— Waller county has a genuine simon pure Republican ticket in the field: For county judge J. W. Stephenson, district clerk Lewis McDade (colored), county clerk W. F. Harper, sheriff T. S. McDade, treasurer Martin Scott (colored), assessor Levi Starkes (colored), county attorney W. J. Pool, hide inspector Wesley Elgin (colored), commissioner precinct No. 1 James Rivers (colored), justice of the peace precinct No. 1 J. W. J. Cloud, constable precinct No. 1 Wm. Burwell (colored).

"Waller county Republican Ticket." The Austin American Statesman, Austin, TX, Thursday, Sept. 16, 1880, page 2, col. 3.