Another candidate has decided to run for Larry Combest's seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Texas Tech Law Professor Vickie Sutton announced her candidacy on Monday morning. She is the 10th person to officially file for the office. Sutton served as an Assistant Director in the White House Science Office. She had intended to announce her candidacy last week, but waited in light of the Space Shuttle Columbia tragedy.
Other candidates who have officially filed for the office from Lubbock include:
From Midland the candidates include:
A special election will be held on May 3rd. Larry Combest will resign on May 31st.