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Milam runoff voting mirrors state results

Milam County voted for the winners in two Republican Primary runoff elections Tuesday.

Marsha Farney defeated Brian Russell 230-82 (73.7 to 26.3 percent) in Milam County for State Board of Education, District 10.

Distr ict-w ide, Farney won 23,451 to 14,373 (62 to 38 percent).

She will face Democrat Judy Jennings in November.

It was the same story in the statewide race for Supreme Court Justice, Place 3, where Debra Lehrmann outpolled Rick Green 166 to 133 (55.5 percent to 45.5 percent) in Milam County.

Statewide, Lehrmann won, 172,813 (51.8 percent) to 160,572 (48.1 percent).

She will face Democrat Jim Sharp in November for the seat eing vacated by Republican Harriet O’Niell,

Milam County turnout was 2.12 percent of registered voters and included 99 early votes, according to the Texas Secretary of State’s office.


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The burn ban for Milam County has been lifted. Burning is always prohibited in the county's municipalities.


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