Lubbock Republican Party officials have received five applications to fill a vacant nomination for the November election.
According to the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal, Lubbock Republican officials are considering five names to replace former Lubbock City Councilman David Nelson in the race for Lubbock County Court at Law #3. Republican officials were required to fill the nomination following the death of Nelson last month.
Those who filed applications for the seat include: Phillip Hays, Ann-Marie Carruth, Bradley Pettiet, John Grace and Nicholas Pena. All five candidates will be considered and the county party will choose a replacement on Monday, August 6th.