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2018 United States House of Representatives elections in Texas

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The 2018 United States House of Representatives elections in Texas were held on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Voters will elect the 36 U.S. Representatives from the state of Texas, one from each of the state's 36 congressional districts. The elections coincided with the elections of other offices, including the gubernatorial election, as well as other elections to the House of Representatives, elections to the United States Senate and various state and local elections. The primaries were held on March 6 and the run-offs were held on May 22.

United States House of Representatives elections in Texas, 2018

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All 36 Texas seats to the United States House of Representatives
Turnout52.77%
  Majority party Minority party
 
Party Republican Democratic
Last election 25 11
Seats before 24 11
Seats won 23 13
Seat change Decrease2 Increase2
Popular vote 4,135,359 3,852,752
Percentage 50.41% 46.97%
Swing Decrease6.79% Increase9.87%

In 2018, for the first time in at least 25 years, the Texas Democratic Party fielded at least one candidate in each of the state's 36 congressional districts.[1]

Contents

Results summaryEdit

StatewideEdit

Party Candi-
dates
Votes Seats
No. % No. +/– %
Republican Party 32 4,135,359 50.41% 23  2 63.89%
Democratic Party 36 3,852,752 46.97% 13  2 36.11%
Libertarian Party 31 190,816 2.33% 0   0.00%
Independent 6 23,352 0.28% 0   0.00%
Write-in 4 429 0.01% 0   0.00%
Total 109 8,202,708 100.00% 36   100.00%

DistrictEdit

Results of the 2018 United States House of Representatives elections in Texas by district:[2]

District Democratic Republican Others Total Result
Votes % Votes % Votes % Votes %
District 1 61,263 26.32% 168,165 72.26% 3,292 1.41% 232,720 100.00% Republican Hold
District 2 119,992 45.56% 139,188 52.84% 4,212 1.60% 263,392 100.00% Republican Hold
District 3 138,234 44.23% 169,520 54.24% 4,757 1.52% 312,511 100.00% Republican Hold
District 4 57,400 23.03% 188,667 75.70% 3,178 1.28% 249,245 100.00% Republican Hold
District 5 78,666 37.55% 130,617 62.34% 224 0.11% 209,507 100.00% Republican Hold
District 6 116,350 45.44% 135,961 53.10% 3,731 1.46% 256,042 100.00% Republican Hold
District 7 127,959 52.53% 115,642 47.47% - - 243,601 100.00% Democratic GAIN
District 8 67,930 24.87% 200,619 73.44% 4,621 1.69% 273,170 100.00% Republican Hold
District 9 136,256 89.06% - - 16,745 10.94% 153,001 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 10 144,034 46.79% 157,166 51.06% 6,627 2.15% 307,827 100.00% Republican Hold
District 11 40,631 18.44% 176,603 80.14% 3,143 1.43% 220,377 100.00% Republican Hold
District 12 90,994 33.89% 172,557 64.27% 4,940 1.84% 268,491 100.00% Republican Hold
District 13 35,083 16.93% 169,027 81.54% 3,175 1.53% 207,285 100.00% Republican Hold
District 14 92,212 39.32% 138,942 59.24% 3,374 1.44% 234,528 100.00% Republican Hold
District 15 98,333 59.67% 63,862 38.75% 2,607 1.58% 164,802 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 16 124,437 68.46% 49,127 27.03% 8,190 4.51% 181,754 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 17 98,070 41.32% 134,841 56.81% 4,440 1.87% 237,351 100.00% Republican Hold
District 18 138,704 75.25% 38,368 20.81% 7,260 3.94% 184,332 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 19 50,039 24.77% 151,946 75.23% - - 201,985 100.00% Republican Hold
District 20 139,038 80.85% - - 32,925 19.15% 171,963 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 21 168,421 47.63% 177,654 50.24% 7,542 2.13% 353,617 100.00% Republican Hold
District 22 138,153 46.45% 152,750 51.36% 6,502 2.19% 297,405 100.00% Republican Hold
District 23 102,359 48.73% 103,285 49.17% 4,425 2.11% 210,069 100.00% Republican Hold
District 24 125,231 47.54% 133,317 50.61% 4,870 1.85% 263,418 100.00% Republican Hold
District 25 136,385 44.78% 163,023 53.53% 5,145 1.69% 304,553 100.00% Republican Hold
District 26 121,938 39.02% 185,551 59.38% 5,016 1.61% 312,505 100.00% Republican Hold
District 27 75,929 36.61% 125,118 60.32% 6,374 3.07% 207,421 100.00% Republican Hold
District 28 117,494 84.39% - - 21,732 15.61% 139,226 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 29 88,188 75.06% 28,098 23.91% 1,208 1.03% 117,494 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 30 166,784 91.05% - - 16,390 8.95% 183,174 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 31 136,362 47.68% 144,680 50.59% 4,965 1.74% 286,007 100.00% Republican Hold
District 32 144,067 52.27% 126,101 45.75% 5,452 1.98% 275,620 100.00% Democratic GAIN
District 33 90,805 76.16% 26,120 21.91% 2,299 1.93% 119,224 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 34 85,825 59.99% 57,243 40.01% - - 143,068 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 35 138,278 71.25% 50,553 26.05% 5,236 2.70% 194,067 100.00% Democratic Hold
District 36 60,908 27.44% 161,048 72.56% - - 221,956 100.00% Republican Hold
Total 3,852,752 46.97% 4,135,359 50.41% 214,597 2.62% 8,202,708 100.00%

District 1Edit

It consists largely of three small East Texas metropolitan areasLufkin-Nacogdoches, Longview-Marshall, and Tyler.

The First District once encompassed large parts of North Texas and Central Texas, but as the population of Texas grew, the district got smaller until it only encompassed about half of Northeast Texas.

The incumbent is Republican Louie Gohmert, who has held the seat since 2005. He was reelected with 73.90% of the vote in 2016. Roshin Rowjee, a physician, is running for the Republican nomination. Brent Beal, a college professor, is running for the Democratic nomination. Its Partisan Voter Index is R+25.

Primary resultsEdit

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Louie Gohmert 64,004 88.33
Republican Anthony Culler 6,504 8.97
Republican Roshin Rowjee 1,955 2.70
Total votes 72,463 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Shirley McKellar 9,181 61.05
Democratic Brent Beal 5,858 38.95
Total votes 15,039 100

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

Texas's 1st congressional district, 2018[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Louie Gohmert (incumbent) 168,165 72.3
Democratic Shirley McKellar 61,263 26.3
Libertarian Jeff Callaway 3,292 1.4
Total votes 232,720 100.0
Republican hold

District 2Edit

This district is in southeastern Texas and encompasses much of northern and western Houston. The PVI is R+11.

