Former Rusk County board member James Edming has won a close
Republican primary for an Assembly seat in northwestern
Government Accountability Board reported Tuesday that Edming
defeated former hand-held computer designer Michael Bub by
19 votes in a recount in Assembly District 87. Edming led by
17 votes following the canvass, which finalizes the election
picked up one vote, and Bub lost one vote in the recount.
Votes for the other two candidates in the four-way primary
did not change.
says it will certify the results of the recount in five
business days if there is no court appeal.
no appeal, Edming will face Democrat Richard Pulcher in the
general election for the seat held by retiring Republican
Rep. Mary Williams.