Montgomery County residents hit the polls: Unofficial results heavily in favor of Republicans

By: Kim Morgan
| Published 11/07/2018


MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas -- All eyes were on the race between United States Senator Ted Cruz and his opponent Beto O'Rourke, and it was indeed a close one across Texas.

But in Montgomery County, 72.3 percent of residents voted in favor of Republican Cruz.

Residents also voted heavily in favor of re-electing U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady (R-TX 8th District) with nearly 75 percent of the vote compared to his Democrat opponent Steven David at 23.6 percent.

In The Woodlands, Gordy Bunch was uncontested and therefore remains chairman of the Township board. Directors Brian Boniface and Bruce Rieser were re-elected for another two-year term.

Results are unofficial until the election is canvassed at The Woodlands Township Board of Directors meeting at 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16.

Republican Charlie Riley retains his seat as Precinct 2 County Commissioner with 78.5 percent of votes. County Treasurer Melanie Bush (REP) earned 75.8 percent of votes, and Mark Keough is County Judge with 74.7 percent of Montgomery County votes.

Governor Greg Abbott (REP) received more than 76 percent of votes in the county.

Lone Star College and Conroe ISD also had seats up for election. For full results, visit Montgomery County Votes here.

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