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Texas 2022 Elections

Vicente Gonzalez holds back Republican surge, returns 34th Congressional District to Democratic control

The Democratic congressman ousted Rep. Mayra Flores, R-Los Indios, who had won a special election in June. The race was key to Republican efforts to win over Hispanic voters in South Texas.

U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez, D-McAllen, and Democratic candidate for Texasí 34th Congressional District at his watch party in Brownsville on Nov. 8, 2022.

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Mayra Flores at her election night event in Weslaco on Election Day, Nov. 8, 2022.

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