Atascosa County breaks voter turnout records during 2020 General Election



Atascosa County broke records during the 2020 General Election with 18,202 of 28,000 registered voters turning out to the polls this year. During Early Voting alone, 50% of voters (14,841) showed up to vote, surpassing the total number of registered Atascosa County voters who voted in the 2016 Presidential Election. Above are the official results from Atascosa County, which will be canvassed during a special called Commissioners Court meeting on Monday, Nov. 16. Please see statewide totals on 4A. AARON DAVIDSON | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

Atascosa County broke records during the 2020 General Election with 18,202 of 28,000 registered voters turning out to the polls this year. During Early Voting alone, 50% of voters (14,841) showed up to vote, surpassing the total number of registered Atascosa County voters who voted in the 2016 Presidential Election. Above are the official results from Atascosa County, which will be canvassed during a special called Commissioners Court meeting on Monday, Nov. 16. Please see statewide totals on 4A. AARON DAVIDSON | PLEASANTON EXPRESS

Atascosa County broke records during the 2020 General Election with 18,202 of 28,000 registered voters turning out to the polls this year. During Early Voting alone, 50% of voters (14,841) showed up to vote, surpassing the total number of registered Atascosa County voters who voted in the 2016 Presidential Election. Please see the accompanying graph on 4A of Atascosa County Voter Registration Figures from 1988-2018.

The Atascosa County Elections Office posted the official results Tuesday evening which can be seen in the graph to the right. Those results will be canvassed during the Monday, Nov. 16 special called Commissioners Court meeting. The results for local winners and their totals are as follows:

• Atascosa County Sheriff: Incumbent David Soward won re-election to office for a third consecutive term. The official totals for the Sheriff’s race were David Soward’s (R) 9,688 to Rick Luna’s (D) 8,339.

Other local candidates who won re-election to their respective offices are:

The above graph displays the Atascosa County Voter Registration Figures from 1988-2018 from the Texas Secretary of the State website.. During the 2020 General Election, not listed above, a total of 18,202 registered voters showed up at the polls this year, breaking records of voter turnout from years past. TEXAS SECRETARY OF THE STATE

The above graph displays the Atascosa County Voter Registration Figures from 1988-2018 from the Texas Secretary of the State website.. During the 2020 General Election, not listed above, a total of 18,202 registered voters showed up at the polls this year, breaking records of voter turnout from years past. TEXAS SECRETARY OF THE STATE

• Commissioner, Pct. 1, Mark Gillespie (R) with 2,620 to David Caballero’s (D) 1,398

• Constable, Pct. 3, Cregg Thompson (R) with 2,443 to Armando “Mando” Vidales (D) 1,796

• Jourdanton Mayor Robert “Doc” Williams with 1,327 to write-in totals of 94. Incumbent council member “Patsy” Patricia J. Elizabeth Tymrak- Daughtrey had a total of 56 write-in votes of the 94.

Locally, some candidates won the votes over the incumbents, including:

• US House-Texas D-28: Sandra Whitten (R) with 10,082 votes to incumbent Henry Cuellar’s (D) 7,587

• TX Senator D-19: Incumbent Pete Flores (R) with 11,679 votes to opponent’s Roland Gutierrez’s (D) 5,341

• TX Senator D-21: Frank Pomeroy (R) with 401 votes to Judith Zaffirini’s (D) 118

• TX Representative, D-31: Marian Knowlton (R), with 10,562 votes to incumbent Ryan Guillen’s (D) 7,200

• Chief Justice, 4th Court of Appeals: Renee Yanta (R) 11,240 to Rebeca Martinez’s (D) 6,468

 

 

Please see graphic on 1A for complete official Atascosa County election results. The graphic shows Atascosa County totals only.

The following are the unofficial totals reported from the Texas Secretary of the State:

US President

• Donald J. Trump (R)*
52% 5,860,096
• Joseph Biden (D) 46%
5,211,406

US Senator, Texas
• John Cornyn (R)*
54% with 5,931,602
• Mary ‘MJ’ Hegar (D)
44% with 4,844,433

US House, Texas D-28
• Henry Cuellar (D)*
55% with 136,490
• Sandra Whitten (R)
42% with 91,172

TX Railroad
Commissioner
• James ‘Jim’ Wright (R)

53% with 5,801,984
• Chrysta Castaneda (D)
43% with 4,752,743

Texas Senator,
District 19
• Roland Gutierrez (D)
50% with 156,741
• Peter P. ‘Pete’ Flores
(R)* 47% with 146,395

Texas Senator,
District 21
• Judith Zaffirini (D)*
60% with 166,919
• Frank Pomeroy (R)
40% with 110,825

Texas Representative,
District 31

• Ryan Guillen (D)*
58.4% with 32,183
• Marian Knowlton (R)
41.6% with 22,905

Chief Justice, 4th Court
of Appeals
• Rebeca Martinez (D)
53% with 586,055
• Renee Yanta (R)
47% with 527,060

State Board of Education District 1
• Georgia C. Perez (D)*
56% with 278,373
• Jennifer Ivey (R)
45% with 224,380

*Denotes incumbents.

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