Early voting ends Friday for the Tuesday General Election, and a slate of local candidates are seeking votes.
Several positions are unopposed, and the races for County Judge, Commissioners’ Court Precincts 2 and 4, and Justice of the Peace Precincts 1 and 2 each have fielded several candidates, all from the Republican Party. In addition to local races, there are several races on the state level that affect Madison County, such as District 57 for the State House of Representatives, currently held by Trent Ashby; State Senate District 5, currently held by Dr. Charles Schwertner; and even the governor, lieutenant governor and other state offices. For information on voting, ballots or voting locations, call Elections Administrator Earl Parker at (936) 349-0132. Local races in the 2018 Primary include: District Attorney Brian L. Risinger County Judge Douglas R. Holly Tony Leago Norann McDonnell David H. Culbreth, Sr C. E. "Butch" McDaniel Andre Dean District Clerk Rhonda Cook Savage County Clerk Susanne Morris County Treasurer Judi Williams Delesandri Commissioner Precinct Two Carl Wiseman Ken Wamsley Thomas M. Collard Commissioner Precinct Four Lynn Standley Robbie (Andrus) Holder George Hartsfield David Pohorelsky Justice of Peace Precinct One Karla Plotts Clark Jon Stevens Justice of Peace Precinct Two Mitchell Dill Stan Rodgers Lynn Jeffries Steven Cole Richard Gilbreath Kelly Navarro Republican Party Chair Kevin Counsil