Jack Morman and James Abbey won their respective runo elections. RESULTS BREAKDOWN
Winners determined during Bay Area runo elections
BY JAKE MAGEE & DANIEL WEEKS
and improve nancial management. Morman and Mouton were among ve total Republican candidates who faced each other in the March primary election. Morman gathered 40.3% of the votes cast at the time, and Mouton won 22%. For Nassau Bay City Council Position 4, candi- dates James Abbey and John P. Mahon went head to head in a June 18 runo. Abbey won with 344 votes, or 57.2% of the total. Mahon gathered 257 votes, or 42.8%. Abbey ran on a platform of wanting to invest in rst responders, ensure scal responsibility, attract businesses and improve parks. He also wants to improve infrastructure to handle hurricanes and other storms. “My priority is to keep Nassau Bay a safe place with the largest inux of new families in decades,” Abbey previously told Community Impact Newspa- per . “As we embark on the most extensive infra- structure improvements in our city’s history, I plan to leverage my experience working across commu- nities, counties and state governments to benet residents, businesses and our city government.” Likewise, Mahon stressed the importance of working with other municipalities on ood mitiga- tion. He previously served eight years on Nassau Bay City Council.
After two separate runo elections, nal winners of Bay Area elections have been determined. Jack Morman and Jerry Mouton went to a runo May 24 to determine which of the two Republicans would face Democratic incumbent Adrian Garcia in November for the Harris County Commissioners Court Precinct 2 seat. Morman won, gathering 13,714 votes, or 67.8% of the total. Mouton gathered 6,520 votes, or 32.2% of the total. Morman, who served as the Precinct 2 com- missioner before Garcia took the seat in 2019, is an attorney who said he would support law enforcement, wage a “real war on crime” and cut wasteful spending if elected. He also supports ood mitigation eorts. “We must keep all the promises made to resi- dents during the historic ood control bond issue,” he previously told Community Impact Newspaper . “We must also secure state and federal funding where available, partner with other governments and the private sector and schedule projects based on real need and not politics.” Mouton, a landscape business owner, said he would elevate levels of public safety, fund consta- bles, invest in infrastructure and ood mitigation,
HARRIS COUNTY COMMISSIONER, PRECINCT 2 REPUBLICAN NASSAU BAY CITY COUNCIL POSITION 4 67.8% Jack Morman 32.2% Jerry Mouton
57.2% James Abbey 42.8% John P. Mahon
SOURCES: HARRIS COUNTY, NASSAU BAY COMMUNITY IMPACT NEWSPAPER
Abbey and Mahon were among three candidates who faced each other for the Position 4 seat in May. At the time, Abbey won 45.6% of the votes, and Mahon won 41.6%. June 18 votes had not been canvassed by press time June 21, and votes are unocial until they are canvassed.
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