Super Tuesday in Jim Wells County had voters waiting till 2 a.m. Wednesday morning for results on local races. The top races in the county were the Sheriff and District Attorney. When results were released voters discovered that many of the incumbents kept their seats. Several JWC races will go on to the November election.


Duval County residents were also watching the numbers intensely. Their numbers were out before 10 p.m. Tuesday voters learned that they had a new District Attorney thanks to voters in Duval, Jim Hogg and Starr County.


Jim Wells County unofficial March 3 Primary Numbers


Sheriff – winner Bueno


Daniel Bueno – 4,061 (74.23 percent)


Rex Ramon – 1,410 votes (25.77 percent)


Tax Assessor-Collector – Lozano and Garza will face each other in the November ballot. Lozano as a Democrat and Garza as a Republican.


Mary Lozano – 4,349 votes (100 percent)


Servando "Wolf" Garza – 989 votes (100 percent)


JWC Commissioner 1 – Margie Gonzalez and Friedeck will face each other in the November ballot. Margie Gonzalez has a Democrat and Friedeck as a Republican.


George Aguilar – 473 votes (29.54 percent)


Margie H. Gonzalez - 834 votes (52.09 percent)


Ricardo Gonzalez – 294 votes (18.36 percent)


Amanda Sue Friedeck – 152 votes (100 percent)


JWC Commissioner 3 – Gonzalez and Chapa will face each other in the November ballot. Gonzalez as a Democrat and Chapa as a Republican.


Carlos "Coach" Gonzalez – 558 votes (100 percent)


Renee Kirchoff Chapa – 476 votes (100 percent)


JWC Constable 1 - Martinez and Garcia will face each other in the November ballot. Martinez as a Democrat and Garcia as a Republican.


Albert Martinez – 2,095 votes (65.39 percent)


Lee Ramon – 1,109 votes (34.61 percent)


Ruben Garcia – 404 votes (100 percent)


JWC Constable 3 - Clark and Long will face each other in the November ballot. Clark as a Democrat and Long as a Republican.


Mateo Clark – 50 votes (100 percent)


Jim Long – 132 votes (100 percent)


JWC Constable 4 – winner Davila


Frank Davila – 396 votes (100 percent)


JWC Constable 5 – Vasquez and Arismendez will face each other in the November ballot. Vasquez as a Democrat and Arismendez as a Republican.


Robert Vasquez Sr. - 350 votes (100 percent)


Gerald Arismendez – 312 votes (100 percent)


JWC Constable 6 - winner Guajardo


Orlando Campos – 429 votes (38.30 percent)


Bartolo Guajardo – 691 votes (61.70 percent)


District Judge – winner Terrell


Richard Terrell – 4,053 votes (100 percent)


District Attorney – Winner for JWC and Brooks County is Garcia.


Carlos Omar Garcia – JWC – 2,725 votes (51.09 percent) – Brooks County – 978 votes (61.36 percent)


Rumy Solis – JWC – 2,609 votes (48.91 percent) – Brooks County – 616 votes (38.64 percent)


County Attorney – winner Guerra


Michael Guerra – 4,018 votes (100 percent)


Republican Chair – winner Ragland


Charlie Ragland – 994 votes (100 percent)


Democratic Chair – winner Rios


Miguel Casarez – 1,543 votes (33.01 percent)


Cynthia "Cindy" Ordonez Rios - 3,132 votes (66.99 percent)


Duval County Unofficial March 3 Primary Numbers


District Attorney 229th Judicial District (combine numbers for Duval, Jim Hogg and Starr Counties)


Omar Escobar – total 7,673 votes


Gocha Ramirez – total 10,136 votes


County Attorney – winner Gutierrez


Baldemar F. Gutierrez – 2,022 votes (100 percent)


Sheriff – winner Ramirez


Romeo R. Ramirez – 2,193 votes (100 percent)


Tax Assessor-Collector – winner Elizondo


Roberto Elizondo – 1,594 votes (51.82 percent)


Aleida Lopez Luera – 1,482 (48.18 percent)


Commissioner Precinct 1 – Runoff in November ballot between Guerra and Lichtenberger.


Pete A. Guerra - 438 votes (43.50 percent)


Araseli "Sally" Bernal Lichtenberger – 332 votes (32.97 percent)


Javier "JO Canelo" Lopez – 191 votes (18.97 percent)


Gregorio "Gollo" Perez "Gido" - 46 votes (4.57 percent)


Commissioner Precinct 3 – winner Garza


David O. Garza – 651 votes (100 percent)


Constable Precinct 1 – winner Valdez


Bruno E. Valdez – 636 votes (100 percent)


Constable Precinct 2 – winner Hallmark


Tammy (Trejo) Hallmark – 436 votes (58.84 percent)


Robert Perez – 305 votes (41.16 percent)


Constable Precinct 3 – winner Oliveira


Raul Oliveira III – 654 votes (100 percent)


Constable Precinct 4 – winner Martinez


Arturo G. Martinez – 363 votes (100 percent)


Democratic Chairperson – winner Cantu


Edna Vela Cantu – 1,843 votes (100 percent)