Live updates: Veasey holds big lead, Goldman not quite at 50 percent in his bid for outright primary win

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Live updates: Veasey holds big lead, Goldman not quite at 50 percent in his bid for outright primary win

Signs are posted outside of the parking lot at Fire Station Community Center, 1601 Lipscomb St., directing voters inside on primary Election Day 2024. (Marcheta Fornoff | Fort Worth Report)
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Early voting results released at 7 p.m. are pouring in:

Incumbent Roger Williams is leading in the race for Texas’ 25th Congressional District with 20,561 of the votes, according to early voting results. He is tailed by Matthew Lucci with 3,322 of the early votes and Vince Crabb with 2,253 of the early votes. Early voting results for Callahan, Eastland, Erath, Jack, Palo Pinto, Parker, Somervell, Stephens and Young counties have not yet been released.

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No Democrats ran for the seat.

Here are some District Judge results:

District Judge, 396th Judicial District: Vincent Giardino is in the lead with 36,259 votes and George Gallagher has 30,075 votes.

Family District Judge, 360th Judicial Court: Patricia Baca Bennett is leading with 52,092 and Anlee Hsu has 13,049 votes.

From X:

Onlookers at Rep. Craig Goldman’s watch party say they are encouraged by early results. With about half of precincts reporting, Goldman enjoys a comfortable lead over his top opponent. If the trend continues, he could avoid a runoff. @wfaa pic.twitter.com/Dt0uoj0VaK— Matt Houston (@MattCHouston) March 6, 2024

U.S. Rep. Marc Veasey is in the lead for the Democratic nomination for Texas’ 33rd Congressional District, according to early voting totals released at 7 p.m. March 5. Patrick David Gillespie, the 2022 Republican nominee, also leads in his primary race against Kurt Schwab.

Here’s where the votes stand so far:Democratic primary:

Marc Veasey – 71%

Carlos Quintanilla – 29%

Republican primary:

Patrick David Gillespie – 62%

Kurt Schwab – 38%

Early voting results place Jake Ellzey in the lead of the Republican primary race for Texas’ 6th Congressional District, with 13,072 votes. He is followed by James Buford and Cliff Wiley, who have 4,006 and 3,668 votes respectively. Early voting numbers for Navarro, Anderson, Freestone and Hill counties have not been released yet.

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You can also follow along on our X thread:

A key race to watch will be who replaces Kay Granger in U.S. House District 12. There are contested races on both sides of the aisle.Report Jacob Sanchez wrote about the race:https://t.co/sTIK9qUIBP— Fort Worth Report (@FortWorthReport) March 6, 2024

Here are some early results for Tarrant County Constable races.

Precinct 1

Dale Clark is leading in the Republican race for precinct 1, according to the Tarrant County Elections Department.

Here’s where the votes stand, so far:

Dale Clark – 51.81%

Adam Hanson – 48.19%

Precinct 4

Joe D. ‘Jody’ Johnson is leading in the Republican race for precinct 4, according to the Tarrant County Elections Department.

Here’s where the votes stand, so far:

Joe D. ‘Jody’ Johnson – 66.52%

Jason Scott Bedford – 21.93%

Carolyn Gilmore – 11.55%

Precinct 7

John Kiefer is leading in the Republican race for precinct 7, according to the Tarrant County Elections Department. Sandra Lee, the incumbent constable for precinct 7 was the only Democratic candidate in the race. 

Here’s where the Republican votes stand, so far:

John Kiefer – 72.96%

Irving Romero – 27.04%

Precinct 8

Michael R. Campbell is leading in the Democratic race for precinct 8, according to the Tarrant County Elections Department.

Here’s where the votes stand, so far:

Michael R. Campbell – 73.04%

John Wright – 26.96%

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State Rep. Stephanie Klick is leading the race for House District 91, according to the Tarrant County Elections Department.

The district spans Watauga, Richland Hills, North Richland Hills, Haltom City and parts of Fort Worth and has been represented by Klick since she won the seat in 2012.

Here’s where the votes stand, so far:

Rep. Stephanie Klick – 49.36%

David Lowe – 45.4%

Over in District 93, which covers Blue Mound, Haslet and parts of north Fort Worth and Saginaw, the primary contenders for both parties ran uncontested.

State Rep. Nate Schatzline won the seat in the 2022 election and will be the Republican choice in the upcoming general election. On the other side, Perla Bojorquez will move forward as the Democratic nominee.

Likewise, State Rep. Tony Tinderholt ran uncontested in the Republican primary for House District 94, which covers parts of Arlington, Fort Worth, Bedford, Hurst and Euless. He was first elected to the seat in 2014.

This fall he will face Democrat Denise Wilkerson, chair of Arlington mayor’s Women’s Advisory Council and legislative and legal liaison for the Committee on People with Disabilities, who also ran uncontested.

The general election will take place Nov. 5.

Cheryl Bean is leading the Republican race for House District 97, according to the Tarrant County Elections Department.

Here’s where the votes stand, so far:

Cheryl Bean – 53.18%

John McQueeney – 26.15%

Leslie Robnett – 20.68%

On the Democratic side Diane Symons leads race for the district that covers Benbrook, White Settlement, Crowley and parts of Fort Worth south of Camp Bowie Boulevard and on the Texas Christian University campus.

Here’s where the votes stand so far:

Diane Symons – 40.96%

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Carlos Walker – 37.04%

William Thorburn – 22.01%

Early voting totals released at 7 p.m. March 5 showed Giovanni Capriglione leading in the race for Texas House District 98, according to the Tarrant County Elections Department.

Here’s where the votes stand, so far:

Giovanni Capriglione – 71.83% (9,634)

Brad Schofield – 28.17% (3,778)

Kathleen Hicks narrowly leading in the Tarrant County Commissioners Precinct 1 race with 36%, according to the Tarrant County Elections Department.

Here’s where the votes stand, so far:

Kathleen Hicks – 36%

Roderick Miles Jr. – 34%

Mia Hall – 22%

Darryl Brewer – 5%

Patrick Moses is leading in the Democratic primary race for Tarrant County Sheriff, according to the Tarrant County Elections Department.Here’s where the votes stand, so far:

Patrick Moses – 57.2%

Indya Murray – 42.7%

Rick Barnes is leading in the Republican primary race for Tarrant County tax assessor-collector, according to the Tarrant County Elections Department.Here’s where the votes stand, so far:

Rick Barnes- 53.8%

Wendy Burgess – 46.18%

A key race to watch will be who replaces Kay Granger in U.S. House District 12. There are contested races on both sides of the aisle.

Report Jacob Sanchez wrote about the race:

Voters to test grassroots vs. establishment dynamic in Republican race for Granger’s seat

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