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Hunt County: Strait, Monroe headed for runoff for Pct. 2 Commissioner

Hunt County's 2022 Republican party primary elections featured three local races.
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Hunt County's 2022 Republican party primary elections featured three local races.

Landrum wins County Clerk race, Rankin takes Pct. 4 Justice nomination

In Hunt County Republican party primaries, the candidates for Precinct 2 County Commissioner are headed for a runoff, while winners were declared in the County Clerk and Precinct 4 Justice of the Peace.

Incumbent Republican County Commissioner for Precinct 2 Randy Strait won a plurality of votes cast (1,124 votes, 42.19 percent) but, as he did not win a majority, will face David Monroe (602, 22.6 percent) in a May 24 runoff election. Other candidates David H. McNabb Jr. got 569 votes (21.36 percent) and Tod McMahan received 369 votes (13.85 percent).

The GOP nomination for Hunt County Clerk was won by Becky Landrum, who received 4,943 vote (56.23 percent) to Kelly Elaine Wineinger’s 3,848 votes (41.26 percent).

Clay Rankin won the race for the Republican nomination for Justice of the Peace Precinct 4. Rankin received 1,879 votes (80.92 percent), while Charles “Adam” Dominguez received 443 votes (19.08 percent).