"I'm thrilled, I'm honored, I'm humbled," she said. "The voters spoke and made their decision, and I'm thrilled.
"We started off with 52 percent and ended up with 50.8 percent. When your numbers start going down, you get a little worried. But we had to have 50.1 percent to avoid a runoff and now we can just get back to work and move on."
Among Palo Pinto County voters, State Representative Jim Keffer came away with the majority of votes in his race against Cullen Crisp, garnering 63.33 percent, 1,872-1,084.
On the other side of the aisle, Theresa Crosier unseated incumbent and write-in Ida Nickerson for Democratic County Chair.
Tuesday night signaled the end of the campaign trail for all of Palo Pinto County's local candidates, save two. Republican Jeff Fryer will now face off against Democrat Raymond Procter for the seat of Precinct 4 Commissioner in the upcoming general election. All other races were uncontested.