Early voting underway for 2022 Democratic and Republican Primaries

Culberson County Clerk, Linda McDonald, will be conducting a joint election for the Tuesday, March 1, 2022 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 Monday, February 14, 2022 and will run through Friday, February 25, 2022 at the Culberson County Courthouse.

The Democratic ballot will have ten county-wide races with only five contested races.

The following is a listing of candidates for contested County offices for the 2022 Democratic Primary:

•County Judge

Carlos G. Urias (Incumbent)

Jesus H. Ramirez

•County Commissioner– Precinct 1 (unexpired term)

Cornelio “Naniz” Garibay

Raquel Mendoza

Frank Franco

•County Commissioner– Precinct 2

Raul M. Rodriguez Sr.

Benny Molina

Chance Clark

•Justice of the Peace– Precinct 2

A.P. Flores, Jr

Julie A. Balcazar

•Justice of the Peace– Precinct 4

Roxann Carrillo Cabezuela

Adriana Alvarado

The following candidates will run unopposed for re-election to their perspective offices: •District/County Clerk– Linda McDonald; County Treasurer– Adrian Hinojos; County Commissioner, Precinct 4– Adrian Julio Norman; Justice of the Peace, Precinct 1– Rita Hernandez Carrasco; Justice of the Peace, Precinct 3– Michael Davis.