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Early voting begins Monday for state Senate District 19 seat

See who's running after former state Sen. Carlos Uresti resigned

SAN ANTONIO – Early voting begins Monday for the state Senate District 19 seat that was left vacant after former state Sen. Carlos Uresti resigned amid his fraud conviction.

The former Democratic senator is headed to prison to serve a 12-year sentence.

Uresti held the seat for more than a decade, but someone new will now have to step in.

Early voting ends on July 27. The election is set for July 31.

Early Voting Resources:

The following are the candidates running for Uresti’s seat:

For more information on these candidates, click on their names to be directed to their websites.

Jesse Alaniz (Republican): 

Peter Flores (Republican):

Pete Gallego (Democrat): 

Roland Gutierrez (Democrat):

Charlie Urbina Jones (Democrat): 

Carlos Antonio Raymond (Republican): 

Tomas Uresti (Democrat): 

Tony Valdivia (Libertarian): 


About the Authors:

Patty Santos

Patty Santos joined the KSAT 12 News team in July 2017. She has a proven track record of reporting on hard-hitting news that affects the community.

Ivan Herrera

Ivan Herrera has worked as a journalist in San Antonio for three years. With the creation of the News at 9 digital newscast and using his graduate education in business, he developed "Money: It's Personal," a weekly series that breaks down personal finance topics. Before living in SA, Ivan covered border news in the Rio Grande Valley.