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Monday, October 27, 2014

The Early Voting Period for the 2014 Midterm Elections in Harris County, Texas will End on Friday, October 31, 2014

Check Out Page 17 for our Endorsements and Preferences Published for Open-minded Harris County Voters to Consider in the 2014 Midterm Election on Tuesday, November 4th

Aubrey R. Taylor Communications, publisher of Houston Business Connections Magazine strongly encourages all open-minded non-straight-ticket voters in Harris County to consider candidates endorsed by the C-Club of Houston, Houston Realty Business Coalition (HRBC), Harris County AFL-CIO Council, Texas Home School Association (THSA), Houston GLBT Political Caucus, and the Houston Police Officers’ Union (HPOU) in your quest to make an informed and empowered voting decision in the Tuesday, November 4, 2014 Midterm Election. To assist you in making a more informed voting decision in the judicial races on the Tuesday, November 4, 2014 Midterm Election ballot Aubrey R. Taylor Communications, publisher of Houston Business Connections Magazine strongly encourages you to use the (HBA) Houston Bar Association Judicial Preference Poll as a guide to help you identify the most qualified and respected candidates on the Tuesday, November 4, 2014 General Election ballot. *Please note that the results of the Houston Bar Association 2014 Judicial Preference Poll are not a Houston Bar Association endorsement. Don't forget to vote on Tuesday, November 4, 2014.

U.S. Senator: John Cornyn (R)

U.S. Representative, District 2: Ted Poe (R)

U.S. Representative, District 7: John Culberson (R)

U.S. Representative, District 8: Kevin Brady (R)

U.S. Representative, District 9: Al Green (D)

U.S. Representative, District 10: Michael McCaul (R)

U.S. Representative, District 18: NO ENDORSEMENT

U.S. Representative, District 22: Pete Olson (R)

U.S. Representative, District 29: Gene Green (D)

U.S. Representative, District 36: Brian Babin (R)

Governor of Texas: Greg Abbott (R)

Lieutenant Governor: Leticia Van de Putte (D)

Attorney General: Sam Houston (D)

Comptroller of Public Accounts: Glenn Hegar (R)

Commissioner of the General Land Office: George P. Bush (R)

Commissioner of Agriculture: Sid Miller (R)

Railroad Commissioner: Ryan Sitton (R)

Chief Justice, Supreme Court: Nathan Hecht (R)

Justice, Supreme Court, Place 6, Unexpired Term: Jeff Brown (R)

Justice, Supreme Court, Place 7: Jeff Boyd (R)

Justice, Supreme Court, Place 8: Phil Johnson (R)

Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 3: Bert Richardson (R)

Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 4: Kevin Patrick Yeary (R)

Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 9: David Newell (R)

Member, State Board of Education, District 4: Lawrence A. Allen Jr. (D)

State Senator, District 7: Paul Bettencourt (R)

State Senator, District 15: John Whitmire (D)

State Senator, District 17: Joan Huffman (R)

State Representative, District 126: Patricia Harless (R)

State Representative, District 128: Wayne Smith (R)

State Representative, District 129: Dennis Paul (R)

State Representative, District 130: Allen Fletcher (R)

State Representative, District 132: Mike Schofield (R)

State Representative, District 133: Jim Murphy (R)

State Representative, District 134: Sarah Davis (R)

State Representative, District 135: Gary Elkins (R)

State Representative, District 137: Gene Wu (D)

State Representative, District 138: Dwayne Bohac (R)

State Representative, District 144: Mary Ann Perez (D)

State Representative, District 148: Jessica Cristina Farrar (D)

State Representative, District 149: Hubert Vo (D)

State Representative, District 150: Debbie Riddle (R)

Chief Justice, 14th Court of Appeals District: Kyle Carter (D)

Justice, 1st Court of Appeals District, Place 3: Jim Sharp (D)

Justice, 14th Court of Appeals District, Place 7: Ken Wise (R)

District Judge, 55th Judicial District: Jeff Shadwick (R)

District Judge, 113th Judicial District: Michael Landrum (R)

District Judge, 157th Judicial District: Randy Wilson (R)

District Judge, 180th Judicial District: Catherine Evans (R)

District Judge, 184th Judicial District: Jan Krocker (R)

District Judge, 185th Judicial District: Susan Brown (R)

District Judge, 189th Judicial District: Bill Burke (R)

District Judge, 190th Judicial District: Farrah Martinez (D)

District Judge, 208th Judicial District: Denise Collins (R)

District Judge, 230th Judicial District: Brad Hart (R)

District Judge, 234th Judicial District: Wesley Ward (R)

District Judge, 246th Judicial District: Sandra Peake (D)

District Judge, 247th Judicial District: John Schmude (R)

District Judge, 248th Judicial District: Katherine Cabaniss (R)

District Judge, 262nd Judicial District: Denise Bradley (R)

District Judge, 263rd Judicial District: Jim Wallace (R)

District Judge, 269th Judicial District: Dan Hinde (R)

District Judge, 270th Judicial District: Brent Gamble (R)

District Judge, 280th Judicial District: Lynn Bradshaw Hull (R)

District Judge, 281st Judicial District: Sylvia Matthews (R)

District Judge, 295th Judicial District: Caroline E. Baker (R)

District Judge, 334th Judicial District, Unexpired: Grant Dorfman (R)

Family District Judge, 308th Judicial District: Jim Evans (D)

Family District Judge, 309th Judicial District: Sheri Y. Dean (R)

Family District Judge, 311th Judicial District: Sherri L. Cothrun (D)

Family District Judge, 313th Judicial District: Glenn Devlin (R)

Family District Judge, 314th Judicial District: Natalia Oakes (D)

District Attorney, Unexpired Term: Kim Ogg (D)

Judge, County Court at Law No. 2: Theresa Chang (R)

Judge, County Court at Law No. 3: Linda Storey (R)

Judge, County Court at Law No. 4: Roberta Loyd (R)

Judge, County Criminal Court No. 2: Bill Harmon (R)

Judge, County Criminal Court No. 4: John Clinton (R)

Judge, County Criminal Court No. 5: Ramona Franklin (D)

Judge, County Criminal Court No. 6: Linda Geffin (D)

Judge, County Criminal Court No. 7: Pam Derbyshire (R)

Judge, County Criminal Court No. 8: Jay Karahan (R)

Judge, County Criminal Court No. 10: Dan Jeffrey Spjut (R)

Judge, County Criminal Court No. 13: Don Smyth (R)

Judge, County Criminal Court No. 14: Mike Fields (R)

Judge, County Criminal Court No. 15: Jean Spradling Hughes (R)

Judge, County Probate Court No. 1: Loyd Wright (R)

Judge, County Probate Court No. 2: Mike Wood (R)

Judge, County Probate Court No. 3: Rory Robert Olsen (R)

Judge, County Probate Court No. 4: Christine Riddle Butts (R)

District Clerk: Chris Daniel (R)

County Clerk: Ann Harris Bennett (D)

County Treasurer: Orlando Sanchez (R)

County School Trustee, Position 5, At Large: Mike Wolfe (R)

County School Trustee, Position 7, At Large: Melissa Noriega (D)

County Commissioner, Precinct 4: R. Jack Cagle (R)

*The recommendations listed above are the expressed opinion of Aubrey R. Taylor, publisher of Houston Business Connections Magazine. These recommendations do not necessarily reflect the opinion of any other person, candidate, advertiser, sponsor or supporter of Aubrey R. Taylor Communications. The early voting period for the 2014 Midterm Election in from Monday, October 20th and will continue until Friday, October 31, 2014. Election Day is on Tuesday, November 4, 2014.