KATY/HARRIS COUNTY (Covering Katy News) – Democrat Gina Calanni defeated incumbent Republican State Representative Mike Schofield in the Texas House of Representatives District 132 race. District 132 represents portions of the Katy and Cypress areas. The race was decided by just 49 votes.
Democrats won the get out the vote effort and more than 500,000 of them voted straight party tickets driving even unknown candidates to victory in Harris County. By the time all votes were counted 511,282 Democratic straight party votes were cast to 408,413 for the Republicans.
It’s likely that Schofield will ask for a recount.