Election shows Bowie County still very red

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Across the state, most of the major races on Tuesday night were close, some very close, with the Republicans winning all of the major races, but not by wide margins.

The vote was very different in Bowie County, with voters favoring Republicans by much wider margins. Here are the final totals according to the Secretary of State's office;

RACE NAME   PARTY EARLY VOTES PERCENT TOTAL VOTES PERCENT
U. S. Senator        
  Ted Cruz - Incumbent REP 9,878 68.60% 20,131 71.20%
  Beto O'Rourke DEM 4,456 30.94% 7,960 28.15%
  Neal M. Dikeman LIB 65 0.45% 182 0.64%
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    Total Votes Cast   14,399   28,273  
    Early Provisional Ballots Reported   15      
    Total Provisional Ballots Reported       90  
    Precincts Reported   33 of 33 Precincts 100.00%
  * County Turnout   47.42%   59,618 Registered Voters
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U. S. Representative District 4        
  John Ratcliffe - Incumbent REP 10,039 69.87% 20,417 72.38%
  Catherine Krantz DEM 4,244 29.53% 7,512 26.63%
  Ken Ashby LIB 85 0.59% 277 0.98%
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    Total Votes Cast   14,368   28,206  
    Precincts Reported   33 of 33 Precincts 100.00%
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Governor        
  Greg Abbott - Incumbent REP 10,071 70.03% 20,625 73.02%
  Lupe Valdez DEM 4,200 29.20% 7,336 25.97%
  Mark Jay Tippetts LIB 109 0.75% 281 0.99%
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    Total Votes Cast   14,380   28,242  
    Early Provisional Ballots Reported   15      
    Total Provisional Ballots Reported       90  
    Precincts Reported   33 of 33 Precincts 100.00%
  * County Turnout   47.37%   59,618 Registered Voters
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Lieutenant Governor        
  Dan Patrick - Incumbent REP 9,552 66.53% 19,158 68.03%
  Mike Collier DEM 4,612 32.12% 8,543 30.33%
  Kerry Douglas McKennon LIB 192 1.33% 459 1.62%
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    Total Votes Cast   14,356   28,160  
    Early Provisional Ballots Reported   15      
    Total Provisional Ballots Reported       90  
    Precincts Reported   33 of 33 Precincts 100.00%
  * County Turnout   47.23%   59,618 Registered Voters
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Attorney General        
  Ken Paxton - Incumbent REP 9,889 68.02% 19,706 70.06%
  Justin Nelson DEM 4,485 30.85% 7,969 28.33%
  Michael Ray Harris LIB 164 1.12% 451 1.60%
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    Total Votes Cast   14,538   28,126  
    Early Provisional Ballots Reported   15      
    Total Provisional Ballots Reported       90  
    Precincts Reported   33 of 33 Precincts 100.00%
  * County Turnout   47.17%   59,618 Registered Voters
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Comptroller of Public Accounts        
  Glenn Hegar - Incumbent REP 9,854 68.91% 19,919 71.18%
  Joi Chevalier DEM 4,214 29.47% 7,403 26.45%
  Ben Sanders LIB 230 1.60% 659 2.35%
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    Total Votes Cast   14,298   27,981  
    Early Provisional Ballots Reported   15      
    Total Provisional Ballots Reported       90  
    Precincts Reported   33 of 33 Precincts 100.00%
  * County Turnout   46.93%   59,618 Registered Voters
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Commissioner of the General Land Office        
  George P. Bush - Incumbent REP 9,760 68.14% 19,842 70.74%
  Miguel Suazo DEM 4,226 29.50% 7,429 26.48%
  Matt Pina LIB 337 2.35% 776 2.76%
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    Total Votes Cast   14,323   28,047  
    Early Provisional Ballots Reported   15      
    Total Provisional Ballots Reported       90  
    Precincts Reported   33 of 33 Precincts 100.00%
  * County Turnout   47.04%   59,618 Registered Voters
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Commissioner of Agriculture        
  Sid Miller - Incumbent REP 9,718 67.92% 19,689 70.28%
  Kim Olson DEM 4,409 30.81% 7,837 27.97%
  Richard Carpenter LIB 179 1.25% 486 1.73%
        -----------   -----------  
    Total Votes Cast   14,306   28,012  
    Early Provisional Ballots Reported   15      
    Total Provisional Ballots Reported       90  
    Precincts Reported   33 of 33 Precincts 100.00%
