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Statewide Primary Results May 29, 2012

The results of the 2012 Texas Primaries were announced last night.

Three major Republican Primary races will head to a July 31 runoff: U.S. Senate and both Railroad Commissioner races. Lt. Governor David Dewhurst and Ted Cruz (pictured) will compete in the U.S. Senate runoff.

District 88 State Representative Jim Landtroop will be in a runoff for his Republican Primary.

Also, the GOP Primary for State Board of Education District 15 was one of the closest races of the night.  Marty Rowley won by 1199 votes.

Primary Election results for just Lubbock County can be read by clicking this link

Click this link for the complete listing of statewide Republican Party results

Click this link for the complete listing of statewide Democrat Party results


Michele Bachmann 12,291 0.85%
John Davis 4,671 0.32%
Newt Gingrich 67,586 4.70%
Jon Huntsman 9,497 0.66%
Ron Paul 171,678 11.94%
Charles “Buddy” Roemer 4,688 0.32%
Mitt Romney 105 Delegates 990,886 68.96%
Rick Santorum 114,484 7.96%
Uncommitted 61,008 4.24%

U. S. Senator
Glenn Addison 22,791 1.63%
Joe Agris 4,538 0.32%
Curt Cleaver  6,617 0.47%
Ted Cruz 477,032 34.25% Advance to Runoff
David Dewhurst 620,712 44.57% Advance to Runoff
Ben Gambini  7,163 0.51%
Craig James  50,028 3.59%
Tom Leppert  185,835 13.34%
Lela Pittenger  17,917 1.28%

U. S. Representative District 11
Wade Brown 7,544 10.92%
Mike Conaway – Incumbent 48,570 70.36%
Chris Younts 12,913 18.70%

U. S. Representative District 13
Pamela Lee Barlow 13,643 22.40%
Mac Thornberry – Incumbent 47,251 77.59%

U. S. Representative District 19
Randy Neugebauer – Incumbent 45,372 74.32%
Chris Winn 15,675 25.67%

Railroad Commissioner
Becky Berger 139,493 11.99%
Beryl Burgess 52,684 4.53%
Warren Chisum 317,023 27.26% Advance to Runoff
Joe Cotten 121,694 10.46%
Christi Craddick 416,884 35.85% Advance to Runoff
Roland Sledge 114,977 9.88%

Railroad Commissioner – Unexpired Term
Al Lee 72,206 6.48%
Elizabeth Murray-Kolb 239,631 21.53%
Greg Parker 309,209 27.78% Advance to Runoff
Barry Smitherman – Incumbent 491,760 44.19% Advance to Runoff


Member, State Board of Education, District 15
Anette Carlisle 58,228 49.48%
Marty Rowley 59,450 50.51%

State Senator, District 28
Robert Duncan – Incumbent 52,916 85.37%
E.M. Garza 9,062 14.62%

State Senator, District 31
Randy Rives 15,856 24.09%
Kel Seliger 49,954 75.90%

State Representative District 83
Delwin Jones 5,323 28.90%
Charles Perry – Incumbent 13,093 71.09%

State Representative District 88
Ken King 5,569 30.17% Advance to Runoff
Jim Landtroop – Incumbent 6,358 34.44% Advance to Runoff
Mac Smith 3,368 18.24%
Gary Walker 3,162 17.13%



Bob Ely 14,158 2.42%
Barack Obama – Incumbent 516,248 88.27%
Darcy G. Richardson 25,000 4.27%
John Wolfe 29,429 5.03%

U. S. Senator
Addie Dainell Allen 113,116 22.93%
Sean Hubbard 79,538 16.12%
Paul Sadler 173,274 35.12% Advance to Runoff
Grady Yarbrough 127,376 25.82% Advance to Runoff

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