Early Voting underway for 2018 Democratic and Republican Primaries

By Becky Brewster

Culberson County Clerk, Linda McDonald, will be conducting a joint election for the Tuesday, March 6, 2018 Democratic Primary and Republican Primary for County, State, and Federal offices. The primary determines who will be on the ballot for the November General Election. Voters may only vote in one Primary election; all candidates for the local county elections have filed to be on the Democratic ballot.

Early Voting for the Primary election started Tuesday, February 20, 2018 and will run through Friday, March 2, 2018 at the Courthouse.

The ballot will have nine local races with six of the incumbents facing challengers. County Clerk Linda McDonald, JP Pct 3. Michael Davis, and JP Pct 4 Betty Velez will run unopposed. The following is the final listing of candidates for County offices for the 2018 Democratic Primary.

County Judge: Incumbent Carlos G. Urias, Manuel “Manny” Molinar

County/District Clerk: Incumbent Linda McDonald

County Treasurer: Incumbent Susie Hinojos, Adrian Hinojos

County Commissioner Pct 2: Incumbent Raul Rodriguez, Dolores “Lolo” Urias, Joe Mike Balcazar,

County Commissioner Pct 4: Incumbent Adrian Norman, David Rivera

JP Pct 1: Incumbent Rita H. Carrasco, Juliann Luna

JP Pct 2: Incumbent Alvaro “AP” Flores, Jr., Duane (Toto) Corrales

JP Pct 3: Incumbent Michael Davis

JP Pct 4: Incumbent Betty Velez