Galveston County: Runoffs coming for 405th, 10th District Courts

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by Michael A. Smith/ The Daily News

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Posted on May 30, 2012 at 10:34 AM

Editor’s Note: County election officials were still counting mail-in ballots and didn’t release final results until after presstime. The slightly different version of the story below appeared in Wednesday’s print edition. Here are the latest developments.

The question of who will preside over two Galveston County district courts will remain unanswered until a late July runoff among survivors of crowded Republican Party primary races — or so it appeared late Tuesday.

The situation was complicated 2,100 mail-in ballots, theoretically enough to change the outcome of one race. Those ballots were not counted until 3:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Dickinson City Councilman Kerry Neves will be in a runoff against George Young in the 10th District Court race. Neves finished with 43.19 percent of the vote while Young had 29.65 percent. Phillip Morris had 27.17 percent of the vote.

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