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Texas Elections 2018

Analysis: In Donald Trump’s midterm, Texas voters tap the brakes

Texas Republicans had a tough election this year, losing more seats than expected and winning statewide races by much thinner margins than normal. Blame the president.

President Donald J. Trump at a MAGA rally at the Toyota Center in Houston on Oct. 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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