How quickly things change
Photos by Mark M. Hancock / © The Beaumont Enterprise
Jefferson County Commissioner Eddie Arnold (left) has a laugh with Republican candidate for county judge Billy Job (right) before early voting returns were announced at the VIP Hotel in Port Arthur on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006.
Republican candidates Billy Job (left) and Rick Williams (right) assess negative early voting returns at the VIP Hotel. Job ran for Jefferson County Judge. Williams ran for 279th District Judge. Both lost.
Today, it was confirmed that the House and Senate both went to the Democratic Party. Donald Rumsfeld also stepped down as Secretary of Defense.