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March 4, 2014 Primary Elections

The following offices are slated for inclusion on the ballot in Arlington.

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Federal Offices

United States Senator

John Cornyn (incumbent) (R)
Chris Mapp (R)
Dwayne Stovall (R)
Curt Cleaver (R)
Ken Cope (R)
Linda Vega (R)
Reid Reasor (R)
Steve Stockman (R)
David M. Alameel (D)
Harry Kim (D)
Keesha Roberts (D)
Maxey Marie Scherr (D)
Michael Fjetland (D)

6 yr. term

United States Representative

District 6 Joe Barton (incumbent) (R)
District 6 Frank C. Kuchar (R)
District 6 David E. Cozad (D)
District 33 Marc Veasey (incumbent) (D)
District 33 Tom Sanchez (D)

2 yr. term
State Offices


Gregg Abbott (R)
Lisa Fritsch (R)
Miriam Martinez (R)
SECEDE Kilgore (R)
Reynaldo Madrigal (D)
Wendy R. Davis (D)

4 yr. term

Lieutenant Governor

David Dewhurst (incumbent) (R)
Dan Patrick (R)
Jerry Patterson (R)
Todd Staples (R)
Leticia Van de Putte (D)

4 yr. term

Attorney General

Barry Smitherman (R)
Dan Branch (R)
Ken Paxton (R)
Sam Houston (D)
4 yr. term

Comptroller of Public Accounts

Debra Medina (R)
Glenn Hegar (R)
Harvey Hilderbran (R)
Raul Torres (R)
Mike Collier (D)

4 yr. term

Commissioner of the General Land Office

David Watts (R)
George P. Bush (R)
John Cook (D)

4 yr. term

Commissioner of Agriculture

Eric Opiela (R)
Joe Cotten (R)
Sid Miller (R)
J. Allen Carnes (R)
Tommy Merritt (R)
Hugh Asa Fitzsimons III (D)
Jim Hogan (D)
Richard "Kinky" Friedman (D)

4 yr. term

Railroad Commissioner

Becky Berger (R)
Malachi Boyuls (R)
Ryan Sitton (R)
Wayne Christian (R)
Tommy Merritt (R)
Dale Henry (D)
Steve Brown (D)

6 yr. term

Texas Supreme Court

Chief Justice
Nathan Hecht (incumbent) (R)
Robert Talton (R)
William Moody (D)
Supreme Court justice
Place 6 Jeff Brown (incumbent) (R)
Place 6 Joe Pool (R)
Place 6 Lawrence Edward Meyers (D)
Place 8 Phil Johnson (incumbent) (R)
Place 8 Sharon McCally (R)

6 yr. term

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals

Justice, Place 3 Barbara Walther (R)
Justice, Place 3 Bert Richardson (R)
Justice, Place 3 John Granberg (D)
Justice, Place 4 Kevin Patrick Yeary (R)
Justice, Place 4 Jani Jo Wood (R)
Justice, Place 4 Richard Dean Davis (R)
Justice, Place 9 David Newell (R)
Justice, Place 9 W.C.  Kirkendall (R)

6 yr. term

State Senator

District 9 Kelly Hancock (incumbent) (R)
District 9 Gregory R. Perry (D)
District 10 Jon Schweitzer (R)
District 10 Konni Burton (R)
District 10 Mark M. Shelton (R)
District 10 Mark Skinner (R)
District 10 Tony Pompa (R)
District 10 George Boll (D)
District 10 Libby Willis (D)
District 10 Mike Martinez (D)

4 yr. term

State Representative

District 90 Lon Burnam (incumbent) (D)
District 90 Ramon Romero Jr. (D)
District 91 Stephanie Klick (incumbent) (R)
District 91 David L. Ragan (D)
District 92 Jonathan Strickland (incumbent) (R)
District 92 Andy Cargile (R)
District 92 Tina Penney (D)
District 93 Matt Krause (incumbent)
District 93 Matt Krause (incumbent)
District 94 Diane Patrick (incumbent) (R)
District 94 Tony Tinderholt (R)
District 94 Cole Ballweg (D)
District 95 Nicole Collier (incumbent) (D)
District 95 Albert G. McDaniel (R)
District 96 William "Bill" Zedler (incumbent)
District 97 Craig Goldman (incumbent)
District 98 Giovanni Capriglioni (incumbent)
District 99 Charlie Geren (incumbent)
District 101 Chris Turner (incumbent)

2 yr. term

2 State Board of Education Members

District 11 Patricia Hardy (R)
District 11 Eric Mahroum (R)
District 11 Lady Theresa Thombs (R)
District 11 Nancy Bean (D)
District 13 Erika Beltran (D)
District 13 Andrea Hilburn (D)
District 13 A Denise Russell (D)

4 yr. term

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Effective immediately, voters are now required to present an approved form of photo identification in order to vote in all Texas Elections.

Last day to register to vote for the May 10, 2014 local election is April 10, 2014.

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Materials in our Collection

Elections in the U.S.
Political Participation

Magazines & Newspapers

Harper's (Central, East)
Mother Jones (Central)
New Republic (Central, Northeast)
Texas Monthly (Central, Lake Arlington, Northeast, Southeast, Southwest)

Community Resources

League of Women Voters-Arlington Chapter

Promotes political responsibility through informed and active citizen participation in government by providing local voting guides.

Tarrant County Elections Center

2700 Premier Street
Fort Worth, TX 76111


Project Vote Smart

Citizen's organization covers candidates and elected officials in five categories: biographical information, issue positions, voting records, campaign finances and interest group ratings.

Tarrant County Voter Lookup

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Texas Secretary of State (en español)

Information about voting in Texas

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