The incumbent representative is Republican Ted Poe, who has held the seat since 2005. He was reelected in 2016 with 60.63% of the vote. In November 2017, Poe announced that he would retire at the end of his current term and not seek re-election in 2018.[5]

Primary resultsEdit

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kevin Roberts 15,236 33.02
Republican Dan Crenshaw 12,644 27.40
Republican Kathaleen Wall 12,499 27.09
Republican Rick Walker 3,315 7.18
Republican Johnny Havens 934 2.02
Republican Justin Lurie 425 0.92
Republican Jon Spiers 417 0.90
Republican David Balat 348 0.75
Republican Malcolm Whittaker 322 0.70
Total votes 46,140 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Todd Litton 15,113 52.84
Democratic Darnell Jones 6,308 22.06
Democratic Silky Malik 2,770 9.69
Democratic H. P. Parvizian 2,259 7.90
Democratic Ali Khorasani 2,148 7.51
Total votes 28,598 100

Runoff resultsEdit

Republican primary runoff results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dan Crenshaw 20,322 69.88
Republican Kevin Roberts 8,760 30.12
Total votes 29,082 100

General electionEdit

PollingEdit

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Dan
Crenshaw (R)
Todd
Litton (D)
Undecided
TargetPoint (R) October 14–16, 2018 435 49% 40%

ResultsEdit

Texas's 2nd congressional district, 2018[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Dan Crenshaw 139,188 52.8
Democratic Todd Litton 119,992 45.6
Libertarian Patrick Gunnels 2,373 0.9
Independent Scott Cubbler 1,839 0.7
Total votes 263,392 100.0
Republican hold

District 3Edit

The 3rd district is a suburban area north and northeast of Dallas. It encompasses a large portion of Collin County including McKinney, Plano, and Frisco, as well as Collin County's share of Dallas itself. The incumbent representative is Sam Johnson, a Republican who has held the seat since 1991. Johnson was reelected with 61.20% of the vote in 2016. Johnson is not standing for reelection, and several candidates have announced their candidacies to replace him. The PVI of the third district is R+13.

Primary resultsEdit

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Van Taylor 45,475 84.66
Republican David Niederkorn 5,052 9.41
Republican Alex Donkervoet 3,185 5.93
Total votes 53,712 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lorie Burch 15,468 49.61
Democratic Sam Johnson 8,943 28.68
Democratic Adam Bell 5,598 17.95
Democratic Medrick Yhap 1,172 3.76
Total votes 31,181 100

Runoff resultsEdit

Democratic primary runoff results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lorie Burch 9,344 75.0
Democratic Sam Johnson 3,107 25.0
Total votes 12,451 100

Libertarian District ConventionEdit

Declared
  • Christopher Claytor[6]
  • Scott Jameson[6]

ResultsEdit

Christopher Claytor was declared the nominee by defeating Scott Jameson at the Collin County Libertarian Party Convention on Saturday, March 17.

IndependentsEdit

Declared

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Humane Party does not have ballot access. Appears on ballot as "Independent."[8]

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

Texas's 3rd congressional district, 2018[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Van Taylor 169,520 54.2
Democratic Lorie Burch 138,234 44.2
Libertarian Christopher Claytor 4,604 1.5
Independent Jeff Simons (write-in) 153 0.1
Total votes 312,511 100.0

District 4Edit

The 4th district serves an area of Northeast Texas, that includes some counties along the Red River northeast of the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. The incumbent is Republican John Ratcliffe, who has served since 2015. He was reelected in 2016 with 87.99%, facing no Democratic opponent. The PVI of the district is R+28, making it one of the most conservative districts in the nation.

Primary resultsEdit

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Ratcliffe 63,105 85.50
Republican John Cooper 10,699 14.50
Total votes 73,804 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Cathrine Krantz 8,995 68.64
Democratic Lander Bethel 4,109 31.36
Total votes 13,104 100

Libertarian District ConventionEdit

Declared

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

Texas's 4th congressional district, 2018[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Ratcliffe (incumbent) 188,667 75.7
Democratic Cathrine Krantz 57,400 23.0
Libertarian Ken Ashby 3,178 1.3
Total votes 249,245 100.0
Republican hold

District 5Edit

The 5th district serves an area that includes the southeast portion of Dallas County including Mesquite plus a number of smaller counties south and east of Dallas including Anderson, Cherokee, Henderson and Kaufman counties. At the 2000 census, the 5th district represented 651,620 people. The current Representative from District 5 is Jeb Hensarling, who has served since 2003. He was reelected in 2016 with 80.61% of the vote, facing no Democratic opponent. The PVI of this district is R+16. Hensarling announced in October 2017 that he is going to retire from Congress, and not seek re-election to another term in 2018.[9]

Primary resultsEdit

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Lance Gooden 17,501 29.87
Republican Bunni Pounds 12,895 22.01
Republican Sam Deen 10,102 17.18
Republican Kenneth Sheets 7,011 11.96
Republican Jason Wright 6,675 11.39
Republican Danny Campbell 1,767 3.01
Republican David Williams 1,603 2.73
Republican Charles Lingerfelt 1,023 1.74
Total votes 58,777 100
Democratic primary results[10]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dan Wood 16,923 100
Total votes 16,923 100

Runoff resultsEdit

Republican primary runoff results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Lance Gooden 18,364 54.01
Republican Bunni Pounds 15,634 45.99
Total votes 33,998 100.00

Libertarian District ConventionEdit

Declared

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

Texas's 5th congressional district, 2018[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Lance Gooden 130,617 62.3
Democratic Dan Wood 78,666 37.6
Independent Phil Gray (write-in) 224 0.1
Total votes 209,507 100.0
Republican hold

District 6Edit

The 6th district serves an area including four counties to the south of the Dallas/Fort Worth area, plus the southeast corner of Tarrant County. As of the 2000 census, District 6 represented 651,620 people. The current Representative from District 6 is Republican Joe Barton, who has served since 1985. Barton was reelected with 58.34% of the vote in 2016. The PVI of the sixth district is R+9. In November 2017, Barton announced that he would not run for re-election in 2018.[11]

Primary resultsEdit

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ron Wright 20,659 45.12
Republican Jake Ellzey 9,956 21.75
Republican Ken Cope 3,527 7.70
Republican Shannon Dubberly 2,880 6.29
Republican Mark Mitchell 2,141 4.68
Republican Troy Ratterree 1,854 4.05
Republican Kevin Harrison 1,768 3.86
Republican Deborah Gagliardi 1,674 3.66
Republican Thomas Dillingham 543 1.18
Republican Shawn Dandridge 517 1.12
Republican Mel Hassell 266 0.58
Total votes 45,785 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Ruby Faye Woolridge 10,857 36.94
Democratic Jana Lynne Sanchez 10,838 36.87
Democratic John W. Duncan 3,978 13.53
Democratic Justin Snider 2,014 6.85
Democratic Levii R. Shocklee 1,702 5.79
Total votes 29,389 100

Runoff resultsEdit

Republican primary runoff results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ron Wright 12,747 52.2
Republican Jake Ellzey 11,686 47.8
Total votes 24,433 100
Democratic primary runoff results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jana Lynne Sanchez 6,103 53.1
Democratic Ruby Faye Woolridge 5,386 46.9
Total votes 11,489 100

Libertarian District ConventionEdit

Declared
  • Jason Allen Harber[6]

General electionEdit

PollingEdit

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Ron
Wright (R)
Jana Lynne
Sanchez (D)
Undecided
Public Policy Polling (D-Sanchez) July 27–28, 2018 576 48% 39% 13%

ResultsEdit

Texas's 6th congressional district, 2018[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ron Wright 135,961 53.1
Democratic Jana Lynne Sanchez 116,350 44.4
Libertarian Jason Harber 3,731 1.5
Total votes 256,042 100.0
Republican hold

District 7Edit

The 7th district serves a small area of western Harris County. The current representative is John Culberson, who's served the district since 2001. He was reelected in 2016 with 56.17% of the vote. The PVI for the district is R+7.

