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Incumbents win sheriff and constable races in Coryell County


Cove Leader-Press 


Two key county races were decided by Coryell County voters with Tuesday’s primary. 

A three-way race for the position of Coryell County Sheriff between incumbent Scott Williams and challengers Danni Suniga and John “JC” Buster has been decided. 

Scott A. Williams was elected to a third term in office, with 50.54 percent of the votes, or 3,005. 

John “JC” Buster received 31.53 percent, or 1,875 votes. Danni Suniga received 17.93 percent, or 1,066 votes. 

Guy Beveridge will remain in office for the position of Constable for Coryell County Precinct 1. 

Beveridge received 62.28 percent, or 781 votes. Opponent Robert Taylor received 37.72 percent, or 473 votes.

Altogether in Coryell County, a total of 6,355 of the county’s 44,658 registered voters cast ballots, roughly 14.23 percent. 

County offices with unopposed candidates included:

County Attorney – Brandon Belt

Tax Assessor-Collector, Justin K. Carothers

Commissioner Precinct 1, Kyle Matthews

Commissioner Precinct 3, Ryan Basham

Constable Precinct 2, Shawn Camp

Constable Precinct 3, Jimmy R. Daniel

Constable Precinct 4, Teddy Brock

The current county terms of office will end on Dec. 31, 2024 and the winners will take office on Jan. 1, 2025.

In the race for U.S. House District 31, longtime incumbent Congressman John Carter was one of six candidates in the Republican party. 

Carter will remain on the November ballot, having received 65 percent, or 55,007 votes, within District 31.

He faced a lineup of candidates to include William Abel (5%, from Copperas Cove), John Carnan Anderson (3%, from Round Rock), Abhiram Garapati (7%, Cedar Park), Mack Latimer (8%, Belton), and Mike Williams (11%, Georgetown). 

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