Incumbents ahead in Odessa
Tight races in Harrington, Sprague
Last updated 8/1/2023 at 10:45pm
ODESSA — Incumbents held comfortable leads over their opponents in local races for Mayor and Councilmember No. 5 after the first ballot count in the primary election Tuesday, Aug. 1.
Incumbent mayor Bill Crossley had 162 votes. Second-place Jeremy Smith had 37 votes, while Ed Hayden was third with 22 votes.
Meanwhile, incumbent councilwoman Marlene Kramer garnered 114 votes. Laura Caler had 73 votes, while Michael Igo had 33 votes.
Races are much tighter in Harrington and Sprague.
In Harrington, Gavin Wagner holds a slim lead over his two opponents with 29 votes. The margin between se...