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Texas Elections 2018

Dispute over resignation letter holds up special election to replace state Sen. Sylvia Garcia

Garcia, who is widely expected to be headed to Congress next year, is at odds with the governor's office over whether her resignation letter was worded properly to allow him to call a special election.

Texas Sen. Sylvia Garcia, D-Houston, speaks with Evan Smith at TT Events at the Austin Club on April 19, 2018.  Garcia is favored in the November election for Congressional District 29 seat now being held by Gene Green.

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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