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Election results: Alcohol proposition passes in Breckenridge

Election results: Alcohol proposition passes in Breckenridge
November 06
21:52 2018

The local results of today’s General Election have been tallied, and unofficial results have been released by the Stephens County Tax Office.

In the only contested local issue on the ballot, the Alcohol Proposition to allow the sale of wine and beer with 17 percent alcohol in the City of Breckenridge passed with 982 “For” votes and 266 “Against” votes.

All of the local offices had unopposed candidates.

The results are unofficial because Ballots By Mail can be accepted until 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 7. Additionally, according to the tax office, any provisional ballots that were cast will not be counted until and unless further investigation warrants. The official results will be released once the ballots have been canvassed later this month.

Here are the results, as posted by the tax office Tuesday night:

Stephens County Election Results - 2018 General Election

These are unofficial results that were posted at the Stephens County Courthouse at about 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6.
Office/IssueCandidate/ChoiceTotal Votes
Local Alcohol PropositionFor982
Straight Party TicketRepublican Party1,859
Democratic Party172
Libertarian Party3
United States SenatorTed Cruz (REP)2,627
Beto O'Rourke (DEM)324
Neal M. Dikeman (LIB)13
U.S. Representative, District 11Mike Conaway (REP)1,818
Jennie Lou Leeder (DEM)228
Rhett Rosenquest Smith (LIB)14
U.S. Representative, District 19Jodey Arrington (REP)825
Miguel Levario (DEM)61
GovernorGreg Abbott (REP)2,649
Lupe Valdez (DEM)291
Mark Jay Tippetts (LIB)24
Lieutenant GovernorDan Patrick (REP)2,565
Mike Collier (DEM)363
Kerry Douglas McKennon (LIB)30
Attorney GeneralKen Paxton (REP)2,578
Justin Nelson (DEM)344
Michael Ray Harris (LIB)35
Comptroller of Public AccountsGlenn Hegar (REP)2,595
Joi Chevalier (DEM)283
Ben Sanders (LIB)53
Commissioner of the General Land OfficeGeorge P. Bush (REP)2,549
Miguel Suazo (DEM)317
Matt Pina (LIB)71
Commissioner of AgricultureSid Miller (REP)2,591
Kim Olson (DEM)312
Richard Carpenter (LIB)36
Railroad CommissionerChristi Craddick (REP)2,598
Roman McAllen (DEM)282
Mike Wright (LIB)59
Justice, Supreme Court, Place 2Jimmy Blacklock (REP)2,602
Steven Kirkland (DEM)324
Justice, Supreme Court, Place 4John Devine (REP)2, 603
R.K. Sandill (DEM)308
Justice, Supreme Court, Place 6Jeff Brown (REP)2,603
Kathy Cheng (DEM)315
Presiding Judge, Court of Criminal AppealsSharon Keller (REP)2,579
Maria T. Jackson (DEM)297
William Bryan Strange III (LIB)51
Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 7Barbara Parker Hervey (REP)2,607
Ramona Franklin (DEM)304
Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 8Michelle Slaughter (REP)2,617
Mark Ash (LIB)182
State Representative, District 60Mike Lang (REP)2,710
Chief Justice, 11th Court of Appeals DistrictJohn Bailey (REP)2,707
County Judge Michael Roach (REP)2,746
District Clerk Christie Coapland (REP)2,731
County ClerkJackie Ensey (REP)2,723
County TreasurerSharon Trigg (REP)2,708
County Commissioner, Precinct 2Mark McCullough (REP)779
County Commissioner, Precinct 4Eric O'Dell (REP)746
Justice of the PeaceSteve Spoon (REP)2,697
ConstableAdam R. Babilon (REP)2,695


Cutline, top photo: A small group of local citizens gathered at the Stephens County Courthouse Tuesday evening, Nov. 6, to await the posting of the election results. (Photo by Carla McKeown/Breckenridge Texan)

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