Despite losses for moderate Republican candidates in several open seats — and the ousting of three incumbents — the ideological control of the State Board of Education won't be much different after this election cycle.
Now that the ballots are counted, check out vote totals and election outcomes for candidates statewide with our complete primary election scoreboard. You can also use our brackets for an overview of who's headed to a runoff and who's soaring through to November.
Primary night always provides some surprises, particularly when the election is later than usual. But some races caught even the best predictors off-guard. Here’s a look at the races where some pundits and pollsters got fooled.
State Sen. Wendy Davis, D-Fort Worth, and the Department of Public Safety are sending a reminder message to Texas law enforcement agencies: They must follow a new state law requiring them to report their backlog of untested rape kits.