democratic     Carrollton-Farmers Branch School Board Trustee  Candace Valenzuela
Proceeds to 14 July 2020 Runoff

FEC H0TX24175; 31 Mar 20; Tot $647,106; Dsb $506,708
  Candidate Republican     former Irving Mayor Elizabeth Ann "Beth" Van Duyne
FEC H0TX24209; 31 Mar 20; Tot $1,019,977; Dsb $778,091
  Candidate Libertarian     Darren J. Hamilton
FEC H0TX24274
  Candidate Independent     Mark Andrew Bauer
FEC H0TX24266
  Candidate Independent     Stephen "Steve" Kuzmich
Alliance Party

FEC H0TX24142; 31 Mar 20; Tot $70,804; Dsb $74,667

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 25
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Roger Williams
First elected: 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (3) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Julie Lynn Oliver
FEC H8TX25159; 31 Mar 20; Tot $464,624; Dsb $427,972
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Roger Williams
FEC H2TX33040; 31 Mar 20; Tot $1,415,087; Dsb $995,899
  Candidate Libertarian     Bill Kelsey
FEC H4TX10184

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 26
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Michael C. Burgess
First elected: 2002
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (5) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Carol Higbee Iannuzzi
FEC H0TX26121; 31 Mar 20; Tot $82,254; Dsb $63,910
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Michael C. Burgess
FEC H2TX26093; 31 Mar 20; Tot $1,003,425; Dsb $1,169,766
  Candidate Libertarian     Mark Boler
FEC H0TX26105
  Candidate Independent     William Robert Cunningham, Jr.
FEC H0TX26170
  Candidate Independent     Jay Taylor
FEC H0TX26162

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 27
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Michael J. Cloud
First elected in a Special Election 30 June 2018 (re: resignation of Member of Congress Randolph Blake "Blake" Farenthold)
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (3) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Ricardo "Rick" "Ricky" De La Fuente
Son of Roque "Rocky" De La Fuente, Jr.

FEC H0TX27087; 31 Mar 20; Tot $303,125; Dsb $3,125
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Michael J. Cloud
FEC H8TX27049; 31 Mar 20; Tot $663,179; Dsb $364,510
  Candidate Libertarian     Phil Gray
FEC H6TX01261

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 28
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Henry R. Cuellar
First elected: 2004
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (3) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Henry R. Cuellar
FEC H2TX23082; 31 Mar 20; Tot $2,133,636; Dsb $2,622,376
  Candidate Republican     Sandra Linn Whitten
FEC H0TX28069; 31 Mar 20; Tot $11,192; Dsb $10,160
  Candidate Libertarian     Bekah Congdon

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 29
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Sylvia R. Garcia
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (3) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Sylvia R. Garcia
FEC H8TX29052; 31 Mar 20; Tot $479,379; Dsb $366,409
  Candidate Republican     Jaimy Z. Blanco
FEC H8TX29136
  Candidate Libertarian     Phil Kurtz
FEC H8TX09153

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 30
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Eddie Bernice Johnson
First elected: 1992
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (4) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Eddie Bernice Johnson
FEC H2TX00015; 31 Mar 20; Tot $378,157; Dsb $343,106
  Candidate Republican     Demetrick "Tre" Pennie
FEC H0TX32053; 31 Mar 20; Tot $30,095; Dsb $16,874
  Candidate Libertarian     Dakinya J. Jefferson
FEC H0TX30107
  Candidate Independent     Eric Lemonte Williams

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 31
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  John Rice Carter
First elected: 2002
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (6) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Donna Imam
Proceeds to 14 July 2020 Runoff

FEC H0TX31097; 31 Mar 20; Tot $363,195; Dsb $223,126
  Candidate Democratic     Christine Eady Mann
Proceeds to 14 July 2020 Runoff

FEC H8TX31033; 31 Mar 20; Tot $277,816; Dsb $278,886
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  John Rice Carter
FEC H2TX31044; 31 Mar 20; Tot $1,351,116; Dsb $766,702
  Candidate Libertarian     Clark Patterson
FEC H2TX01070
  Candidate Independent     Jeremy John Bravo
FEC H0TX31162
  Candidate Independent     Moshe "Cal" Schrauth

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 32
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Colin Allred
First elected: 2018
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (5) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Colin Allred
FEC H8TX32098; 31 Mar 20; Tot $2,996,807; Dsb $725,499
  Candidate Republican     Genevieve D. Collins
FEC H0TX32087; 31 Mar 20; Tot $1,636,263; Dsb $1,225,255
  Candidate Libertarian     Ken Ashby
FEC H8TX05052
  Candidate Libertarian     Christy Renee Mowrey
aka Christy Mowrey, Christy Mowrey Peterson

FEC H0TX32137
  Candidate Independent     Jason Sigmon
FEC H0TX32111; 31 Mar 20; Tot $10,654; Dsb $10,554

