Incumbent leads Democratic nomination for Hays County constable Precinct 1, early voting results show

David L. Peterson and Cody Cheatham are competing for the Democratic nomination on the March 3 ballot for Hays County constable Precinct 1. (Evelin Garcia/Community Impact Newspaper)
David L. Peterson and Cody Cheatham are competing for the Democratic nomination on the March 3 ballot for Hays County constable Precinct 1. (Evelin Garcia/Community Impact Newspaper)

David L. Peterson and Cody Cheatham are competing for the Democratic nomination on the March 3 ballot for Hays County constable Precinct 1. (Evelin Garcia/Community Impact Newspaper)

Update: 9:00 a.m.

Hays County has reported that all polling locations have been accounted for as of March 4 at 12:33 a.m., according to the county's cite. With all precincts reporting, David L. Peterson has secured his Democratic nomination with a total of 3,711 votes (52.17%), compared to Cody Cheatham who has 3,402 votes (47.83%).

Update: 9:57 p.m.

With nearly all precincts reporting, David L. Peterson continues to lead the Democratic nomination with 3,228 votes (52.39%) against Cody Cheatham, who has 2,934 votes (47.61%). Though votes are not official until canvassed, Peterson has a commanding lead.

Update: 8:57 p.m.


David L. Peterson now has 2,317 votes (54.45%) and Cody Cheatham has 1,938 votes (45.55%).

Posted: 7:30 p.m

Early voting totals from Hays County show incumbent David L. Peterson has taken the lead for Hays County constable Precinct 1.

Peterson is leading the Democratic nomination with 1,933 votes (54.45%), against Cody Cheatham who has 1,617 votes (45.55%).

Eliseo Galarza, the Republican candidate after the Hays County constable Precinct 1 seat, ran unopposed within the GOP.



Polls closed at 7 p.m. Community Impact Newspaper will update this story as more primary election day vote totals are reported by Hays County.

All votes are unofficial until canvassed.

By Evelin Garcia
Evelin Garcia covers local government, education, business and development as the reporter of Community Impact Newspaper's San Marcos/Buda/Kyle edition. Evelin is a graduate of Texas State University's School of Journalism and Mass Communication with a minor in international studies.


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