Update: Ladjevardian maintains lead in U.S. representative District 2 Democratic primary race

Voting took place all over Harris County today. (Shawn Arrajj/Community Impact Newspaper)
Voting took place all over Harris County today. (Shawn Arrajj/Community Impact Newspaper)

Voting took place all over Harris County today. (Shawn Arrajj/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Elisa Cardnell
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Travis Olsen
Updated 10:38 p.m.

Sima Ladjevadrian continues to hold the lead in Harris County after 140 of 401 voting centers have reported filings.

Ladjevardian has a total of 15,387 votes, followed by Elisa Cardnell at 10,456 votes and Travis Olsen with 6,926 votes.

No candidate currently has more than 50% of the votes in Harris County, which has the potential to lead to a runoff.

Ladjevardian could not be reached for comment on election night March 3.

All results are unofficial until canvassed.

Posted 8:39 p.m.

Sima Ladjevadrian has taken the lead following early voting counts coming in from Harris County.

Ladjevadrian is among three Democrats running for the position and garnered 11,817 early votes, or 49.63%, following early voting results from the county. Elisa Cardnell follows in second with 7,324 votes and Travis Olsen has 4,669 votes.

Early results are only with Harris County Votes.

Ladjevadrian worked with Beto O'Rourke's campaign and said she is running to make health care more affordable for Texans, as well as focusing on flood recovery and prevention.

"We need leaders in Congress that will work with state and local leaders and invest in flood prevention to not only rebuild our communities that have been impacted by flooding, but also build them stronger and safer to protect them from future floods," Ladjevadrian said in a previous interview with Community Impact Newspaper.

All results are unofficial until canvassed.

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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