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.
Congressional District 23 is a swing district that has been represented by Republican Will Hurd since 2015.
Texans got their say Tuesday in the nation’s earliest midterm primary, weighing in on local, statewide, and Congressional races.
There’s little daylight between the five candidates in the crowded Democratic primary to represent TX-23 when it comes to core party issues.
Five Democrats are vying for a chance to take on U.S. Rep. Will Hurd (R-Helotes) in Texas’ most competitive congressional district.
Two more prominent Democrats are joining the race to challenge U.S Rep. Will Hurd, whose 23rd Congressional district runs across much of the Texas border.
Hurd, who served as a CIA officer from 2000-2009 in South Asia and the Middle East, has an ample background in computer science, cybersecurity and national security, sits on the Homeland Security Committee, and is chairman of the IT Subcommittee for Oversight and Government Reform.