UPDATED: Georgan Reitmeier wins re-election bid, Vaughn edges out James by 10 votes in Klein ISD board races

Georgan Reitmeier and Doug James lead the race for Klein ISD’s board of trustees Positions 1 and 2. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Georgan Reitmeier and Doug James lead the race for Klein ISD’s board of trustees Positions 1 and 2. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Georgan Reitmeier and Doug James lead the race for Klein ISD’s board of trustees Positions 1 and 2. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

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Updated 8:39 a.m.

Although incumbent Georgan Reitmeier is set to keep her Position 1 seat on the Klein ISD's board of trustees, while challenger Alvin Vaughn is projected to replace incumbent and board President Doug James with a margin of about 10 votes.

Reitmeier has received 48,710 votes, while her challanger Lannie McKelvin Milon received 35,376 votes. Vaughn has received 41,424 votes, while James has 41,414 votes.

Vaughn did not respond to requests for comments as of 8:39 a.m., but James said he has not decided if he is going to seek a recount until results are officially canvassed. According to the Texas Secretary of State's website, a recount may be called if the difference between the two candidates is less than 10%. The difference between Vaughn and James is 0.02%.



Reitmeier said she appreciates the trust of the voters and is excited to serve the Klein ISD community for another three years.

"It has been my joy and my pleasure to represent and advocate for all children," Reitmeier said.

Updated 10:50 p.m.

With 257 precincts reporting out of 797 in Harris County, both incumbents for Klein ISD's board of trustees Positions 1 and 2 have maintained their leads.

Georgan Reitmeier leads with 57.86% of the vote against Lannie McKelvin Milon for Position 1. However, Doug James maintains a narrow lead with 50.57% of the vote over Alvin Vaugh for Position 2.



Posted 7:15 p.m.

As polls closes, Georgan Reitmeier and Doug James lead the race for Klein ISD’s board of trustees Positions 1 and 2 with 57.99% and 50.61% of the votes, respectively.



Reitmeier, an incumbent, has received 42,538 votes while Lannie McKelvin Milon has received 30,819 for Position 1.



Alvin Vaughn has received 35,651 votes while, James, the incumbent, has a slight lead with 36,530 votes for Position 2.



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 7:04 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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