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Texas 2020 Elections

The race for Texas House speaker has quickly become a crowded contest as balance of power hinges on Tuesday's election

Republican state Reps. Trent Ashby, John Cyrier, Chris Paddie and Geanie Morrison are the first four from their party to file. And state Rep. Oscar Longoria became the third Democrat to file for the leadership post.

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