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March 5, 2008

Henderson County election results

U.S. PRESIDENT

Republican Primary

• John McCain 1,976

Mike Huckabee 1,095

Democratic Primary

• Hillary Clinton 1,613

Barack Obama 1,077



U.S. SENATOR

Republican Primary

• John Cornyn 2,608

Larry Kilgore 495

Democratic Primary

• Gene Kelly 649

Rick Noriega 646



HENDERSON COUNTY

DISTRICT ATTORNEY

Republican Primary

Donna Bennett* 3,531

• Scott McKee 5,699



HENDERSON COUNTY

COUNTY ATTORNEY

Republican Primary

James Owen* 3,307

• Clint Davis 5,521



392nd DISTRICT JUDGE

Republican Primary

• Carter Tarrance* 5,486

Barry Bilger 3,140



3rd DISTRICT JUDGE

Republican Primary

• Mark Calhoon 6,759



DISTRICT 4

STATE REPRESENTATIVE

Republican Primary

• Betty Brown* 4,876

Wade Gent 4,313

Democratic Primary

• Victor Morales 5,600



HENDERSON COUNTY SHERIFF^

Republican Primary

Tony Allison 2,453

Mitch Baker 2,314

Ray Nutt 4,225

Democratic Primary

• Bill Casey 5,493



DISTRICT 5

U.S. REPRESENTATIVE

Republican Primary

• Jeb Hensarling* 7,868



HENDERSON COUNTY TAX

ASSESSOR/COLLECTOR

Democratic Primary

• Milburn Chaney* 6,500



HENDERSON COUNTY SURVEYOR

Democratic Primary

• Jack Ward* 5,693



HENDERSON COUNTY

COMMISSIONER, PCT. 1

Republican Primary

• Joe Hall* 1,091

Bud Henry 1,048



HENDERSON COUNTY

COMMISSIONER, PCT. 3

Republican Primary

• Ronny Lawrence*1,785

Democratic Primary

• Hank Rogers 1,548



HENDERSON COUNTY

CONSTABLE, PCT. 1

Democratic Primary

• Daryl Graham* 533

Sammie Cumby 478



HENDERSON COUNTY

CONSTABLE, PCT. 2

Republican Primary

• Norman Terry 1,915



HENDERSON COUNTY

CONSTABLE, PCT. 3

Democratic Primary

• David Grubbs 1,337



HENDERSON COUNTY

CONSTABLE, PCT. 4

Republican Primary

• Rick Stewart* 547

Democratic Primary

•J ohn Floyd 695



HENDERSON COUNTY

CONSTABLE, PCT. 5

Republican Primary

• Brad Miers 910



HENDERSON COUNTY

CONSTABLE, PCT. 6

Republican Primary

• Michael Warren 2,116



* denotes incumbent

^ race has no incumbent

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