Candidates for March 1 election in Duval and Jim Wells Counties

Melissa Cantu Trevino
Alice Echo News Journal

March 1 elections are not has far away as we may think. Candidates have filed to run and political signs are showing up through the different counties.

Election

Important dates to remember this election are:

  • Last day to register is Jan. 31.
  • Early voting is from Feb. 14 through Feb. 25
  • Election Day is March 1

Here is a list of candidates running for Duval and Jim Wells County offices.

Jim Wells County

County Judge

  • Republican - Amanda Sue Friedeck
  • Democrat - Juan Rodriguez Jr. (Incumbent)
  • Democrat - Pedro "Pete" Trevino

County Court-at-law Judge

  • Democrat - Michael Ventura Garcia (Incumbent)

Justice of the Peace Precinct 1

  • Republican - Hector L. Villarreal
  • Democrat - Richard De Leon (Incumbent)

Justice of the Peace Precinct 3

  • Republican - Matthew John Schmidt

Justice of the Peace Precinct 4

  • Democrat - Anna M. Recio
  • Democrat - Maria R. Rosie Vera
  • Democrat - Sylvia Johnson (Incumbent)

Justice of the Peace Precinct 5

  • Republican - McKenzie Brooke "Kenzie" Chapa
  • Democrat - Margo G. Mendoza

Justice of the Peace Precinct 6

  • Democrat - Noe "Chato" Cadena
  • Democrat - Michael Gonzalez
  • Republican - Mauricio Rene Garza II

County Clerk

  • Democrat - Juvencio (J.C.) C. Perez (Incumbent)
  • Republican - Bianca Matthews

District Clerk

  • Democrat - R. David Guerrero(Incumbent)
  • Democrat - David L. Gonzalez

Commissioner Precinct 2

  • Democrat - Ventura Garcia(Incumbent)
  • Republican - Pete H. Crisp

Commissioner Precinct 4

  • Democrat - Mauricio "Wicho" Gonzalez(Incumbent)
  • Democrat - Francisco Frank Moreno Jr.

County Treasurer

  • Democrat - Marcos A. Mark Dominguez (Incumbent)
  • Republican - Ricardo Ric Rubio

Duval County

County Judge

  • Democrat - Arnoldo "Guero" Cantu
  • Democrat - Albert T. Martinez
  • Democrat - Chris Waller
  • Republican - Ruben A. Martinez

District Clerk

  • Democrat - Rachel Saenz Vela (Incumbent)

County Clerk

  • Democrat - Elodia Maldonado - Garza (Incumbent)
  • Democrat - Araceli "Sally" Lichtenberger
  • Democrat - Roel R. Perez

County Treasurer

  • Democrat - Sylvia Lazo (Incumbent)

Commissioner Precinct 2

  • Democrat - Baldemar F. Alaniz
  • Democrat - Eloy V. Perez
  • Democrat - Adalberto "Chaico" Vera

County Commissioner Precinct 4

  • Democrat - Belinda Torres Diaz
  • Democrat - Ovidio (O.J) Espinoza Jr.
  • Democrat - Oscar Garza Jr.
  • Democrat - Marty Perez
  • Republican - Eddie Balboa Jr.

Justice of the Peace Precinct 1

  • Democrat - Geraldita (Tita) Martinez (Incumbent)

Justice of the Peace - Precinct 2

  • Democrat - Annabel Chapa-Canales (Incumbent)

Justice of the Peace Precinct 3

  • Democrat - Aida C. Estraca (Incumbent)

Justice of the Peace Precinct 4

  • Democrat - Linda Garza-Moncada (Incumbent)
  • Democrat - Reymundo "Mundo" Reyes Jr.
  • Republican - John Spillers

Note: This is not a reflection of the placement on ballots for early voting or on March 1.