La Marque Elects First Black Female Mayor In Galveston County
That changed over the weekend, when
The 57-year-old educator beat the second-place candidate 355 votes to 316 (another received 289), and in
"I cannot even describe how I feel," Sam told the Galveston County Daily News at a restaurant. "I was trying to eat earlier, and I can't even eat. It's amazing. Just awesome.
Sam will have her hands full in
"We had (President Barack) Obama, and now we have Sam," said one of her campaign managers. "Geraldine is a visionary. She has been a fighter for our community for many years."