Bob Harrell Campaign for County Judge

Welcome to Bob Harrell Campaign for County Judge of Coryell County

About Bob


  • Seeking the office of County Judge of Coryell County in the March 6, 2018 Republican Primary. 
  • Coryell County Emergency Management Coordinator (EMC) for the past two years.
  • As EMC, applied for and received more than $200,000 in federal grants saving money for our taxpayers.
  • Worked closely with the Road and Bridge department to obtain more than $700,000 in FEMA reimbursements to repair roads damaged in 2015 and 2016 floods
  • 23-year Army veteran. Retired with rank of Chief Warrant Officer 3 out of Fort Hood
  • Vice-chair of Homeland Security Advisory Council of the Central Texas Council of Governments
  • Former watch supervisor at the Texas Department of Public Safety handling disaster response statewide
  • Master of Public Administration and Bachelor of Science in Health Administration
  • Licensed peace officer with a Texas Master Peace Officers certificate.


  • Continue to provide  smart fiscal leadership for the taxpayers
  • Economic development for good jobs and an expanded tax base
  • Work with department heads to identify and apply for state and federal grants
  • Obtain FEMA funding for improvements to avoid future damage to roads and other properties, especially from flooding
  • Improve the capacity and safety of county roads and bridges.
  • Ensure the safety and adequacy of our water supply even during droughts
  • Keep property taxes as low as possible
  • Work with companies for more widely available broadband
  • Strong support for law-enforcement needs.

Community service and personal

  • Volunteered for county as a reserve deputy sheriff, a reserve deputy constable and an investigator for the district attorney.
  • Voting member Regional Healthcare Coalition
  • Voting member Central Texas Air Quality Program
  • My wife, Mary Beth, and I have lived on Cowhouse Creek in Gatesville for the past 12 years.
  • Three children and 9 grandchildren. Both sons retired from the Army following multiple tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. Our daughter is a public high-school teacher.
  • Longtime supporters of the Boys and Girls Club of Gatesville

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Bob Harrell Campaign for County Judge

Mail: 1000 County Road 65, Gatesville, TX 76528

(254) 458-5038