Rep. Henry Cuellar campaign says he won Texas Democratic primary runoff fight

Rep. Henry Cuellar campaign says he won Texas Democratic primary runoff fight


The campaign of Rep. Henry Cuellar says he has won the Democratic nomination in his South Texas district, beating back a primary challenge from immigration lawyer Jessica Cisneros in a race that became a referendum of sorts on whether an anti-abortion lawmaker can continue to have a place in the Democratic Party.

The Democratic nomination fight in Texas’s 28th Congressional District played out as a battle for a newly drawn seat that Republicans are eyeing in November, building on recent successes with Latino voters near the U.S.-Mexico border. The GOP is targeting several districts held by Democrats in southern Texas, hoping to capitalize on frustration with the Biden administration’s handling of the southern border, economic problems, and cultural

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