The results came as Bexar County residents went to the polls to decide runoffs for local, state, and federal races.
The early voting period for the May 22 primary runoff contests ended Friday, and Bexar County’s elections head said turnout was lower than expected.
There’s undeniable uncertainty heading into Tuesday’s runoffs about how the contests to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith will shake out.
Nearly all six of the Republican congressional runoffs in Texas have turned into a pitched battle over who supports the president more.
Texans got their say Tuesday in the nation’s earliest midterm primary, weighing in on local, statewide, and Congressional races.
The Republican primary to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith (R-San Antonio) has drawn 18 candidates – a staggering number.
Chip Roy — a former senior staffer to multiple top Texas Republicans, including U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz — is running for Congress, looking to replace retiring U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith (R-San Antonio).
U.S. Rep. Lamar Smith is retiring from Congress, two sources close to the congressman told The Texas Tribune on Thursday. The San Antonio Republican was elected to the 21st Congressional District in 1987.