Notable Democratic Endorsements

A roundup of the Dem clubs' recommendations for the March 4 primary

Here's a selection of announced endorsements in Travis Co. Democratic primary races.

(* = incumbent)

Candidate: Endorsing groups (see key)/Other notable endorsements


Congressional District 10

Dan Grant: 1 3 4 5 6 8 10 11 12 14 15 16 17 18/Texas AFL-CIO, Ted Ankrum, Senfronia Thompson (D-Houston)

Larry Joe Doherty: Barbara Ann Radnofsky, Richard Morrison


Travis Co. Commissioner, Precinct 3

Albert Gonzales: 2 5

Karen Huber: 1 3 10 14 16


Travis Co. District Attorney

Rosemary Lehmberg: 1 3 7 9 10 11 14 15 17/Current D.A. Ronnie Earle, John Sharp

Mindy Montford: 16 18/Travis Co. Sheriff's Law Enforcement Association

Gary Cobb: 2 5 9 13

Rick Reed


Travis Co. Tax Assessor-Collector and Voter Registrar

Glen Maxey: 3 6 8 10 11 12 15 17

Nelda Wells Spears*: 5 7 9 14 18


State House, District 46

Dawnna Dukes*: 13 18/Mark Strama (D-Austin), Garnet Coleman (D-Houston), Rodney Ellis (D-Houston)

Brian Thompson: 1 3 4 5 6 10 11 12 15 16 17/Lon Burnam (D-Fort Worth), Texas Progressive Alliance


98th District Court Judge

Rhonda Hurley: 7 9 11 13 15 17 18

Andy Hathcock: 5 6 8 10 16 18

Robert D. Ettinger


Judge, County Court at Law No. 8

Carlos Barrera: 2 13

John Lipscombe: 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 11 12 14 15 16 17 18


Travis Co. Constable, Precinct 1

Willie Joe Madison: 3 6 10 12 16 17

Danny Thomas: 5 13

Janie Serna


Travis Co. Constable, Precinct 2

Adan Ballesteros: 2 4 5 6 11 13 14

Paul Labuda: 3 10 11 15 17


Travis Co. Constable, Precinct 3

Richard McCain*: 1 3 4 5 6 10 11 13 15

Robert Eller


Travis Co. Constable, Precinct 4

Maria Canchola*: 1 2 3 4 6 9 10 11 12 15 16 17

Alonso "Al" Reyes: 5 13


353rd District Court Judge

Scott Ozmun: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 9 10 11 12 14 15 16 17

Madeleine Connor


427th District Court Judge

Jim Coronado: 1 2 3 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 14 15 16 17/Northeast Travis Co. Democrats

Karyl Anderson Krug


Travis Co. Democratic Party Chair

Andy Brown: 1 3 4 6 7 8 10 11 12 14 15 16 17

Fidel "Ace" Acevedo: 5 13


Key/Endorsing Groups:

1) Texas Environmental Democrats

2) Austin Tejano Democrats

3) Capital Area Asian American Democrats

4) Capital Area Progressive Democrats

5) Southwest Austin Democrats

6) South Austin Democrats

7) West Austin Democrats

8) Latinos for Texas

9) Austin Women's Political Caucus

10) Capital City Young Democrats

11) Austin Lesbian/Gay Political Caucus

12) Austin Progressive Coalition (Central Austin Democrats and University Democrats)

13) Mexican American Democrats

14) North by Northwest Democrats

15) Stonewall Democrats of Austin

16) University Democrats

17) Central Austin Democrats

18) Austin Central Labor Council (AFL-CIO)

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