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Texas 2022 Elections

South Texas, Abbott vs. O’Rourke, and Harris County: Here are the biggest things to watch for on election night

While the GOP focuses on the border and economy under President Joe Biden, Democrats are hoping to prove polls and political forecasters wrong by tapping into anger over the overturning of Roe v. Wade and the Uvalde school shooting.

Democratic gubernatorial nominee Beto O'Rourke, left, and Gov. Greg Abbott during a debate in Edinburg on Sept. 30, 2022.

Can Republicans make good on their South Texas ambitions? 

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Is the polling right for Abbott?

Whose issues won out? 

How many voters will turn out?

Will Lina Hidalgo hang on in Harris County? 

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