Republicans Wright, Ellzey Advance in TX-6 Special; Dems Locked Out

In Politics by Newswire.news


ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) – A runoff for a U.S. House seat in Texas is set between Republican Susan Wright, whose husband was the first member of Congress to die after being diagnosed with COVID-19, and Republican Jake Ellzey.
Democrat Jana Lynne Sanchez was narrowly locked out of the runoff in Texas’ 6th Congressional District, which has long been GOP territory. With nearly all votes counted, Sanchez had trailed Ellzey by 354 votes. She said in a statement Sunday that her campaign “came up short.”
“Democrats have come a long way toward competing in Texas but we still have a long way to go,”…
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