Texans got their say Tuesday in the nation’s earliest midterm primary, weighing in on local, statewide, and Congressional races.
Trey Martinez Fischer claimed victory Tuesday night in a tightly contested battle with State Rep. Diana Arévalo that ended with a 115-vote margin between the Democratic primary candidates.
Here are results for select contested races in Bexar County on Tuesday. Runoff elections are set to take place on May 22.
Polls in Bexar County are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday for the 2018 Texas primaries.
Friday marks the last day of early voting in the 2018 primaries for statewide offices and Congressional midterms, with polls open until 8 p.m.
Five Democrats are vying for a chance to take on U.S. Rep. Will Hurd (R-Helotes) in Texas’ most competitive congressional district.
Texas will host the first statewide primaries of 2018 on March 6.
House Speaker Joe Straus on Wednesday praised Alabamians for voting against Roy Moore and tied the implications of that vote to next year’s Texas elections.
The political landscape had been upended in recent weeks, with a rash of congressional retirements leading to five newly open seats.