Jones County Continues to Vote Republican

A total of 3,371 votes were cast in Jones County in the last two weeks: 966 in early voting and2,239 on Tuesday. Jones County proved once again that they are primarily Republican with a whopping 82% made up of 1,343 voters casting a straight republican ticket. 17% of the county voted straight democrat, .73% voted straight libertarian, and .43% voted straight green party.

County wide in the Governor race Greg Abbott received 2,739 votes. Wendy Davis received 533 votes. The Libertarian and Green Party candidates received 41 and 16 votes respectfully and there were 9 write-ins.

In the race for US Senator, John Cornyn received 81% of the vote while David Alameel received only 15%. US Representative Randy Neugebauer received 2,529 votes to his opponent Neal Marchbanks’s 560 votes. Dan Patrick won the Lieutenant Governor’s race with 2,645 votes over Leticia Van de Putte’s 555. Ken Paxton claimed the seat vacated by Greg Abbott with 77% of the vote.

In the Commissioner of Agriculture place, Sid Miller received 2,494 votes to win the office vacated by Todd Staples.

In the race for County Commissioner PCT 2 between Steve Lefevre and Write-in Lonnie Vivian, Lefevre came out victorious with 500 votes over Vivian's 291 votes.

 

In the Anson Alderman Race Evelyn Edwards defeated Anthony Ramos 201 to 196 in Place III.  Pete Klein defeated Dee Shellman 241 to 159 in the unexpired Place IV vacated by Carla Woodruff.

 

In the Anson ISD school board race, winners were Lori Boyd and Keith Graham. Graham 492 votes, Boyd received 401 votes, Cody Cooley 207, Debbie Heald 156, and Nikki Nash 150.

 

In Stamford City Council Race, Pam Reither received 64 votes to Rey Alvarez’s 42 to win Place 2. Leldon Clifton held on to his place receiving 63% of the vote (123 votes) over Burney Herman’s 37% (73 votes).

 

Dennis R. Merrick Jr. was elected Mayor of Lueders. In the Lueders City Council winners were Dustin Sweet with 34 votes, Stephen Sweet 30, and Lyndia Willis 28. Lueders Prop 891 passed with 55% of the vote (33 votes) and Lueders Prop 846 passed with 61% of the vote (37 votes).

 

For Hawley, in Place 4 of the HISD Board Keith Hicks won the space with 322 votes, Lori Stoker won Place 5 with 350 votes.

The winners of the open Justices and Judge places for Jones County were as follows:

Comptroller of Public Accounts: Glenn Hegar

Commissioner of the General Land Office: George P. Bush

Railroad Commissioner: Ryan Sitton

Chief Justice, Supreme Court: Nathan Hecht

Justice, Supreme Court, Place 6: Jeff Brown

Justice, Supreme Court, Place 7: Jeff Boyd

Justice, Supreme Court, Place 8:Phil Johnson

 Judge, CT of Criminal AP. Place 3: Bert Richardson

Judge, CT of Criminal AP. Place 4: Kevin Patrick Yeary

Judge, CT of Criminal AP. Place 9: David Newell

State Representative, District 71: Susan King

Chief Justice, 11th Court of Appeals: Jim R. Wright

Justice, 11 CT of AP D, P2: Mike Willson

Justice, 11 CT of AP D, P3: John Bailey

District Judge, 259th Judicial District: Brooks Hagler

 These are unofficial results.


 

Unofficial Results for Jones County

Straight Party
Total Votes
%
Republican Party  1,343 82.09
Democratic Party 274 16.75
Libertarian Party 12 .73
Green Party 7 .43
     
County Commissioner, Pct 2 Total Votes %
Steve Lefevre 500 63.21
Write-In - Lonnie Vivian 291 36.79
     
Anson Alderman Place III Total Votes %
Evelyn Edwards 201 50.63
Anthony Ramos 196 49.37
     
Anson Alderman Place IV Total Votes %
Pete Klein 241 60.25
Dee Shellman 159 39.75
     
Lueders Mayor Total Votes %
Dennis R. Merrick 30 50
Write-ins 30 50
     
Lueders Council Total Votes %
Dustin Sweet 34 31.48
Stephen Sweet
30 27.78
Lyndia Willis
28 25.93
Write-In 16 14.81
     
Lueders Prop 891 Total Votes %
For 33 55
Against 27 45
     
Lueders Prop 846 Total Votes %
For 37 60.66
Against 24 39.34
     
Stamford District Place 2 Total Votes  
Pam Reither 64 60.38
Rey Alvarez 42 39.62
     
Stamford District Place 3 Total Votes %
Leldon Clifton 123 62.76
Burney Herman 73 37.24
     
AISD Trustee Total Votes %
Keith Graham
492 35
Lori Boyd 401 28.52
Cody Cooley 207 14.73
Debbie Heald 156 11.1
Nikki Nash 150 10.67
     
HISD Board, Place 4 Total Votes %
Keith Hicks 322 45.80
Ron Parker 184 26.17
Terry Comer 124 17.64
Cathy Michelle Cudd 73 10.38
     
HISD Board, Place 5 Total Votes %
Lori Stoker 350 47.43
Emilia Moreno 222 30
Regina Thompson 166 22.49

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