Palo Pinto County Primary Candidates

Candidates running for Palo Pinto County offices in the March 6, 2018
Primary Election

Last day to register to vote is Monday, February 5, 2018
Early voting runs Tuesday, February 20 – Friday, March 2, 2018

Any candidate wanting to have a political bio and photo published one time on at no charge, can send that information to A link to the bio will be added to this information page.


County Judge
James “J.C.” Colton
Scott Simonton
Kristina Massey
Shane Long

District Clerk
Janie Glover

County Clerk
Janette K. Green

County Treasurer
Tanya Fallin

County Commissioner Pct.2
Tommy Brown
Mike Carter
Michael Dunn
Mike Reed

County Commissioner Pct.4
Jeff Fryer

Justice of the Peace Pct.1
Todd Baker

Justice of the Peace Pct.2
Marc Matthews
Jason Sheehy
Rodney Hall
Sandy DeHaan

Justice of the Peace Pct.3 Place.1
Shawn Humphries

Justice of the Peace Pct.4
C.L. (Coppy) Hodgkins, Jr.

Justice of the Peace Pct.5
William (Bill) Jones

Justice of the Peace Pct.5
Tisha Lemley Sanchez


County Chair
Howard Haralson
Carla R. Schoonover