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Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 12:14 AM CST

Election Race Results

Election Race Results

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 02:34 PM CST

Abbott Wins Second Term as Texas Governor

Abbott Wins Second Term as Texas Governor

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) has been elected to a second term, NBC News projected just after 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 12:16 AM CST

Democrat Powell Unseats Incumbent Republican in State Senate

Democrat Powell Unseats Incumbent Republican in State Senate

With 90 percent of precincts reporting, Democrat Beverly Powell is projected to win the Texas State Senate District seat formerly held by Republican Konni Burton.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 05:09 PM CST

Paxton Wins Over Phariss for TX District 8 Senate Seat

Paxton Wins Over Phariss for TX District 8 Senate Seat

The wife of Texas' indicted attorney general has been elected to the Legislature, wining a heavily Republican Senate seat representing suburban Dallas.

Monday, Nov 19, 2018 at 12:00 AM CST

Will Kelly Stay or Won't He? Trump Praises, Criticizes Aide

Will Kelly Stay or Won't He? Trump Praises, Criticizes Aide

President Donald Trump isn't committing to a previous pledge to keep chief of staff John Kelly for the remainder of his term, part of widespread speculation about staffing changes that could soon sweep...

Sunday, Nov 18, 2018 at 11:15 PM CST

Brenda Snipes to Resign as Broward County Elections Chief

Brenda Snipes to Resign as Broward County Elections Chief

Brenda Snipes has submitted her resignation as the Broward County supervisor of elections. A representative of Snipes confirmed the news to NBC 6 on Sunday. Snipes became the Broward County supervisor of...

Sunday, Nov 18, 2018 at 02:19 PM CST

Trump Uses Derisive Nickname for Rep. Adam Schiff in Tweet

Trump Uses Derisive Nickname for Rep. Adam Schiff in Tweet

President Donald Trump is name-calling Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff for saying Matthew Whitaker's appointment as acting attorney general is unconstitutional. Trump says Schiff shouldn't complain that Whitaker...

Sunday, Nov 18, 2018 at 03:35 PM CST

Georgia Makes Election Results Final by Certifying Votes

Georgia Makes Election Results Final by Certifying Votes

Georgia has certified its Nov. 6 election results, finally ending the contentious race for governor. Georgia Secretary of State Robyn Crittenden said late Saturday the results are certified and can be viewed on...

Saturday, Sep 29, 2018 at 12:19 PM CDT

Abbott, Valdez at Odds in State's Only Gubernatorial Debate

Abbott, Valdez at Odds in State's Only Gubernatorial Debate

The first and only scheduled gubernatorial debate between Texas incumbent Gov. Greg Abbott (R) and challenger Lupe Valdez (D) will take place this Friday in Austin and will be broadcast in North Texas in English...

Friday, Sep 21, 2018 at 10:58 PM CDT

Sparks Fly in First Cruz, O'Rourke Debate

Sparks Fly in First Cruz, O'Rourke Debate

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz and U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke squared-off in the first of three debates ahead of the November election.

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