Updated at 10:59 a.m.
Incumbent Dan Huberty has won the primary election for District 127 state representative, leading Republican candidate Reginald Clyde Grant Jr. With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Huberty garnered 11,155 votes, or 82.8 precent, while Grant had 2,309 votes.
Updated at 7:29 p.m.
Incumbent Dan Huberty has taken a commanding lead in the primary election for District 127 state representative, leading Republican candidate Reginald Clyde Grant Jr. With 82.9 percent of precincts reporting, Huberty garnered 10,221 votes, or 82.5 precent, while Grant had 2,140 votes.
Huberty was not available for comment on election night.
May 22 is the primary election day runoff.
Published at 7:29 p.m.
Early results for the District 127 State Representative Republican primary show incumbent Dan Huberty in the lead over Republican candidate Reginald Clyde Grant Jr. Huberty garnered 6,369 early votes, or 82 percent, while Grant had 1,131. There were 7,700 early and absentee votes in total.
Grant was declared ineligible to run for the race in January, according to the Texas Tribune, although his name remains on the ballot. Grant released a statement saying he chose to stay in the election. The district precinct chairs will vote on a replacement candidate if Grant wins.
Huberty has been re-elected to the seat three times and has served on the Committee on Public Education each of his prior sessions.
All results are unofficial until canvassed. For more local primary election results and coverage, visit communityimpact.com/vote