Primary resultsEdit

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Culberson 28,944 76.10
Republican Edward Ziegler 9,088 23.90
Total votes 38,032 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lizzie Pannill Fletcher 9,731 29.33
Democratic Laura Moser 8,077 24.35
Democratic Jason Westin 6,364 19.18
Democratic Alex Triantaphyllis 5,219 15.73
Democratic Ivan Sanchez 1,890 5.70
Democratic Joshua Butler 1,245 3.75
Democratic James Cargas 650 1.96
Total votes 33,176 100

Runoff resultsEdit

Democratic primary runoff results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lizzie Pannill Fletcher 11,423 67.1
Democratic Laura Moser 5,605 32.9
Total votes 17,028 100

General electionEdit

PollingEdit

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
John Culberson (R) Lizzie Pannill Fletcher (D) Undecided
NYT Upshot/Siena College October 19–25, 2018 499 ± 4.6% 46% 45% 9%
Public Policy Polling (D) September 17–18, 2018 562 ± 4.1% 45% 47%
NYT Upshot/Siena College September 14–18, 2018 500 ± 5.0% 48% 45% 7%
DCCC (D) May 23–31, 2018 404 ± 4.9% 47% 45%

ResultsEdit

Texas's 7th congressional district, 2018[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lizzie Pannill Fletcher 127,959 52.5
Republican John Culberson (incumbent) 115,642 47.5
Total votes 243,601 100.0
Democratic gain from Republican

District 8Edit

The 8th district includes Montgomery County and Walker County. It includes much of the northern outlying areas of metro Houston. The current Representative from District 8 is Republican Kevin Brady and has been since 1997. Brady was reelected in 2016 unopposed. The PVI for this district is R+28. A Democrat and an independent are running for this seat.

Primary resultsEdit

Republican primary results[12]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kevin Brady 67,593 100
Total votes 67,593 100
Democratic primary results[10]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Steven David 13,183 100
Total votes 13,183 100

Libertarian District ConventionEdit

Declared

Independent candidatesEdit

  • Todd Carlton, crop consultant

General electionEdit

EndorsementsEdit

Kevin Brady (R)
Federal officials

ResultsEdit

Texas's 8th congressional district, 2018[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kevin Brady (incumbent) 200,619 73.4
Democratic Steven David 67,930 24.9
Libertarian Chris Duncan 4,621 1.7
Total votes 273,170 100.0
Republican hold

District 9Edit

The 9th district serves the southwestern portion of the Greater Houston area in Texas. The current Representative for the district, since 2005, is Democrat Al Green. Green was reelected with 80.64% of the vote in 2016. The PVI for this district is D+28.

Primary resultsEdit

Democratic primary results[10]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Al Green 32,881 100
Total votes 32,881 100

Libertarian District ConventionEdit

Declared

General electionEdit

EndorsementsEdit

Phil Kurtz (L)

Organizations

  • iVoteAmerica[14]
  • iVoteTexas
  • Americans for Legal Immigration PAC
  • Certified Constitutional Candidates
  • Constitutional Grassroots Movement
  • The Libertarian Party Mises Caucus
  • The Paleolibertarian Caucus

ResultsEdit

Texas's 9th congressional district, 2018[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Al Green (incumbent) 136,256 89.1
Libertarian Phil Kurtz 5,940 3.9
Independent Benjamin Hernandez 5,774 3.8
Independent Kesha Rogers 5,031 3.3
Total votes 153,001 100.0
Democratic hold

District 10Edit

The 10th district serves the northwestern portion of the Greater Houston region stretching to the Austin area of Texas. The current representative is Michael McCaul, who has served since 2005. McCaul was reelected with 57.33% of the vote in 2016. The district's PVI is R+9.

Primary resultsEdit

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Michael McCaul (incumbent) 41,881 80.08
Republican John W. Cook 10,413 19.91
Total votes 52,294 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mike Siegel 15,434 39.97
Democratic Tawana Walter-Cadien 6,938 17.97
Democratic Tami Walker 6,015 15.58
Democratic Madeline K. Eden 5,514 14.28
Democratic Matt Harris 2,825 7.32
Democratic Kevin Nelson 1,589 4.11
Democratic Richie DeGrow 301 0.77
Total votes 38,616 100

Runoff resultsEdit

Democratic primary runoff results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mike Siegel 12,274 69.9
Democratic Tawana Walter-Cadien 5,285 30.1
Total votes 17,559 100

Libertarian District ConventionEdit

Declared

General electionEdit

PollingEdit

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Michael
McCaul (R)
Mike
Siegel (D)
Undecided
Blink Insights (D-Siegel) July 31 – August 4, 2018 524 ± 4.3% 39% 36%

ResultsEdit

Texas's 10th congressional district, 2018[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Michael McCaul (incumbent) 157,166 51.1
Democratic Mike Siegel 144,034 46.8
Libertarian Mike Ryan 6,627 2.1
Total votes 307,827 100.0
Republican hold

District 11Edit

The 11th district serves the midwestern portion of the state of Texas. The current Representative from District 11 is Mike Conaway. Major cities in the district are Lamesa, Midland, Odessa, San Angelo, Granbury, and Brownwood. The current representative is Mike Conaway, who has served since 2005. Conaway was reelected with 89.50% of the vote in 2016, without a Democratic opponent. The PVI is R+32, making this one of the most Republican districts in the country.

Primary resultsEdit

Republican primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mike Conaway 63,410 82.94
Republican Paul Myers 13,047 17.06
Total votes 76,457 100
Democratic primary results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jennie Lou Leeder 7,264 82.70
Democratic Eric Pfalzgraf 1,520 17.30
Total votes 8,784 100

Libertarian District ConventionEdit

Declared
  • Nicholas Landholt[6]
  • Rhett Rosenquest Smith[6]

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

Texas's 11th congressional district, 2018[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mike Conaway (incumbent) 176,603 80.1
Democratic Jennie Lou Leeder 40,631 18.5
Libertarian Rhett Rosenquest Smith 3,143 1.4
Total votes 220,377 100.0
Republican hold

District 12Edit

The 12th district serves the western half of Tarrant County as well as all of Parker and an eastern portion of Wise Counties in the state of Texas. The current Representative from District 12 is Republican Kay Granger, who has served since 1997. Granger was reelected with 69.40% of the vote in 2016. The district's PVI is R+18. One Democrat is running for the seat.

