Alan Wisdom unseats Curtis Thrash, two run-off elections declared

Full election results are in and Alan Wisdom has unseated the incumbent, Curtis Thrash, for the Hockley County Commissioner for Precinct No. 1 spot and there will be two run-off elections in Hockley County.

Alan Wisdom earned 677 votes, 51.29 percent, over Curtis Thrash, the incumbent for Hockley County Commissioner for Precinct No. 1, who earned 643 votes, 48.71 percent.

Additionally, the race for Hockley County Commissioner for Precinct No. 3 will go to a run-off election, as will the race for Justice of the Peace for Precinct No. 5. In a run-off election, the top two candidates go on in a run-off if none of the candidates earn more than 50 percent of the vote.

In the race for Hockley County Commissioner for Precinct No. 3, Seth Graf, who earned 152 votes, 29.06 percent; and Dyrl Bush, who earned 138 votes, 26.39 percent, will go to a run-off election.

In the race for Justice of the Peace for Precinct No. 5, Derek Lawless, who earned 970 votes, 42.84 percent; and Pam Kiser, who earned 664 votes, 29.33 percent, will go to a run-off election.

Run-off elections will be held May 26 for both the Hockley County Commissioner for Precinct No. 3 and Justice of the Peace for Precinct No. 5.

In the race for District Attorney for the 286th District Court, Angela Overman won both Hockley County and Cochran County primaries over Nicole Griffin. In Hockley County, Overman earned 1,886 total votes, 58.32 percent; and Griffin earned 1,348 votes, 41.68 percent. In Cochran County, Overman garnered 157 votes, 74 percent; and Griffin earned 55 votes, 25.9 percent.

Full results for contested local races in both counties are as follows:

Hockley County:

District Attorney for the 286th District Court:
Angela Overman: 1,886 votes, 58.32 percent
Nicole Griffin: 1,348 votes, 41.68 percent

County Commissioner Precinct No. 1:
Curtis Thrash: 643 votes, 48.71 percent
Alan Wisdom: 677 votes, 51.29 percent

County Commissioner Precinct No. 3:
David Beseda: 49 votes, 9.37 percent
Randall Keith Atchison: 44 votes, 8.41 percent
Dyrl Bush: 138 votes, 26.39 percent
Doug Isaacks: 33 votes, 6.31 percent
Amber Parkinson: 107 votes, 20.46 percent
Seth Graf: 152 votes, 29.06 percent

Justice of the Peace Precinct No. 5:
Pam Kiser: 664 votes, 29.33 percent
Paula Moody: 630 votes, 27.83 percent
Derek Lawless: 970 votes, 42.84 percent

Cochran County:

District Attorney for the 286th District Court:
Angela Overman: 157 votes, 74 percent
Nicole Griffin: 55 votes, 25.9 percent

County Constable:
Benjamin Bristow: 99 votes, 47.14 percent
Ricky Davidson: 111 votes, 52.85 percent

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