Voting results for Erath County and Texas

By Ashley Inge—

Managing Editor

The election for the state of Texas was an extremely close race in all positions while Erath County voted mostly Republican for this election.
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The results are in for the 2018 midterm general election.

The election for the state of Texas was an extremely close race in all positions while Erath County voted mostly Republican for this election.

According to the Office of the Secretary of the State Unofficial Results, Republican Ted Cruz won the Senate election in both Texas and Erath County. In Erath County he received almost 80 percent of the votes with 10,039 votes while Democrat Beto O’Rourke received almost 20 percent of the votes with 2,482 votes.

According to the Office of the Secretary of the State Unofficial Results, for the state of Texas, Cruz received 50 percent of the votes with 4,240,942 while O’Rourke received 48.3 percent of the votes with 4,017,851 votes.

Republican Sid Miller won the Commissioner of Agriculture election in Erath County with 77 percent of the votes with 9,745 votes while Kim Olson received 20 percent of the votes with 2,458 votes.

For the state of Texas, Miller received 51 percent of the votes with 4,202,607 votes while Olson received 46 percent of the votes with 3,797,355 votes.

Republican Greg Abbott won the Governor election in Erath County with 82 percent of the votes with 10,337 votes while Democrat Lupe Valdez received 16 percent of the votes with 2,071 votes.

While in the state, Abbott received almost 56 percent of the votes with 4,634,885 votes while Valdez received 42 percent of the votes with 3,523,210 votes.

Republican Dan Patrick won the Lieutenant Governor election with 77 percent of the votes in Erath County with 9,698 votes while Democrat Mike Collier received 20 percent of the votes with 2,568 votes.

For the state of Texas, Patrick received 51 percent of the votes with 4,241,453 votes while Collier received 46 percent of the votes with 3,836,063 votes.

For Erath County, Republican Roger Williams received 80 percent of the votes with 4,640 votes for United States Representative, District 25 while Democrat Julie Oliver received 16 percent of the votes with 1,131 votes.

For the state of Texas, Williams received 53 percent of the votes with 162,288 votes while Oliver received almost 45 percent of the votes with 135,288 votes.

For Attorney General, Republican Ken Paxton received 78 percent of the votes for Attorney General in Erath County with 9,764 votes while Democrat Justin Nelson received 20 percent of the votes with 2,473 votes.

For the state of Texas, Paxton received 50 percent of the votes with 4,172,599 votes while his opponent, Nelson, received 47 percent of the votes with 3,873,186 votes.

Glenn Hegar, Republican, received 81 percent of the votes for Comptroller of Public Accounts in Erath County with 10,079 votes while Democrat Joi Chevalier received 16 percent of the votes with 2,041 votes.

In the state of Texas, Hegar received 53.8 percent of the votes with 4,356,562 votes while Chevalier received 43 percent of the votes with 3,548,034 votes.

George P. Bush, Republican received 80 percent of the votes for Commissioner of the General Land Office in Erath County with 9,947 votes while Democrat, Miguel Suazo received 17 percent of the votes with 2,097 votes.

In the state of Texas, Bush received 54 percent of the votes with 4,414,779 votes while Suazo received 43.1 percent of the votes with 3,542,587 votes.

Republican Christi Craddick received 81 percent of the votes for Railroad Commissioner in Erath County with 10,076 votes while Democrat Roman McAllen received 17 percent of the votes with 2,063 votes.

For the state of Texas, Craddick received 53 percent of the votes with 4,356,658 votes while McAllen received almost 44 percent of the votes with 3,588,625 votes.

Republican Jimmy Blacklock received 81 percent of the votes for Justice, Supreme Court, Place 2 in Erath County with 10,097 votes while Democrat Steven Kirkland received 19 percent of the votes with 2,321 votes.

For the state of Texas, Blacklock received 53 percent of the votes with 4,356,658 votes while Kirkland received 46 percent of the votes with 3,588,625 votes.

For Erath County, Republican John Devine received 82 percent of the votes for Justice, Supreme Court, Place 4 with 10,131 votes while Democrat R. K. Sandill received 18 percent of the votes with 2,264 votes.

For the state of Texas, Devine received 54 percent of the votes with 4,380,223 votes while his opponent, Sandill received 46 percent of the votes with 3,767,678 votes.

For Erath County, Republican Jeff Brown received 82 percent of the votes for Justice, Supreme Court, Place 6 with 10,162 votes while Democrat Kathy Cheng received 18 percent of the votes with 2,232 votes.

For the state of Texas, Brown received 54 percent of the votes with 4,384,508 votes while Cheng received 46 percent of the votes with 3,771,910 votes.

Republican Sharon Keller received the most votes for the Presiding Judge for the Court of Criminal Appeals in Erath County with 80 percent of the votes with 10,023 votes while Democrat Maria T. (Terri) Jackson received 17 percent of the votes with 2,147 votes.

For the state of Texas, Keller received 52 percent of the votes with 4,269,823 votes while Jackson received 45 percent of the votes with 3,709,987 votes.

Republican, Barbara Parker Hervey received the most votes for the Judge for the Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 7 in Erath County with 82 percent of the votes with 10,185 votes while Democrat Ramona Franklin received 18 percent of the votes with 2,182 votes.

For the state of Texas, Hervey received 54 percent of the votes with 4,408,823 votes while Franklin received 46 percent of the votes with 3,726,099 votes.

Republican, Michelle Slaughter received the most votes for the Judge for the Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 8 in Erath County with 89 percent of the votes with 10,503 votes while Libertarian, Mark Ash received 11 percent of the votes with 1,338 votes.

For the state of Texas, Slaughter received 75 percent of the votes with 4,748,869 votes while Ash received 25 percent of the votes with 1,607,588 votes.

Republican, Pat Fallon received the most votes for the State Senator in District 30 with 82 percent of the votes with 10,102 votes while Democrat Kevin Lopez received 18 percent of the votes with 2,284 votes.

For the state of Texas, Fallon received 74 percent of the votes with 233,949 votes while Lopez received 26 percent of the votes with 82,449 votes.

Republican J.D. Sheffield was running unopposed for State Representative, District 59.

Republican John Bailey was running unopposed for Chief Justice, 11th County of Appeals District.

Republican Jason C. Cashon was running unopposed for District Judge, 266th Judicial District.

In Erath County, Alfonso Campos for County Judge, Blake Thompson for Judge, County Court at Law, Wanda Pringle for District Clerk, Gwinda Jones for County Clerk and Matt Coates for Sheriff, in an unexpired term, were all unopposed for Erath County and will continue in their positions.

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