Jefferson County elects state's 1st black female sheriff
from Houston Chronicle
Zena Stephens on Tuesday became Texas's first black female sheriff, by narrowly turning back the county's strongest Republican challenger ever in Ray Beck. he race was close throughout the night, with Stephens leading early, boosted by leads in Port Arthur and Beaumont's northern and southern precincts. She finished with 51.4 percent of the vote.
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