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Analysis: Can Beto O’Rourke overcome Ted Cruz’s million-vote margin?

In statewide elections, Texas Republicans regularly beat their Democratic opponents by a million votes or more. In a state where midterm election turnouts have yet to top 5 million votes, that's a formidable hurdle.

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz meets with Austin-area home schoolers on August 4, 2018.

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2018 elections 2018 Texas U.S. Senate Election Beto O'Rourke Ted Cruz