Primary resultsEdit

Republican primary results[12]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kay Granger 49,385 100
Total votes 49,385 100
Democratic primary results[10]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Vanessa Adia 21,018 100
Total votes 21,018 100

Libertarian District ConventionEdit

Declared

General electionEdit

PollingEdit

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Kay
Granger (R)
Vanessa
Adia (D)
Undecided
Public Policy Polling (D) September 27–28, 2018 590 62% 30% 7%

ResultsEdit

Texas's 12th congressional district, 2018[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kay Granger (incumbent) 172,557 64.3
Democratic Vanessa Adia 90,994 33.9
Libertarian Jacob Leddy 4,940 1.8
Total votes 268,491 100.0
Republican hold

District 13Edit

The 13th district includes most of the Texas Panhandle, parts of Texoma and northeastern parts of North Texas. It winds across the Panhandle into the South Plains, then runs east across the Red River Valley. Covering over 40,000 square miles (100,000 km2), it is the second-largest district geographically in Texas and larger in area than thirteen entire states. The principal cities in the district are Amarillo and Wichita Falls. The incumbent representative is Mac Thornberry, serving since 1995. He was reelected with 89.97% of the vote, without facing a Democratic candidate. The thirteenth's district PVI is R+33, making it the most Republican district in the country.

Republican primaryEdit

Republican primary results[12]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mac Thornberry 71,018 100
Total votes 71,018 100
Democratic primary results[10]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Greg Sagan 7,322 100
Total votes 7,322 100

Libertarian District ConventionEdit

Declared
  • Calvin DeWeese[6]

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

Texas's 13th congressional district, 2018[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Mac Thornberry (incumbent) 169,027 81.6
Democratic Greg Sagan 35,083 16.9
Libertarian Calvin DeWeese 3,175 1.5
Total votes 207,285 100.0
Republican hold

District 14Edit

The 14th district covers the area south and southwest of the Greater Houston region, including Galveston, in the state of Texas. The district now stretches from Freeport to Beaumont. Republican Randy Weber is the incumbent, serving since 2013. He was reelected with 61.86% of the vote in 2016. The district's PVI is R+12. The sole Democratic candidate to declare their candidacy, Adrienne Bell, has been endorsed by Brand New Congress.

Primary resultsEdit

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Randy Weber 33,509 75.23
Republican Bill "Sarge" Sargent 8,742 19.62
Republican Keith Casey 2,291 5.14
Total votes 44,542 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Adrienne Bell 19,458 79.80
Democratic Levy Q. Barnes, Jr. 4,923 20.19
Total votes 24,381 100

Libertarian District ConventionEdit

Declared
  • Don E. Conley III[6]

General electionEdit

EndorsementsEdit

Adrienne Bell (D)
Former U.S. Executive Branch officials

ResultsEdit

Texas's 14th congressional district, 2018[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Randy Weber (incumbent) 138,942 59.2
Democratic Adrienne Bell 92,212 39.3
Libertarian Don Conley III 3,374 1.5
Total votes 234,528 100.0
Republican hold

District 15Edit

The 15th district serves a thin section of the far south of the state of Texas, from McAllen to the northeastern suburbs of San Antonio. The district's current Representative is Democrat Vicente González, elected in 2016. González was elected with 57.31% of the vote. The district's PVI is D+7.

Primary resultsEdit

Republican primary results[12]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tim Westley 14,794 100
Total votes 14,794 100
Democratic primary results[10]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Vicente González 33,549 100
Total votes 33,549 100

Libertarian District ConventionEdit

Declared
  • Anthony Cristo[6]
  • Ross Lynn Leone[6]

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

Texas's 15th congressional district, 2018
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Vicente González (incumbent) 98,333 59.7
Republican Tim Westley 63,862 38.7
Libertarian Anthony Cristo 2,607 1.6
Total votes 164,802
Democratic hold

District 16Edit

The 16th district serves El Paso and the surrounding area in the state of Texas. The current Representative from District 16 is Democrat Beto O'Rourke, serving since 2013. O'Rourke was reelected with 85.73% of the vote in 2016, without facing a Republican candidate. O'Rourke retired from his seat to challenge Senator Ted Cruz in the state's 2018 Senate election, in which O’Rourke was defeated by Cruz. The district's PVI is D+17.

Primary resultsEdit

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rick Seeberger 7,273 69.33
Republican Alia Garcia-Ureste 3,216 30.66
Total votes 10,478 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Veronica Escobar 30,630 61.42
Democratic Dori Fenenbock 10,992 22.04
Democratic Norma Chavez 3,325 6.66
Democratic Enrique Garcia 2,661 5.33
Democratic Jerome Tilghman 1,489 2.98
Democratic John Carrillo 771 1.54
Total votes 49,868 100

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

Texas's 16th congressional district
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Veronica Escobar 124,437 68.5
Republican Rick Seeberger 49,127 27.0
Independent Ben Mendoza 8,147 4.5
Independent Sam Williams (write-in) 43 0.0
Total votes 181,754 100.0
Democratic hold

District 17Edit

The 17th district serves a strip of central Texas stretching from Waco to Bryan-College Station.[17][18] The district is currently represented by Republican Bill Flores, who has served since 2011. Flores was reelected with 60.81% of the vote in 2016. The district's PVI is R+12. Three Democrats are currently running for the seat.

Primary resultsEdit

Republican primary results[12]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bill Flores 44,388 100
Total votes 44,388 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Rick Kennedy 14,343 63.34
Democratic Dale Mantey 8,300 36.65
Total votes 22,643 100

Libertarian District ConventionEdit

Declared
  • Nicholas Becker[6]
  • Peter Churchman[6]

General electionEdit

PollingEdit

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Bill
Flores (R)
Rick
Kennedy (D)
Undecided
Change Research (D-Kennedy) August 30 – September 1, 2018 961 54% 38%

ResultsEdit

Texas's 17th congressional district, 2018[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bill Flores (incumbent) 134,841 56.8
Democratic Rick Kennedy 98,070 41.3
Libertarian Peter Churchman 4,440 1.9
Total votes 237,351 100.0
Republican hold

District 18Edit

The 18th district serves much of inner city Houston and the surrounding area. It has been the Downtown Houston district since 1973. The current Representative from District 18 is Democratic Sheila Jackson Lee, serving since 1995. Jackson Lee won re-election in 2016 with 73.50%. The district's PVI D+27.

Primary resultsEdit

Republican primary results[12]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Ava Reynero Pate 7,634 100
Total votes 7,634 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sheila Jackson Lee 34,514 86.03
Democratic Richard Johnson 5,604 13.96
Total votes 40,118 100

Libertarian County ConventionEdit

Declared
  • Luke Spencer[6]

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

Texas's 18th congressional district, 2018[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sheila Jackson Lee (incumbent) 138,704 75.3
Republican Ava Reynero Pate 38,368 20.8
Libertarian Luke Spencer 4,067 2.2
Independent Vince Duncan 3,193 1.7
Total votes 184,332 100.0
Democratic hold

District 19Edit

The 19th district serves the upper midwestern portion of the state of Texas The district includes portions of the State from Lubbock to Abilene. The current Representative from the 19th District is Republican Jodey Arrington, serving since 2017. Arrington was elected 86.65% of the vote in 2016, without a Democratic opponent. The district's PVI is R+27. Two Democrats are running for the seat.

