Texas primary election day
By Texan News staff
The results for the 2020 Erath County Primaries are in!
Erath County had a total of 7,026 votes for Donald Trump as the Republican Party candidate.
Joe Biden won the Democratic Party in Erath County with 375 votes, with Bernie Sanders trailing closely behind at 325 votes.
Winning Erath County Sheriff, for his second consecutive term, is Matt Coates with 4,424 votes. His challenger, Kent Howell, followed behind with 2,946 votes.
Erath County Commissioner Precinct 1 winner is Dee Stephens with 1,378 votes. He has been reelected for his third consecutive term. His challenger, Terry Truss, followed behind with 619 votes.
Erath County Commissioner Precinct 3 winner is Joe Brown with 1,181 votes. Brown has been running for County Commissioner Precinct 3 for 12 consecutive years. His challenger, Justin Slawson, followed behind with 586 votes.
Winning Constable Precinct 2 is Ryan Gibson with 968 votes. His challenger, Jonathon Walden, followed behind with 544 votes.
Erath County winner for State Representative for District 59 is Shelby Slawson with 4,304 votes. Her challengers followed behind with J.D. Sheffield getting 1,718 votes and Cody Johnson getting 1,473 votes. Other counties have not yet been totaled.
For more information on primary election results, visit https://www.co.erath.tx.us/DocumentCenter/View/1156/2020-Election-Day-Unofficial-Results-PDF.
Check out some photo’s captured down at the courthouse today by Texan News staff.