GOP candidates answer tough questions heading into March 1 primary election

Photo by Dave A. Vance.
Incumbents running for re-election in contested county races for the 2016 Ellis County March 1 Republican primary. Top: Paul Perry, Commissioner Precinct 3 (left) and Terry Nay, Constable Precinct 2 (right). Bottom: Mike Jones, Constable Precinct 4 (left) and Johnny Brown, Sheriff (right).

ELLIS COUNTY — Republican candidates running for elected county positions answered tough questions presented by Ellis County Citizen. Learn more about the Republican candidates competing in contested races for the March 1, 2016 primary election.

There are 13 Republican candidates competing in five contested races. Of those 13 candidates, 10 participated in a comprehensive and difficult candidate questionnaire developed by Ellis County Citizen.

Election day voting will be held on March 1, 2016 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Click here for a list of election day polling locations. Early voting will take place February 16, 2016 through February 26, 2016. Click here for a list of early voting locations and times.

Candidates' names appear below in the order they will be listed on the ballot.

Ellis County Sheriff candidates
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Johnny Brown (incumbent)
Wess Winn

Ellis County Constable Precinct 2 candidates
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Terry Nay (incumbent)
Douglas "DC" Morgan

Ellis County Constable Precinct 4 candidates
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Mike DeLara
Mike Jones (incumbent)

Ellis County Commissioner Precinct 1 candidates
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Bobby Crittenden (candidate did not participate in questionnaire)
David Pagan
Randy Stinson (candidate did not participate in questionnaire)
Tim Sadler
Jeffrey S. Walsh

Ellis County Commissioner Precinct 3 candidates
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Paul D. Perry (incumbent)
Frank Sanchez (candidate informed publisher that he would not participate in questionnaire)