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In a Dallas state Senate district held by the GOP for decades, incumbent Don Huffines is in a tight race

Democrat Nathan Johnson and changing local demographics have some fearful that a "blue wave" could overwhelm the district.

State Sen. Don Huffines, R-Dallas (left), and his Democratic challenger, Nathan Johnson.
State Sen. Don Huffines walks through the rain to knock on a door where a Beto O’Rourke supporter lives, in Dallas on Oct. 13, 2018.

An established name

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Aiming for moderates

Mary Catherine Huffines, wife of Texas District 16 state Sen. Don Huffines, R-Dallas, walks through a driving rainstorm to campaign for her husband, in Dallas on Oct. 13, 2018.

A changing district

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