UPDATE: Walker the likely winner in Montgomery County Precinct 1 commissioner race

Voting was held at several locations throughout Montgomery County. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)
Voting was held at several locations throughout Montgomery County. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)

Voting was held at several locations throughout Montgomery County. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)

Updated 10:34 p.m.

Robert Walker is the apparent winner in the race for Montgomery County Precinct 1 commissioner with 46,624 votes, with all 100 Montgomery County voting precincts reporting.

Walker has received a total of 79.08% of the votes so far, compared to opponent Mike Midler's 20.92% at 12,333 total votes.

"It has been three years since I started this race," Walker said. "I am very humbled by the support of this community. I have always been a businessman and never thought I would be in politics, but I am ready to go to work on day one."

The Precinct 1 commissioner will be replacing Mike Meador, who chose to step down for this election.


Results are unofficial until they are canvassed and certified by the county clerk. Under Texas election law, the clerk accepts and counts mail-in ballots postmarked by Election Day and received by Nov. 4, if they were sent from inside the U.S., or Nov. 9 if they were sent from outside the U.S.

Posted 7:44 p.m.

Robert Walker has taken a lead in the race for Montgomery County Commissioner Precinct 1, with 37,120, or 81% of votes from early voting reports after polls closed at 7 p.m.

The position is being contested between Republican Robert Walker and Democrat Mike Midler to replace commissioner Mike Meador.

Visit communityimpact.com/voter-guide/election-results to see results from all local elections in your community.

Results are updated as of 7:12 p.m. and are unofficial until they are canvassed and certified by the county clerk. Under Texas election law, the clerk accepts and counts mail-in ballots postmarked by Election Day and received by Nov. 4, if they were sent from inside the U.S., or Nov. 9 if they were sent from outside the U.S.
By Andrew Christman
Andrew joined Community Impact Newspaper in early 2019 after moving from Indiana. He is a 2015 graduate from Indiana State University, where he received degrees in English and journalism. He has written for a number of small town publications throughout his career as a reporter.


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