2018-06-06 / Election Coverage

Recount confirms vote totals in runoff for Karnes County judge

By WCN Staff

A recount of votes confirmed Wade Hedtke’s one-vote win over Joe Baker in the Republican primary runoff for Karnes County judge.

Complete but unofficial returns from the May 22 election gave Hedtke 387 votes and Joe Baker 386 votes.

The recount, held May 31 at the Karnes County Elections Administration office, produced the same results.

Karnes County Republican Party Chairman Rita Jordan told the Wilson County News that she, three precinct chairmen, Hedtke, and Mrs. Baker attended the recount.

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