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Election Recap: What Do Tuesday's Results Mean For San Antonio, Texas And The Nation?

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People vote at an early voting site in Arlington, Virginia
Alexander Drago
A man wears a face mask featuring the seal of Virginia as he fills out his ballot at an early voting site in Arlington, Virginia, U.S., September 18, 2020.

More San Antonians early voted in the 2020 general election than the entire 2016 election — mail-in, early vote and Election Day included. The state also had more young people vote than any other state.

There were important races up and down the ballot, from reelecting representatives to casting a vote for president. On top of that, there were several special elections and propositions on Bexar County's ballots, too.

What happened Tuesday night? What races were won? What is the state of the nation? What will these results mean for future legislation?


  • Gilbert Garcia, Metro columnist for the San Antonio Express-News and host of the "Puro Politics" podcast
  • Alana Rocha, multimedia reporter for The Texas Tribune
  • Harvey Kronberg, publisher of the Quorum Report

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*This interview was recorded on Wednesday, November 4.

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