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Texas Elections 2018

Can a viral video flip a Texas congressional district? MJ Hegar aims to find out

In less than a week, Democrat MJ Hegar's widely praised campaign video has many political insiders wondering if her long-shot campaign against U.S. Rep. John Carter has a chance at success.

Screenshot from MJ Hegar's campaign video, with the featured helicopter door in the background. Hegar is the 2018 Democratic nominee challenging U.S. Rep. John Carter, R-Round Rock.

Texas Elections 2018

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz defeated Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke in the race for U.S. Senate. View full 2018 Texas election results or subscribe to The Brief for the latest election news.

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