Texas Primary voters gave Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney the support he needed Tuesday to clinch the GOP nomination.
According to an Associated Press count of delegates, Romney had surpassed the 1,144 delegates needed to win the nomination because he won at least 88 delegates in the Texas Primary.
In Collin County, the results were in on several hotly contested races, with 100 percent of precincts reporting as of 11 p.m. Tuesday:
In the Republican race for U.S. House District 3, incumbent Sam Johnson was declared the winner, with 83 percent of the vote. In the Republican race for U.S. House District 4, incumbent Ralph Hall won a decisive victory with 58.7 percent of the votes cast.
In the Republican race for Texas House District 70, candidate Scott Sanford garnered 60 percent of the vote to defeat candidate Bracy Wilson.
In the Republican race for Collin County sheriff, incumbent Terry Box garnered 69.9 percent of the vote, decisively defeating candidates Chuck Presley (15.9 percent of the vote) and Michael Brooks (14.97 percent).
In the Republican race for Precinct 3 Collin County commissioner, candidate Chris Hill garnered 53.9 percent of the vote compared to 46 percent for Ray Eckenrode.
In the Republican race for Collin County district clerk, Andrea Stroh Thompson received 57.43 percent of the votes cast compared to 42.57 percent for Tim Baker.
In the Republican race for judge of the 199th District Court, candidate Angela Tucker received 56 percent of the vote compared to 43 percent for candidate Bob Dry.
In the Republican race for judge of the 380th District Court, candidate Ben Smith was leading with 35.84 percent of the vote. It was unclear if there would be a run-off since no candidate won a majority of the votes. Candidate Terri Green received approximately 29 percent of the vote, Jody Johnson received approximately 22 percent and Chip Jarvis had 14 percent.
In the Republican race for judge of the 401st District Court, Mark Rusch garnered 66 percent of the ballots cast while James Mosser received 33 percent.
In the race for judge of County Court at Law No. 2, Barnett Walker received 43 percent of the vote. Candidates Sharon Ramage received 35 percent and Gene Sera received 21 percent.
In the Republican race for Precinct 4 County Constable, candidate Joe Wright received 76 percent of the vote while candidate Cesare Venegoni received 23 percent.