The filing period for the March 6 primary elections ended Monday with two contested races in Brown County. District 60 State Rep. Mike Lang also faces primary challenges in his bid for a second term.
    Gregory Risse of Coleman filed to challenge Lang in the Republican Party primary, and Granbury school superintendent Jim Largent announced his candidacy for the seat.
     In Brown County, Paul Lilly, associate professor of criminal justice at Howard Payne University, has filed to run for county judge against veteran incumbent Ray West in the Republican Party primary.
    The other contested race is for Precinct 2 county commissioners. Eddie Lord is challenging incumbent Joel Kelton for the seat.
    Others who have filed to run in the Brown County Republican Party primary are:
    • Precinct 4 commissioner Larry Traweek.
    • County Clerk Sharon Ferguson.
    • County Surveyor Don King.
    • County Treasurer Ann Krpoun.
    • Court-at-Law Judge Sam Moss.
    • All four justices of the peace — Doug Hurt (Precinct 1), Michael Holder (Precinct 2), Bryan Thompson (Precinct 3) and Jim Cavanaugh (Precinct 4).
    There have been no filings in the Brown County Democrat Party primary.