Sherman Swartz, an attorney based in Lewisville, has filed for the Republican nomination to Justice of the Peace in Denton County's third precinct.
The cities of Lewisville, Highland Village and Copper Canyon are part of Precinct 3.
Becky Kerbow, the current justice, announced she is retiring and would not seek re-election. Swartz is the third candidate to seek the nomination. The other candidates include James Kerbow, a property manager in Lewisville, and William Lawrence, a consultant from Lewisville.
The Texas primary election is being held March 6. The winner of the Republican primary faces other party candidates for the office on Election Day in November.