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Primary election coverage May 29, 2012




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May 29, 2012 | 6669 views | 28 comments

Unofficial totals for:
Early Voting, Mail-in ballots, and all boxes

As of 11:57 p.m.

**************DEMOCRAT**************

PRESIDENT
❍ John Wolfe 73
❍ Barack Obama 510
❍ Bob Ely 13
❍ Darcy G. Richardson 47

UNITED STATES SENATOR
❍ Paul Sadler 257
❍ Grady Yarbrough 195
❍ Addie Dainell Allen 83
❍ Sean Hubbard 67

U.S. REP. DISTRICT 15
❍ Johnny “JP” Partain 7
❍ Ruben Ramon Ramirez 7
❍ Jane Cross 25
❍ David Cantu 4
❍ Rubén Hinojosa 14

U.S. REP. DISTRICT 28
❍ Henry Cuellar 560

RAILROAD COMMISSIONER
❍ Dale Henry 564

Justice, Supreme Court, Place 6
❍ Michele Petty 573

PRESIDING JUDGE, COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS
❍ Keith Hampton 570

MEMBER, STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, DIST. 3
❍ Michael Soto 275
❍ Marisa B. Perez 348

STATE SENATOR, DIST. 21
❍ Judith Zaffirini 627

JUSTICE, 4TH COURT OF APPEALS DIST., PL. 2
❍ Baldemar Garza 575

JUSTICE, 4TH COURT OF APPEALS DIST., PL. 3
❍ Patricia Alvarez 572

JUSTICE, 4TH COURT OF APPEALS DIST., PL. 4
❍ Luz Elena Chapa 577

JUSTICE, 4TH COURT OF APPEALS DIST., PL. 5
❍ David D. Towler 562

JUSTICE, 4TH COURT OF APPEALS DIST., PL. 7
❍ Rebeca C. Martinez 479
❍ Carmen A. Samaniego 145

DISTRICT ATTORNEY, 81ST JUDICIAL DISTRICT
❍ René M. Peña 609

SHERIFF
❍ Joe D. Tackitt, Jr. 647

COUNTY TAX ASSESSOR-COLLECTOR
❍ Anna D. Gonzales 650

COUNTY COMMISSIONER, PCT. 1
❍ Albert Gamez, Jr. 217

CONSTABLE, PCT. 1
❍ Martin Rodriguez, Jr. 203

CONSTABLE, PCT. 2
❍ Donald J. Stevens 211

COUNTY CHAIRMAN
❍ Michelle D. Tackitt 624

Democratic Primary ballot referendums

Any graduate of a Texas high school, who has lived in the state for at least three years and lived here continuously for the last year, should be eligible for in-state tuition at state supported colleges and universities and given the opportunity to earn legal status through a higher education or military service.
❍ FOR 506
❍ AGAINST 133

Because a college education is increasingly necessary for jobs that allow our citizens to achieve middle class lifestyles and become the entrepreneurs who create the jobs that our economy relies on, we call on the Texas Legislature to fund colleges and universities such that tuition and fees can be affordable to all Texans.
❍ FOR 577
❍ AGAINST 73

Should the Texas Legislature allow the people of Texas to vote to legalize casino gambling with all funds generated being used only for education?
❍ FOR 514
❍ AGAINST 129

**************REPUBLICAN**************

PRESIDENT
❍ John Davis 13
❍ Rick Santorum 299
❍ Charles “Buddy” Roemer 12
❍ Newt Gingrich 151
❍ Ron Paul 334
❍ Mitt Romney 2,393
❍ Jon Huntsman 7
❍ Michele Bachmann 37
❍ Uncommitted 151

UNITED STATES SENATOR
❍ Ben Gambini 25
❍ Tom Leppert 501
❍ Ted Cruz 1,324
❍ Craig James 66
❍ Curt Cleaver 20
❍ Glenn Addison 53
❍ Joe Agris 10
❍ Lela Pittenger 48
❍ David Dewhurst 1,296

U.S. REP. DISTRICT 28
❍ William R. Hayward 2,252

U.S. REP. DISTRICT 15
❍ Dale A Brueggemann 135
❍ Eddie Zamora 44
❍ Jim Kuiken 47
❍ Rebecca Cervera 41

RAILROAD COMMISSIONER
❍ Joe Cotten 380
❍ Beryl Burgess 201
❍ Roland Sledge 456
❍ Becky Berger 501
❍ Christi Craddick 923
❍ Warren Chisum 429

RAILROAD COMMISSIONER, UNEXPIRED TERM
❍ Al Lee 169
❍ Greg Parker 592
❍ Barry Smitherman 1,227
❍ Elizabeth Murray-Kolb 894

JUSTICE, SUPREME COURT, PLACE 2
❍ Steve Smith 1,377
❍ Don Willett 1,324

JUSTICE, SUPREME COURT, PLACE 4
❍ Joe Pool, Jr. 949
❍ John Devine 960
❍ David Medina 822

JUSTICE, SUPREME COURT, PLACE 6
❍ Nathan Hecht 2,444

PRESIDING JUDGE, COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS
❍ Sharon Keller 2,518

JUDGE, COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS, PLACE 7
❍ Barbara Parker Hervey 2,485

