Texas Elections 2018

On March 6, Texas held the first statewide primary of the Trump era. This cycle has an unusually high number of prominent open races, with eight Texans in the U.S. House opting not to run for re-election and more than a dozen in the Texas Legislature doing the same. The Texas Tribune is providing comprehensive coverage of key races and issues across both parties' ballots.

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11 Texas congressional primary races to watch

From the Republican primary with a whopping 18 candidates to the Democratic primary that prompted national Democrats to go after one of their own, here’s our list of the most interesting congressional races.

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38 Texas legislative primary races to watch

From the state senate primary that's shaping up to be the most expensive in Texas history to the dozen open seats in the Texas House, there are dramatic legislative races across the state worth keeping an eye on as polls close Tuesday.

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