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MJ Hegar, Royce West head to runoff in Democratic primary to challenge U.S. Sen. John Cornyn

Through Tuesday night and much of Wednesday, Royce West and Cristina Tzintzún Ramirez were vying for the second-place finish that would get them into an overtime round with MJ Hegar.

Sen. Royce West, D-Texas, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate MJ Hegar.

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State Sen. Royce West, D-Dallas, announces he's running for the U.S. Senate against John Cornyn, in Dallas on July 22, 2019.

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