About Barbara

Barbara is a small business owner, practicing attorney with a background in Petroleum Engineering. When asked about her greatest accomplishment, she beams and says:

"I'm running for judge because I want to build a better community, promote economic development, and be the best advocate for our county."

Experienced Leadership

I'm With Barbara

Help us lead our county into a prosperous future.

What Matters


I will improve the way our local government works, reduce waste, and make sure your tax dollars are working to improve the lives of all people living in Nueces County.


I will work with individuals and employers to create a unified vision for the future and to leverage resources so that we are all working toward common goals that benefit everyone living in Nueces County.


I will continue focusing on growing our tax base and employment opportunities so that our economy can thrive into the future.

Public Service

Community service and engagement are cornerstones of a strong society and I will continue encouraging such strength-building throughout the Coast Bend.

Community Forums

The unique voices and beliefs of all residents deserve to be heard by leaders. I will host regular community listening sessions to ensure I am doing my best to represent and meet your needs.

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Copyright 2018 | Pd. Pol. adv. by Barbara Canales for Nueces County Judge, Scott Humpal, Treasurer.