Republican Mayra Flores Flips Texas's Blue Seat in Special Election

Republican Mayra Flores Flips Texas's Blue Seat in Special Election


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.

Trending: Biden’s July Fourth message from last year has aged hilariously terribly

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.

Continue reading


 

Join the conversation!

Please share your thoughts about this article below. We value your opinions, and would love to see you add to the discussion!

Thanks for sharing!
Send this to a friend