Primary resultsEdit

Republican primary results[12]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jodey Arrington 55,433 100
Total votes 55,433 100
Democratic primary results[10]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Miguel Levario 9,648 100
Total votes 9,648 100

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

Texas's 19th congressional district, 2018[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jodey Arrington (incumbent) 151,946 75.2
Democratic Miguel Levario 50,039 24.8
Total votes 201,985 100.0
Republican hold

District 20Edit

The 20th district serves the western half of San Antonio and Bexar County in Texas. The district is heavily Latino/Hispanic (predominantly of Mexican descent), as is the surrounding area. The incumbent representative is a Democrat Joaquín Castro, serving since 2013. He was reelected in 2016 with 79.74% of the vote without a Republican opponent.

Primary resultsEdit

Democratic primary results[10]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joaquín Castro 32,189 100
Total votes 32,189 100

Libertarian County ConventionEdit

Declared
  • Chuck Pena[6]
  • Jeffrey Blunt[6]
  • Michael "Commander" Idrogo[6]

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

Texas's 20th congressional district, 2018[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joaquín Castro (incumbent) 139,038 80.9
Libertarian Jeffrey Blunt 32,925 19.1
Total votes 171,963 100.0
Democratic hold

District 21Edit

The 21st district serves the area north of San Antonio and a significant portion of Austin. The current Representative is Republican Lamar Smith, serving since 1987. Smith was reelected with 57.01% of the vote in 2016. The district's PVI is R+10.

In November 2017, Smith announced that he would retire at the end of his current term, and not seek re-election in 2018.[19] Run-off debates were held on April 12 after the primary, one hour each for the two Democratic candidates (audio) and the two Republican candidates (audio).

Primary resultsEdit

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Chip Roy 19,319 27.05
Republican Matt McCall 12,088 16.93
Republican William Negley 11,088 15.53
Republican Jason Isaac 7,165 10.03
Republican Jenifer Sarver 4,001 5.60
Republican Robert Stovall 3,396 4.75
Republican Susan Narvaiz 2,710 3.79
Republican Francisco "Quico" Canseco 2,484 3.47
Republican Ryan Krause 2,289 3.20
Republican Al M. Poteet 1,292 1.80
Republican Peggy Wardlaw 1,281 1.79
Republican Samuel Temple 1,017 1.42
Republican Anthony J. White 949 1.32
Republican Eric Burkhart 719 1.00
Republican Mauro Garza 657 0.92
Republican Autry J. Pruitt 454 0.63
Republican Foster Hagen 392 0.54
Republican Ivan A. Andarza 95 0.13
Total votes 71,396 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Mary Street Wilson 15,669 30.92
Democratic Joseph Kopser 14,684 28.98
Democratic Derrick Crowe 11,686 23.06
Democratic Elliott McFadden 8,625 17.02
Total votes 50,664 100

Runoff resultsEdit

Republican primary runoff results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Chip Roy 17,856 52.6
Republican Matt McCall 16,081 47.4
Total votes 33,937 100
Democratic primary runoff results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Joseph Kopser 14,636 57.9
Democratic Mary Street Wilson 10,622 42.1
Total votes 25,258 100

Libertarian District ConventionEdit

Declared

General electionEdit

PollingEdit

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Chip
Roy (R)
Joseph
Kopser (D)
Lee
Santos (L)
Undecided
WPA Intelligence (R-CLF) October 17–20, 2018 401 ± 4.9% 50% 38% 2% 10%
Change Research (D) July 5–9, 2018 672 ± 4.0% 33% 27% 5% 35%

ResultsEdit

Texas's 21st congressional district, 2018[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Chip Roy 177,654 50.3
Democratic Joseph Kopser 168,421 47.6
Libertarian Lee Santos 7,542 2.1
Total votes 353,617 100.0
Republican hold

District 22Edit

The 22nd district covers a largely suburban south-central portion of the Greater Houston metropolitan area. The district includes the majority of Fort Bend County, including most of the cities of Sugar Land, Missouri City, Rosenberg, Needville and the county seat of Richmond as well as the county's share of the largely unincorporated Greater Katy area west of Houston. In addition, the district also contains portions of northern Brazoria County including Pearland and Alvin as well as a small portion of southeast Harris County centered on Friendswood. The district is currently represented by Republican Pete Olson, serving since 2009. Olson was reelected with 59.52% of the vote in 2016. The district's PVI is R+10.

Primary resultsEdit

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Pete Olson (incumbent) 35,782 78.38
Republican Danny Nguyen 6,170 13.51
Republican James Green 2,521 5.52
Republican Eric Zmrhal 1,174 2.57
Total votes 45,647 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sri Preston Kulkarni 9,466 31.81
Democratic Letitia Plummer 7,230 24.29
Democratic Steve Brown 6,246 20.99
Democratic Margarita Ruiz Johnson 3,767 12.66
Democratic Mark Gibson 3,046 10.23
Total votes 29,755 100

Runoff resultsEdit

Democratic primary runoff results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sri Preston Kulkarni 9,502 62.1
Democratic Letitia Plummer 5,794 37.9
Total votes 15,296 100

Libertarian District ConventionEdit

Declared
  • John B. McElligott[6]

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

Texas's 22nd congressional district, 2018[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Pete Olson (incumbent) 152,750 51.4
Democratic Sri Preston Kulkarni 138,153 46.4
Libertarian John McElligott 3,261 1.1
Independent Kellen Sweny 3,241 1.1
Total votes 297,405 100.0
Republican hold

District 23Edit

The 23rd district stretches across the southwestern portion of Texas. It is a prominently Hispanic-majority district and its current Representative is Republican Will Hurd, serving since 2015. His opponent in November, 2018 was Democrat Gina Ortiz Jones of San Antonio.

Gina Ortiz Jones conceded the race on November 19, 2018 after losing by around 1,150 votes.[20][21]

Hurd was narrowly reelected in 2016, with 48.7% of the vote. The district's PVI is R+1.

Primary resultsEdit

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Will Hurd 24,866 80.23
Republican Alma Arredondo-Lynch 6,126 19.76
Total votes 30,992 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Gina Ortiz Jones 18,382 41.47
Democratic Rick Trevino 7,748 17.48
Democratic Judy Canales 7,532 16.99
Democratic Jay Hulings 6,640 14.98
Democratic Angela "Angie" Villescaz 4,018 9.06
Total votes 44,320 100

Runoff resultsEdit

Democratic primary runoff results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Gina Ortiz Jones 17,538 67.9
Democratic Rick Treviño 8,289 32.1
Total votes 25,827 100

Libertarian district conventionEdit

Declared
  • Ruben Corvalan[6]

General electionEdit

EndorsementsEdit

Will Hurd (R)
Former U.S. Executive Branch officials

PollingEdit

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Will
Hurd (R)
Gina
Ortiz Jones (D)
Ruben
Corvalan (L)
Undecided
NYT Upshot/Siena College October 13–18, 2018 488 ± 5.0% 53% 38% 1% 7%
GS Strategy Group (R-CLF) October 2–4, 2018 400 ± 4.9% 55% 30% 5% 10%
NYT Upshot/Siena College September 10–11, 2018 495 ± 5.0% 51% 43% 7%
Texas's 23rd congressional district, 2018[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Will Hurd (incumbent) 103,285 49.2
Democratic Gina Ortiz Jones 102,359 48.7
Libertarian Ruben Corvalan 4,425 2.1
Total votes 210,069 100.0
Republican hold

District 24Edit

The 24th district serves a suburban area in between Fort Worth and Dallas in the state of Texas. The district centers along the Dallas-Tarrant county line, and includes the southeastern corner of Denton County as well. The incumbent representative is Republican Kenny Marchant, serving since 2005. Marchant won reelection in 2016 with 56.18% of the vote. The PVI is R+9.

