Here’s what you need to know about the election results in Bexar County and Texas going into Wednesday:
- Texas' 23rd Congressional District: Republican Tony Gonzales has won the election to the U.S. House in Texas' 23rd Congressional District, the Associated Press reported early Wednesday. With 96.8% of precincts reporting as of 5 a.m., Gonzales has won with 51% of the vote, defeating Democrat Gina Ortiz Jones.
- Texas' 21st Congressional District: Republican Chip Roy has avoided being voted out of Congress after a challenge with Democrat Wendy Davis. With 91.6% of precincts reporting as of 5 a.m., Roy led with 52% of the vote — after Davis jumped out to an early lead. By the end of the night, the incumbent gained back lost ground.
- Bexar County Sheriff: Incumbent Sheriff Javier Salazar has defeated Republican Gerry Rickhoff. He is the first Bexar County sheriff to be reelected since 2004. Salazar, a Democrat, won with 62% of the votes.
- State Senate District 19: Democrat Roland Gutierrez defeated Republican Pete Flores, an incumbent, by 3 points. While Gutierrez had an early lead with the early vote tally, the margin quickly diminished.
- City of San Antonio’s propositions for Pre-K 4 SA, workforce training and VIA transportation: San Antonio voters have approved all three propositions. Proposition A will continue the funding for Pre-K 4 SA with the renewal of a 1/8 cent sales tax to fund eight more years of the program. Proposition B - the 1/8 cent tax for workforce development - will fund a workforce training and education program. In Proposition C, the 1/8 cent tax for SA: Ready to Work will be diverted to transportation after its funding expires at the end of 2025.
- Bexar County Constable, Precinct 4: Democrat Kathryn Brown will become Bexar County’s first-ever Black woman to serve as constable. She defeated Republican Larry Ricketts in the race for constable for Precinct 4 with 61% of the votes.
- House District 121: Republican Steve Allison, an incumbent, has beat Democrat Celina Montoya with 54% of the votes, with 93.8% of precincts reporting as of 5:20 a.m. “While we didn’t get the result we hoped for tonight, I am incredibly proud to say that we just ran the most competitive race for State Representative that House District 121 has ever seen,” Montoya said in a statement.
- Bexar County Commissioner, Precinct 1: Democrat Rebeca Clay-Flores defeated Republican Gabriel Lara with 65% of the vote. She will take over Sergio “Chico” Rodriguez’s seat on the Commissioners Court.
- Bexar County Commissioner, Precinct 3: Republican Trish DeBerry will fill the seat of Kevin Wolff, who is retiring, on the Commissioners Court. DeBerry defeated Democrat Christine Hortick with 55% of the votes.