Wichita County Commissioners race wrap up

WICHITA COUNTY, TX (KAUZ) - Wichita County elections ended with a bit more suspense than usual on election night. As a higher than expect mail-in ballots caused major delays in the release of polling results.

Here is a closer look at some of those local election results.
The ballots for Wichita County Commissioner precinct one were as follows:

Mark A. Beauchamp     7,277  83%

Larry Donohoo              1,534  17%

Mark Beauchamp won taking in more than 7,000 votes. His competitor Larry Donohoo ended up with just over 1,500 votes.

In the other county commissioner race, Precinct 3, the results were as followed:

Barry Mahler                3,340   70%

Gordon Griffith            2,434   30%

Incumbent Barry Mahler kept his place as the Precinct 3 County Commissioner winning 70 percent of the vote against his opponent Gordon Griffith.

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