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Texas 2020 Elections

Analysis: In special Texas House election, Democrats bit off more than they could chew

Texas Democrats raised the stakes in their effort to flip a Republican House seat to their side in Fort Bend County. It was a long-shot, promoted as a promising opportunity. And they lost, big.

Gary Gates thanks supporters during his election night watch party at Gallery Furniture in Richmond, TX, on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020.

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