FORT BEND COUNTY (Covering Katy News) - The Republican primary consisted of numerous hotly contested races. The District 22 Congressional race will require a run-off election between Sheriff Troy Nehls and Kathleen Wall. The run-off will be held May 26.
The Sheriff's race was won by Nehls’ brother Trever. Precinct 3 Commissioner Andy Meyers won re-election. Chad Norvell and Mike Hermann each won their Constable's races.
Below you will find additional information. For the results of every race or proposition on the ballot click HERE.
State Rep. Dist. 28
Gary Gates 95%
Schell Hammel 5%
State Rep Dist. 85
Phil Stephenson 79%
Robert Boettcher 19%
Abolaji Tijani Ayobami 2%
Justice 1st Court
In this four person race, Chad Bridges earned 35% of the vote and will have a run-off election against second place candidate Terry Adams, who gained 27% of the vote.
Trever Nehls won the Republican nomination for sheriff with 82% of the vote.
County Tax Assessor - Collector
In this four person race, James Pressler won 46% of the vote and will be in a run-off election [JC1] second place opponent JJ Clemence, who gained 25% of the vote.
County Commissioner Pct. 3
Incumbent Andy Meyers won election with 58% of the vote over opponents Wend Duncan, who earned 39% of the vote, and Glen "Harry" Gustafson, who won 4% of the vote.
Constable Pct. 3
Chad Norvell won with 60% of the vote. Robert Becker had 28% of the vote and Jesse Zamaripa came in third.
Constable Pct. 4
John Hermann defeated Mike Nguyen with 69% of the vote.