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Texas 2022 Elections

GOP Harris County judge candidate contesting her loss after Election Day problems at polling sites

Democratic County Judge Lina Hidalgo beat Republican Alexandra del Moral Mealer by more than 18,000 votes. An assessment of Election Day problems at polling sites “has not yet revealed” whether any voters were turned away.

Alexandra del Moral Mealer, a candidate for Harris County Judge, poses for a portrait following a forum hosted by the Houston Super Neighborhood Alliance in Houston on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022. Mealer, who was recently endorsed by the Houston Chronicle Editorial Board, is challenging incumbent Judge Lina Hidalgo.

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