U.S. Rep. Will Hurd (R-Texas) won his November race against Democrat Gina Ortiz Jones by a mere 926 votes.
Gina Ortiz Jones conceded the 23rd Congressional District race to U.S. Rep. Will Hurd on Monday morning.
The updated results show Republican U.S. Rep. Will Hurd ahead of Democrat Gina Ortiz Jones by 1,150 votes.
Hours after Hurd claimed victory over Democratic challenger Gina Ortiz Jones, that win turned into a question mark as votes continued to roll in.
Unlike most congressional districts in Texas that have a distinct red or blue shade, this district, which stretches from San Antonio to El Paso, could go either way.
When we vote to send someone new to Congress, we make a choice about what we want for our communities, and that choice has lasting impact.
I am proud of my record in Congress, and I humbly ask my bosses, the people I represent in District 23, to allow me to keep working hard for them.
U.S. Rep. Will Hurd is looking to hold on to the 23rd District once more as Democrats argue he is not as much of an outlier in his party as his image suggests.
The two candidates vying for Texas’ 23rd Congressional District show very different campaign donor profiles.
Outpolling her Democratic rival by 66 to 34 percent, U.S. Air Force veteran Gina Ortiz Jones accepted Rick Treviño’s concession in the party’s runoff for Texas’ 23rd Congressional District.