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Texas 2022 Elections

Texas Democrats admit to faltering on messaging and voter turnout, contributing to resounding midterm losses

Beto O’Rourke lost by double-digits on Tuesday night and so did every other statewide Democrat. That has left Democrats in a familiar position: wounded after a disappointing election night while contemplating their strategy and their future.

A woman watches the election results and waves a United States flag at the Beto O'Rourke election night headquarters event, on Nov. 8, 2022, in El Paso.



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