Creighton wins District 4 State Senate runoff election with commanding lead

Published 08/05/2014

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ELECTION RECAP:

Creighton wins with 15,215 votes (67.37%) to Toth's 7,369 votes (32.62%)

Brandon Creighton took a commanding lead with the early votes placed July 28 through August 1, and maintained the same margin throughout the evening as the votes cast on Election Day were tabulated. Maintaining approximately two-thirds of the vote, Creighton ended up with 67.37% of the vote to be exact. Of the 22,584 votes cast, 15,215 went to Creighton; Steve Toth received 7,369 votes to end with 32.62% of the vote.

UNOFFICIAL RESULTS:

Unofficial results of the District 4 State Senator runoff Election: Creighton wins with Creighton wins with 15,215 votes (67.37%) to Toth's 7,369 votes (32.62%).

Early Returns July 28 - August 1:

Early Returns: District 4 State Senator runoff Election early votes (July 28-Aug 1) Brandon Creighton 6,057 (66.83%); Steve Toth 3,006 (33.17%). Stay tuned for Election Day results.

UPDATE:

Voters are urged to check voting locations before heading to the polls on Tuesday, August 5, as some precincts have been consolidated for this special District 4 State Senate runoff election. The polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Election Day Voting Locations.

Map of voting locations on Election Day

UPDATE:

The voting times are extended for early voting on Thursday, July 31 and Friday, August 1. The polls are open from 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. For those who don't vote by 7:00 p.m. Friday, August 1, Election Day is Tuesday, August 5. The polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., however, many of the voting precincts have been consolidated for this special election. Refer to the following links before going to vote:

Election Day Voting Locations.

Map of voting locations on Election Day

ORIGINAL STORY:

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas -- Voters will return to the polls once again, for a special election to determine the outcome of the runoff race between Brandon Creighton and Steve Toth, for the District 4 State Senate position vacated by former state senator, Tommy Williams. Early voting will start Monday, July 28 and run through Friday, August 1; the official election day is August 5.

The four-candidate race back on May 10, which included Creighton and Toth, former District 4 senator, Michael Galloway, and Woodlands Township Director,Gordy Bunch, resulted in splitting the vote four ways, preventing any one candidate from getting a majority of the vote. Brandon Creighton received 8,936 votes for 46.20% of the vote; Steve Toth came in second with 5,266 votes for 27.23%; thus necessitating a runoff election.

For the convenience of the voters, votes can be cast at any poll location in the county where the voter is registered. Senate District 4 includes of all of Chambers and Jefferson Counties, and parts of Galveston, Harris and Montgomery Counties. Voters are reminded that they will need to produce a photo ID in order to vote. Valid forms of identification are:

- Texas driver license – issued by the Department of Public Safety (DPS)
- Texas personal identification card – issued by DPS
- Texas concealed handgun license – issued by DPS
- United States military identification card containing the person’s photograph
- United States citizenship certificate containing the person’s photograph
- United States passport – issued by the U.S. government
- Election identification certificate (obtainable from a DPS driver license office)

To view a list of early voting locations go to Early Voting Locations in Montgomery County. To view a map of the sites click on Map of early voting locations in Montgomery County.

The voting times for early voting Monday, July 28 - Wednesday, July 30: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The voting times for early voting Thursday, July 31 and Friday, August 1: 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

NOTE:

To defer the cost of this special election on Election Day, August 5, some precincts are being consolidated.

To view the locations where voting polls will be set up, go to Election Day Voting Locations. To view a map of the voting locations on Election Day click on Map of voting locations on Election Day.

Voting hours on Election Day are 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Woodlands Online and its affiliate websites will monitor the election results after the close of the polls on Election Day. Results will be posted on our websites as soon as the results are final, but stay tuned to Woodlands Online on Facebook and Twitter, for updates on Election Day after the polls have closed for the early election results.

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