Election results

Goose Creek

Challengers Helen Berrott-Tims and Mercedes Renteria III gained seats on the Goose Creek CISD school board in Saturday's election, displacing incumbents Ben Pape and Agustin Loredo III, respectively.

Incumbent Howard E. Sampson easily fended off a challenge by Jeff Minson.

In District 1, Sampson had 214 votes to Minson's 69.

In District 2, Renteria had 168 votes to Loredo's 118.

In District 5, Berrott-Tims had 193 votes to Pape's 172.

Lee College

All three incumbents on the Lee College Board of Regents kept their seats. Weston Cotten, Mark Hall and Mark Himsel each carried more than 25% of the votes cast. Challenger David Isaac took about 12.5% of the total votes and Hunter Whitcomb Hall about 5.5%.

Cotten had 1,263 votes, Mark Hall had 1,222 votes, Himsel had 1,182 votes, Isaac had 550 votes and Hunter Hall had 246 votes.

Lee College does not have designated districts or positions; the three candidates receiving the most votes are elected.


Challenger Michael Morehead defeated incumbent Lucas Wilson for Anahuac ISD Position 7 with a vote of 127-88.

The other two races were unopposed: Tommy Henry for Position 5 and Stacey David for Position 6.

Barbers Hill 

All three Barbers Hill school board members up for re-election won easily. Two were unopposed: Position 5 Trustee Becky Tice and Position 6 Trustee Eric S. Davis.

Position 7 Trustee Fred Skinner easily fended off a challenge from Eric Albaro Hernandez. Skinner received 576 votes to Hernandez' 58.

Mont Belvieu

Both Mont Belvieu City Council members who had challengers kept their seats.

Arnold Peters kept Council Position 3 over challenger Ricky Shelton, 263 to 132.

Tim Duree kept Council Position 4 over challenger Gary Gilmore, 285 to 90.

All election results are unofficial until formal canvassing by the appropriate elected bodies.

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