JUDGE, COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS, PLACE 8
❍ Elsa Alcala 2,427

MEMBER, STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, DIST. 3
❍ David M. Williams 2,492

STATE SENATOR, DIST. 21
❍ Grant Rostig 2,442

STATE REP., DISTRICT 44
❍ John Kuempel 2,746

JUSTICE, 4TH COURT OF APPEALS DIST., PL. 2
❍ Marialyn Barnard 2,472

JUSTICE, 4TH COURT OF APPEALS DIST., PL. 3
❍ Rebecca Simmons 2,481

JUSTICE, 4TH COURT OF APPEALS DIST., PL. 4
❍ Steve Hilbig 2,630

JUSTICE, 4TH COURT OF APPEALS DIST., PL. 5
❍ Karen Angelini 2,486

JUSTICE, 4TH COURT OF APPEALS DIST., PL. 7
❍ Phylis J. Speedlin 2,436

SHERIFF
❍ Chris Burchell 2,288

COUNTY ATTORNEY
❍ Daynah Fallwell 1,613
❍ Marion “Buddy” Dyches 1,223

CONSTABLE, PCT. 2
❍ Chad Clark 493

COUNTY COMMISSIONER, PCT. 3
❍ Ricky Morales 431
❍ Bobby Richter 151
❍ Randall Paul Richter 202
❍ Kip Workman 165
❍ Brian Wayne Stroud 196
❍ Larry Bratten 284

CONSTABLE, PCT. 3
❍ George Scoggins 826
❍ Paula Thompson 499

CONSTABLE, PCT. 4
❍ Galen Jansky 666

COUNTY CHAIRMAN
❍ Ruby Manen 2,445

Republican Primary ballot referendums

SCHOOL CHOICE The state should fun education by allowing dollars to follow the child instead of the bureaucracy, through a program which allows parents the freedom to choose their child’s school, public or private, while also saving significant taxpayer dollars.
❍ FOR 2,790
❍ AGAINST 438

REPEALING OBAMACARE Congress should immediately repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (otherwise known as Obamacare) and reject the rationing of healthcare by government or the intrusion by government into the doctor-patient relationship.
❍ FOR 3,125
❍ AGAINST 240

PUBLIC PRAYER Government should be prohibited from restricting the content of public prayer.
❍ FOR 3,129
❍ AGAINST 237

BALANCED BUDGET/CONTROLLING GOV’T GROWTH
Out of control spending should be stopped at all levels of federal and state government through constitutional amendments limiting any increase in government spending to the combined increase of population and inflation, requiring voter approval.
❍ FOR 3,205
❍ AGAINST 128

REDISTRICTING The Texas Legislature should redraw the court-imposed lines for Congress and State legislative districts in its upcoming session in order to remedy inequities.
❍ FOR 2,274
❍ AGAINST 880
 


Your Opinions and Comments
 
crenshaw.glen@yahoo.com  
Floresville  
June 1, 2012 3:35pm
 
 
I don't blog that much, but I feel obligated to do so at this time. Sheriff Tackitt is probably one of most honest and hard working Sheriff's in this state, and not just ... Read More Read More
 
 
retiredinlavernia  
lavernia  
June 1, 2012 4:13am
 
 
I do not understand how people can complain about something that is free - Or I think it is - I subscribe to both paper and online WCN so maybe I am seeing more than the ... Read More Read More
 
 
Be Careful  
Floresville, TX  
May 30, 2012 2:28pm
 
 
Thanks Mr Gibbs. Your dedication is greatly appreciated by most in the community. Never by the Malcontents.
 
 
SS Lady  
Sutherland Springs, TX  
May 30, 2012 2:15pm
 
 
I was there last night when the results were given to Mr. Gibbs and it was a very slow process. He posted the results the second he received them. Sorry Wilson County is ... Read More Read More
 
 
Something else to say 2  
May 30, 2012 1:30pm
 
 
Politics,
Doesn't matter that she was fired, matter of fact the county is lucky she did not file for unemployment. If she was fired, it is because the attorney we did ... Read More Read More
 
 
Politics  
Wilson county  
May 30, 2012 11:38am
 
 
I didnt know she was fired but who would have wanted to work for that dumb attorney we had...
 
 
Wondering8  
San Marcos  
May 30, 2012 10:36am
 
 
Why didnt anyone talk about the new county attorney and how she was fired when she was asst county attorney in Wilson before?
 
 
Connect the Dots  
Floresville  
May 30, 2012 7:53am
 
 
And,incidentally, your analysis of the Sheriff's race is goofy. About 3300 people in Wilson County voted in the Republican primary, compared to about 650 in the democratic ... Read More Read More
 
 
Connect the Dots  
Floresville  
May 30, 2012 7:40am
 
 
Well, Thankful to be Here... I wish you were half as thankul to have had an education; however your ignorant rant, complete with spelling errors, syntax errors and grammatical ... Read More Read More
 
 
humby  
stockdale  
May 30, 2012 7:29am
 
 
don't get all excited "thank full" this is just the primaries, and about 15% of wilson county showed up to vote. come november i hope Mr. Gibbs saves and reposts ... Read More Read More
 

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