Local election results

Super Tuesday election results for Parker, Palo Pinto and Wise counties:

Over 30,000 people voted in Parker County in the Republican and Democratic primaries.

Parker County Court at Law 2 incumbent Curtis Jenkins received 36 percent of the vote and Lynn Johnson tallied 35 percent of the vote. Deborah Kernan garnered 28 percent. Jenkins and Johnson will face off in the May 24th runoff.
In the Parker County Tax Assessor-Collector race, Jenny Gentry stood at 43 percent, Susan Scott 34 percent, Susan Hinsley 23%, putting Gentry and Scott in the runoff.

In Parker County, over 12,800 people voted for Ted Cruz for president. 7,900 for Donald Trump, just under 3,500 for Marco Rubio. 1,800 for Hillary Clinton and just over 1,400 for Bernie Sanders.

There will also be runoffs in Palo Pinto County. For Sheriff, Brett McGuire and Craig Goen each garned 25% and will face off again in May.

Kristie Burnett won the Palo Pinto County District Attorney’s race over Michael Burns with 53%.

Keri Walden and Zinn Brown made the runoff for Palo Pinto County attorney. Walden had 30% and Brown with 27%.

Palo Pinto and Hood counties will have a new state rep…Mike Lane won the overall over Kevin Downing. Lane will replace Jim Keffer who did not run for his District 60 seat, representing eight North Texas counties.

In Wise County, Lane Akin was elected sheriff with 83 percent of the vote over Brandon Davis.

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