The Texas polls have closed, and we now have the first wave voting information from the Lone Star State. The Lone Star State has been a solidly Republican state for the past 11 presidential elections, but this year, a Democratic challenger has made an impressive start in the gubernatorial race.
A number of House seats are up for grabs in this year’s election, and successful candidates have already claimed the first places in the state’s congressional delegation.
As more results become available, we will update this article. Keep up-to-date with all the latest news about the midterms using Election Day 2020: Live
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Governor Abbott was elected to a third term in a red state. Greg Abbott, a Republican has been elected to a third term, defeating Beto O’Rourke, a Democrat.
Many Democrats had hoped O’Rourke’s favourable national record could translate into a win in Texas. However, this strategy is not working out as Abbot was declared the winner.
- Beto O’Rouke, D
2.Greg Abbott (R)
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Texas is divided into 38 congressional districts, with each one electing its representative for the 118th Congress. Two candidates have won the Texas midterm elections just hours after polling closed. They are both Democrats. Another sign of the Blue mirage, or a positive sign for Dems?