The votes are in for Orange County and results are as follows (please note that statewide totals are as of 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday night, Nov. 2):

Total ballots cast: 19,286

County Commissioner, Precinct No. 4
Republican candidate, Jody Crump, received 65.18 percent of the votes, for a total of 3,005 votes. Democratic candidate, Percy Flanigan, received 34.82 percent of the vote, for a total of 1,605 votes. Total number of votes cast for County Commissioner, Precinct No. 4, is 4,610 votes.

Crump is the first republican to hold a County Commissioner seat in the history of Orange County.

Orange County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1 – Bond Election
For: 52.36 percent, for a total of 389 votes.
Against: 47.64 percent, for a total of 354 votes.
Total number of votes: 743.

U.S. Representative, District 8
Republican candidate, Kevin Brady, received 76.32 percent of the vote for a total of 14,498 votes. Democratic candidate, Kent Hargett, received 21.82 percent of the vote, for a total of 4,144 votes. Libertarian candidate, Bruce West, received 1.86 percent of the vote, for a total of 354 votes. Total votes cast for U.S. Representative, District 8 is 18,5996

Governor
Republican candidate, Rick Perry, received 66.50 percent of the vote, for a total of 12,747 votes. Democratic candidate, Bill White, received 30.91 percent, for a total of 5,926 votes. Liberatian candidate, Kathie Glass received 1.74 percent, for a total of 334 votes and Green Party candidate, Deb Shafto, received .31 percent, for a total of 59 votes. Write-in’s received .54 percent of the vote, for a total of 103 votes. Total number of votes cast for governor is 19,168.

Statewide totals are: Rick Perry received 55.83 percent of the vote, for a 2,501,481 votes. Bill White received 41.38 percent of the vote, for a total of 1,853,968 votes. Kathie Glass received 2.21 percent of the vote, for a total of 99,172 votes. Deb Shafto received .39 percent of the vote, for a total of 17,619 votes. The write-in received .16 percent of the vote, for a total of 7,599 votes.

Lieutenant Governor
Republican candidate, David Dewhurst, received 72.68 percent of the vote, for a total of 13,796 votes. Democratic candidate, Linda Chavez-Thompson, received 24.65 percent of the vote, for a total of 4,679 votes. Libertarian candidate, Scott Jameson, received 2.22 percent of the vote, for a total of 421 votes. Green Party candidate, Herb Gonzales Jr., received .46 percent of the vote, for a total of 87 votes. Total number of votes cast for Lt. Governor is 18,963.

Statewide totals are: David Dewhurst received 62.72 percent of the vote, for a total of 2,784,853 votes. Linda Chavez-Thompson received 33.91 percent of the vote, for a total of 1,505,658 votes. Scott Jameson received 2.47 percent of the vote, for a total of 109,762 votes. Herb Gonzales Jr. received .89 percent of the vote, for a total of 39,601 votes.

Attorney General
Republican candidate, Greg Abbott, received 74.81 percent of the vote, for a total of 14,201 votes. Democratic candidate, Barbara Ann Radnofsky, received 23.26 percent of the vote, for a total of 4,415 votes. Libertarian candidate, Jon Roland, received 1.93 percent of the vote, for a total of 367 votes. Total number of votes cast for Attorney General is 19,983.

Statewide totals are:
Greg Abbott received 65.09 percent of the vote, for a total of 2,887,998 votes. Barbara Ann Rodnofsky received 32.64 percent of the vote, for a total of 1,448,370 votes. Jon Roland received 2.25 percent of the vote, for a total of 100,191 votes.

Comptroller of Public Accounts
Republican candidate, Susan Combs, received 87.94 percent of the vote, for a total of 14,397 votes. Libertarian candidate, Mary J. Ruwart, received 8.91 percent of the vote, for a total of 1,458 votes. Green Party candidate, Edward Lindsay, received 3.15 percent of the vote, for a total of 516 votes. Total number of votes cast for Comptroller of Public Accounts is 16,371.

Statewide totals are: Susan Combs received 83.57 percent of the vote, for a total of 3,013,304 votes. Mary J. Ruwart received 10.16 percent of the votes, for a total of 366,513 votes. Edward Lindsay received 6.25 percent of the vote, for a total of 225,581.

Commissioner of the General Land Office
Republican candidate, Jerry Patterson, received 73.21 percent of the vote, for a total of 13,736 votes. Democratic candidate, Hector Uribe, received 24.03 percent of the vote, for a total of 4,508 votes. Libertarian candidate, James L. Holdar, received 2.76 percent of the vote, for a total of 518 votes. Total number of votes cast for Commissioner of the General Land Office is 18,762.

Statewide totals are: Jerry Patterson received 62.60 percent of the vote, for a total of 2,741,960 votes. Hector Uribe received 34.32 percent of the vote, for a total of 1,503,510 votes. James L. Holdar received 3.06 percent of the vote, for a total of 134,441 votes.

Commissioner of Agriculture
Republican candidate, Todd Staples, received 70.88 percent of the vote, for a total of 13,308 votes. Democratic candidate, Hank Gilbert, received 28.17 percent of the vote, for a total of 4,913 votes. Libertarian candidate, Rick Donaldson, received 2.95 percent of the vote, for a total of 554 votes. Total number of votes cast for Commissioner of Agriculture is 18,775.
Statewide totals are: Todd Staple received 61.72 percent of the vote, for a total of 2,696,554. Hank Gilbert received 34.90 percent, for a total of 1,524,789 votes. Rick Donaldson received 3.37 percent of the vote, for a total of 147,343 votes.

