UPDATE: Senfronia Thompson secures State Rep. District 141 seat

The winner of this race will not face a Republican candidate in May, as no Republicans filed to run for the primaries. (Hannah Zedaker)
The winner of this race will not face a Republican candidate in May, as no Republicans filed to run for the primaries. (Hannah Zedaker)

The winner of this race will not face a Republican candidate in May, as no Republicans filed to run for the primaries. (Hannah Zedaker)

Updated 10:29 p.m.

With 140 of 401 Harris County election day voting centers reporting, incumbent Senfronia Thompson has garnered 84% of votes, or 5,100 total votes,
according to preliminary numbers from the Texas Secretary of State's Office.

"I'm just grateful for my constituents for giving me another opportunity to represent them," Thompson said in a phone interview. "I think that I worked hard, I listened to my constituents, I have fought for the issues, and I have done due diligence for their concern, and I thought that I was deserving based upon my [decision] to go back [for office], and they felt the same way."

Candidate Willie Roaches Franklyn has received 954, or 16% of the vote. All results are unofficial until canvassed.

Posted 7:33 p.m.


Two candidates are vying for the Democratic candidate for state House District 141 in the March 3 primary election: incumbent Senfronia Thompson and candidate Willie Roaches Franklyn.


As of 7 p.m. March 3, with early voting results in, Thompson is leading the race, according to preliminary numbers from the Texas Secretary of State Office. All results are unofficial until canvassed.

Thompson has 4,878 votes, while Franklyn has 852 votes, out of a total of 5,730 cast votes.

The winner of this race will not face a Republican candidate in May, as no Republicans filed to run for the primaries.

To read candidate Q&As, click here.
By Eva Vigh
Eva Vigh joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2018 as a reporter for Spring and Klein. Prior to this position, she covered upstream oil and gas news for a drilling contractors' association.


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