Primary resultsEdit

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kenny Marchant 30,310 74.40
Republican Johnathan Kyle Davidson 10,425 25.59
Total votes 40,735 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Jan McDowell 14,551 52.45
Democratic John Biggan 5,970 21.52
Democratic Edward "Todd" Allen 5,556 20.02
Democratic Josh Imhoff 1,663 5.99
Total votes 27,740 100

Libertarian District ConventionEdit

Declared
  • Emmanuel Lewis[6]
  • Mike Kolls[6]
  • Roland Rangel[6]

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

Texas's 24th congressional district, 2018[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Kenny Marchant (incumbent) 133,317 50.6
Democratic Jan McDowell 125,231 47.5
Libertarian Mike Kolls 4,870 1.9
Total votes 263,418 100.0
Republican hold

District 25Edit

The 25th district stretches from Fort Worth to Austin. The current Representative from District 25 is Republican Roger Williams, serving since 2013. Williams was reelected with 58.35% of the vote in 2016. The district has a PVI of R+11.

Primary resultsEdit

Republican primary results[12]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Roger Williams 51,122 100
Total votes 51,122 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Chris Perri 13,896 32.76
Democratic Julie Oliver 11,220 26.45
Democratic Kathi Thomas 8,976 21.16
Democratic West Hansen 4,479 10.56
Democratic Chetan Panda 3,835 9.04
Total votes 42,406 100

Runoff resultsEdit

Democratic primary runoff results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Julie Oliver 12,005 52.2
Democratic Chris Perri 10,984 47.8
Total votes 22,989 100

Libertarian District ConventionEdit

Declared
  • Desarae Lindsey[6]

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

Texas's 25th congressional district, 2018[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Roger Williams (incumbent) 163,023 53.5
Democratic Julie Oliver 136,385 44.8
Libertarian Desarae Lindsey 5,145 1.7
Total votes 304,553 100.0
Republican hold

District 26Edit

The 26th district serves an area in the northern portion of the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex centering on Denton County. The current Representative is Republican Michael C. Burgess, serving since 2003. Burgess was reelected in 2016 with 66.36% of the vote. The district's PVI is R+18.

Burgess is running for reelection. He is being challenged in the Republican primary by Veronica Birkenstock. Four Democrats and a Libertarian are also running.

Primary resultsEdit

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Michael C. Burgess 42,290 76.92
Republican Veronica Birkenstock 12,684 23.07
Total votes 54,974 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Linsey Fagan 13,817 52.69
Democratic Will Fisher 12,402 47.30
Total votes 26,219 100

Libertarian District ConventionEdit

Declared

Mark Boler, Libertarian nominee in TX-26 in 2012, 2014 and 2016[23]

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

Texas's 26th congressional district, 2018[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Michael C. Burgess (incumbent) 185,551 59.4
Democratic Linsey Fagan 121,938 39.0
Libertarian Mark Boler 5,016 1.6
Total votes 312,505 100.0
Republican hold

District 27Edit

The 27th district serves the coastal bend of Texas' Gulf Coast consisting of Corpus Christi and Victoria up to Bastrop County near Austin and Wharton County near Houston. The most recent representative is Republican Blake Farenthold, who served from 2011 until April 2018. Farenthold was reelected with 61.69% of the vote in 2016, and the district's PVI is R+13. Farenthold is retiring from Congress and not running for re-election in 2018.[24][25] Farenthold resigned on April 6, 2018.[26] Michael Cloud, the Republican nominee for the general election, won a June 30 special election to fill the remainder of the term.[27]

Primary resultsEdit

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Bech Bruun 15,845 36.09
Republican Michael Cloud 14,866 33.86
Republican Christopher K. Mapp 5,302 12.07
Republican Jerry Hall 3,616 8.23
Republican John Grunwald 3,038 6.92
Republican Eddie Gassman 1,226 2.79
Total votes 43,893 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Raul "Roy" Barrera 8,733 41.21
Democratic Eric Holguin 4,939 23.31
Democratic Vanessa Edwards Foster 4,041 19.07
Democratic Ronnie McDonald 3,474 16.39
Total votes 21,187 100

Runoff resultsEdit

Republican primary runoff results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Michael Cloud 15,234 61.04
Republican Bech Bruun 9,723 38.96
Total votes 24,957 100
Democratic primary runoff results[28]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Eric Holguin 6,422 61.90
Democratic Raul (Roy) Barrera 3,953 38.10
Total votes 10,375 100

Libertarian District ConventionEdit

Declared
  • Daniel Tinus[6]

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

Texas's 27th congressional district election, 2018[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Michael Cloud (incumbent) 125,118 60.3
Democratic Eric Holguin 75,929 36.6
Independent James Duerr 4,274 2.1
Libertarian Daniel Tinus 2,100 1.0
Total votes 207,421 100.0
Republican hold

District 28Edit

The 28th district serves a strip in the deep south Texas starting south of San Antonio and ending at the U.S.-Mexico border. The current Representative from District 28 is Democrat Henry Cuellar, who has served since 2005. Cuellar was reelected in 2016 with 66.19% of the vote. The district's PVI is D+9.

Primary resultsEdit

Democratic primary results[10]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Cuellar 39,221 100
Total votes 39,221 100

Libertarian District ConventionEdit

Declared
  • Athur M Thomas IV[6]

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

Texas's 28th congressional district, 2018[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Henry Cuellar (incumbent) 117,494 84.4
Libertarian Arthur Thomas IV 21,732 15.6
Total votes 139,226 100.0
Democratic hold

District 29Edit

The 29th district serves the eastern portion of the Greater Houston area in the state of Texas. The current Representative from District 29 is Democrat Gene Green, who has served since 1993. Green was reelected with 72.47% of the vote in 2016. The district's PVI is D+19.

