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Texas Elections 2018

Valdez commits to a gubernatorial debate with Abbott — but not the one Abbott has agreed to

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Lupe Valdez has agreed to debate Republican Gov. Greg Abbott on Oct. 8 in Houston. A week ago, Abbott committed to a different debate — on Sept. 28 in Austin.

Gov. Greg Abbott and Democratic challenger Lupe Valdez.

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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