Nehls wins Republican primary for U.S. House District 22

In the Republican primary election for U.S. House of Representatives District 22, incumbent Troy Nehls has taken the win with 89.35% of the vote. (Courtesy Pexels)
In the Republican primary election for U.S. House of Representatives District 22, incumbent Troy Nehls has taken the win with 89.35% of the vote. (Courtesy Pexels)

In the Republican primary election for U.S. House of Representatives District 22, incumbent Troy Nehls has taken the win with 89.35% of the vote. (Courtesy Pexels)

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Updated: 9:50 a.m., March 3

Incumbent Troy Nehls has won the Republican primary election for U.S. House of Representatives District 22, according to unofficial election results from Fort Bend, Brazoria, and Harris counties.

As of 9:50 a.m., the results come as 76 of 76 Fort Bend County, 36 of 36 Brazoria County, and 375 of 375 Harris County polling locations have reported in. Congressional District 22 is comprised mostly of Fort Bend County and Brazoria County; Harris County voters represent just 2% of the district, according to the Texas secretary of state's website.

Nehls received 44,850 votes, or 89.35% of the votes, with 5,348, or 10.65%, of the votes supporting Gregory Jonathan Thorne. The candidate running in the Democratic primary, Jamie Kaye Jordan, ran unopposed.


"Thank you to the people of TX-22 for your overwhelming support in yesterday’s primary election," Nehls said in a statement to Community Impact Newspaper. "I look forward to continuing the good work for our district as we look towards November’s election. As long as I am your representative, I will fight everyday to protect your freedoms, push back against the left’s radical agenda, and be a strong voice for you in Congress.”

Results are updated as of 9:50 a.m. and are unofficial until they are canvassed and certified by the county clerk.

Updated: 10:40 p.m., March 1

Troy Nehls is poised to win the Republican primary election for U.S. House of Representatives District 22. As of 10:40 p.m., 0 of 76 Fort Bend County, 36 of 36 Brazoria County, and 2 of 375 Harris County polling locations are reporting in.

Nehls has received 37,098 votes, with 4,185, or 10.14%, of the votes supporting Gregory Jonathan Thorne. The candidate running in the Democratic primary, Jamie Kaye Jordan, is running unopposed.

Meanwhile, Harris County election officials will not be able to count and report all results for early and election day votes by the statutory deadline of 7 p.m. on March 2, the Texas secretary of state's office reported March 1.

The district includes the majority of Fort Bend County as well as the majority of Brazoria County. Harris County voters represent 2% of the district, according to the Texas secretary of state's website. Results are updated as of 10:40 p.m. and are unofficial until they are canvassed and certified by the county clerk.

Posted: 7:30 p.m., March 1

In the Republican primary election for U.S. House of Representatives District 22, incumbent Troy Nehls is leading with 90.46% of the vote, according to early voting data provided by Fort Bend, Brazoria and Harris counties.

Nehls has received 28,216 votes, with 2,977, or 9.54%, of the votes supporting Gregory Jonathan Thorne. The candidate running in the Democratic primary, Jamie Kaye Jordan, is running unopposed.

Meanwhile, Harris County election officials will not be able to count and report all results for early and election day votes by the statutory deadline of 7:00 p.m. on March 2, the Texas secretary of state's office reported March 1.

The district includes the majority of Fort Bend County as well as the majority of Brazoria County. Harris County voters represent 2% of the district, according to the Texas secretary of state's website. Results are updated as of 7:30 p.m. and are unofficial until they are canvassed and certified by the county clerk.
By Hunter Marrow
Hunter Marrow came to Community Impact Newspaper in January 2020. Before that, Hunter covered local news in Ontario, OR for three years, covering municipal issues, crime, and education across Malheur County and across the border into Idaho.