For Dallas Democrat, win in Texas House race "bittersweet" (audio)
Attorney Victoria Neave's victory over state Rep. Kenneth Sheets, R-Mesquite, was a rare bright spot for Texas Democrats Tuesday night.
Victoria Neave's victory over state Rep. Kenneth Sheets, R-Mesquite, in the state's most expensive House race was a rare bright spot for Texas Democrats Tuesday night. But the win took on greater importance for Neave when she realized Republican Donald Trump had been elected the next president. Hear the full story at KERA.
Read related coverage:
- Four incumbent Republican state representatives in Dallas county were vying to keep their seats, and three managed to do it.
- Texas voters turned out more in some parts of the state than others.
- Here's a look at five takeaways from President-elect Donald Trump's victory, from a Texas perspective.
Information about the authors
Quality journalism doesn't come free
Perhaps it goes without saying — but producing quality journalism isn't cheap. At a time when newsroom resources and revenue across the country are declining, The Texas Tribune remains committed to sustaining our mission: creating a more engaged and informed Texas with every story we cover, every event we convene and every newsletter we send. As a nonprofit newsroom, we rely on members to help keep our stories free and our events open to the public. Do you value our journalism? Show us with your support.Yes, I'll donate today