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U.S. Rep. Will Hurd victorious in rematch with Pete Gallego

Democrat Pete Gallego is challenging U.S. Rep. Will Hurd for the sprawling CD-23 seat. Hurd won the swing seat from Gallego two years ago; no incumbent has won a second term in eight years.
Democrat Pete Gallego is challenging U.S. Rep. Will Hurd for the sprawling CD-23 seat. Hurd won the swing seat from Gallego two years ago; no incumbent has won a second term in eight years.

U.S. Rep. Will Hurd claimed victory in his re-election bid Tuesday night, becoming the first incumbent to hold onto the Texas 23rd District in eight years.

 

Bea Vallejo, 60, and Pete De Hoyos, 70, talk to one another outside an early voting location Tuesday in Del Rio. They are supporters of U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, the San Antonio Republican who is in a rematch with Alpine Democrat Pete Gallego for the 23rd District.
Bea Vallejo, 60, and Pete De Hoyos, 70, talk to one another outside an early voting location Tuesday in Del Rio. They are supporters of U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, the San Antonio Republican who is in a rematch with Alpine Democrat Pete Gallego for the 23rd District.

Trump and the 23rd District: It's complicated

Republican incumbent U.S. Rep Will Hurd and Democrat Pete Gallego are battling it out in a sprawling, idiosyncratic district.

U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-San Antonio, and Democratic challenger Pete Gallego faced off Thursday in likely their only debate before Election Day. Hurd and Gallego are in a rematch for Texas' 23rd Congressional District.
U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-San Antonio, and Democratic challenger Pete Gallego faced off Thursday in likely their only debate before Election Day. Hurd and Gallego are in a rematch for Texas' 23rd Congressional District.

In likely only debate, Gallego and Hurd clash over Trump, border walls

Democrat Pete Gallego accused U.S. Rep. Will Hurd of not doing enough to oppose Donald Trump's candidacy. Hurd charged that he's a more effective congressman than Gallego was.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott speaks to supporters of Congressman Will Hurd (background) during a Saturday afternoon appearance at Hurd's campaign headquarters in San Antonio.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott speaks to supporters of Congressman Will Hurd (background) during a Saturday afternoon appearance at Hurd's campaign headquarters in San Antonio.

Abbott Pitches 'Rookie of the Year' Hurd to Hispanic Voters

Gov. Greg Abbott on Saturday pitched freshman U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-San Antonio, as the "rookie of the year" in his fight for re-election, while seeking to boost the lawmaker among the same voters that Democrats hope will be Hurd's downfall in November. 

Former U.S.Rep. Pete Gallego of Alpine visits the Texas House on Mar. 25, 2015. Gallego is running again for the House seat now occupied by U.S. Rep. Will Hurd.
Former U.S.Rep. Pete Gallego of Alpine visits the Texas House on Mar. 25, 2015. Gallego is running again for the House seat now occupied by U.S. Rep. Will Hurd.

Trump-Gallego Voters? They're Out There, Gallego Says

As Pete Gallego campaigns to take back his seat in Texas' 23rd congressional district, the Alpine Democrat says he is discovering a unique kind of voter backing him and GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump.