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Texas 2022 Elections

Two critical Democratic runoffs in South Texas remain too close to call. Here’s what comes next.

U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, is leading his challenger, Jessica Cisneros, by 177 votes, while the margin is even smaller in the 15th Congressional District, where Michelle Vallejo is ahead of Ruben Ramirez for the open seat.

Congressional candidate Jessica Cisneros at the Get Out the Vote Rally in San Antonio on May 20, 2022.
Michelle Vallejo, U.S. Representative District 15 Candidate, poses for a photo after a Futuro RGV candidate forum in McAllen, Texas on Jan. 11, 2022.
Verónica G. Cárdenas for The Texas Tribune

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