TAA endorses candidates for November general election

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Election dates are approaching, with the last day to register to vote on October 9, early voting beginning on October 22 and Election Day on November 6.

votebuttons_NSH_280To help members make informed choices at the polls, TAA has identified the following candidates engaged in contested races as being industry and business friendly. TAA encourages members to support these TAA-endorsed candidates and to share this list with colleagues, residents, family and friends.

Note: The candidates listed in bold are TAA members and italics indicates that the candidate owns rental property. Those with asterisks are former TAA members.

 

United States Senate:
Ted Cruz (R) – Supported by the
National Apartment Association PAC

US House of Representatives:
CD 1: Cong. Louie Gohmert (R)
CD 2: Cong. Ted Poe (R)
CD 3: Cong. Samuel Johnson (R)
CD 4: Cong. Ralph Hall (R)
CD 5: Cong. Jeb Hensarling (R)
CD 6: Cong. Joe Barton (R)
CD 7: Cong. John Culberson (R)
CD 8: Cong. Kevin Brady (R)
CD 9: Cong. Al Green (D)
CD 10: Cong. Michael McCaul (R)
CD 11: Cong. Mike Conaway (R)
CD 12: Cong. Kay Granger (R)
CD 13: Cong. Mac Thornberry (R)
CD 15: Cong. Ruben Hinojosa (D)
CD 17: Cong. Bill Flores (R)
CD 19: Cong. Randy Neugebauer (R)
CD 20: Rep. Joaquin Castro (D)
CD 21: Cong. Lamar Smith (R)
CD 22: Cong. Pete Olson (R)
CD 23: Cong. Quico Canseco (R)
CD 24: Cong. Kenny Marchant (R)
CD 25: Roger Williams (R)
CD 26: Cong. Michael Burgess (R)
CD 27: Cong. Blake Farenthold (R)
CD 28: Cong. Henry Cuellar (D)
CD 29: Cong. Gene Green (D)
CD 31: Cong. John Carter (R)
CD 32: Cong. Pete Sessions (R)
CD 33: Rep. Marc Veasey (D)
CD 35: Cong. Lloyd Doggett (D)

Statewide:
Railroad Commission: Comm. Barry Smitherman (R)
Texas Supreme Court, Seat 2: Justice Don Willett (R)
Texas Supreme Court, Seat 6: Justice Nathan Hecht (R)

3rd Court of Appeals:
Place 2: Jeff Rose (R – Austin)
Place 3: Scott Field (R – Austin)
Place 5: David Puryear (R – Austin)
Place 6: Bob Pemberton (R – Austin)

Texas Senate:
SD 1: Sen. Kevin Eltife (R-Tyler)
SD 2: Sen. Bob Deuell (R-Greenville)
SD 3: Sen. Robert Nichols (R-Jacksonville)

SD 4: Sen. Tommy Williams (R-The Woodlands)
SD 5: Rep. Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown)
SD 6: Sen. Mario Gallegos (D-Houston)
SD 7: Sen. Dan Patrick (R-Houston)
SD 8: Rep. Ken Paxton (R-Plano)
SD 9: Rep. Kelly Hancock (R-North Richland Hills)
SD 10: Rep. Mark Shelton (R-Fort Worth)
SD 11: Rep. Larry Taylor (R-Friendswood)
SD 12: Sen. Jane Nelson (R-Flower Mound)
SD 13: Sen. Rodney Ellis (D-Houston)
SD 14: Sen. Kirk Watson (D-Austin)
SD 15: Sen. John Whitmire (D-Houston)
SD 16: Sen. John Carona (R-Dallas)
SD 17: Sen. Joan Huffman (R-Southside Place)
SD 18: Sen. Glenn Hegar (R-Katy)
SD 19: Sen. Carlos Uresti (D-San Antonio)
SD 20: Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa (D-McAllen)
SD 21: Sen. Judith Zaffirini (D-Laredo)
SD 22: Sen. Brian Birdwell (R-Granbury)
SD 23: Sen. Royce West (D-Dallas)
SD 24: Sen. Troy Fraser (R-Horseshoe Bay)
SD 25: Dr. Donna Campbell (R-San Antonio)
SD 26: Sen. Leticia Van de Putte (D-San Antonio)
SD 27: Sen. Eddie Lucio, Jr. (D-Brownsville)
SD 28: Sen. Robert Duncan (R-Lubbock)
SD 29: Sen. Jose Rodriguez (D-El Paso)
SD 30: Sen. Craig Estes (R-Wichita Falls)
SD 31: Sen. Kel Seliger (R-Amarillo)