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 33
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Marc Allison Veasey
First elected: 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (5, 1 write-in) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Marc Allison Veasey
FEC H2TX33073; 31 Mar 20; Tot $1,045,935; Dsb $1,046,373
  Candidate Republican     Fabian Cordova Vasquez
FEC H0TX33010; 31 Mar 20; Tot $14,941; Dsb $11,840
  Candidate Libertarian     Jason Reeves
FEC H4TX33020
  Candidate Independent     Carlos Quintanilla
FEC H2TX06186; 31 Mar 20; Tot $20,464; Dsb $19,264
  Candidate Independent     Renedria Ann "Rene" Welton
FEC H0TX33051
  Candidate Write-in; (Democratic)     Viktor J. Valencia Avalos
FEC H0TX33028

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 34
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Filemon B. Vela
First elected: 2012
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (3) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Filemon B. Vela
FEC H2TX27190; 31 Mar 20; Tot $663,979; Dsb $611,163
  Candidate Republican     Rey Gonzalez
FEC H6TX34031; 31 Mar 20; Tot $11,792; Dsb $11,241
  Candidate Libertarian     Anthony Cristo
FEC H8TX15069

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 35
Seat up for regular election
Democratic Member of Congress  Lloyd Alton Doggett, II
First elected: 1994
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (5) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     Member of Congress  Lloyd Alton Doggett, II
FEC H4TX10028; 31 Mar 20; Tot $898,534; Dsb $216,482
  Candidate Republican     William Reed "Guillermo" Hayward
Proceeds to 14 July 2020 Runoff

FEC H0TX35049
  Candidate Republican     Jennifer Garcia "Jenny" Sharon
Proceeds to 14 July 2020 Runoff

FEC H0TX35064
  Candidate Libertarian     Mark Loewe
FEC H4TX21082
  Candidate Independent     Jason Mata, Sr.
The Alliance Party

FEC H0TX35056; 31 Dec 19; Tot $0; Dsb $0

Incumbent - 116th Congress
CD 36
Seat up for regular election
Republican Member of Congress  Brian Babin
First elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
Renominated
 Candidate list (3) - 117th Congress
  Candidate Democratic     former Jasper City Councilman Brandon Rashad "Rashad" Lewis
FEC H0TX36021
  Candidate Republican     Member of Congress  Brian Babin
FEC H6TX02079; 31 Mar 20; Tot $894,039; Dsb $887,277
  Candidate Libertarian     Chad Abbey

Attorney General  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

  Republican Attorney General  Ken Paxton
First elected: 2014; re-elected: 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

Comptroller of Public Accounts  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

  Republican Comptroller of Public Accounts  Glenn Hegar
First elected: 2014; re-elected: 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

Commissioner of Agriculture  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

  Republican Agriculture Commissioner  Sid Miller
First elected: 2014; re-elected: 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

Commissioner of General Land Office  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2022

  Republican General Land Office Commissioner  George P. Bush
First elected: 2014; re-elected: 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

Railroad Commissioner 1  6 year term, Election Cycle: 2016, 2022

  Republican Railroad Commissioner  Wayne Christian
First elected: 2016
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 8 November 2022

Railroad Commissioner 2  6 year term, Election Cycle: 2018, 2024

  Republican Railroad Commissioner  Christi Craddick
First elected: 2012; re-elected: 2018.
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 5 November 2024

Railroad Commissioner 3  6 year term, Election Cycle: 2014, 2020

Seat up for regular election Republican Railroad Commissioner  Ryan Sitton
First elected: 2014
Seat up for regular election: Tuesday 3 November 2020
 Candidate list (5)
  Candidate Democratic     former state Representative Roberto R. "Bento" Alonzo
Proceeds to 14 July 2020 Runoff
  Candidate Democratic     Chrysta Castañeda
Proceeds to 14 July 2020 Runoff
  Candidate Republican     James "Jim" Wright
  Candidate Libertarian     Matt Sterett
  Candidate Libertarian     Charlie Stevens
 

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties   Those parties which received electoral votes through winning a plurality of a state's [or the District of Columbia's] popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Democratic (affiliates): 13 incumbents, 47 candidates
  Republican: 34 incumbents, 47 candidates
Major Third Parties   Any Party, other than a Major Party, receiving a minimum of 15/100ths of 1 percent of the nationwide popular vote in any presidential election between 1984 and 2016. See Classification of Political parties.
  Green (affiliates)
  Libertarian: 43 candidates
  Reform (affiliates)
Other Third Parties
  Conservative: 1 candidate
  Right to Life
  United Party (affiliate of Natural Law): 1 candidate
  Unity
Independents
  Independent: 24 candidates
  None: 1 candidate
Write-in/Scattered/otherwise not readily classifiable
  Not readily classifiable: 1 candidate
  Write-in: 1 candidate
 
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from a legal election authority that the person has been officially certified to appear on the ballot.

Primary dates marked "presumably" and polling times marked "reportedly" are based on unofficial or estimated data (especially as regards local variations from a jurisdictionwide statutory and/or regulatory standard) and are, thereby, subject to change.

"FEC" indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary.

When available, we post each candidate's FEC identification number, the date of their most recently filed Report of Receipts and Disbursements, their "Tot" [Total Receipts (contributions received or what came in: FEC Form 3, Line 16, Column B)] and their "Dsb" [Total Disbursements (expenditures or what was spent: FEC Form 3, Line 23, Column B)]. A link is provided to the Federal Election Commission's Summary Report for those who might wish to explore the details.

If a candidate raises or spends $5,000 or less, he or she is not subject to FEC reporting requirements.


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