Wendy Davis Clinches Re-election in SD-10

State Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, narrowly clung to her seat on Tuesday night, fending off Republican state Rep. Mark Shelton in the most-watched legislative race of the Texas election.

The outcome — a 51 percent to 49 percent split — was a big win for Davis, a Fort Worth lawyer who spent the last month fighting against allegations by Shelton that she was corrupt and self-dealing.

“I think, obviously, voters rejected that campaign tactic,” Davis said in an interview after her victory speech. “What they said with their votes tonight was that they wanted someone to return who they believed was ...

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