Texas House:
HD 1: Rep. George Lavender (R-Texarkana)
HD 2: Rep. Dan Flynn (R-Van)
HD 3: Cecil Bell, Jr. (R-Magnolia)
HD 4: Rep. Lance Gooden (R-Terrell)
HD 5: Rep. Bryan Hughes (R-Mineola)
HD 6: Matt Schaefer (R-Tyler)
HD 7: Rep. David Simpson (R-Longview)
HD 8: Rep. Byron Cook (R-Corsicana)
HD 9: Chris Paddie (R-Marshall)
HD 10: Rep. Jim Pitts (R-Waxahachie)

HD 11: Travis Clardy (R-Nacogdoches)
HD 12: Kyle Kacal (R-College Station)
HD 13: Rep. Lois Kolkhorst (R-Brenham)
HD 14: Rep. John Raney (R-Bryan)
HD 15: Steve Toth (R-The Woodlands)
HD 16: Rep. Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe)
HD 17: Rep. Tim Kleinschmidt (R-Lexington)
HD 18: Rep. John Otto (R-Dayton)
HD 19: Rep. James White (R-Hillister)
HD 20: Dr. Marsha Farney (R-Georgetown)
HD 21: Rep. Allan Ritter (R-Nederland)

HD 22: Joe Deshotel (D-Beaumont)
HD 23: Craig Eiland (D-Galveston)
HD 24: Dr. Greg Bonnen (R-Friendswood)
HD 25: Rep. Dennis Bonnen (R-Angleton)
HD 26: Rick Miller (R-Sugar Land)
HD 27: Rep. Ron Reynolds (D-Missouri City)
HD 28: Rep. John Zerwas (D-Richmond)
HD 29: Ed Thompson (R-Pearland)
HD 30: Rep. Geanie Morrison (R-Victoria)
HD 31: Rep. Ryan Guillen (D-Rio Grande City)
HD 32: Rep. Todd Hunter (R-Corpus Christi)
HD 33: Scott Turner (R-Frisco)
HD 34: Rep. Connie Scott (R-Robstown)
HD 35: Oscar Longoria (D-Mission)

Texas House (cont.):
HD 35: Oscar Longoria (D-Mission)
HD 36: Rep. Sergio Munoz, Jr. (D-Mission)
HD 37: Rep. Rene Oliveira (D-Brownsville)
HD 38: Rep. Eddie Lucio, III (D-Brownsville)
HD 39: Rep. Armando “Mando” Martinez (D-Weslaco)
HD 41: Bobby Guerra (D-McAllen)
HD 42: Rep. Richard Pena Raymond (D-Laredo)
HD 43: Rep. J.M. Lozano (R-Kingsville)
HD 44: Rep. John Kuempel (R-Seguin)
HD 45: Rep. Jason Isaac (R-Dripping Springs)
HD 46: Rep. Dawnna Dukes (D-Austin)
HD 47: Rep. Paul Workman (R-Austin)
HD 48: Rep. Donna Howard (D-Austin)
HD 49: Rep. Elliot Naishtat (D-Austin)
HD 50: Rep. Mark Strama (D-Austin)
HD 51: Rep. Eddie Rodriguez (D-Austin)
HD 52: Rep. Larry Gonzales (R-Round Rock)
HD 53: Rep. Harvey Hilderbran (R-Kerrville)
HD 54: Rep. Jimmie Don Aycock (R-Killeen)
HD 55: Rep. Ralph Sheffield (R-Temple)
HD 56: Rep. Charles “Doc” Anderson (R-Waco)
HD 57: Trent Ashby (R-Lufkin)
HD 58: Rep. Rob Orr (R-Burleson)
HD 59: J.D. Sheffield (R-Gatesville)
HD 60: Rep. Jim Keffer (R-Eastland)
HD 61: Rep. Phil King (R-Weatherford)
HD 62: Rep. Larry Phillips (R-Sherman)
HD 63: Rep. Tan Parker (R-Flower Mound)
HD 64: Rep. Myra Crownover (R-Denton)
HD 65: Ron Simmons (R-Carrollton)
HD 66: Rep. Van Taylor (R-Plano)
HD 67: Jeff Leach (R-Plano)
HD 68: Drew Springer (R-Muenster)
HD 69: James Frank (R-Wichita Falls)
HD 70: Scott Sanford (R-McKinney)