  * County Turnout   46.98%   59,618 Registered Voters
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Railroad Commissioner        
  Christi Craddick - Incumbent REP 9,788 68.50% 19,848 70.90%
  Roman McAllen DEM 4,244 29.70% 7,472 26.69%
  Mike Wright LIB 257 1.79% 671 2.39%
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    Total Votes Cast   14,289   27,991  
    Early Provisional Ballots Reported   15      
    Total Provisional Ballots Reported       90  
    Precincts Reported   33 of 33 Precincts 100.00%
  * County Turnout   46.95%   59,618 Registered Voters
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Justice, Supreme Court, Place 2        
  Jimmy Blacklock - Incumbent REP 9,878 69.04% 20,123 71.82%
  Steven Kirkland DEM 4,429 30.95% 7,892 28.17%
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    Total Votes Cast   14,307   28,015  
    Early Provisional Ballots Reported   15      
    Total Provisional Ballots Reported       90  
    Precincts Reported   33 of 33 Precincts 100.00%
  * County Turnout   46.99%   59,618 Registered Voters
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Justice, Supreme Court, Place 4        
  John Devine - Incumbent REP 9,932 69.48% 20,175 72.09%
  R.K. Sandill DEM 4,362 30.51% 7,810 27.90%
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    Total Votes Cast   14,294   27,985  
    Early Provisional Ballots Reported   15      
    Total Provisional Ballots Reported       90  
    Precincts Reported   33 of 33 Precincts 100.00%
  * County Turnout   46.94%   59,618 Registered Voters
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Justice, Supreme Court, Place 6        
  Jeff Brown - Incumbent REP 9,945 69.56% 20,206 72.21%
  Kathy Cheng DEM 4,350 30.43% 7,776 27.78%
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    Total Votes Cast   14,295   27,982  
    Early Provisional Ballots Reported   15      
    Total Provisional Ballots Reported       90  
    Precincts Reported   33 of 33 Precincts 100.00%
  * County Turnout   46.93%   59,618 Registered Voters
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Presiding Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals        
  Sharon Keller - Incumbent REP 9,800 68.51% 19,878 70.97%
  Maria T. (Terri) Jackson DEM 4,317 30.18% 7,656 27.33%
  William Bryan Strange III LIB 186 1.30% 475 1.69%
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    Total Votes Cast   14,303   28,009  
    Early Provisional Ballots Reported   15      
    Total Provisional Ballots Reported       90  
    Precincts Reported   33 of 33 Precincts 100.00%
  * County Turnout   46.98%   59,618 Registered Voters
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Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals Place 7        
  Barbara Parker Hervey - Incumbent REP 9,921 69.45% 20,191 72.21%
  Ramona Franklin DEM 4,364 30.54% 7,767 27.78%
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    Total Votes Cast   14,285   27,958  
    Early Provisional Ballots Reported   15      
    Total Provisional Ballots Reported       90  
    Precincts Reported   33 of 33 Precincts 100.00%
  * County Turnout   46.89%   59,618 Registered Voters
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Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals Place 8        
  Michelle Slaughter REP 10,267 83.45% 20,696 84.23%
  Mark Ash LIB 2,035 16.54% 3,874 15.76%
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    Total Votes Cast   12,302   24,570  
    Early Provisional Ballots Reported   15      
    Total Provisional Ballots Reported       90  
    Precincts Reported   33 of 33 Precincts 100.00%
  * County Turnout   41.21%   59,618 Registered Voters
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State Representative District 1 - Unexpired Term        
  Gary Van Deaver REP 11,084 100.00% 22,445 100.00%
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    Total Votes Cast   11,084   22,445  
    Precincts Reported   33 of 33 Precincts 100.00%
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Justice, 6th Court of Appeals District, Place 2        
  Scott Stevens REP 10,885 100.00% 22,121 100.00%
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    Total Votes Cast   10,885   22,121    
    Precincts Reported   33 of 33 Precincts 100.00%

 

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