December 15, 2021/Media, Press

Texas Democrats Commend the Democratic Candidates Who Have Filed to Run for Judicial Posts Across the Stat

AUSTIN, Texas  — The Texas Democratic Party commends the Democratic candidates who have filed to run for judicial posts across Texas. These qualified judicial candidates will be running uncontested and are therefore slated to be our nominees for the 2022 midterm.  We are confident that the strength of our judicial bench candidates will lead to a Democratic victory in November 2022.

See below for the list of Democratic candidates running for Texas Supreme Court and Texas Court of Criminal Appeals:

Texas Supreme Court:

Place 3:

• Justice Erin Nowell (uncontested)

Place 5:

• Justice Amanda Reichek  (uncontested)

Place 9:

• Judge Julia Maldonado (uncontested)

Texas Court of Criminal Appeals

Place 5:

• Judge Dana Huffman (uncontested)

Place 6:

• Judge Robert Johnson (uncontested)

To access updated candidate filing information, please refer to the Texas Secretary of State’s website here 

Texas Democratic Party Co-Executive Director Jamarr Brown issued the following statement:

“We applaud the women and men who are fighting to bring fairness and balance back to our courts and who have stepped up to protect our rights and ensure our freedom.  These Democratic judicial candidates understand first hand how critical their role will be as we battle unfair policies and laws passed under our state’s Republican control.  Our courts are tasked with checks and balances of state government, and I’m confident that Democrats will uphold the responsibility of the courts and ensure justice for Texans once elected.”