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Texas midterm election results

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Railroad commissioner? County Court-at-Law judge? County tax assessor-collector? When you head to the polls, know what the responsibilities are of the positions on your ballot. Here's a brief explainer on some of the key elected positions in Texas
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Railroad commissioner? County Court-at-Law judge? County tax assessor-collector? When you head to the polls, know what the responsibilities are of the positions on your ballot. Here's a brief explainer on some of the key elected positions in Texas

U.S. Senate

Statewide

Ted Cruz-R 3,644,898

Beto O’Rourke-D 3,371,688

Neal M. Dikeman-L 50,777

59.03% reporting

Tarrant

Ted Cruz-R 275,131

Beto O’Rourke-D 270,121

Neal M. Dikeman-L 4,218

57.24% reporting

U.S. House

District 6

Districtwide

Ron Wright-R 113,439

Jana Lynne Sanchez-D 97,197

Jason Allen Harber-L 3,042

58.51% reporting

Tarrant

Ron Wright-R 72,601

Jana Lynne Sanchez-D 79,218

Jason Allen Harber-L 2,205

41.21% reporting

District 12

Districtwide

Kay Granger-R 158,850

Vanessa Adia-D 81,351

Jacob Leddy-L 4,367

60.78% reporting

Tarrant

Kay Granger-R 106,451

Vanessa Adia-D 71,986

Jacob Leddy-L 3,316

65.77% reporting

District 24

Districtwide

Kenny E. Marchant-R 121,843

Jan McDowell-D 110,553

Mike Kolls, 4,090

57.24% reporting

Tarrant

Kenny E. Marchant-R 60,878

Jan McDowell-D 38,164

Mike Kolls, 1,824

67.71% reporting

District 25

Districtwide

Roger Williams-R 133,192

Julie Oliver-D 116,263

Desarae Lindsey-L 3,864

51.03% reporting

Tarrant

Roger Williams-R 1,324

Julie Oliver-D 569

Desarae Lindsey-L 21

50% reporting

District 26

Districtwide

Michael C. Burgess-R 171,479

Linsey Fagan-D 110,588

Mark Boler-L 4,407

57.74% reporting

Tarrant

Michael C. Burgess-R 37,637

Linsey Fagan-D 19,572

Mark Boler-L 910

68.29% reporting

District 33

Districtwide

Willie Billups-R 22,306

Marc Veasey-D 77,783

Jason Reeves-L 1,892

57.54% reporting

Tarrant

Willie Billups-R 9,469

Marc Veasey-D 38,317

Jason Reeves-L 686

54.72% reporting

Statewide offices

Governor

Statewide

Greg Abbott-R 3,979,292

Lupe Valdez-D 2,974,553

Mark Jay Tippetts-L 113,992

60.08% reporting

Tarrant

Greg Abbott-R 301,399

Lupe Valdez-D 236,787

Mark Jay Tippetts-L 9,936

57.24% reporting

Lieutenant Governor

Statewide

Dan Patrick-R 3,648,651

Mike Collier-D 3,242,166

Kerry Douglas McKennon-L 157,191

60.08% reporting

Tarrant

Dan Patrick-R 278,770

Mike Collier-D 255,139

Kerry Douglas McKennon-L 12,733

57.24% reporting

Attorney General

Statewide

Ken Paxton-R 3,594,018

Justin Nelson-D 3,270,464

Michael Ray Harris-L 161,975

60.08% reporting

Tarrant

Ken Paxton-R 273,260

Justin Nelson-D 259,178

Michael Ray Harris-L 12,951

57.24% reporting

Comptroller

Statewide

Glenn Hegar-R 3,757,070

Joi Chevalier-D 2,993,032

Ben Sanders-L 223,887

60.08% reporting

Tarrant

Glenn Hegar-R 284,153

Joi Chevalier-D 238,769

Ben Sanders-L 18,277

57.24% reporting

Land Commissioner

Statewide

George P. Bush-R 3,862,440

Miguel Suazo-D 3,027,482

Matt Pina-L 216,429

64.48% reporting

Tarrant

George P. Bush-R 291,969

Miguel Suazo-D 235,847

Matt Pina-L 16,063

57.24% reporting

Agriculture Commissioner

Statewide

Sid Miller-R 3,662,191

Kim Olson-D 3,247,250

Richard Carpenter-L 156,724

64.48% reporting

Tarrant

Sid Miller-R 277,000

Kim Olson-D 253,170

Richard Carpenter-L 11,693

57.24% reporting

Railroad Commissioner

Statewide

Christi Craddick-R 3,794,666

Roman McAllen-D 3,069,499

Mike Wright-L 195,050

64.48% reporting

Tarrant

Christi Craddick-R 285,155

Roman McAllen-D 239,790

Mike Wright-L 16,659

57.24% reporting

Supreme Court, Place 2

Statewide

Jimmy Blacklock-R 3,822,458

Steven Kirkland-D 3,265,694

64.48% reporting

