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2014 Primary Election Results

UPDATE MARCH 7, 2014:  GLENN HEGAR WINS GOP COMPTROLLER PRIMARY AFTER HARVEY HILDERBRAN BOWS OUT OF RUNOFF. Read more…

Find out how East Texans Voted in Statewide Primary HERE.

Gregg County Election Results HERE.

For complete listing of Election Results per county from the Texas Secretary of State office, Click Here…

Governor:
Greg Abbott 91.50%

Greg Abbott will face Democrat Wendy Davis in November election. Current poll average shows Abbott 50%, Davis 37.3%.
Source: Real Clear Politics

US Senate:
John Cornyn 59.44%
Steve Stockman 19.13%
Dwayne Stovall 10.71%

Lieutenant Governor:
Dan Patrick 41.45%
David Dewhurst 28.31%

Todd Staples 17.76%
Jerry Patterson 12.47%

Attorney General:
Ken Paxton 44.44%
Dan Branch 33.49%

Barry Smitherman 22.06%

Comptroller of Public Accounts:
Glenn Hegar 49.99%
Harvey Hilderbran 26.01%

Debra Medina 19.30%

UPDATE MARCH 7, 2014:  GLENN HEGAR WINS GOP COMPTROLLER PRIMARY AFTER HARVEY HILDERBRAN BOWS OUT OF RUNOFF. Read more…

Agriculture Commissioner:
Sid Miller 34.58%
Tommy Merritt: 20.95%

Eric Opiela 17.39

Land Commissioner:
George P. Bush 73.00%
David Watts: 26.99%

Railroad Commissioner:
Wayne Christian 42.68%
Ryan Sitton 30.52%

Becky Berger 16.82%

Supreme Court Chief Justice:
Nathan Hecht 60.48%
Robert Talton 39.51%

Supreme Court Place 6:
Jeff Brown 71.91%
Joe Pool 28.08%

Supreme Court Place 7:
Phil Johnson 64.02%
Sharon McCally 35.97%

Candidates highlighted in RED will face each other in Primary Runoff Election on May 27th. With a possible exception in the race for Texas Comptroller.  Glenn Hegar as of Noon today had 49.99 % of the votes. He has just 75 votes short of a majority. There are still some 3,300 provisional and military ballots outstanding.
Read more here…

TED CRUZ WINS BIG IN TEXAS
Ted Cruz showed just how powerful he is in his home state last night. Cruz endorsed 5 candidates. Four of the five won outright and the fifth is the heavy favorite going into a runoff. Cruz did not endorse in the Attorney General race in Texas, but he said some pretty glowing stuff about Ken Paxton. Read more…

Analysis:  Tea Party movement apparently wasn’t over after all…
Tuesday’s primary was supposed to be a measurement of the ongoing influence of the tea party movement in Texas. Or waning influence, if one was to believe recent national news reports. They described a political insurgency on the wane, with the movement’s best days behind it.
Texas Republican voters had other ideas. Read more…

Conservatives Win Big!
Tuesday night’s results made for a very good morning for conservatives in Texas. A few fast facts about last-night’s Republican primary:
•The most liberal Republican in the Texas Senate lost.
•Conservative ranks in the Senate are swelling.
•Every House conservative won re-election (with re-enforcements coming from the open-seat races).
•House incumbents affiliated with Speaker Joe Straus lost big.
•Statewide races saw the TFR-backed candidates earning commanding leads going into run-offs.
Read more from Empower Texans

 

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