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Number of Democrats, all incumbents and unopposed, elected to county-level office in Foard Co. despite the fact that 48% of all votes cast there were straight-ticket Republican.

Democratic Sheriff Mike Brown, County Attorney Marshall Capps, County Comms. Rick Hammonds and Larry Wright, and Constable Lee Hammonds were re-elected in a county that gave 75% of its votes to Donald Trump and around 70% of its votes to every statewide Republican candidate. Staley Heatley, the Democratic district attorney for the three-county 49th Judicial District that includes Foard Co., also was unopposed.

Foard Co. is the northernmost blue-shaded county on the map below. It is located on the remnants of what used to be a Democrat-dominated Texas Panhandle political landscape.

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