Ogg Outscores Opponent in Houston Bar Preference Poll for Harris County DA

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Kim Ogg outscores opponent in Houston Bar Association Preference Poll for Harris County District Attorney race

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"I am humbled that my fellow lawyers preferred me over my opponent," said Ogg.

In the race for Harris County District Attorney, http://kim-ogg.com/ Houston Bar Association (HBA) members voted their choices, resulting in a preference for the Democratic candidate, Kim Ogg, over the Republican interim DA, Devon Anderson. The results of the 2014 Judicial Preference Poll were announced Tuesday, and the results signaled HBA respondents’ support of Ogg for Harris County District Attorney.

With approximately 1,480 HBA members voting their preference for DA, a majority preferred Ogg to Anderson, one of four races city-wide in which attorneys favored the challenger over the incumbent.

The Houston Bar Association, the fifth largest metropolitan bar association in the U.S, with more than 11,000 member attorneys, annually distributes a Judicial Preference Poll before the November general elections for a thumbs-up or -down vote on the nominees running for every contested bench and administrative position in Harris County. The results of the survey are distributed to the press and public as an educational service.

“I am humbled that my fellow lawyers in the Houston Bar Association preferred me over my opponent for Harris County District Attorney in the 2014 Judicial Preference Poll,” said Ogg, upon hearing the results of the poll Tuesday Morning.

Early voting begins October 20, 2014.

*The Houston Bar Association asks its members to indicate their preference in contested judicial and some administrative races. The polls are not endorsements of judicial candidates by the Houston Bar Association.

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