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Moser, Fletcher Face Off in Highly Watched TX-07 Runoff

Republicans will choose nominees in five open GOP-held seats.

May 22, 2018, 10:44 a.m.

Democrats will choose a nominee in runoffs for three battleground House districts: activist Laura Moser (D) and trial lawyer Lizzie Pannill Fletcher (D) are vying to take on Rep. John Culberson (R-07); former Air Force intelligence officer Gina Ortiz Jones (D) and teacher Rick Trevino (D) are competing to face Rep. Will Hurd (R-23); and former NFL player Colin Allred (D) and former Agriculture Appointee Lillian Salerno (D) are battling to challenge Rep. Pete Sessions (R).

Fletcher, Ortiz Jones and Allred took first place in the March primaries are favorites heading into Tuesday night.

Republicans will nominate candidates in the runoffs for five GOP-leaning seats held by retiring Reps. Ted Poe (R-02); Jeb Hensarling (R-05); Joe Barton (R-06); and Lamar Smith (R-21), as well as former Rep. Blake Farenthold (R-27). Democrats are also contesting the TX-21 race.

Polls are open from from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET. Results can be found here. (Hotline reporting)

The full match-ups are below. Bolded names indicate who came in first in the March 20 primaries.

TX-02: State Rep. Kevin Roberts (R) vs. former Navy SEAL Daniel Crenshaw (R)

TX-05: State Rep. Lance Gooden (R) vs. former Hensarling campaign manager Bunni Pounds

TX-06: Tarrant County Tax Assessor-Collector Ron Wright (R) vs. retired Naval aviator Jake Ellzey (R)

TX-21: Former senatorial Chief of Staff Chip Roy (R) vs. 2016 candidate Matt McCall (R)

Army veteran Joseph Kopser (D) vs. minister Mary Street Wilson (D)

TX-27: Texas Water Development Board Chairman Bech Bruun (R) vs. former Victoria County GOP Chair Michael Cloud (R)

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