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US mid-term elections: Texas
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Republican incumbent Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison and Governor Rick Perry have won re-election.

In the House elections, the Democrats won a key race in the 22nd district, where the Republicans were denied the option to replace disgraced former incumbent Tom DeLay on the ballot when he dropped out of the race late and had to field a write-in candidate.

In the 23rd district, where a last-minute re-drawing of the boundaries had increased the number of Hispanic voters, Democrat Ciro Rodriguez emerged as winner over Republican incumbent Henry Bonilla on 12 December, following a run-off vote.

SENATE
Incumbent Republican Kay Bailey Hutchison beat Democrat Barbara Ann Radnofsky. Texas's other Senate seat is held by Republican John Cornyn.

  PARTY 2000 2002 2004 2006  
  Republican 2 2 2 2  
  Democratic 0 0 0 0  
  Independent 0 0 0 0  

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Texas has 32 congressional districts.

  PARTY 2000 2002 2004 2006  
  Republican 13 15 21 20  
  Democratic 17 17 11 12  
  Independent 0 0 0 0  

GOVERNOR
Incumbent Republican Rick Perry beat Democrat Chris Bell and independents Carole Keeton Strayhorn and Kinky Friedman.



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