HPISD’s hotly contested election to replace one retiring board member and two incumbents closed yesterday and brought in over 4,100 votes, according to HPISD.
Incumbents Kelly Walker and Paul Rowsey, along with their PAC ally Edward Herring, each received over two thirds of the votes for their respective places, safely defeating their new slate rivals Bonnie Lammers, Gerry Hudnall, and Anthony Scalia, respectively.
These were the final numbers, provided by HPISD in a press release:
Bonnie J. Lammers – 1,269 (30.5%)
Kelly Walker – 2,894 (69.5%)
Gerry Hudnall – 1,333 (32.1%)
Paul Rowsey – 2,816 (67.9%)
Edward Herring – 2,885 (69%)
Anthony Scalia – 1,293 (31%)
Trustees Walker, Rowsey, and Herring will be sworn in to office during the next board meeting on May 17.