Updated 10:07 p.m. May 6

Incumbent Jay Michals has retained his seat on the Magnolia ISD board of trustees following the May 6 election, with all election precincts in Magnolia reporting results.

Michals was appointed in December to fill a vacancy in Position 4, so this is his first election victory.

Michals, who garnered 69% of the votes against challenger Robin Stone-Loftin, said he looks forward to continue representing the community and seeking to provide the best education to students in MISD.

"I'm just looking forward to continue the strong and family Christian values that the district has and represent the students and taxpayers as I have in the last four months," he said.

All results are unofficial until canvassed.

Posted 7:30 p.m. May 6

Early voting results show incumbent Jay Michals has taken an early lead in the May 6 election for the Position 4 seat on the Magnolia ISD board of trustees. Michals was appointed to the board in December after former trustee Kristi Baker stepped down from Position 4 in November, Community Impact reported.

Michals is running for Position 4 against Robin Stone-Loftin, an information technology director.

Election results show Michals has received 69.8% of early and absentee votes, or 282 votes, and Stone-Loftin has received 30.2% of early votes, which totals 122 ballots.

"As a board member it is our duty to ensure we are providing the best possible education for the students of our district while maintaining excellent fiscal responsibility to the taxpayers who fund us," Michals said previously.

All results are unofficial until canvassed.

For more information on election results in Tomball and Magnolia area, visit the 2023 Voter Guide.