Incumbent Chris Lane defeated challenger Deanie Barrett in the race for District B. A runoff election is possible in District D, where three candidates were vying for one position.
Incumbent Chris Lane defeated challenger Deanie Barrett in the race for District B.
A runoff election is possible in District D, where three candidates were vying for one position. To be elected, one candidate needed to earn 50.1 percent of the vote. Greg Cornett led with 44 percent, Casey McAuliffe earned 35 percent and David Pennington earned 20 percent.
Candidates have a grace period to declare if they want to compete in the runoff election. A special meeting on May 15, 2017, will call for the runoff, canvass the regular election and declare Chris Lane as re-elected.
Early voting for the District D runoff starts June 5 and election day is June 17. Follow the City of La Marque website and social media platforms for updates.
A full accounting of election results is available at GalvestonVotes.org, a website designed to provide voters of Galveston County with both current and historical information about elections held in our county.
For specific election information, contact City Clerk Robin Eldridge at firstname.lastname@example.org or (409) 938-9259.
About the City of La Marque: The City of La Marque is strategically situated in Galveston County approximately 15 miles from the southern city limit of Houston and four miles north of Galveston Island. La Marque has an estimated population of 16,000 and an area of 14.25 square miles. Citizens enjoy coastal living with the security of a hurricane protection levee system. The city provides a wide range of programs including Bayou Fest, an annual concert series and BBQ Cookoff; Magical Winter Lights, a 52-day holiday lantern festival and Crawfish Bash, an annual crawfish cookoff that earned Guinness Book of World Records ranking in 2017. City of La Marque boasts easy access to world-class medical, travel and entertainment options. For business, La Marque offers developmental incentives, an abundance of commercial property