11:30 p.m.

Complete but unofficial results from the Galveston County Elections Division show voters re-elected Pat Hallisey as mayor of League City with a 68.7 percent lead over Sebastian Lofaro. 

Those same results show voters passed the College of the Mainland's $162.5 million bond to construct and renovate college buildings, with 66.8 percent in favor. 

The unofficial results showed voters passed this with more than two thirds of the vote. 

The Santa Fe Independent School District Board of Trustees gained two new members, according to the unofficial but complete results. 

Clay Hertenberger beat out John Rothermel for the position 4 seat with 35.7 percent of the vote and James Grassmuck won the position 5 seat from Sheryl Skufca with 35.5 percent of voter approval, according to unofficial results. 

11:00 p.m.

Incumbent Pat Hallisey looks likely to be re-elected as League City mayor, over his challenger Sebastian Lofaro, according to the latest Galveston County Elections Division numbers released at 10:40 p.m.

Two new trustees are likely to take seats in the Santa Fe Independent School District Board of Trustees, according to updated results. 

Clay Hertenberger holds a 35.8 percent lead over incumbent John Rothermel and two other contenders for position 4. James Grassmuck holds a 35.4 percent lead over incumbent Sheryl Skufca and two others for position 5. 

Position 6 incumbent Rusty Norman ran unopposed. 

The updated numbers also show a $162.5 million College of the Mainland bond is likely to pass, with 66.7 percent of counted votes in favor of the proposed building construction and renovation. 

10:07 p.m.

The Associated Press has called the race for District 14 U.S. Representative for incumbent Randy Weber, with a lead over Democratic challenger Adrienne Bell. 

Early returns show 63 percent of Galveston County voters also favored Weber. 

The Associated Press also called Texas' gubernatorial race for Gov. Greg Abbott over Lupe Valdez and the U.S. Senate seat for Sen. Ted Cruz over Rep. Beto O'Rourke. 

9:50 p.m.

Early voting totals released by the Galveston County Elections Division show 65.8 percent of voters in favor of a $162.5 million College of the Mainland bond. 

If approved, the funds would go toward construction and renovation of college buildings. 

Early returns also show incumbent Pat Hallisey leading in the race for League City mayor over challenger Sebastian Lofaro, 68.6 percent to 31.4 percent. 

In statewide races, early totals show 61.6 percent of Galveston County voters casting ballots for incumbent Ted Cruz over U.S. Rep. Beto O'Rourke in a well-watched race for the U.S. Senate seat. 

About 65 percent Galveston County early voters cast ballots for Gov. Greg Abbott, over challenger Lupe Valdez. 

9:36 pm.

All of the polling places in the county have closed and the county should being posting results soon, according to the election division. 

Elsewhere, several state and national news organizations have called incumbent Ted Cruz as the winner in the state's hotly contested race for the U.S. Senate. 

9:01 p.m.

Some polls in Dickinson and League City are still open, officials from the Galveston County Elections Division said. 

This means voters who lined up at 7 p.m. are still in line waiting to cast their ballots, officials said. 

At 9 p.m., early voting numbers for Galveston County had yet to be released. 

Aaron West: 409-683-5246; aaron.west@galvnews.com



Senior Reporter



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