Run Off Race For J.P. Precinct 4 Hopefuls

Published 03/04 2014 09:45PM

Updated 03/04 2014 09:51PM

By: Meredith Hillgartner 

LUBBOCK,TX- The pool has dropped from five to two candidates in the race of Justice of the Peace Precinct 4. 

Republicans Ann-Marie Carruth and Gary Vaughn are the last two competitors in the race. 

They will run against each other in a May 27th run-off election.

The seat was previously held by Judge Jean Anne Stratton for several years.

She announced she would be retiring after this term.

In December, her daughter Margaret Anne Brown decided to run for the spot. 

Brown came in third in tonight's race.

Other candidates included former Constable of Precinct 4, Brenda Willis, and Deputy Sheriff Debra Burton. 

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