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See who won in Texas Super Tuesday primary races

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  • On: 03/04/2020 15:00:10
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Super Tuesday has come and gone, and results are pretty much final now nearly all of the precincts have reported results of the primary election. Click "Read More" below to see our election updates from various reports from state and news agencies as well as from TEXPERS staff and affiliate reports.

 

UPDATE: 4:04 P.M. - These are still the unofficial projected results. Provisional and overseas mail ballots could impact these results. 

For the Democratic Primary for US Senate, now with 99% of the precincts in, Royce West with 14.5% (267,236) of the votes appears to be headed into the runoff with Mary “MJ” Hegar who captured 22.4% (411,369) of the votes. Cristina Tzintzun Ramirez, who looked to be heading into the runoff earlier this morning, currently has 13.3% of the vote (244,004).

 
Texas House District 142 incumbent Harold Dutton, who gained 45% of the vote (5,005) during the Democratic Primary, appears to be headed into a runoff with Jerry Davis, who captured 25.1% of the vote (2,795). All precincts have reported. 
 
UPDATE 8:10 A.M. - 
Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton was the only statewide, legislative or congressional incumbent defeated in the primaries.

 

President Donald Trump received 94% (1,871,513) of the Republican primary vote with 95% of the precincts reporting. Joe Biden won 32.4% of the vote (535,952) over Bernie Sanders, who captured 29.7% of the vote (491,468).
 

For more details, you can also visit the Texas Tribune Primary Election Results or the Texas Secretary of State.

Unofficial Projected Results

 

Congressional District Open Seat Races

  • CD11: Republican August Pfluger (52%) won the 10-candidate race outright and will face Democrat Jon Mark Hogg in the November General Election. 
  • CD13: Republicans Josh Winegarner (38.9%) and Ronny Jackson (19.8%) advance to a runoff election, and Democrats Gus Trujillo (42.2%) and Greg Sagan (34.7%) will face each other in a runoff election.
  • CD17: Republicans (Former U.S. Rep.) Pete Sessions (31.6%) and Renée Swann (19%) advance to a runoff election, and Democrats Rick Kennedy (48.6%) and David Anthony Jaramillo (34.2%) advance to runoffs. 
  • CD22: Republicans Troy Nehls (40.5%) and Kathaleen Wall (19.4%) advance to a runoff, and the winner will face Democrat Sri Preston Kulkarni in the November General Election. 
  • CD23: Republicans Tony Gonzales II (28.1%) and Raul Reyes (23.3%) advance to a runoff election, and the winner will face Democrat Gina Ortiz Jones in the November General Election. 
  • CD24: Republican Beth Van Duyne won the Republican primary outright with 64.3% of the vote and will face the winner of a Democratic runoff election between Kim Olson (39.1%) and Candace Venezuela (32.2%).
 

U.S. Senate

Democrat – The winner of a runoff election between Mary “MJ” Hegar (23.2%) and Cristina Tzintzun (13.9%) will face Republican incumbent John Cornyn in the November General Election. 
 

Railroad Commissioner (RRC)

Republican – James “Jim” Wright captured 55.9% of the vote over incumbent Ryan Sitton (44.08%) and will go on to face the winner of a Democrat runoff election between Chrysta Castaneda (34.4%) and (28.6%).
 

State Board of Education – District 5 

Republican – The winner of a runoff election between Robert Morrow (40.1%) and Lani Popp (33.9%) will face Democrat Rebecca Bell-Metereau during the November General Election.
 

State Board of Education – District 6 

Democrat – The winner of a runoff election between Michelle Palmer (47%) and Kimberly McLeod (33.7%) will face Republican Will Hickman during the November General Election.
 

Texas Legislative Incumbents in Runoff Elections

Democrat

  • SD 27: Incumbent Eddie Lucio Jr. (49.8%) and Sara Stapelton Barrera (35.6%)
  • HD 100: Incumbent Lorraine Birabil (31.9%) and Jasmine Felicia Crockett (25%)
  • HD 148: Incumbent Anna Eastman (40.5%) and Penny Morales Shaw (23%)
  • Republican
  • HD2: Incumbent Dan Flynn (44.5%) and Bryan Slaton (35.2%)
  • HD 59: Incumbent J.D. Sheffield (30.4%) and Shelby Slawson (45.6%)

Texas Legislative Open Seats in Runoffs 

Democrat 

  • HD 26: Suleman Lalani (31.7%) and L. Sarah DeMerchant (29.6%)
  • HD 119: Elizabeth “Liz” Campos (46.1%) and Jennifer Ramos (43.7%)
  • HD 138: Akilah Bacy (45.6%) and Jenifer Rene Pool (29.5%)

Republican

  • HD25: Ro'Vin Garrett (28.6%) and Cody Vasut (22.2%)
  • HD 26: Matt Morgan (49.7%) and Jacey Jetton (40.7%)
  • HD 60: Jon Francis (45.9%) and Glenn Rogers (43.8)

Primary Election Runoffs will be held Tuesday, May 26, with early voting May 18-22. 

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