In November 2017, Green announced that would not run for re-election in 2018.[29] After Green's announcement, Democrats Sylvia Garcia, member of the Texas Senate for the 6th district, Armando Walle, member of the Texas House of Representatives for the 140th district, teacher Hector Morales and Republicans Adrian Garcia, the former Sheriff of Harris County, and businessman Robert Schafranek all announced their candidacy for the seat.[30]

Primary resultsEdit

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Phillip Aronoff 2,402 38.61
Republican Carmen Maria Montiel 1,467 23.58
Republican Jaimy Z. Blanco 1,309 21.04
Republican Robert Schafranek 1,042 16.75
Total votes 6,220 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sylvia Garcia 11,659 63.21
Democratic Tahir Javed 3,817 20.69
Democratic Roel Garcia 1,217 6.59
Democratic Hector Morales 562 3.04
Democratic Augustine H. Reyes 524 2.84
Democratic Dominique Michelle Garcia 472 2.55
Democratic Pedro Valencia 192 1.04
Total votes 18,443 100

Runoff resultsEdit

Republican primary runoff results
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Phillip Aronoff 1,151 51.9
Republican Carmen Maria Montiel 1,068 48.1
Total votes 2,219 100

Libertarian County ConventionEdit

Declared
  • Cullen Burns[6]
  • Richard Saettone[6]
  • Ruben Perez[6]

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

Texas's 29th congressional district, 2018[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Sylvia Garcia 88,188 75.1
Republican Phillip Aronoff 28,098 23.9
Libertarian Cullen Burns 1,199 1.0
Independent Johnathan Garza (write-in) 9 0.0
Total votes 117,494 100.0
Democratic hold

District 30Edit

The 30th district serves much of the city of Dallas and other parts of Dallas County (primarily black- and Hispanic-majority areas). The current Representative from District 30 is Democrat Eddie Bernice Johnson, who has represented the district since its creation in 1993. She was reelected in 2016 with 77.92% of the vote. The district's PVI is D+29. Johnson is running for reelection.

Primary resultsEdit

Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Eddie Bernice Johnson 32,415 63.57
Democratic Barbara Mallory Caraway 11,641 22.83
Democratic Eric Williams 6,931 13.59
Total votes 50,987 100

Libertarian County ConventionEdit

Declared

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

Texas's 30th congressional district, 2018[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Eddie Bernice Johnson (incumbent) 166,784 91.1
Libertarian Shawn Jones 16,390 8.9
Total votes 183,174 100.0
Republican hold

District 31Edit

The 31st district serves a strip of central Texas from north Austin up to Temple. The district includes the portion of Austin located in Williamson County and most of the fast-growing northern suburbs of Austin, as well as a portion of the area surrounding Fort Hood. Republican John Carter has served since 2003, this district's creation. He was reelected with 58.35% of the vote in 2016. The district's PVI is R+10. Carter is running for reelection. He is being challenged in the Republican primary by Mike Sweeney. Three Democrats, including Air Force veteran and writer MJ Hegar, are also running.

Primary resultsEdit

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Carter 34,513 65.49
Republican Mike Sweeney 18,184 34.50
Total votes 52,697 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic MJ Hegar 13,848 44.90
Democratic Christine Eady Mann 10,340 33.52
Democratic Mike Clark 3,465 11.23
Democratic Kent Lester 3,188 10.33
Total votes 30,841 100

Runoff resultsEdit

Democratic primary runoff results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic MJ Hegar 8,843 62.2
Democratic Christine Eady Mann 5,371 37.8
Total votes 14,214 100

Libertarian District ConventionEdit

Declared

General electionEdit

EndorsementsEdit

John Carter (R)
U.S. Representatives

PollingEdit

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
John
Carter (R)
MJ
Hegar (D)
Undecided
NYT Upshot/Siena College October 1–5, 2018 490 ± 4.8% 53% 38% 9%
The Tarrance Group (R-Carter) September 22–25, 2018 400 ± 4.9% 54% 33%
ALG Research (D-Hegar) September 16–20, 2018 500 ± 4.4% 46% 42%
Public Policy Polling (D) November 28–29, 2017 613 46% 40% 14%

ResultsEdit

Texas's 31st congressional district, 2018[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican John Carter (incumbent) 144,680 50.6
Democratic MJ Hegar 136,362 47.7
Libertarian Jason Hope 4,965 1.7
Total votes 286,007 100.0
Republican hold

District 32Edit

The 32nd district serves a suburban area of northeastern Dallas, Texas. It is represented by Republican Pete Sessions, serving since 1997. He was reelected with 71.07% of the vote in 2016 without a Democratic opponent. The district's PVI is R+5, due to 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's performance in the district. Sessions is running for reelection. Six Democrats are also running, including civil rights attorney and former NFL player Colin Allred, longtime Democratic operative Ed Meier, and former Department of Agriculture official Lilian Salerno.

Primary resultsEdit

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Pete Sessions (incumbent) 32,784 79.26
Republican Paul Brown 8,575 20.73
Total votes 41,359 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Colin Allred 15,442 38.52
Democratic Lillian Salerno 7,343 18.31
Democratic Brett Shipp 6,550 16.34
Democratic Ed Meier 5,474 13.65
Democratic George Rodriguez 3,029 7.55
Democratic Ron Marshall 1,301 3.24
Democratic Todd Maternowski 945 2.35
Total votes 40,084 100

Runoff resultsEdit

The runoff election took place on May 22, 2018.[32]

Democratic primary runoff results
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Colin Allred 15,658 69.5
Democratic Lillian Salerno 6,874 30.5
Total votes 22,532 100

Libertarian District ConventionEdit

Declared
  • Melina Baker[6]

General electionEdit

EndorsementsEdit

Colin Allred (D)
Former U.S. Executive Branch officials
Pete Sessions (R)
U.S. Executive Branch officials
Organizations

PollingEdit

Poll source Date(s)
administered
Sample
size
Margin of
error
Pete
Sessions (R)
Colin
Allred (D)
Melina
Baker (L)
Undecided
NYT Upshot/Siena College October 29 – November 4, 2018 477 ± 4.7% 42% 46% 3% 9%
GBA Strategies (D) September 20–30, 2018 600 ± 4.0% 46% 47% 5%
NYT Upshot/Siena College September 19–24, 2018 500 ± 4.8% 48% 47% 5%
Public Policy Polling (D) September 17–18, 2018 555 ± 4.2% 42% 47%
GBA Strategies (D-Allred) July 30 – August 1, 2018 500 ± 4.4% 47% 45%

ResultsEdit

Texas's 32nd congressional district, 2018[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Colin Allred 144,067 52.3
Republican Pete Sessions (incumbent) 126,101 45.7
Libertarian Melina Baker 5,452 2.0
Total votes 275,620 100.0
Democratic gain from Republican

District 33Edit

The 33rd district is composed of two counties in Texas—Dallas County and Tarrant County. In Dallas County, the district covers parts of Dallas, Irving, and Grand Prairie, and all of Cockrell Hill. In Tarrant County, the district includes parts of Arlington, Forest Hill, Fort Worth, Grand Prairie, Haltom City, Saginaw and Sansom Park, and all of Everman. It is currently represented by Democrat Marc Veasey, and has been since the district's creation in 2013. Veasey was reelected with 73.71% of the vote in 2016. The district's PVI is D+23.

