Primary Runoff Election Early Voting Starts June 29th, Ends July 10th

July 2, 2020 - The Primary Runoff Election is Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at the Community House in Center.

In the County races, which are on the Republican ballot, the yet to be decided candidates are in the Sheriff, Commissioner Pct 3, and Justice of the Peace Pct 3 races.

  • Sheriff candidates are Newton Johnson, Jr. and Kevin Windham. (All Precincts)
  • Commissioner Pct 3 candidates are Stevie Smith and David Cheatwood. (Precincts 1N, 3, 5 only)
  • Justice of the Peace Pct 3 candidates are Melba Rodgers and Darrell Alford. (Precincts 3, 5 only)

On the Democrat Ballot two races for State/Federal positions in the runoff are United States Senator and Railroad Commissioner.

  • United States Senator candidates are Mary "MJ" Hegar and Royce West. (All Precincts)
  • Railroad Commissioner candidates are Roberto R. "Beto" Alonzo and Chrysta Castaneda. (All Precincts)

If someone is disabled, over 65, or out of town during the below dates, call the County Clerk's office at 936-598-6361 and request a ballot by mail.

County Clerk Jennifer Fountain expresses, "Of course, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, if anyone that does not meet voting by mail criteria above but has an underlying health issue and feels unsafe to come inside the polling place to vote, we are more than happy to offer curbside voting, which means we will bring the ballot out to your car for you."

Early voting days and times:

  • Monday, June 29 - Thursday, July 2, 8am - 4:30pm.
  • Closed Friday, July 3rd, for the holiday weekend.
  • Monday, July 6 - Friday, July 10, 8am - 4:30pm.

Election Day is Tuesday, July 14 from 7am until 7pm.

Early voting will be conducted again at the Center Community House, thanks to the kindness of Chad Nehring and Tommy Hughes with the City Of Center. The Community House is located at 423 San Augustine Street, Center, Texas 75935.

Shelby County Republican Runoff Election Ballot

SHERIFF (All Precincts)  
  Newton Johnson, Jr.  
  Kevin W. Windham  
COUNTY COMMISSIONER PCT 3 (Precincts 1N, 3, 5)  
  Stevie Smith  
  David Cheatwood  
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE PCT 3 (Precincts 3, 5)  
  Melba Rodgers  
  Darrell Alford  

Shelby County Democrat Runoff Election Ballot

  Mary "MJ" Hegar  
  Royce West  
  Roberto R. "Beto" Alonzo  
  Chrysta Castaneda