Candidates running for Texas Senate in special election

Published: Sep. 7, 2020 at 3:20 PM CDT
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WICHITA FALLS, Texas (TNN) - There are six candidates running to fill Sen. Pat Fallon’s spot in the Texas Senate in the September special election.

The candidates running can be found below:

Drew Springer (R)

  • District 68 State Rep.

Chris Watts (R)

  • Former Mayor of Denton

Shelley Luther (R)

  • Dallas salon owner who kept her salon open in opposition to Gov. Abbott’s pandemic shutdown order

Andy Hopper (R)

  • Engineer and farmer/rancher from Decatur

Craig Carter (R)

  • Metroplex area business owner of the Old Boot Factory

Jacob Minter (D)

  • Recording Secretary for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 20

Early voting for the special election starts on Sept. 14 and election day is Sept. 29.

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