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Democrats view Texas congressional special election with a mix of optimism and caution after disappointing 2020

Ten Democrats are among 23 candidates running to replace the late U.S. Rep. Ron Wright, R-Arlington, in a May 1 special election.

The U.S. Capitol looms in the background as a woman walks among flags at the Washington Monument in Washington D.C. on May 27, 2020.

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Politics 2020 elections J.K. "Jake" Ellzey Ron Wright Texas congressional delegation