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Texas Elections 2018

Four top takeaways from the 2018 Texas midterm elections

Historic turnout, unusually tight races and a "blue wave" that didn't quite break.

Voters cast their ballots in midterm elections in Houston, 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 Dan Patrick Greg Abbott Ken Paxton Ted Cruz