Primary Election Results

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Here’s a look at the results of some of the top races we’re following:

Governor – Republican primary                          Votes            Votes %
Greg Abbott – WINNER                                          1,219,831    92%
Miriam Martinez                                                     35,416          3%
Secede Kilgore                                                         19,021          1%
Lisa Fritsch                                                                58,742          4%
Governor – Democratic primary                           Votes            Votes %
Wendy R. Davis – WINNER                                     432,025        79%
Reynaldo “Ray” Madrigal                                       114,455        21%
Lt. Governor – Republican primary                        Votes           Votes %
Dan Patrick                                                                 550,742       41%
David Dewhurst                                                         376,164       28%
Todd Staples                                                               235,972       18%
Jerry Patterson                                                           165,777       12%
U.S. Senator – Republican primary                        Votes             Votes %
John Cornyn – WINNER                                             778,912         59%
Steve Stockman                                                          250,746         19%
Dwayne Stovall                                                           140,403        11%
Linda Vega                                                                    50,603            4%
Ken Cope                                                                      34,006            3%
Chris Mapp                                                                   23,230            2%
Reid Reasor                                                                  20,552              2%
Curt Cleaver                                                                 12,351              1%
U.S. Senator – Democratic primary                             Votes                Vote%
David M. Alameel                                                           238,599           47%
Kesha Rogers                                                                    110,154           22%
Maxey Marie Scherr                                                        89,731             18%
Harry Kim                                                                          45,322              9%
Michael Fjetland                                                              23,170              5%
Texas Attorney General – Republican primary                   Votes             Vote %
Ken Paxton                                                                                566,080         44%
Dan Branch                                                                                426,561         33%
Barry Smitherman                                                                    281,050         22%
Texas Agriculture Commissioner – Republican primary     Votes           Vote %
Sid Miller                                                                                      410,273      35%
Tommy Merritt                                                                             248,568      21%
Eric Opiela                                                                                     206,383      17%
Joe Cotten                                                                                     173,380      15%
J. Allen Carnes                                                                              147,599      12%
Texas Agriculture Commissioner – Democratic primary        Votes            Vote%
Jim Hogan                                                                                        190,200        39%
Richard “Kinky” Friedman                                                             184,971        38%
Hugh Asa Fitzsimons III                                                                  114,945        23%
Harris County District Attorney – Democratic primary              Votes            Vote%
Kim Ogg – WINNER                                                                             33,596          72%
Lloyd Wayne Oliver                                                                            13,231           28%
U.S. Representative – District 8 – Republican primary                 Votes            Vote %
Kevin Brady – WINNER                                                                         41,549          68%
Craig McMichael                                                                                  19,508          32%
Texas State Representative – District 145 – Democratic primary   Votes            Vote %
Carol Alvarado – WINNER                                                                        1,776            85%
Susan Delgado                                                                                           302               15%