Judge Emmett declares victory

March 4, 2008 11:23:50 PM PST
Harris County Judge Ed Emmett announced to a crowd of supporters Tuesday night that he has declared victory in the Texas primary.Now he says his next order of political business is the November election.

With 77% of precincts reporting, Emmett took 56% of the vote. His opponent, Charles Bacarisse, came in with 44%.

Emmett says Bacarisse called and congratulated him saying he would be 100% behind the county judge.

In November, Emmett will most likely face Democratic opponent David Mincberg.

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