Tarrant

Jimmy Blacklock-R 285,627

Steven Kirkland-D 254,803

57.24% reporting

Supreme Court, Place 4

Statewide

John Devine-R 3,810,748

R.K. Sandill-D 3,219,183

164.48% reporting

Tarrant

John Devine-R 287,106

R.K. Sandill-D 252,027

57.24% reporting

Supreme Court, Place 6

Statewide

Jeff Brown-R 3,815,500

Kathy Cheng-D 3,221,608

64.48% reporting

Tarrant

Jeff Brown-R 285,995

Kathy Cheng-D 253,528

57.24% reporting

Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 1

Statewide

Sharon Keller-R 3,720,484

Maria T. (Terri) Jackson-D 3,171,374

William Bryan Strange III-L 155,129

64.48% reporting

Tarrant

Sharon Keller-R 281,487

Maria T. (Terri) Jackson-D 246,516

William Bryan Strange III-L 12,512

57.24% reporting

Court of Criminal Appeals, Place 7

Statewide

Barbara Parker Hervey-R 3,836,062

Ramona Franklin-D 3,182,541

64.48% reporting

Tarrant

Barbara Parker Hervey-R 288,339

Ramona Franklin-D 249,929

57.24% reporting

State Legislature

Senate District 9

Districtwide

Kelly Hancock-R 118,598

Gwenn Burud-D 97,181

57.54% reporting

Tarrant

Kelly Hancock-R 102,795

Gwenn Burud-D 74,861

53.24% reporting

Senate District 10

Districtwide

Konni Burton-R 121,967

Beverly Powell-D 129,683

57.30% reporting

Tarrant

Konni Burton-R 121,967

Beverly Powell-D 129,683

52.65% reporting

House District 91

Districtwide

Stephanie Klick-R 32,988

Jeromey Sims-D 19,002

57.30% reporting

Tarrant

Stephanie Klick-R 32,988

Jeromey Sims-D 19,002

80% reporting

House District 92

Districtwide

Jonathan Stickland-R 26,221

Steve Riddell-D 24,428

Eric P. Espinoza-L 1,363

57.31% reporting

Tarrant

Jonathan Stickland-R 26,220

Steve Riddell-D 24,428

Eric P. Espinoza-L 1,363

55.36% reporting

House District 93

Districtwide

Matt Krause-R 26,064

Nancy Bean-D 21,863

57.30% reporting

Tarrant

Matt Krause-R 26,064

Nancy Bean-D 21,863

54.93% reporting

House District 94

Districtwide

Tony Tinderholt-R 31,500

Finnigan Jones-D 25,995

Jessica Pallett-L 2,117

81.99% reporting

Tarrant

Tony Tinderholt-R 28,292

Finnigan Jones-D 23,287

Jessica Pallett-L 1,824

53.45% reporting

House District 95

Districtwide

Stephen A. West-R 9,179

Nicole Collier-D 31,719

Joshua G. Burns-L 703

81.99% reporting

Tarrant

Stephen A. West-R 8,287

Nicole Collier-D 29,252

Joshua G. Burns-L 599

57.30% reporting

House District 96

Districtwide

Bill Zedler-R 30,319

Ryan E. Ray-D 28,179

Stephen Parmer-L 1,122

81.99% reporting

Tarrant

Bill Zedler-R 28,422

Ryan E. Ray-D 26,251

Stephen Parmer-L 987

43.75% reporting

House District 97

Districtwide

Craig Goldman-R 33,613

Beth Llewellyn McLaughlin-D 28,349

Rod Wingo-L 1,204

81.99% reporting

Tarrant

Craig Goldman-R 31,142

Beth Llewellyn McLaughlin-D 26,717

Rod Wingo-L 1,052

61.29% reporting

House District 98

Districtwide

Giovanni Capriglione-R 55,717

Mica J. Ringo-D 23,827

H. Todd J. Moore-L 1,946

81.99% reporting

Tarrant

Giovanni Capriglione-R 54,160

Mica J. Ringo-D 22,996

H. Todd J. Moore-L 1,841

79.63% reporting

House District 99

Districtwide

Charlie Geren-R 35,822

Michael Stackhouse-D 19,470

81.99% reporting

Tarrant

Charlie Geren-R 33,421

Michael Stackhouse-D 18,061

61.97% reporting

House District 101

Districtwide

Chris Turner-I 26,528

James Allen-L 3,673

81.99% reporting

Tarrant

Chris Turner-D 23,837

James Allen-L 3,204

17.65% reporting

Other races

Texas Board of Education District 11

Districtwide

Patricia “Pat” Hardy-R 349,580

Carla Morton-D 241,639

Aaron Gutknecht-L 13,962

69.52% reporting

Tarrant

Patricia “Pat” Hardy-R 249,165

Carla Morton-D 172,085

Aaron Gutknecht-L 9,703

62.56% reporting

Texas Board of Education District 13

Districtwide

A. Denise Russell-R 84,931

Aicha Davis-D 271,373

68.75% reporting

Tarrant

A. Denise Russell-R 32,343

Aicha Davis-D 76,317

47.41% reporting

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