Election Day

Navarro County’s unofficial results of the Congressional District 6 special runoff election show Susan Wright take the lead with 1,789 votes, against Jake Ellzey, 1,398. According to unofficial returns, Ellzey maintained a slight lead over Wright in Ellis and Tarrant counties by 8:30 p.m.

According to the Navarro County Elections Department, a total of 3,187 votes were cast.

The runoff election resulted from a May 1 jungle primary, where 23 candidates faced off to fill the seat left vacant after the death of Congressman Ron Wright’s death from COVID-19 in February.

The Sixth Congressional District includes Ellis and Navarro counties and some of Tarrant County.

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