Primary resultsEdit

Republican primary results[12]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Willie Billups 5,254 100
Total votes 5,254 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Marc Veasey 14,998 70.64
Democratic Carlos Quintanilla 6,233 29.35
Total votes 21,231 100

Libertarian District ConventionEdit

Declared
  • Jason Reeves[6]

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

Texas's 33rd congressional district, 2018[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Marc Veasey (incumbent) 90,805 76.2
Republican Willie Billups 26,120 21.9
Libertarian Jason Reeves 2,299 1.9
Total votes 119,224 100.0
Democratic hold

District 34Edit

The 34th district is composed of the area on the Gulf Coast between Brownsville and Corpus Christi. It is currently represented by Democrat Filemon Vela Jr. and has been since the district's creation in 2013. Vela was reelected with 62.67% of the vote in 2016. The district's PVI is D+10.

Primary resultsEdit

Republican primary results[12]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Rey Gonzalez 10,227 100
Total votes 10,227 100
Democratic primary results[10]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Filemon Vela Jr. 25,344 100
Total votes 25,344 100

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

Texas's 34th congressional district, 2018[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Filemon Vela Jr. (incumbent) 85,825 60.0
Republican Rey Gonzalez 57,243 40.0
Total votes 143,068 100.0
Democratic hold

District 35Edit

The 35th district includes parts of the San Antonio metropolitan area, including portions of Bexar County, thin strips of Comal and Hays, and a portion of Caldwell county, as well as portions of southern and eastern Austin in Travis County.[37]

In March 2017, a panel of federal judges ruled that the 35th district was illegally drawn with discriminatory intent.[38] In August, 2017 there was another ruling that the district is unconstitutional.[39]

The district is currently represented by Democrat Lloyd Doggett, and has been since its creation in 2013. Doggett previously represented Texas's 25th congressional district before redistricting. Doggett won reelection in 2016 with 63.07% of the vote. The district's PVI is D+15 Doggett is running for reelection.

Primary resultsEdit

Republican primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican David Smalling 7,083 53.33
Republican Sherrill Kenneth (SK) Alexander 6,198 46.66
Total votes 13,281 100
Democratic primary results[10]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lloyd Doggett 32,101 100
Total votes 32,101 100

Libertarian District ConventionEdit

Declared
  • Clark Patterson[6]

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

Texas's 35th congressional district, 2018[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Lloyd Doggett (incumbent) 138,278 71.3
Republican David Smalling 50,553 26.0
Libertarian Clark Patterson 5,236 2.7
Total votes 194,067 100.0
Democratic hold

District 36Edit

The 36th district is located in southeast Texas and includes all of Newton, Jasper, Tyler, Polk, Orange, Hardin, Liberty, and Chambers counties, plus portions of southeastern Harris County.[40] The Johnson Space Center is within the district. It is currently represented by Republican Brian Babin, who has served since 2015. Babin was reelected in 2016 with 88.61% of the vote, without a Democratic opponent. Two Democrats have announced their candidacy, scientist/environmental consultant Jon Powell and radio and television personality Dayna Steele.

Primary resultsEdit

Republican primary results[12]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brian Babin (incumbent) 50,317 100
Total votes 50,317 100
Democratic primary results[3]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Dayna Steele 9,848 72.01
Democratic Jon Powell 3,827 27.98
Total votes 13,675 100

Libertarian District ConventionEdit

Declared
  • Robert Appelbaum[6]

General electionEdit

ResultsEdit

Texas's 36th congressional district, 2018[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Brian Babin (incumbent) 161,048 72.6
Democratic Dayna Steele 60,908 27.4
Total votes 221,956 100.0
Republican hold

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Race Summary Report: 2018 General Election 11/6/2018". Austin, U.S.A.: Office of the Secretary of State, State of Texas. Retrieved December 9, 2018.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar "2018 Primary Election Official Results". Texas Secretary of State. Retrieved March 8, 2018.
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  13. ^ Donald J. Trump. "Congressman Kevin Brady of Texas is so popular in his District, and far beyond, that he doesn't need any help - but I am giving it to him anyway. He is a great guy and the absolute "King" of Cutting Taxes. Highly respected by all, he loves his State & Country. Strong Endorsement!". Twitter.
  14. ^ https://philkurtzforcongress.nationbuilder.com/pledges_endorsements_and_ratings
  15. ^ Barack Obama [@BarackObama] (August 1, 2018). "Today I'm proud to endorse such a wide and impressive array of Democratic candidates – leaders as diverse, patriotic, and big-hearted as the America they're running to represent:" (Tweet). Retrieved August 1, 2018 – via Twitter.
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  17. ^ "Pelosi continues to tout Texas Rep. Chet Edwards for VP". Texas on the Potomac (blog). Houston Chronicle. August 3, 2008. Retrieved October 13, 2017.
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  21. ^ https://www.texastribune.org/2018/11/19/gina-ortiz-jones-concedes-close-congressional-race-against-will-hurd/
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  23. ^ Knopp, Leopold (June 17, 2017). "Libertarian candidate makes fourth run for Congress in Dist. 26". The Lewisville Texan Journal. Retrieved October 13, 2017.
  24. ^ Quinn, Melissa (December 14, 2017). "Blake Farenthold to retire from Congress amid allegations of sexual misconduct, 'abusive' behavior". Washington Examiner. Washington, DC. Retrieved December 14, 2017.
  25. ^ Schneider, Elena (December 14, 2017). "Farenthold won't seek reelection". Politico. Washington, DC. Retrieved December 14, 2017.
  26. ^ "Farenthold resigns from Congress". Retrieved May 24, 2018.
  27. ^ Svitek, Patrick (June 30, 2018). "Michael Cloud wins special election to fill U.S. Rep. Blake Farenthold's seat". The Texas Tribune.
  28. ^ "Texas Primary Runoff Election Results". The New York Times. May 23, 2018. Retrieved May 23, 2018.
  29. ^ Wallace, Jeremy (November 13, 2017). "Gene Green stepping aside after more than two decades in Congress". Houston Chronicle. Houston, TX. Retrieved November 13, 2017.
  30. ^ "Candidates make plans to run for U.S. Congressman Gene Green's seat". KTRK-TV. November 14, 2017. Retrieved November 20, 2017.
  31. ^ Sherman, Jake; Palmer, Anna; Lippman, Daniel; Okun, Eli (September 11, 2018). POLITICO Playbook PM: When a Democratic lawmaker raises money for a Republican incumbent …. Politico.
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  34. ^ USA Today
  35. ^ Donald J. Trump. "Congressman Pete Sessions of Texas is doing a great job. He is a fighter who will be tough on Crime and the Border, fight hard for our Second Amendment and loves our Military and our Vets. He has my full and complete Endorsement!". Twitter.
  36. ^ "NRA Endorses Pete Sessions for U.S. House of Representatives". NRA-ILA. September 20, 2018.
  37. ^ "DistrictViewer". Texas Legislative Council. Retrieved 2013-01-31.
  38. ^ "Federal Court Rules Three Texas Congressional Districts Illegally Drawn" by Laurel Wamsley, NPR, March 11, 2017
  39. ^ "Federal court invalidates part of Texas congressional map" by Alexa Ura and Jim Malewitz, Texas Tribune, Aug. 15, 2017
  40. ^ "DistrictViewer - Texas Legislative Council". gis1.tlc.state.tx.us. Retrieved May 24, 2018.

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