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Houston County Courier - Local News
Stories Added - November 2008
Copyright 2008 - Polk County Publishing Company


Winners in local races named
Houston County Courier - November 2008
By Daphne Hereford
Managing Editor
news@HoustonCountyCourier.com

Houston County Clerk Bridget Lamb spent nearly all night Tuesday, Nov. 4 in the courthouse monitoring the counting of votes in the General Election.
According to the preliminary information released, votes in Houston County were cast as follows:
President/Vice President
John McCain / Sarah Palin (R) - 5,833
Barack Obama / Joe Biden(D) - 2,629
Bob Barr / Wayne A. Root (LIB) - 56
United States Senate
John Cornyn (R) - 5,480
Richard J. Noriega (D) - 2,647
Yvonne Adams Schick (LIB) - 133
Congressional District 6:
Joe Barton (R)--Incumbent - 5,681
Ludwig Otto (D) - 2,431
Max W. Koch, III (LIB) - 134
State House District 11:
Brian K. Walker (R) - 3,862
Chuck Hopson (D) Incumbent - 4,335
Paul Bryan (LIB) - 141
Proposition 1 - Sales Tax
For - 1,613
Against - 2,593
District Attorney
Donna Kaspar (R) - 5,977
County Attorney:
James Ashworth (R) - 4,039
Daphne Session (D) - 4,325
Sheriff
Darrel E. Bobbitt, incumbent - 9,457
Tax Assessor/Collector
Danette Millican, incumbent - 5,991
County Commissioner Pct 1:
Roger Dickey (R) - 1,995
Russell Kellum (D) - 867
County Commissioner Pct 3:
Pat Perry (D) - 1,423
Constable Pct 1:
Morris Luker (R) - 2,308
Jimbo Rains (D) - 1,719
Constable Pct 2:
Kenneth "Red" Smith (R) Incumbent - 2,877
Robert "Bob" Luce (D) - 1,374

 

 

 



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