Railroad Commissioner
Republican candidate, David Porter, received 69.88 percent of the vote, for a total of 13,074 votes. Democratic candidate, Jeff Weems, received 26.20 percent of the vote, for a total of 4,901 votes. Libertarian candidate, Roger Gary, received 2.73 percent of the vote, for a total of 510 votes. Green Party candidate, Art Browning, received 1.20 percent of the vote, for a total of 224 votes. Total number of votes cast for Railroad Commissioner is 18,709.
Statewide totals are: David Porter received 60.28 percent of the vote, for a total of 2,629,047 votes. Jeff Weems received 35.36 percent of the vote, for a total of 1,542,401 votes. Roger Gary received 2.86 percent of the vote, for a total of 124,975 votes. Art Browning received 1.48 percent of the vote, for a total of 64,812 votes.

County Judge
Democratic candidate, Carl Thibodeaux, received 100 percent of the vote, for a total of 10,689 votes.

Judge, County Court at Law
Democratic candidate, Mike Shuff, received 100 percent of the vote, for a total of 10,427 votes.

District Clerk
Democratic candidate,Vickie Edgerly, received 100 percent of the vote, for a total of 10,633 votes.

County Clerk
Democratic candidate, Karen Joe Vance, received 100 percent of the vote, for a total of 10,628 votes.

County Treasurer
Democratic candidate, Christy Khoury, received 100 percent of the vote, for a total of 10,344 votes.

County Commissioner, Precinct No. 2
Democratic candidate, Owen Burton, received 100 percent of the vote, for a total of 2,770 votes.

County Commissioner, Precinct No. 4
Republican candidate, Jody Crump, received 65.18 percent of the votes, for a total of 3,005 votes. Democratic candidate, Percy Flanigan, received 34.82 percent of the vote, for a total of 1,605 votes. Total number of votes cast for County Commissioner, Precinct No. 4, is 4,610 votes.

Justice of the Peace, Precinct No. 1
Democratic candidate, David Peck, received 100 percent of the vote, for a total of 2,938 votes.

Justice of the Peace, Precinct No. 2
Democratic candidate, Derry Dunn, received 100 percent of the vote, for a total of 2,815 votes.

Justice of the Peace, Precinct No. 3
Democratic candidate, Janice Menard, received 100 percent of the vote, for a total of 2,584 votes.

Justice of the Peace, Precinct No. 4
Democratic candidate, Rodney Price, received 100 percent of the vote, for a total of 2,548 votes.

Justice, Supreme Court Place 3
Republican candidate, Debra Lehrmann, received 67.96 percent of the vote, for a total of 12,714 votes. Democratic candidate, Jim Sharp, received 29.55 percent of the vote, for a total of 5,529 votes. Libertarian candidate, William Bryan Strange III, received 2.49 percent of the vote, for a total of 465 votes. Total number of votes cast for Justice, Supreme Court Place 3 is 18,708.

Justice, Supreme Court Place 5
Republican candidate, Paul Green, received 69.04 percent of the vote, for a total of 12,940 votes. Democratic candidate, Bill Moody, received 27.68 percent of the vote, for a total of 5,188 votes. Libertarian candidate, Tom Oxford, received 3.28 percent of the vote, for a total of 515 votes. Total number of votes cast for Justice, Supreme Court Place 5 is 18,743.

Justice, Supreme Court Place 9
Republican candidate, Eva Guzman, received 68.43 percent of the vote, for a total of 12,813 votes. Democratic candidate, Blake Bailey, received 27.62 percent of the vote, for a total of 5,171 votes. Libertarian candidate, Jack Armstrong, received 3.96 percent of the vote, for a total 741 votes. Total number of votes cast for Justice, Supreme Court Place 9 is 18,725.

Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 2
Republican candidate, Lawrence “Larry” Meyers, received 86.72 percent of the votes, for a total of 14,156. Libertarian candidate, J. Randell Stevens, received 13.28 percent of the vote, for a total of 2,167 votes. Total number of votes cast for Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 2, is 16,323.

Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 5
Republican candidate, Cheryl Johnson, received 86.34 percent of the votes, for a total of 14,055. Libertarian candidate, Dave Howard, received 13.66 percent of the vote, for a total of 2,223 votes. Total number of votes cast for Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 5, is 16,278.

Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 6
Republican candidate, Michael E. Keasler, received 69.80 percent of the votes, for a total of 13,019. Democratic candidate, Keith Hampton, received 27.81 percent of the vote, for a total of 5,188 votes. Libertarian candidate, Robert Ravee Virasin, received 2.39 percent of the vote, for a total of 446 votes. Total number of votes cast for Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 6, is 18,653.

State Representative, District 19
Republican candidate, Mike Hamilton, received 100 percent of the vote, for a total of 13,626 votes.

State Representative, District 22
Democratic candidate, Joe Deshotel, received 100 percent of the vote, for a total of 1,448 votes.

Justice, 9th Court of Appeals District, Place 2
Republican candidate, Charles A Kreger, received 72.24 percent of the votes, for a total of 13,397. Democratic candidate, Keith Hampton, received 27.76 percent of the vote, for a total of 5,149 votes. Total number of votes cast for Judge, 9th Court of Appeals District, Place 2, is 18,546.

District Judge, 260th Judicial District
Democratic candidate, Buddie Hahn, received 100 percent of the vote, for a total of 10,422 votes.

Straight Party
Republican Party: 71.51 percent, for a total of 7,098 votes.
Democratic Party: 27.51 percent, for a total of 2,741 votes.
Libertarian Party: .66 percent, for a total of 66 votes.
Green Party: .21 percent, for a total of 21 votes.
Total votes: 9,926.

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