ISO candidates to oppose the following:
County Commissioner Precinct 1, Jeff Whitmire
County Commissioner Precinct 3, Phyllis James
15th Judicial District Judge James (Jim) P. Fallon, Term Ends: 12-31-2020
59th Judicial District Judge Larry Phillips
Sheriff Tom Watt
Tax Assessor-Collector Bruce Stidham
Justice of the Peace Precinct 1, Larry Atherton, Office moves to GC courthouse
Constables for Precincts 1, 2, 3, and 4:
Tommy Carter, Michael Putman, Todd Booher, Bob Douglas
Texas House of Representative, District 62, against Rep. Reggie Smith
Announcement: Gary Thomas has filed to run in this race!
U.S. House of Representatives, District 4, Rep. John Ratcliffe
State Board of Education, District 9
Keven Ellis, a Republican from Lufkin, serves as the District 9 representative on the SBOE. He was elected to a four-year term on Nov. 8, 2016 and represents 31 Northeast Texas counties.
Brenda Vinson Davis of Bonham has announced her candidacy to oppose Keven Ellis in 2020.
Ellis is a member of the board’s Committee on School Initiatives, which oversees agenda items on topics such as charter schools, State Board for Educator Certification rules and school board member training.
SBOE District 9 includes 31 Northeast Texas counties:
Anderson, Angelina, Bowie, Camp, Cass, Cherokee, Delta, Fannin, Franklin, Grayson, Gregg, Harrison, Henderson, Hopkins, Hunt, Kaufman, Lamar, Marion, Morris, Nacogdoches, Panola, Rains, Red River, Rockwall, Rusk, Shelby, Smith, Titus, Upshur, Van Zandt, and Wood.