Republicans Seek Open House Seats in Dallas Area

The Republican candidates vying to fill three open seats in the Dallas area include Tea Partiers, moderates and a former state representative. In the crowded North Texas field, it's likely all of the races could end in runoffs. Here's a look at who's running in HD-67, HD-114 and HD-115.


In the battle to replace state Rep. Jerry Madden, R-Richardson, voters will have five candidates to choose from. Many staunch conservatives in the district are still fuming over Madden’s decision in 2009 to back House Speaker Joe Straus over the hometown candidate, McKinney state Rep. Ken Paxton ...

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