Voters will finalize the Texas nomination process today, as the congressional candidates advancing to the general election in a dozen significant run-off situations will be determined. The simultaneous Democratic and Republican run-offs are occurring in the open 6th District (Rep. Joe Barton; R-Ennis), the 21st District (Rep. Lamar Smith; R-San Antonio) and open 27th (Resigned Rep. Blake Farenthold; R-Corpus Christi). Republicans are voting in open TX-2 (Rep. Ted Poe; R-Atascocita) and open TX-5 (Rep. Jeb Hensarling; R-Dallas). Democrats will select a nominee against Reps. John Culberson (R-Houston), Will Hurd (R-San Antonio), John Carter (R-Round Rock), and Pete Sessions (R-Dallas).
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