"Hawthorne, Griffin win in GOP primary" by: Jessica Shepard

   Janice Brooks Hawthorne will be the next Matagorda County District Clerk and Loretta Griffin will be the next County Treasurer following their victories in the Republican primaries Tuesday, March 6. 
   There were no Democratic challengers for district clerk or treasurer for either to face in the November general election. 
   With 4,115 total voters participating in Tuesday’s Democratic and Republican primaries, Hawthorne defeated incumbent District Clerk Jamie Crawford Grantz. 
   Hawthorne garnered 1,598 or 54.7 percent of votes over Grantz’s 1,322 votes or 45.3 percent. 
   Griffin defeated challenger Tressa Leadford, capturing 1,576 or 53.9 percent of votes over Leadford’s 1,348 or 46.1 percent of votes. 


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