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2008 General Election
Jefferson County
 

GuidryNews.com covered elections in Brazoria, Galveston, Harris and Jefferson Counties.  
 
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Jefferson County Commissioners Court   
 

County Commissioner, Precinct 3:  37 of 37 Precincts

Michael “Shane” Sinegal (Dem.): 12,821   Winner

Kevin R. McCarthy (Lib.): 1,203

 

Regional, Statewide and Federal Offices    

 

Railroad Commissioner:  116 of 117 Precincts 

Michael L. Williams (Rep.): 34,658

Mark Thompson (Dem.): 47,253  Winner

David Floyd (Lib.): 1,729

 

Chief Justice, Supreme Court:  116 of 117 Precincts 

Wallace B. Jefferson (Rep.): 35,095

Jim Jordan (Dem.): 46,492

Tom Oxford (Lib.): 2,199

 

Justice, Supreme Court, Place 7:  116 of 117 Precincts  

Dale Wainwright (Rep.): 34,425

Sam Houston (Dem.): 47,946

David G. Smith (Lib.): 1,493

 

Justice, Supreme Court, Place 8:  116 of 117 Precincts 

Phil Johnson (Rep.): 35,980

Linda Reyna Yanez (Dem.):  45,919

Drew Shirley (Lib.): 1,536

 

Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 3:  116 of 117 Precincts

Tom Price (Rep.): 35,723

Susan Strawn (Dem.): 46,297

Matthew E. Eilers (Lib.): 1,310

 

Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 4:  116 of 117 Precincts 

Paul Womack (Rep.): 35,724

J.R. Molina (Dem.): 45,995

Dave Howard (Lib.): 1,519

 

Judge, Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 9:  116 of 117 Precincts   

Cathy Cochran (Rep.): 41,516

William Bryan Strange, III (Lib.): 7,888

 

Member, State Board of Education, District 7:  115 of 116 Precincts 

David Bradley (Rep.): 33,572

Laura Ewing (Dem.): 48,595

Richard R. Johnson (Lib.): 1,517

 

State Representative, District 22:  52 of 52 Precincts

Joe Deshotel (Dem.): 28,294  Winner

Dean L. Tucker (Lib.): 1,382

 

State Senator, District 17:  34 of 35 Precincts 

Grant Harpold (Rep.): 159

Stephanie E. Simmons (Dem.): 2,902

Chris Bell (Dem.): 6,335

Ken Sherman (Rep.): 500

Joan Huffman (Rep.): 780

Austen Furse (Rep.): 326

 

President/Vice President:  117 of 118 Precincts 

John McCain/Sarah Palin (Rep.): 42,877

Barack Obama/Joe Biden (Dem.): 44,854  Winner

Bob Barr/Wayne A. Root (Lib.): 436

 

United States Senator:  116 of 117 Precincts

John Cornyn (Rep.): 40,776

Richard J. (Rick) Noriega (Dem.): 43,788

Yvonne Adams Schick (Lib.): 1,137

 

United States Representative, District 2:  115 of 116 Precincts

Ted Poe (Rep.): 47,294

Craig Wolfe (Lib.): 6,001



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