Runoff election results: Wendell Champion clinches Republican U.S. District 18 candidacy with 72% of the vote

Update at 11:59 p.m.:

With the final results in, Wendell Champion maintained a solid lead, earning him a bid for the Republican ticket for the U.S. House of representatives District 18 race in November.

Champion ended the night with 3,933 votes to 1,548 for Cadena, or 71.76% to 28.24%.

All results are unofficial until canvassed.

Update at 10:20 p.m:


With 68 of 109 of polling locations reporting in Harris County, Wendell Champion continued to hold onto a winning lead in the U.S. House of Representatives District 18 Republican runoff.

Champion had 3,725 votes to Robert Cadena's 1,440.

All results are unofficial until canvassed.

The winner of the runoff will face Democratic incumbent Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee in November.

Update at 8:20 p.m.:

With early votes counted in the July 14 Republican primary runoff for the U.S. House of Representatives District 18 race, frontrunner Wendell Champion held a sizeable lead over Robert Cadena.

Champion, a West Point graduate and attrorney, had 2,753 votes to 1,047 for Cadena, a small business owner.
By Matt Dulin
Matt joined Community Impact Newspaper in January 2018 and is the City Editor for Houston's Inner Loop editions.


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