2022 Runoff Election ResultsElections 2022IssuesVenton Jones, John Bryant Win Runoffs in Deeply Blue Dallas County Texas House Districts

Venton Jones is the nominee to replace Rep. Jasmine Crockett, while John Bryant is vying to succeed Rep. John Turner.
June 3, 2022
https://thetexan.news/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/Dallas-Skyline-Evening-Kevin-Ruck-Adobe-Stock-1280x853.jpg
Democrats nominated Venton Jones and John Bryant on runoff day to replace outgoing Dallas County Reps. Jasmine Crockett (D-Dallas) and John Turner (D-Dallas), respectively.

Venton Jones triumphed in the Democratic runoff in House District (HD) 100 with 68 percent of the vote while challenger Sandra Crenshaw received 32 percent.

Jones thanked his supporters in a social media post and commented on the nature of the campaign.

“I am so proud that throughout this campaign, we remained positive and focused on the issues impacting our community. Hate and division has no place in the Democratic Party and I will continue to help build bridges so we can get voters out again in November,” he wrote.

The incumbent for HD 100, Rep. Jasmine Crockett (D-Dallas), declined a reelection bid to replace retiring Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-TX-30).

The Texan Tumbler

Crockett decisively won the Democratic runoff for the 30th Congressional District, defeating challenger Jane Hope Hamilton.

John Bryant claimed the Democratic nomination for HD 114 after receiving 57 percent of the vote in a runoff with Alexandra Guio.

“Thank you, HD 114 Democrats, for electing me to be your candidate in the November election!” Bryant wrote on social media.

Bryant is running to replace outgoing Rep. John Turner (D-Dallas), who announced last year he would not seek reelection in order to spend more time with his family.

HD 100 overwhelmingly favors Democrats with a rating of D-85% on The Texan’s Texas Partisan Index.

Though by a smaller margin, HD 114 is also staunchly Democratic with a rating of D-65% on the Texas Partisan Index.

###

Disclosure: Unlike almost every other media outlet, The Texan is not beholden to any special interests, does not apply for any type of state or federal funding, and relies exclusively on its readers for financial support. If you’d like to become one of the people we’re financially accountable to, click here to subscribe.

Get “KB's Hot Take”

A free bi-weekly commentary on current events by Konni Burton.

Hayden Sparks

Hayden Sparks is a reporter for The Texan and a lifelong resident of the Lone Star State. He has coached competitive speech and debate and has been involved in politics since a young age. One of Hayden's favorite quotes is by Sam Houston: "Texas has yet to learn submission to any oppression, come from what source it may."