Valoree Swanson wins Texas state representative District 150 Republican primary election race

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Updated at 10:08 a.m. March 7

With 100 percent of precincts reporting, incumbent Valoree Swanson has won the Republican primary race for Texas State Representative District 150 with 9,530, or 80.11 percent of votes. Challenger James Richard Wison received 2,366, or 19.89 percent of votes. All results are unofficial until canvassed.

Updated at 10:45 p.m.

With 76 percent of precincts reporting, incumbent Valoree Swanson has taken the lead in the Republican primary race for Texas State Representative District 150 with 8,536, or 80.09 percent of the vote. Challenger James Richard Wilson received 2,122, or 19.91 percent of the vote.

If she wins, she will face Democratic challenger Michael Shawn Kelly in November.

Swanson could not immediately be reached for comment on election night.

Published at 7:46 p.m.

Polls closed at 7 p.m. in the primary election, and early voting results show incumbent Valoree Swanson taking a lead in the Republican primary for Texas State Representative District 150 with 5,102, or 81.99 percent of early and absentee votes. Challenger James Richard Wilson received 1,121, or 18.01 percent of early and absentee votes.

The winner will face Democratic challenger Michael Shawn Kelly, who is running unopposed in the primary election, in November.

State Rep. District 150

Republican

Valoree Swanson

Experience: Swanson serves as representative of District 150. She received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Baylor University and has lived in District 150 for nearly 15 years.

James Richard Wilson

Experience: Wilson works as an insurance agent and has lived in District 150 for 12 years. He previously served as legislative assistant for state Rep. Joe Driver, R-Garland, and chief of staff for state Rep. Bill Siebert, R-San Antonio, in the Texas Legislature as well as a member of the Klein ISD Strategic Planning Committee.

All results are unofficial until canvassed. For more local primary election results and coverage, visit communityimpact.com/vote.

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Vanessa Holt
A resident of the Houston area since 2011, Vanessa began working in community journalism in her home state of New Jersey in 1996. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2016 as a reporter for the Spring/Klein edition and became editor of the paper in March 2017.
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