Voters are apparently pleased with both the Navasota City Council and School Board, as both remain unchanged as a result of May 5th balloting.
By a margin of 57 to 43 percent, City Councilman Bernie Gessner defeated challenger Wilbert Sargent for his Position One seat. And incumbent school board members Greg Mock and Jennifer Ramirez defeated their opponents Mark Gremillion and James Harris; Mock by a margin of 79 to 21 percent and Ramirez by a much closer 54 to 46 percent margin.
In the Grimes County Seat, Anderson voters chose Daryl Alford, Karen McDuffie and Carnell Carrell as Town Aldermen. And Bobby Werner defeated Terri Kerr for Anderson Shiro School Board Position 4.
the city of bedias has a new mayor due to Saturday’s vote. By a 52 to 48 percent margin, Gwen Boullion defeated Bedias’ first Mayor Mackie Bobo-White, and the city’s voters also approved the sale of liquor.
The Iola ISD filled six of its school board seats. Jody Red Evans defeated James Ray Trant for Position 1, Mike McDougald won Position 2 over Lori McKown Bay, Luke J. Bradicich took Position 5 over Rudy Galvan, Scott Nevill defeated Rose Womack for Position 7, and in a one-vote victory that may well be contested, Carolyn Mallett bested Ben Landry.
And the Special Election to fill the House District 13 seat for the rest of the year was not decisive as Ben Leman’s district-wide victory was insufficient to keep from having to again battle Jill Wolfskill in a run-off this August.