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Texas Elections 2018

Some Texas Republicans are endorsing Democrats. Is it "Texas over party" or sour grapes?

Two statewide officeholders are among the Republican incumbents who have seen former primary opponents take the unusual step of endorsing their Democratic challengers ahead of the midterm elections.

Top row: Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, Scott Milder and Mike Collier; middle row: Land Commissioner George P. Bush, Jerry Patterson and Miguel Suazo; bottom row: state Rep. Matt Rinaldi, Bennett Ratliff and Julie Johnson.

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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