Gibson takes U.S. Rep. District 22 Democratic primary

Updated 10:25 a.m. CST, May 2

Mark Gibson won the U.S. Rep. District 22 Democratic primary over A.R. Hassan, according to unofficial results.

With all precincts reporting, Gibson received 76.1 percent of votes, or 22,770 tallies. Hassan finished with 7,146 votes, or 23.9 percent.

Gibson, an attorney and small-business owner, will face incumbent Pete Olson, R-Sugar Land, in the November general election. Olson—who was unopposed in the Republican primary—has represented District 22 since 2009. The district includes portions of Brazoria and Fort Bend counties, including Pearland.

All results are unofficial until canvassed.

Updated 11:10 p.m. CST

Mark Gibson is projected to win the U.S. Rep. District 22 Democratic primary with a commanding lead over A.R. Hassan, according to unofficial results.

Gibson received 77.5 percent of all reported results, or 10,350 votes. Hassan trailed with 3,013 votes, or 22.5 percent.

With 15 of 26 Harris County precincts reporting, Gibson leads in the Democratic race for U.S. Rep. District 22 with 75.4 percent of votes, or 1,758 tallies. Hassan trails with 575 votes, or 24.6 percent.

Gibson garnered 74 percent, or 5,141 votes, in Brazoria County with all precincts reporting. Hassan received 26 percent of votes, or 1,807 tallies.

With 59 out of 111 precincts reporting in Fort Bend County, Gibson received 78.8 percent of the votes, or 6,668 tallies. A.R. Hassan trailed Gibson with 21.2 percent, or 1,798 votes.

Posted 10 p.m. CST

According to unofficial early voting results, Mark Gibson is leading the way in the Democratic primary for District 22.

Gibson received 72 percent, or 9,395 votes after early returns, leading A.R. Hassan, who garnered 2,702 tallies, or 28 percent.

With all Brazoria County precincts reporting, Gibson garnered 75 percent, or 1,924 votes. Hassan received 25 percent of votes, or 640 tallies.

With 59 out of 111 precincts reporting in Fort Bend County, Gibson received 78.8 percent of the votes, or 6,668 tallies. A.R. Hassan trailed Gibson with 21.2 percent, or 1,798 votes.

Harris County early voting has Gibson with 803 votes, or 75.3 percent. Hassan garnered 264 early tallies, or 24.7 percent.

The winner will face Rep. Pete Olson, R-Sugar Land, in the November general election. Olson—who was unopposed in the Republican primary—has represented District 22 since 2009. The district includes portions of Brazoria and Fort Bend counties, including Pearland. Members of the U.S. House of Representatives serve two-year terms.

All results are unofficial until canvassed.


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