Democrat Ortiz Jones Concedes to GOP’s Hurd in Texas House Race
(Bloomberg) -- Representative Will Hurd, a former CIA officer, won re-election in a competitive Texas border district as Democratic challenger Gina Ortiz Jones conceded the race, the Associated Press reported.
The Hispanic-majority 23rd Congressional District was a top target for Democrats. The Associated Press declared Hurd the projected winner on Nov. 7, but later retracted the call when Jones pulled ahead briefly in the vote count.
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