Texas GOP Attorney General Primary Goes to Runoff Election

Incumbent Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton will face a runoff election after he failed to secure 50% in the Republican primary.

Context: As the country inches closer to the November primaries Republicans are focused on winning back a majority in the House of Representatives and keeping red states red.

For years, Democrats have been pushing to flip Texas, which holds 38 electoral college votes, but have come up short. However, now that Biden has all but opened the border for a free-for-all Democrats have hoped the influx of immigrants will eventually register to vote with the Democrat Party.

A Crowded Primary Field: Current Texas AG Ken Paxton had to face off against a crowded field of challengers.

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