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Texas Elections 2018

Can a moderate Democrat win in a Texas district held by Republicans for decades?

In an open seat race, two political newcomers — a moderate Democrat and a conservative — are competing to win in a Republican district that Hillary Clinton won in 2016.

Lisa Luby Ryan, Republican candidate for state House District 114, speaks with volunteers at her home before a block walk in Dallas on Sept.22, 2018.

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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John Turner, Democratic candidate for state House District 114, during a block walk in Dallas on Sept. 22, 2018.

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