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Royce West helped flip Dallas County for Democrats in 2006. Could he flip Texas in 2020?

In a crowded Democratic field to challenge U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, the longtime state senator is betting on his decades of experience as a consensus builder.

State Sen. and Democratic candidate. for U.S. Senate Royce West in the lobby at 919 Congress Ave. on Feb. 4, 2020.

Texas 2020 Elections

We're telling stories about the leading Democrats running in the primary for the U.S. Senate seat. Texas 2020 early voting begins Feb. 18 and runs through Feb. 28. The primary in Texas is March 3. Read about Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez here, Amanda Edwards here, Chris Bell here and MJ Hegar here. You can also read a Q&A with all the leading candidates here

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"Power broker"

Photos COPYRIGHT Bob Daemmrich 1997, 1999, 2001.  All rights reserved. 

Sen. Royce West in action at the Texas Senate. Year…
Photos COPYRIGHT Bob Daemmrich 1997, 1999, 2001.  All rights reserved. 

Sen. Royce West in action at the Texas Senate. Year…
Photos COPYRIGHT Bob Daemmrich 1997, 1999, 2001.  All rights reserved. 

Sen. Royce West in action at the Texas Senate. Year…

Coalition builder

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