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2018 Midterm Elections

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

Last November's midterm elections unleashed a blue political wave throughout Bexar County, including its judicial benches. Several Republican judges were unseated, and the Democratic victors were sworn in on New Year's Day.


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Democrats will have control of the U.S. House once again beginning in January, thanks, in large part, to their performance in America's suburbs.

From Texas Standard:

One hundred and ninety-six years of experience is the amount of time nine outgoing members of Congress from Texas have compiled in the U.S. House of Representatives. The turnover comes thanks to six retirements, two upsets and one failed Senate bid. According to Mark Strand, president of the Congressional Institute, that’s an unusually high amount of institutional knowledge going out the door.

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The president reacts after Tuesday's Democratic wave in the House and Republican gains in the Senate.

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Follow live results for key ballot measures and state propositions across the country for the 2018 midterm elections.

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Follow live results from Senate races across the country in the 2018 midterm election.

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Follow live results from key House races across the country in the 2018 midterm election.

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Ryan Poppe / Texas Public Radio

The topic of mass shootings has dominated conversations between state officials and everyday Texans during this midterm election.


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