Railroad Commission

Luke Warford is a former energy consultant and chief strategy officer for the Texas Democratic Party. He previously worked as a consultant for companies in the oil and gas and renewable energy industries, including hydropower. He also was an organizer in the 2012 Barack Obama presidential campaign. He has a master’s degree from the London School of Economics.

Wayne Christian (R), chairman, is running for re-election

Primary opponents:

Tom Slocum Jr. (R)

Sarah Stogner (R)

Marvin W. Summers (R)

Dawayne Tipton (R)