Updated: Unofficial results show Huberty likely winner in race for state District 127

Two Republican candidates vie for the state representative of District 127. (Matt Dulin/Community Impact Newspaper)
Two Republican candidates vie for the state representative of District 127. (Matt Dulin/Community Impact Newspaper)

Two Republican candidates vie for the state representative of District 127. (Matt Dulin/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Dan Huberty
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Dwight Ford
Updated 11:15 p.m.

With 317 of 401 Harris County voting centers reporting, incumbent Dan Huberty has a commanding lead against opponent Dwight Ford in the race for state representative District 127. Huberty has received 83.44% of the votes, or 10,425 votes, and Ford has received 16.56% of the votes, or 2,069 votes.

Huberty was elected into the office in 2011 and has participated in five legislative sessions. In a January questionnaire with Community Impact Newspaper, Huberty said that if he were re-elected, he intended to fight to further educational reforms, continue dredging in Lake Houston and create best management practices for sand mining companies.

Huberty did not respond to a request for comment on election night.

There are no Democratic candidates in the running for the position. All results are unofficial until canvassed.


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Posted 8:20 p.m.

Polls closed at 7 p.m., and early voting results for the March 3 primary election are in. Unofficial early voting results show Republican incumbent Dan Huberty taking the lead in the race for state representative of District 127. Results show Huberty with 84.68% of the votes, or 8,259 votes, and challenger Dwight Ford with 15.32% of the votes, or 1,494 votes.

Huberty has served as a representative for five legislative terms, according to a questionnaire Huberty completed for Community Impact Newspaper in January.

There are no Democratic candidates in the race for the position.

All results are unofficial until canvassed. For more primary election results and coverage, visit communityimpact.com/election-texas-2020-primary.
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By Kelly Schafler

Editor, Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood

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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