Democrat Ray Lopez defeats Republican Fred A. Rangel with 58.42 percent in House District 125.
In a special election runoff last year, Democrats lost their hold on the Texas Senate District 19 seat under similar conditions.
Voters in House District 125 will have the chance to cast a vote for former City Councilman Ray Lopez or businessman Fred Rangel starting Monday.
Fred Rangel, the lone Republican candidate in the race for HD 125, will face former City Councilman Ray Lopez in the runoff election.
The special election for Texas House District 125 has pulled a predictably low number of voters during the early voting period.
Four Democrats and one Republican are running in a Feb. 12 special election to replace Justin Rodriguez as Texas House representative for District 125.
Bexar County Elections Department has been using voting machines that are well past the typical 10-year life span.