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Texas 2022 Elections

Moderate Democrats win two key South Texas runoffs, while another is too close to call

U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar’s too-close-to-call runoff got most of the attention, but three other primary runoffs Tuesday carried big stakes for Democrats as they try to defend South Texas from a new GOP offensive.

Morgan LaMantia, Texas Senate District 27 Democratic Candidate, poses for a photo after a Futuro RGV candidate forum in Brownsville, Texas on Jan. 19, 2022.
Verónica G. Cárdenas for The Texas Tribune

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