Sample Ballot Democrats

Published 9:52 am Thursday, February 18, 2016

This “sample ballot” includes only contested races and races in the Mid- and South County area.

 Democratic Primary


  • Hillary Clinton
  • Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente
  • Bernie Sanders
  • Keith Judd
  • Star Locke
  • Martin J. O’Malley
  • Willie L. Wilson
  • Calvis L. Hawes

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Railroad Commissioner

  • Lon Burnam
  • Cody Garrett
  • Grady Yarbrough

Judge, County Court-at-Law No. 2

  • Jesse Branick
  • Terrence L. Holmes



  • Joe “QB” Stevenson
  • Zena Stevens
  • Rod Carroll


County Commissioners Pct. 3

  • Stephen A. Mosley
  • Michael Shane Sinegal


County Chairman

  • Sheila Louviere Sachitano
  • Cade Bernsen


Referendum 1

(for or against)

Economic Security and Prosperity

Should the Texas Legislature and the United States Congress pass an economic security plan for families that includes higher incomes by raising the state’s minimum wage to a livable wage, passing the Paycheck Fairness Act to ensure equal pay for equal work, guaranteeing paid family leave to care for a child or an ill loved one, fully funding public neighborhood schools, and making a debt-free community college education a reality for hardworking students.


Referendum 2

Criminal Justice System

Should the Texas Legislature and United States Congress pass criminal justice reform legislation that ensures equal justice throughout our society without respect to race, socioeconomic status, geographic location, or other factors unrelated to behavior, ensuring as well common sense policies to protect the rights of law enforcement officers, the community, and defendants in the criminal justice system?


Referendum 3

On Climate

Should the Texas Legislature and the United States Congress encourage the transition to renewable, non-polluting energy as a means to slow down climate change and its impact on the planet?


Referendum 4

On the Voting Rights Act

Should the United States Congress pass the new Voting Rights Advancement Act to protect all American voters?


Referendum 5

On Campus Carry

Should the Texas Legislature allow each public institution of higher education (not only private universities) to opt out of the ability to carry guns on campus?


Referendum 6

On Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Should the United States Congress pass a just and fair comprehensive immigration reform solution that includes an earned path to citizenship for law-abiding immigrants and their children, keeps families together, protects DREAMers, and provides workforce solutions tor businesses?