UPDATED: Final unofficial results bring new faces to Humble ISD board of trustees Place 2, Place 6


Updated 2 p.m. May 8

In an emailed response to Community Impact Newspaper, newly elected trustee Robert Scarfo said he wanted to thank voters who chose to support him and allow him to represent them on the school board.

“As I did in my prior board service, I take this very seriously, as do the other trustees,” Scarfo said. “In addition to addressing with the board the many issues the district faces in the next few years, I want to champion for our special ed students, expand after high school career path options and work to maximize our limited financial resources.”

Updated: 10:57 p.m. May 4

Final unofficial results show that Robert Scarfo defeated candidates Janie Branham, Nikki Roux and Ryan Engolio in the race for Humble ISD board of trustees, Place 2. Scarfo received 55.91% of the votes, or 1,950 total votes, while Roux followed closest behind with 24.03% of the votes, or 838 total votes.

Scarfo previously served on the board from 2008-15, including serving as board president in 2014-15.

Meanwhile, in the race for Place 6, Lori Twomey defeated incumbent candidate Colin Carney in a close race. Final unofficial votes show that Twomey received 51.05% of the votes, or 1,682 votes, while Carney received 48.95% of the votes, or 1,613 votes.

The unofficial results were last updated by the Harris County clerk’s office at 10:45 p.m. Saturday night. Harris County Clerk Diane Trautman said results were final in an email sent out Saturday night following the latest update, with 113 of 113 voting centers having reported.

All results are unofficial until canvassed.

Posted: 7:25 p.m.

Polls closed at 7 p.m., and early voting results for the May 4 election are in. There were two contested races for Humble ISD board of trustees positions on the ballot: Place 2 and Place 6.

HISD board of trustees, Place 2

The four candidates in the race for HISD board of trustees, Place 2, are candidates Janie Branham, Nikki Roux, Ryan Engolio and Robert Scarfo. There was not an incumbent candidate for this race.

Early voting results, which also includes absentee votes, show that Scarfo leads the race with 58.63% of the the votes, or 1,291 total votes. Scarfo is followed by Roux, who received 22.43% of the votes, or 494 total votes. Branham received 16.26% of the votes, or 358 votes, while Engolio received 2.68% of the votes, or 59 votes.

HISD board of trustees, Place 6

The two candidates in the race HISD board of trustees, Place 6, are incumbent candidate Colin Carney and candidate Lori Twomey.

Early voting results, which also includes absentee votes, show that Carney leads the race with 50.9% of the votes, or 1,070 total votes, while Twomey follows closely behind with 49.10% of the votes, or 1,032 votes.

All results are unofficial until canvassed. To know up-to-date counts as results come in, follow our coverage at www.communityimpact.com/may-2019-election.

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Kelly Schafler
Kelly Schafler is the editor for the Lake Houston, Humble and Kingwood edition of Community Impact Newspaper, covering public education, city government, development, businesses, local events and all things community-related. Before she became editor, she was the reporter for the Conroe and Montgomery edition for a year and a half.
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