Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) on May 24 won the GOP primary election for his seat against Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush.
With 21 percent of the precincts reporting at 8:39 p.m. ET, Paxton received more than 67 percent of the vote and was projected as the winner of the race by Decision Desk HQ. Bush received 33 percent of the vote.
Paxton will face former American Civil Liberties Union lawyer Rochelle Garza in the general election in November. Garza won the Democratic primary by more than 20 points on Tuesday.
Paxton, the Trump-endorsed incumbent, failed to outright win the primary in March, which requires 50 percent of votes, plus one. However, in the four-way race in March, he had ended with a handy lead over second-place Bush—gaining 42.7 percent of the votes to Bush’s 22.4 percent….https://www.theepochtimes.com/c-us-politics


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