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Upper level trough developing over the eastern U.S. This will send a July cold front into the area Tuesday with a good chance of thunderstorms. Front will stall to our SW with a little drying noted Wednesday and early Thursday. Storms increase again Friday into early Saturday as the trough drifts west and moisture increases, ...
Comprehensive results of local elections
SOUTHEAST TEXAS - The voters have spoken in Southeast Texas and the results mean some incumbents will serve new terms while in other cases challengers have ousted people in office.
A bond issue to build a new fire station in Water District 10 was far ahead but still not final late Saturday night.
Shortly before midnight, the bond issue to build a new $1 million fire station was ahead, with 152 votes (65%) for the bond issue and 83 votes (35%) against.
All of the results are final in Port Arthur city council and school board races. In District One, incumbent Raymond Scott, Jr. defeated Mike Mason in a close race, 409 votes (51%) to 393 votes (49%).
In District Two, Tiffany Hamilton (168 votes/49%) defeated Cal Jones (129 votes/37%) and Maria Block (48 votes/14%).
In District Four, Stephen Mosely (562 votes/58%) defeated Laura Miguez (413 votes/42%).
In District Seven, incumbent Derrick Freeman (1,640 votes/62%) defeated Reginald Trainer, Sr. (1,007 votes/38%).
In Position Eight, Kaprina Frank (1,359 votes/51%) defeated incumbent Kerry Thomas (1,024 votes/39%) and Lowra Reado-Harrison (275 votes/10%).
In the Port Arthur school board race, incumbents Thomas Kinlaw (1,640 votes/39%) and Kenneth Lofton (917 votes/22%) kept their seats and defeated Debra Ambroise (899 votes/21%), Anthony McDaniel (562 votes/13%) and Efrain Avendano (182 votes/4%).
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