HD 71: Rep. Susan King (R-Abilene)
HD 72: Rep. Drew Darby (R-San Angelo)
HD 73: Rep. Doug Miller (R-New Braunfels)
HD 75: Mary Gonzalez (D-Clint)
HD 76: Rep. Naomi Gonzalez (D-El Paso)
HD 77: Rep. Marisa Marquez (D-El Paso)
HD 78: Rep. Dee Margo (R-El Paso)
HD 79: Rep. Joe Pickett (D-El Paso)
HD 80: Rep. Tracy King (D-Batesville)
HD 81: Rep. Tryon Lewis (R-Odessa)
HD 82: Rep. Tom Craddick (R-Midland)
HD 83: Rep. Charles Perry (R-Lubbock)
HD 84: Rep. John Frullo (R-Lubbock)
HD 85: Phil Stephenson (R-Wharton)
HD 86: Rep. John Smithee (R-Amarillo)
HD 87: Rep. Walter “Four” Price (R-Amarillo)
HD 88: Ken King (R-Canadian)
HD 89: Rep. Jodie Laubenberg (R-Wylie)
HD 90: Rep. Lon Burnam (D-Fort Worth)
HD 91: Stephanie Klick (R-Fort Worth)

HD 92: Jonathan Stickland (R-Bedford)
HD 93: Matt Krause (R-Fort Worth)
HD 94: Rep. Diane Patrick (R-Arlington)
HD 95: Nicole Collier (D-Fort Worth)
HD 96: Rep. Bill Zedler (R-Arlington)
HD 97: Craig Goldman (R-Fort Worth)
HD 98: Giovanni Capriglione (R-South Lake)
HD 99: Rep. Charlie Geren (R-Fort Worth)
HD 100: Rep. Eric Johnson (D-Dallas)
HD 101: Chris Turner (D-Arlington)
HD 102: Rep. Stefani Carter (R-Dallas)
HD 103: Rep. Rafael Anchia (D-Dallas)
HD 104: Rep. Roberto Alonzo (D-Dallas)
HD 105: Rep. Linda Harper-Brown (R-Irving)
HD 106: Pat Fallon (R-Frisco)

