Election for the primaries has been pushed back one month until April. Today marks the end of the first period of when candidates can file. There will be another period when the candidates can either file or amend their current filing applications. That will end on February 1. That’s being done just in case there are any changes in the map districting.
So far, here are the candidates who have filed in key races in Cameron County.
Here are the candidates who filed for Republican Party Primaries
U.S. Congressional District 34 Jessica Puente Bradshaw, Trey Roberts, Marc Young and Adela Garza
U.S. Congressional District 27 Blake Farenthold
U.S. Congressional District 15 Jim Kuiken
State House District 38 Alex Torres
Cameron County Sheriff Santiago “Jimmy”’ Manrique
Cameron County District Attorney Gus Garza and Charles Mattingly Jr.
Cameron County Commissioner Precinct 3 Manuel Abrego
Cameron County Tax Assessor-Collector Moses Sorola
Cameron County Justice of the Peace Precinct 2 Place 2 Raul Lopez
Cameron County Constable Precinct 1 Pedro Delgadillo
Cameron County Constable Precinct 3 Robert Lopez
Cameron County Constable Precinct 5 Donald Duncan
Here are the candidates who have filed for the Democratic Party Primaries.
U.S. Congressional District 27 Rose Meza Harrison, Ramiro Garza Jr., Denise Saenz Blanchard, Anthony Troiani and Armando R. Villalobos
U.S. Congressional District 15 Ruben Hinojosa, Ruben Ramon Ramirez, Jane Cross, and David Cantu
State Senate District 27 Eddie Lucio Jr.
State House District 35 Joseph Campos and Gus Ruiz Rene Oliveira and Alejandro Dominguez for state House District 37
State House District 38 Eddie Lucio III
138th District Court Judge Arturo Nelson and Veronica Farias
404th District Court Judge Rebecca RuBane and Elia Cornejo Lopez
444th District Court Judge David Sanchez
445th District Court Judge Rolando Olvera
Cameron County Districgt Attorney Maria Urbina DeFord, Luis V. Saenz and Carlos Masso
Cameron County Sheriff Omar Lucio, Terry Vinson and Joe Cisneros
Cameron County Tax Assessor-Collector Tony Yzaguirre
Cameron County County Commissioner Precintct 1 Sofia Benavides and Fausto Martinez
Cameron County Commissioner Precinct 3 David Garza and Jose Luis Salazar
Cameron County Justice of the Peace Precinct 2 Place Linda Salazar
Cameron County Justice of the Peace Precinct 2 Place 2 Yolanda Teran Begum, Javier Hernandez, Cookie Covarrubias, Erin Hernandez Garcia and Israel Tapia Jr.
Cameron Cuonty Justice of the Peace Precinct 3 Place 1 Julian Sanchez and Guadalupe Ayala
C,ameron County Justice of the Peace Precinct 5 Place 1 Ernesto Gonzales, Dora “Sallie” Gonzalez and Rachel Menchaca
Cameron County Justice of the Peace Precinct 5 Place 3 Adam Gonzales and Mike Trejo
Cameron County Constable Place 1 Horacio Zamora and Pedro Antonio “Pete” Collazo
Cameron County Constable Precinct 2 Raymond Shears, Abelardo Gomez Jr., Pete Avila Jr., Juan Torres and Roel Arreola
Cameron County Constable Precinct 3 Joe Cavazos and Frank Robles
Cameron County Constable Precinct 4 Juan Munoz, Merced Burnias Jr. and Benito Errisur
Cameron County Constable Precinct 5 Joe Frias, Cesar Rene Diaz, Angela Ramirez-Gonzalez and Rey Gonzalez