Fort Bend County Local Elections

November 8, 2016: General Election

Following are the local General Election races on the ballot for the November 8, 2016 Election in Fort Bend County, Texas. Candidates are listed in alphabetical order. Not all races appear on all ballots. Races that cover all of Texas are listed on our Statewide Elections page. There may be additional elections going on in some of the individual political entities such as cities, school boards or utility districts. To view your specific sample ballot, please visit the Fort Bend County Elections Office website.

Party Affiliation: D = Democrat, R = Republican, L = Libertarian, G = Green
(i) denotes incumbent

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2016 Local General Election Candidates

US Representative, District 9

Al Green (i) - D
Jeff Martin - R

US Representative, District 22

Mark Gibson - D
Pete Olson (i) - R

State Senator, District 13

Borris L Miles - D
Joshua Rohn - L

State Senator, District 18

Lois W Kolkhorst (i) - R
Kathie L Stone - L

State Representative, District 26

L "Sarah" DeMerchant - D
DF "Rick" Miller (i) - R

State Representative, District 27

Ken Bryant - R
Ron Reynolds (i) - D

State Representative, District 28

John Zerwas (i) - R

State Representative, District 85

John Davis - D
Phil Stephenson (i) - R

Chief Justice, 1st Court of Appeals

Jim Peacock - D
Sherry Radack (i) - R

Justice, 1st Court of Appeals, Place 4

Barbara Gardner - D
Evelyn Keyes (i) - R

Justice, 14th Court of Appeals, Place 2

Kevin Jewell - R
Candance White - D

Justice, 14th Court of Appeals, Place 9

Tracy Elizabeth Christopher (i) - R
Peter M Kelly - D

Judge, 240th Judicial District, Unexpired

Chad Bridges (i) - R
Frank J Fraley - D

Judge, 387th Judicial District

Brenda Mullinix (i) - R

Judge, 400th Judicial District

Maggie Jaramillo (i) - R
Teana Watson - D

Judge, 434th Judicial District

James H "Jim" Shoemake (i) - R

Judge, 505th Judicial District

David Perwin (i) - R

Judge, County Court-at-Law #5

Ron Cohen - R
Brian M Middleton - D

County Attorney

Roy Cordes Jr (i) - R


Michael V Ellison - D
Troy E Nehls (i) - R

Tax Assessor-Collector

Patsy Schultz (i) - R

County Commissioner, Pct 1

Vincent Morales - R
Richard Morrison (i) - D

County Commissioner, Pct 3

WA "Andy" Meyers (i) - R

Justice of the Peace, Pct 1 Place 1

Gary D Janssen (i) - R

Constable, Pct 1

Mike Beard - R
Mark Salinas - D

Constable, Pct 2

Ruben Davis (i) - D

Constable, Pct 3

Wayne Thompson - R

Constable, Pct 4

Trever Jay Nehls (i) - R

Village of Fairchilds Election


Shall a one percent (1%) sales and use tax be adopted within the Village of Fairchilds.