February 26, 2024
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Donald J. Trump – 830

Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente Guerra – 16

Joe Walsh – 9

Bob Ely – 1

Matthew John Matern – 1

Zoltan G. Istvan – 1

Bill Weld – 6

Uncommitted – 51

United States Senator:

Dwayne Stovall – 93

Virgil Bierschwale – 30

John Anthony Castro – 90

John Cornyn – 592

Mark Yancey – 36

United States Representative, Dist. 19

Jodey C. Arrington – 810

Vance W. Boyd – 73

Railroad Commissioner

James “Jim” Wright – 524

Ryan Sitton – 246

Chief Justice, Supreme Court

Nathan Hecht – 692

Justice, Supreme Court, Place 6, unexpired term

Jane Bland – 692

Justice, Supreme Court, Place 7

Jeff Boyd – 684

Justice, Supreme Court, Place 8

Brett Busby – 676

Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 3

Bert Richardson – 351

Gina Parker – 381

Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 4

Kevin Patrick Yeary – 660

Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 9

David Newell – 669

Member, State Board of Education, District 15

Jay Johnson – 663

State Representative, District 88

Ken King – 738

Chief Justice, 7th Court of Appeals District

Brian Quinn – 661

Justice, 7th Court of Appeals District, Place 4

Larry Doss – 413

Steven Denny – 282

District Attorney, 287th Judicial District

Kathryn H. Gurley – 605

County Attorney

Jackie R. Claborn II – 768


Richard Wills – 597

Benny Parker – 334

County Tax Assessor-Collector

Maria A. Gonzalez – 766

Constable, Precinct

Kent Wiley – 792

County Commissioner, Precinct 1

Gary Don Gartin – 271

County Commissioner, Precinct 3

Cody G. Black – 118

County Chairman

Carroll Precure – 793


1: Texas should not restrict or prohibit prayer in public schools – Yes [761]; No [140]

2: Texas should reject restrictions on the right to keep and bear arms – Yes [747]; No [151]

3: Texas should ban the practice of taxpayer-funded lobbying, which allows your tax dollars to be spent on lobbyists who work against the taxpayer. – Yes [805]; No [88]

4: Texas should support the construction of a physical barrier and use existing defense-grade surveillance equipment along the entire southern border of Texas – Yes [797]; No [92]

5: Texas parents or legal guardians of public school children under the age of 18 should be the sole decision makers for all their children’s healthcare decisions including, but not limited to, psychological assessment and treatment, contraception, and sex education. – Yes [807]; No [84]

6: Texas should ban chemical castration, puberty blockers, cross-sex hormones, and genital mutilation surgery on all minor children for transition purposes, given that Texas children as young as three (3) are being transitioned from their biological sex to the opposite sex. – Yes [829]; No [59]

7: Texans should protect and preserve all historical monuments, artifacts, and buildings, such as the Alamo Cenotaph and our beloved Alamo, and should oppose any reimagining of the Alamo site. – Yes [869]; No [23]

8: Texas election officials should heed the directives of the Office of the Governor to purge illegal voters from the voter rolls and verify that each new registered voter is a U.S. Citizen. – Yes [853]; No [31]

9: Bail in Texas should be based only on a person’s danger to society and risk of flight, not that person’s ability to pay. – Yes [817]; No [68]

10: Texas should limit our state legislators’ terms to 12 years. – Yes [812]; No [73]




