COCHRAN COUNTY, TX (KCBD) - There are several contested races for the March Primary Election in Cochran County.
Sheriff Raymond Weber of Morton is running for re-election. He'll face Jorge DeLaCruz of Morton in the Primary.
Two candidates are running for District Attorney in the 286th Judicial District that serves Cochran and Hockley Counties. Incumbent Christopher Dennis is seeking re-election. Former Governor Rick Perry appointed Dennis to the position in 2012. He'll face Richard Husen in the primary. Husen previously served as the city attorney for Levelland, but retired last year.
There are seven candidates running for the Cochran County Commissioner Precinct 1 seat. Incumbent Donnie Simpson will face Timothy Roberts, Gerald Ramsey, Javier "Harvey" Velasquez, Richard "Rick" Levitt, Cody Dewbre, and Kevin Mark Silhan.
There are five candidates running for the Cochran County Commissioner Precinct 3 seat. Incumbent Stacey Dunn is not seeking re-election. Ray O'Brien, Dennis Lemons, Chris Campbell, Albert Salas, and Eric Silhan are seeking the seat.
In order to vote in the March 1st Primary you must be registered to vote by February 1st. Early voting will run from February 16th through February 26th.