Former Representative John Wray and recent congressional candidate Brian Harrison were the top two vote-getters in yesterday’s quick-turnaround special election to replace former state representative Jake Ellzey, who won the recent special election to replace the late Ron Wright in TX-6.

Wray showed strong early on, winning the early vote by 5 points with 42% over Harrison’s 37%.  Harrison surged in election day vote, ultimately winning the day by about 600 votes with 40% over Wray’s 36%.  Since neither candidate reached 50%, the Governor will call a runoff date very soon.

Texas Secretary of State Election Results:

Attorney John Wray was the State Representative for HD 10 from 2014 to 2020. During his time in the legislature, he served on the Homeland Security & Public Safety, Ways & Means, Rules & Resolutions, Transportation, and Calendars Committees, and was Vice Chair of the Public Health Committee. He is a board certified attorney in Estate Planning and Probate Law, is the owner of Town Square Title, and was the Mayor of Waxahachie from 2013-2014.

Brian Harrison was one of 26 candidates in the recent special election for congressional seat TX-6, finishing 4th.  Harrison served as Chief of Staff in the Department of Health and Human Services under the Trump administration. He previously worked under the Bush Administration in the HHS, the Department of Defense, the Social Security Administration, and the Office of the Vice President, as well as for a D.C. PR firm and in family-run small businesses Harrison Homes and Dallas Labradoodles.

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