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Democrat Gina Ortiz Jones Concedes In Close Congressional Race Against Will Hurd

Almost two weeks have passed since the election, but Jones had been holding out hope and waiting to see all outstanding ballots counted.

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Will Hurd, Gina Ortiz Jones Congressional Race Too close To Call In Texas

U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Helotes, is looking to hold on to the 23rd District. His opponent is Gina Ortiz Jones, a former Air Force intelligence officer.

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CD23: Voter Concerns Are As Broad As The Region Is Vast

Congressional District 23 is one of the longest in the country — it takes eight hours to drive across, from San Antonio almost to El Paso. In our first report at the sprawling district, we looked at the size and … Continue reading

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Why Texas’ Massive 23rd District Is Important For Republicans And Democrats

The sparsely populated region that’s bigger than some states is 70 percent Hispanic, but also covers part of the Permian Basin where the oil-and-gas industry has a lot of influence.

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What You Need to Know About the Race for District 23

Early voting continues this week for the Democrat and Republican primary runoff elections in Texas. In the race for the Congressional District 23, Democrat voters will decide whether Gina Ortiz Jones or Rick Treviño get’s the nomination.

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Primary race to challenge U.S Rep. Will Hurd draws two more Democrats

Two more prominent Democrats are joining the race to challenge U.S Rep. Will Hurd, whose sprawling 23rd Congressional district runs across much of the Texas border, via Texas Tribune.

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Texas Congressman Introduces SMART Act, Calls for Tech-Minded Approach to Border Security

Congressman Will Hurd, who represents much of far West Texas, has introduced a bill aimed at using tech in order to secure the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Federal Panel Rules Some of Texas’ Congressional Districts Illegal

Some of Texas’ 36 congressional districts violate either the U.S. Constitution or the federal Voting Rights Act, a panel of federal judges ruled Friday. In a long-delayed ruling, the judges ruled 2-1 that the Texas Legislature must redraw the political … Continue reading

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U.S. Rep. Will Hurd declares victory over Pete Gallego

SAN ANTONIO –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. “We won this thing because of y’alls hard work,” Hurd, a Republican, said shortly after midnight at … Continue reading

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In Hurd-Gallego Rematch, Veterans Issues Again a Flashpoint

If it’s an even-numbered year, there’s a good chance of a competitive race for Texas’ 23rd Congressional District, a perennial swing seat sprawling across West Texas. Also likely is a fierce debate over which candidate is a better advocate for … Continue reading

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