UPDATED: Ronald Willingham wins East Montgomery County Improvement District Position 3 race

Ronald Willingham leads in the East Montgomery County Improvement District Position 3 race. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)
Ronald Willingham leads in the East Montgomery County Improvement District Position 3 race. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)

Ronald Willingham leads in the East Montgomery County Improvement District Position 3 race. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Updated 8:24 a.m.

According to a statement from Ronald Willingham, he has won the East Montgomery County Improvement District Position 3 race. Willingham said the seat is won by the candidate with a plurality, or the highest number of votes.

As of 8:24 a.m., Willingham leads with 8,751 votes, followed by David Miller with 5,213, John F. Darst with 2,332 and Hank Vat with
2,586.



Updated 10:28 p.m.

With polls closed and 91 of 100 voting precincts reporting in Montgomery County, Ronald Willingham has received 46.29% of votes for the East Montgomery County Improvement District Position 3 race. It is unknown if there will be a run-off election.



John F. Darst has received 2,262 votes, David Miller has received 5,035, Hank Vat has received 2,472 and Willingham has received 8,419.

All candidates responded to a
Community Impact Newspaper Q&A on their priorities and goals for the district earlier this year.

Results are updated as of 10:49 p.m. and are unofficial until they are canvassed and certified by the county clerk. Under Texas election law, the clerk accepts and counts mail-in ballots postmarked by Election Day and received by Nov. 4, if they were sent from inside the U.S., or Nov. 9 if they were sent from outside the U.S.

By Andy Li
Originally from Boone, North Carolina, Andy Li is a graduate of East Carolina University with degrees in Communication with a concentration in Journalism and Political Science. While in school, he worked as a performing arts reporter, news, arts and copy editor and a columnist at the campus newspaper, The East Carolinian. He also had the privilege to work with NPR’s Next Generation Radio, a project for student journalists exploring radio news. Moving to Houston in May 2019, he now works as the reporter for the Conroe/Montgomery edition of Community Impact Newspaper.


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