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.
Monday marks the start of a five-day period of early voting for the May 22 primary runoffs, including statewide and local races.
The two Democratic candidates for governor sounded out their differences Friday evening in their first and likely only debate before the May 22 runoff.
The Democratic challenge in Texas’ swing CD23 might hinge on neutralizing incumbent Rep. Will Hurd’s national security and cyber-defense credentials.
For starters, Joe Gonzales and Tylden Shaeffer agree that Nico LaHood’s behavior as DA reflected poorly on the District Attorney’s office.
LaHood or Gonzales will face Republican candidate Tylden Shaeffer, a local defense attorney, in the November general election.
The 2018 election cycle for statewide offices and Congressional midterms kicks off Tuesday with the start of early voting for the March 6 primary election.
Democratic voters will have nine candidates to choose from for governor on the March 6 primary ballot.
The projected race between O’Rourke and Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz is shaping up to be one of the most-watched contests in the November 2018 elections.