UPDATED: Cynthia Flores wins 2018 Texas State Rep. District 52 Republican primary election

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Update, 11:41: With 116 of 118 precincts reporting, Cynthia Flores has won the 2018 Republican primary election for Texas State Rep. District 52 with 6,056 votes, which represents 61 percent of the vote total.

Flores now moves on to represent the GOP in November’s midterm election for the Texas State House’s 52nd district.

Jeremy Story has received 2,232 votes, while Christopher L. Ward has received 1,671 votes.

Original post: Early returns from voting precincts show Cynthia Flores with 3,546 votes, more than 60 percent of the total votes in the 2018 Republican primary election for Texas State Rep. District 52. Jeremy Story trails with 1,114 votes and Christopher L. Ward trails with 994 votes.

All precincts closed at 7 p.m. tonight and more polling stations have yet to return official results.

Texas State Rep. District 52

Texas’ 52nd House of Representatives district covers parts of Williamson County, sprawling west of Round Rock to east of Taylor. Republican Larry Gonzales was elected to serve the district in 2010, but Gonzales will not run for re-election this year.

Republican

Christopher L. Ward

Experience: career in medical research; work in patient protection

Votes: 1,671

Cynthia Flores

Experience: 30 years in the private and nonprofit industry assisting families with special needs and individuals with disabilities; served on Round Rock Chamber board; serves on the Brazos River Authority BOD

Votes: 6,056

Jeremy Story

Experience: executive for a national nonprofit for 20 years; serves on board for National Day of Prayer; served as state chaplain for the Republican Party

Votes: 2,232

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Iain Oldman joined Community Impact Newspaper after spending two years in Pittsburgh, Pa., where he covered Pittsburgh City Council. He additionally worked with an investigative news organization where he reported on environmental topics and was a featured writer for Epicast Network, a Pittsburgh podcast company. Iain has now transitioned full-time into covering Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto.
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