Republican House candidate Mayra Flores fliped Texas’s historically Democrat-held thirty-fourth Congressional District to red in Tuesday night’s special election.
The race was called for Flores by David Wasserman of Cook Political Report at 10:21 p.m. ET:
I’ve seen enough: Mayra Flores (R) defeats Dan Sanchez (D) in the #TX34 special election, flipping an 84% Hispanic Rio Grande Valley seat red.
— Dave Wasserman (@Redistrict) June 15, 2022
Texas’s historically Democrat-held thirty-fourth Congressional District went into a special election to fill the remaining two years after the previous lawmaker bailed on the district to work for lobbyist firm Akin Gump.
Gov. Greg Abbott (R) then called a special election to fill the seat under the current congressional lines. However, Flores is running in November against Rep.