Amy Klobuchar – 0

Deval Patrick – 0

Julian Castro – 0

Andrew Yang – 0

Joseph R. Biden – 47

Bernie Sanders – 34

Michael Bennett – 0

Tulsi Gabbard – 1

Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente – 2

Marianna Williamson – 0

Tom Steyer – 2

Michael R. Bloomberg – 15

Pete Buttigieg – 4

Cory Booker – 0

Robby Wells – 0

Elizabeth Warren – 11

John K. Delaney – 1

United State Senator

Adrian Ocegueda – 2

Royce West – 7

Sema Hernandez – 23

Jack Daniel Foster Jr. – 1

Chris Bell – 15

Annie “Mama” Garcia – 20

Victor Hugo Harris – 5

Mary “MJ” Hegar – 10

D.R. Hunter – 0

Amanda K. Edwards – 5

Michael Cooper – 4

Cristina Tzintzun Ramirez – 11

United State Representative, District No. 19

Tom Watson – 80

Railroad Commissioner

Mark Watson – 20

Roberto R. “Beto” Alonzo – 35

Kelly Stone – 18

Chrysta Castaneda – 22

Chief Justice, Supreme Court

Jerry Zimmerer – 19

Amy Clark Meachum – 73

Justice, Supreme Court, Place 6 – Unexpired Term

Kathy Cheng – 62

Larry Praeger – 31

Justice, Supreme Court, Place 7

Brandy Voss – 39

Staci Williams – 55

Justice, Supreme Court, Place 8

Peter Kelly – 22

Gisela D. Triana – 71

Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 3

Dan Wood – 33

William Pieratt Demond – 10

Elizabeth Davis Frizell – 51

Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 4

Steven Miears – 23

Tina Clinton – 69

Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 9

Brandon Birmingham – 72

Member, State Board of Education, District 15

John Betancourt – 81


1: Right to Healthcare: Should everyone in Texas have a right to quality healthcare, protected by a universally accessible Medicare-style system that saves rural hospitals, reduces the cost of prescription drugs, and guarantees access to reproductive healthcare? Yes [103]; No [10]

2: Right to 21st Century Public Education: Should everyone in Texas have the right to high-quality public education from pre-k to 12th grade, and affordable college and career training without the burden of crushing student loan debt? Yes [106]; No [7]

3. Right to Clean Air, Safe Water, and a Responsible Climate Policy: Should everyone in Texas have the right to clean air, safe water, affordable and sustainable alternative energy sources, and a responsible climate policy that recognizes and addresses the climate crisis as a real and serious threat that impacts every aspect of life on this planet? Yes [111]; No [1]

4: Right to Economic Security: Should everyone in Texas have the right to economic security, where all workers have earned paid family and sick leave, training to prepare for future economies, and a living wage that respects their hard work? Yes [104]; No [7]

5: Right to Dignity & Respect: Should everyone in Texas have the right to a life of dignity and respect, free from discrimination and harassment anywhere, including businesses and public facilities, no matter how they identify, the color of their skin, whom they love, socioeconomic status, disability status, housing status or from where they come? Yes [108]; No [4]

6: Right to Be Free From Violence: Should everyone in Texas have the right to live a life free from violence – gun violence, racial hatred, terrorism, domestic violence, bullying harassment or sexual assault – so Texans can grow in a safe environment? Yes [104)]; No [6]

7: Right to Housing: Should everyone in Texas have the right to affordable and accessible housing and modern utilities (electricity, water, gas, and high-speed internet) free from any form of discrimination? Yes [99]; No [11]

8: Right To Vote: Should every eligible Texan have the right to vote, made easier by automatic voter registration, the option to vote by mail, guaranteed early and mobile voting stations, and a state election holiday – free from corporate campaign influence, foreign and domestic interference, and gerrymandering? Yes [97]; No [12]

9: Right to Fair Criminal Justice System: Should everyone in Texas have the right to a fair criminal justice system that treats people equally, uses proven methods for de-escalating situations instead of excessive force, and puts and end to the mass and disproportionate incarceration of people of color for minor offenses? Yes [107]; No [5]

10: Immigrant Rights: Should there be a just and fair comprehensive immigration reform solution that includes and earned path to citizenship for law-abiding immigrants and their children, keeps families together, protects DREAMers, and provides workforce solutions for businesses? Yes [106]; No [4]

11: Right to Fair Taxation: Should Texas establish equitable taxation for people at all income levels and for businesses and corporations, large and small, so our state government can fund our educational, social, infrastructure, business, and all government services to improve programs necessary for all Texans to thrive? Yes [89]; No [21]



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