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Texas 2020 Elections

During debate, Texas Democratic U.S. Senate candidates differ on best way to oust Republican John Cornyn

Eleven of the 12 people seeking the Democratic nomination for the 2020 U.S. Senate race in Texas faced off in a debate Tuesday. It's been decades since someone from the party represented the state in the upper chamber.

Eleven Democratic candidates for the U.S. Senate in Austin for a debate as early voting begins in Texas on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 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 began Tuesday and runs through Feb. 28. The primary in Texas is March 3. Read about Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez here, Amanda Edwards here , Chris Bell here, Royce West here and MJ Hegar here. You can also read a Q&A with all the leading candidates here

 More in this series 

Voting in Texas

  • When was the last day to register to vote?

  • When can I vote early?

  • How will voting be different because of the pandemic?

  • How do I know if I qualify to vote by mail?

  • Are polling locations the same on Election Day as they are during early voting?

  • Can I still vote if I have COVID-19?

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