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State Sen. Sylvia Garcia resigns, Gov. Abbott sets Dec. 11 special election

The Houston Democrat won a U.S. House seat Tuesday.

At a press conference in Houston on Nov. 9, 2018, state Sen. Sylvia Garcia announces she will resign from her Senate seat effective 12:01 p.m. today. Garcia joins the U.S. House of Representatives in January.

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