Local election results

May 14, 2011 9:04:09 PM PDT
Voters headed to the polls Saturday to decide several key races across our area. In Galveston, voters were deciding whether people should pay to park on the Seawall during peak hours. Supporters said the money will maintain public facilities, while opponents feared the fee will drive tourists away. According to final numbers, the ordinance will pass with 61 percent of voters saying yes to 39 percent who oppose.

There were two closely watched mayoral races in our area. Kemah Mayor Matt Wiggins lost to challenger Bob Cummins. According to poll results, Cummins overtook the incumbent with 285 votes to Wiggins' 227.

And in Pearland, incumbent Tom Reid will hold onto his seat. Unofficial results have him at nearly 60 percent of the vote, leading former Pearland city council member Kevin Cole. That's with 97 percent of precincts reporting.

As for local school board races, in Galena Park, voters reelected incumbents Wilfred J. Broussard, Jr., June Harris, and Dawn Fisher to the board. And in Katy ISD, Bill Proctor, Terry Huckaby and Henry Dibrell were eleted to board positions 3, 4 and 5, respectively. More school board race results can be found in the links on this page.

We'll have complete results for you on Eyewitness News Sunday morning.


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