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Texas Elections 2018

With days to go, contest for attorney general shows signs of a competitive race

Attorney General Ken Paxton has run a mostly under-the-radar re-election campaign, but new ads and big donations in the final days suggest Republicans aren't taking anything for granted.

Houston lawyer Justin Nelson (left) and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.

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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