As you head to the polls to vote in the primaries Tuesday, there are many decisions to be made. Here’s some information we hope you can use to help make those decisions.

As you head to the polls to vote in the primaries Tuesday, there are many decisions to be made. Here’s some information we hope you can use to help make those decisions.


First, here are the polling places:


Grayson County


Fannin County


Now, take a look at the sample ballots:


Grayson County Republican sample ballot


Grayson County Democratic sample ballot


Fannin County Republican sample Ballot


Fannin County Democratic sample ballot


Next, many candidates announced their bids in the Herald Democrat. Find links to those stories below:


Grayson County Judge


Gene Short


Bill Magers


Trent Bass


Jim Maddock


Grayson County Treasurer


Starr Stanley


Gayla Hawkins


Justice of the Peace, Precinct 2


Mike Springer


David Hawley


Thomas D. Roesler


Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4


Rita G. Noel


Jeff Stanley


In many races, candidate forums and debates were held:


County Judge


County Treasurer


County Commissioner, Precinct 2


Justice of the Peace, Precinct 2


Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4


With some races, the Herald Democrat asked candidates specific questions and published their answers:


Gene Short, Grayson County judge


Bill Magers, Grayson County judge


Trent Bass, Grayson County judge


Jim Maddock, Grayson County judge


Republican candidates for the 4th Congressional District were also quizzed in a similar way.


Also, the Grayson County League of Women voters produced their voters guide:


League of Women Voters asks questions of candidates for March 4 Primary


Grayson County Judge


Gene Short


Bill Magers


Trent Bass


Jim Maddock


Grayson County Treasurer


Starr Stanley


Gayla Hawkins


County Commissioner Precinct 2


Gary Cox


David Whitlock


Justice of the Peace, Precinct 2


Mike Springer


David Hawley


H. Gene Alyea (did not participate in forum)


Thomas D. Roesler


Justice of the Peace, Precinct 4


Rita G. Noel


Debbie Lowery


Jeff Stanley


Finally, there are campaign finance reports to consider:


Local candidates file final finance reports before election


Grayson County Judge - October 2013 to December 2013


Grayson County Judge - Jan. 1 to 24


Grayson County Justice of the Peace, Precinct 2


Fannin County Treasurer