Republican candidates dominate the election filings

With only two weeks left in the party primary election filing period, no new candidates have joined the Montague County races since the opening week.

Filing concludes on Dec. 14 for the March 1, 2016 primaries. The Republican Party continues to dominate state politics at all levels.

According to the Texas Secretary of State, only two Democratic candidates have filed at the state level. Hillary Clinton is running for president in Texas on the Democratic Party. She is joined by Keith Judd, Midland, who also is a presidential candidate. All the Montague County race candidates are running as Republicans. Read the full story in the weekend News.