Landtroop wins District 85 seat - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Landtroop wins District 85 seat

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - In District 85, Incumbent Joe Heflin of Crosbyton has been defeated by Republican Jim Landtroop of Plainview.

Jim Landtroop of Plainview, ran against Heflin in 2006 when the seat was open after Pete Laney, a member of the House for 34 years and Speaker of the House for 10 years, chose not to seek re-election. Heflin, who was supported then and now by Laney, won the election in 2006 by 214 votes. Tuesday night's victory showed a Landtroop victory margin of more than 6,000 votes.

The counties included in District 85 are: Borden, Crosby, Fisher, Floyd, Garza, Glasscock, Hale, Howard, Irion, Jones, Kent, Lynn, Sterling, Reagan, Stonewall, and Terry.

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November 2nd Election Results Video included

 Unofficial Election Results

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