Pu Ying Huang: Fletcher/Michael Stravato: Culberson

With primary behind her, Lizzie Pannill Fletcher's bid against U.S. Rep. John Culberson emerging as major midterm fight for fall

Though her primary fight against fellow Democrat Laura Moser drew national attention, Lizzie Fletcher's general election race against U.S. Rep. John Culberson, R-Houston, is poised to create plenty of buzz as well.

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Laura Skelding: Escobar and Paxton/Bob Daemmrich: Garcia/Marjorie Kamys Cotera: Valdez

We visualized how underrepresented Texas women are in government. This year, it could change — but not by much.

This year's surge in women candidates could result in a record high percentage of female representation in Texas’ congressional delegation and the state legislature. But regardless of the outcome in November, Texas women will still fall short of equal representation in their government.

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