Election 2016

Trump Defeats Clinton, Ed Gonzalez is the New Sheriff of Harris County

Here’s a quick rundown of highlights from Election Night 2016.

Donald Trump has been elected the 45th president of the United States, the capstone of a tumultuous and divisive campaign that won over white voters with the promise to “Make America Great Again,” NPR reports.

In Harris County:

Houston Public Media's Coverage of Election 2016

Houston Public Media's Coverage of Election 2016

Democratic candidate for Sheriff of Harris County Ed Gonzalez won over incumbent Ron Hickman with 53 percent of the vote.

Kim Ogg won a rematch of the Harris County District Attorney race against Republican incumbent Devon Anderson. 

Voters defeated a controversial school finance measure on the ballot for the Houston Independent School District, known as Proposition 1, sending the state’s largest school district into uncharted waters.