Sample Ballot Republicans

Published 9:55 am Thursday, February 18, 2016

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

Republican Primary


  • Donald J. Trump
  • Rick Santorum
  • Carly Fiorina
  • Rand Paul
  • Chris Christie
  • Ted Cruz
  • Jeb Bush
  • Elizabeth Gray
  • John R. Kasich
  • Ben Carson
  • Mike Huckabee
  • Marco Rubio
  • Lindsey Graham
  • Uncommitted

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 U.S. Rep. Dist. 14

  • Randy Weber
  • Keith Casey

 Railroad Commissioner

  • Gary Gates
  • John Graytock
  • Lance N. Christian
  • Ron Hale
  • Wayne Christian
  • Doug Jeffrey
  • Weston Martinez

Justice, Supreme Court, Place 3

  • Debra Lehrmann
  • Michael Massengale

 Justice, Supreme Court, Place 5

  • Rick Green
  • Paul Green

 Justice, Supreme Court, Place 9

  • Joe Pool
  • Eva Guzman

 Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 2

  • Mary Lou Keel
  • Chris Oldner
  • Ray Wheless

 Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 5

  • Sid Harle
  • Scott Walker
  • Brent Webster
  • Steve Smith

 Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 6

  • Richard Davis
  • Michael E. Keasler

 Proposition 1

(Yes or no)

Texas should replace the property tax system with an alternative other than an income tax and require voter approval to increase the total tax burden


Proposition 2

Texas cities and counties should be required to comply with federal immigration laws or be penalized by loss of state funds.


Proposition 3

Texas should prohibit governmental entities from collecting taxes for labor unions through deductions from public employee paychecks.


Proposition 4

Texas and its citizens should strongly assert 10th Amendment Rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution which states “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, not prohibited to it by the States, are reserved for the states respectively, or to the people.”