Filing Deadline Passes For March 2022 Primary

Monday was the final day to file for county, state, and federal races associated with the March 2022 primary election.

According to the Texas secretary of state’s website, there is one Brazos County uncontested election that does not involve an incumbent. Precinct four constable chief deputy Hezekiah Carter Jr. is running unopposed for constable.

There are nine incumbents for Brazos County positions who do not have an opponent in March or next November. They are county judge Duane Peters, county clerk Karen McQueen, place one county court at law judge Amanda Matzke, justice of the peace precinct one Kenny Elliott, JP precinct two Terrence Nunn, JP precinct three Rick Hill, and constables Jeff Reeves in precinct one, Donald Lampo in precinct two, and J.P. Ingram in precinct three.

There are four candidates seeking the Republican nomination for precinct two county commissioner, Russ Ford, Silas Garrett, Chuck Konderla, and Ronnie Vitulli Sr. No Democrats filed.

There are four candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for precinct four county commissioner, Ann Boney, Roy Flores, Bryan city councilman Prentiss Madison, and Wanda Watson. The winner of the Democratic primary will face Republican Timothy Delasandro.

There are three candidates seeking the Republican nomination for district clerk, Gabriel Garcia, Krystal Kelly, and Margaret Meece. The winner of the Republican primary will face Democrat Searcy Toliver.

There are two candidates seeking the Republican nomination for county treasurer, Laura Davis and Cristian Villarreal. No Democrats filed.

There are two candidates seeking the Republican nomination for county court at law #2 judge, Roy Brantley and Mark Maltsberger. No Democrats filed.

There are three candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for precinct four justice of the peace, Darrell Booker, Loretta Garcia, and Celina Vasquez. The winner of the Democratic primary will face Republican Justin Lopez.

There are three candidates seeking the Republican nomination for Texas House District 12, Ben Bius of Huntsville, Joshua Hamm of Bryan, and Kyle Kacal of College Station. No Democrats filed.

The secretary of state’s website added Tuesday afternoon the filing on December 13 of a primary opponent to incumbent Texas House District 14 representative John Raney of Bryan. Raney is opposed by John Harvey Slocum. The winner of the Republican primary has no Democratic opponent in the November general election.

Incumbent state senator Charles Schwertner of Georgetown, whose district includes Brazos County, drew no opponents in the March primary or November general election.

Congressman Michael McCaul of Austin, representing CD-10 that will include Brazos County after redistricting, drew no opponents in the March primary. McCaul is opposed in the November general election by Democrat Linda Nuno.

Congressman Pete Sessions of Waco, representing CD-17 that will include Milam, Robertson, and all of Leon County after redistricting, has one Republican opponent in the March primary, Paulette Carson of Apple Springs in Trinity County. The primary winner will face Democrat Mary Jo Woods, whose hometown was not listed in the Texas Secretary of State’s website.