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By Public Radio Staff Republican Tony Gonzales, who served as a cryptologist in the Navy and was deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan, edged out his Democratic opponent Gina Ortiz Jones in the race for the heavily sought-after 23rd Congressional District … Continue reading
By Ari Snider Early voting is underway, and Big Bend voters will help decide one of the most competitive races in the state — the bid to replace retiring Republican Congressman Will Hurd in Texas’ 23rd Congressional District. Republican candidate … Continue reading
With Rep. Will Hurd Retiring From Congress, CD23 Is Up For Grabs And Both Parties Are Looking To Take It
By Sally Beauvais and Carlos Morales When Congressman Will Hurd announced his retirement last year, it set off a frenzy. The outgoing Republican represents Texas’ Congressional District 23, a swing district covering 29 counties in West and South Texas. The … Continue reading
By Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune Gina Ortiz Jones, the leading Democratic candidate to replace U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Helotes, raised over $1 million in the third quarter, her campaign announced Tuesday morning. The figure represents a massive haul that her campaign … Continue reading
Republican U.S. Rep. Will Hurd To Retire From Congress After Holding On To A District Democrats Are Desperate To Flip
By Abby Livingston, Texas Tribune The U.S. House’s last black Republican member, Rep. Will Hurd of Helotes, announced Thursday that he is retiring from Congress. President Donald Trump’s racist comments about elected officials weighed heavily on Hurd, who has often spoken out against the … Continue reading
By Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune Gina Ortiz Jones, the Democrat who narrowly lost last year to U.S. Rep. Will Hurd, R-Helotes, is running again. Jones, a former Air Force intelligence officer, launched her long-anticipated 2020 bid Tuesday morning, setting the stage … Continue reading
By Patrick Svitek, Texas Tribune Almost two weeks have passed since the election, but Jones had been holding out hope and waiting to see all outstanding ballots counted.
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.
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
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.