HD 107: Rep. Kenneth Sheets (R-Dallas)
HD 108: Rep. Dan Branch (R-Dallas)
HD 109: Rep. Helen Giddings (D-Dallas)
HD 111: Rep. Yvonne Davis (D-Dallas)
HD 112: Rep. Angie Chen Button (R-Dallas)
HD 113: Rep. Cindy Burkett (R-Dallas)
HD 114: Jason Villalba (R-Dallas)
HD 115: Bennett Ratliff (R-Coppell)
HD 116: Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer
    (D- San Antonio)
HD 117: Rep. John Garza (R-San Antonio)
HD 118: Rep. Joe Farias (D-San Antonio)
HD 119: Rep. Roland Gutierrez (D-San Antonio)
HD 120: Rep. Ruth Jones McClendon (D-San Antonio)
HD 121: Speaker Joe Straus (R-San Antonio)
HD 122: Rep. Lyle Larson (R-San Antonio)
HD 123: Rep. Mike Villarreal (D-San Antonio)
HD 124: Rep. Jose Menendez (D-San Antonio)
HD 125: Justin Rodriguez (D-San Antonio)
HD 126: Rep. Patricia Harless (R-Houston)
HD 127: Rep. Dan Huberty (R-Houston)
HD 128: Rep. Wayne Smith (R-Houston)
HD 129: Rep. John Davis (R-Houston)
HD 130: Rep. Allen Fletcher (R-Houston)
HD 131: Rep. Alma Allen (D-Houston)
HD 132: Rep. Bill Callegari (R-Katy)
HD 133: Rep. Jim Murphy (R-Houston)

HD 134: Rep. Sarah Davis (R-Houston)
HD 135: Rep. Gary Elkins (R-Houston)
HD 136: Tony Dale (R-Cedar Park)
HD 137: Gene Wu (D-Houston)
HD 138: Rep. Dwayne Bohac (R-Houston)
HD 139: Rep. Sylvester Turner (D-Houston)
HD 140: Rep. Armando Walle (D-Houston)
HD 141: Rep. Senfronia Thompson (D-Houston)
HD 142: Rep. Harold Dutton (D-Houston)
HD 143: Rep. Ana Hernandez Luna (D-Houston)
HD 145: Rep. Carol Alvarado (D-Houston)
HD 147: Rep. Garnet Coleman (D-Houston)

HD 148: Rep. Jessica Farrar (D-Houston)
HD 149: Rep. Hubert Vo (D-Houston)
HD 150: Rep. Debbie Riddle (R-Houston)

 

SD 1: Sen. Kevin Eltife (R-Tyler)

SD 2: Sen. Bob Deuell (R-Greenville)

SD 3: Sen. Robert Nichols (R-Jacksonville) 

SD 4: Sen. Tommy Williams (R-The Woodlands)

SD 5: Rep. Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown)

SD 6: Sen. Mario Gallegos (D-Houston)

SD 7: Sen. Dan Patrick (R-Houston)

SD 8: Rep. Ken Paxton (R-Plano)

SD 9: Rep. Kelly Hancock (R-North Richland Hills)

SD 10: Rep. Mark Shelton (R-Fort Worth) 

SD 11: Rep. Larry Taylor (R-Friendswood) 

SD 12: Sen. Jane Nelson (R-Flower Mound)

SD 13: Sen. Rodney Ellis (D-Houston)

SD 14: Sen. Kirk Watson (D-Austin)

SD 15: Sen. John Whitmire (D-Houston) 

SD 16: Sen. John Carona (R-Dallas)*

SD 17: Sen. Joan Huffman (R-Southside Place)

SD 18: Sen. Glenn Hegar (R-Katy)

SD 19: Sen. Carlos Uresti (D-San Antonio)

SD 20: Sen. Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa (D-McAllen)

SD 21: Sen. Judith Zaffirini (D-Laredo)

SD 22: Sen. Brian Birdwell (R-Granbury) 

SD 23: Sen. Royce West (D-Dallas)

SD 24: Sen. Troy Fraser (R-Horseshoe Bay) 

SD 25: Dr. Donna Campbell (R-San Antonio)

SD 26: Sen. Leticia Van de Putte (D-San Antonio)

SD 27: Sen. Eddie Lucio, Jr. (D-Brownsville)

SD 28: Sen. Robert Duncan (R-Lubbock)

SD 29: Sen. Jose Rodriguez (D-El Paso)

SD 30: Sen. Craig Estes (R-Wichita Falls)

SD 31: Sen. Kel Seliger (R-Amarillo)