Travis County primary runoff election results: Delia Garza, José Garza, Ann Howard and Dimple Malhotra earn runoff victories

Find the latest results from the four Travis County primary races that went to a runoff on July 14.

Travis County District Attorney

José Garza earned a resounding victory after incumbent Margaret Moore conceded minutes after early vote returns were announced.


Travis County attorney

Delia Garza will move from Austin City Council to the Travis County attorney's office after victory over Laurie Eiserloh.


Travis County Commissioner Precinct 3

Ann Howard 'eager to figure out the next stage' after defeating Valinda Bolton and moving onto general election.



Travis County Court at Law No. 4


As of 10:45 p.m. on July 14, Dimple Malhotra held a double-digit lead over Margaret Chen Kercher in the judicial race for Travis County Court at Law No. 4.

Malhotra was appointed to the family violence court position in October 2019, replacing Judge Mike Denton, who retired after 20 years.

Malhotra had 60,921 votes as Election Day returns continued coming in July 14—55.22% of the vote to Chen Kercher's 44.78%, or 49,409 votes.

Election night results are always unofficial until they are canvassed by the Travis County Clerk. Voters who elected to receive a ballot by mail will have their vote tallied as long as their ballot is postmarked by July 14. This year, according to the clerk's office, more than 32,000 Travis County residents requested a ballot by mail.


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