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Run-off election yields results
Houston County Courier - April 2008
Based on Houston County election results in the Democratic Primary Run-off Election for the position of Texas Railroad Commissioner between Democratic candidates Dale Henry and Mark Thompson, Thompson garnered the greatest number of votes with 80 residents casting ballots for him and 72 voting for Henry.
Statewide Thompson claimed victory with 117,496 votes compared to Henry's 81,107 votes.
In the Tuesday, March 4 election in Houston County Henry received 455 votes while Thompson garnered 922.
Statewide in 8,247 precincts, Henry received 539,300 votes and Thompson got the nod from 940,722 citizens.
Thompson received 48.32 percent approval to Henry's 27.70 percent.