Primary Runoff Election Results
Published 7:34 am Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Less than one percent of the voters turned out for the primary runoffs on Tuesday. A total of 1,701 persons voted in Orange County with 1,037 Republicans and 664 Democrats. Five ballots were left blank.
Results for the Republican candidates are:
Republican Chief Justice 9th Court of Appeals
Jay Wright 507
Scott Golemon 527
Results for the Democrat candidates are:
Democrat US Senator
Royce West 307
Mary “MJ” Hegar 354
Democrat Railroad Commissioner
Chrysta Castaneda 368
Roberto R. “Beto” Alonzo 283
The winner of Chief Justice 9th Court of Appeals will run unopposed in the general Election in November.
At this time, a winner has not been declared as the numbers were too close to call.
Mary “MJ” Hegar will face incumbent John Cornyn (Republican) in the November election. Also running for U.S Senator are:
Cedric Jefferson (People Over Politics Party)
James Brumley (The Human Rights Party)
Tim Smith (Independent)
Arjun Srinivasan (Independent)
Ricardo Turullols-Bonilla (Independent)
In November, Castaneda will face James Wright (Republican) for Railroad Commissioner.