Voters in Williamson County, Texas, have an important decision to make this election season. With the county judge, Leander ISD and Round Rock ISD school boards up for re-election, it's essential to research each candidate before casting your ballot. To help you make an informed decision, let's take a look at some of the major players in Williamson County politics. Lisa David is the current District Secretary for Williamson County. She is a Republican and her term will end in 2026. Nancy E.
Rister is the current County Clerk and is also a Republican, with her term ending in 2026. Mike Gleason is the Sheriff of Williamson County and is a Democrat, with his term ending in 2024. Judge Dan A. Galbreath is running for re-election. He has been a lifelong resident of Williamson County and has been involved in several community organizations, including churches, FrankTown Open Hearts and sports teams through the Williamson County Recreational Leagues and the YMCA. Judge Bill Chilton is also running for re-election. He has lived in Williamson County for nine years and is an associate professor of public administration at Tennessee State University.
He was one of the organizers and leaders of Keep Williamson County Livable, a local group focused on ensuring the responsible growth and fiscal integrity of the county. Judge Eric Haile is also running for re-election. He has lived in Tennessee for nearly 20 years and has spent the last seven living in Williamson County. He serves on the boards of directors of Moves and Grooves and its local Spelman College alumni section, and is also a member of the Williamson County chapter of Jack and Jill of America Inc., and a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. Judge Robert Beasley is another candidate for re-election. He has lived in Williamson County since 2004 and has worked in the Williamson County Juvenile Court ever since.
He has coached the Williamson County flag football, football and basketball teams while serving on the executive committee of the Tennessee Juvenile Court Services Association. Judge John Clements is also running for re-election. He has been a resident of Williamson County for 20 years and a mother of four, with children who have attended Williamson County schools for 17 years. He was one of the organizers and leaders of Keep Williamson County Livable. Judge John Eccles is another candidate running for re-election. A native of Illinois, he moved to Williamson County two years ago after a brief stay in San Francisco, California, to be closer to his family. Judge Ron Wright is also running for re-election.
He and his wife have four daughters who graduated or are currently attending public high schools in Williamson County. Voters in Williamson County have many important decisions to make this election season. It's important to research each candidate before casting your ballot so you can make an informed decision about who will best represent your interests in county politics.