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Texas Elections 2018

Texas Democrats were aiming for historic wins in 2018. What they got instead was hope for 2020.

Republicans won every statewide office in Texas, as they have in every election for the past 20 years. But Democrats are taking heart in their narrow losing margins.

Beto O'Rourke speaks to his supporters after losing to Ted Cruz in the 2018 midterm elections, in El Paso on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 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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Congress Politics State government 2018 elections 2018 Texas U.S. Senate Election Beto O'Rourke Ted Cruz