Republican Rangel beats Democrat Lopez for Texas House seat

3 years 6 months 3 weeks ago Tuesday, March 12 2019 Mar 12, 2019 March 12, 2019 10:36 PM March 12, 2019 in News - AP Texas Headlines

SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Former San Antonio City Council member Ray Lopez has defeated Fred Rangel in a special election runoff for the Texas House 125 seat.

With all precincts reporting Tuesday, the Democrat Lopez drew 58 percent of the vote to the Republican Rangel's 42 percent.

Lopez will immediately take the seat vacated by Democrat Justin Rodriguez when he resigned to accept appointment to the Bexar (BAYR) County Commissioners Court.

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