In a Nov. 8 release, Rep. Brandon Creighton declared victory after early voting numbers were released, claiming there is a wide enough margin separating him from opposing candidate Misty Bishop.
“Texas voters have given lawmakers a mandate, and I look forward to working with my colleagues in Austin to deliver a pro-Texas, pro-business and pro-family agenda in the 88th Legislative Session," Creighton said in the release.
Election Day results were not announced by time of publication. All results are unofficial until canvassed. Visit communityimpact.com/voter-guide to see results from all local elections in your community.
Posted 9:51 p.m.
According to unofficial early-voting results from the Texas secretary of state's office, Republican incumbent Brandon Creighton has 73.56% of votes over opposing Democratic candidate Misty Bishop for Texas Senate District 4.
District 4 covers Chambers, Galveston, Jefferson, Montgomery and Harris counties.
Creighton received a total of 97,176 votes, whereas Bishop received 34,920 early votes. In Montgomery County alone, Creighton received a total of 81,459 votes, and Bishop received 28,653 early votes. Overall, Creighton has a 47.12 percentage point lead ahead of Bishop in early-voting results.
Community Impact previously conducted candidate Q&A's with Creighton and Bishop ahead of early voting.
Harris County had yet to release results to the secretary of state's office by the time of publication.
All results are unofficial until canvassed. Visit communityimpact.com/voter-guide to see results from all local elections in your community.