Democrats head to runoff in primary for Texas governor

Andrew White and Lupe Valdez advance to a runoff in the Democratic primary for Texas governor after neither receive more than half of the votes to win.

Andrew White and Lupe Valdez, the two frontrunners are headed for a runoff in the Democratic primary for Texas governor.

Poll returns Tuesday (March 6) evening put Valdez at almost 43 percent, 13 points ahead of White with 29 percent of the votes.

Neither candidate received over 50 percent of the primary vote, so the race will go to a May 22 runoff.

White, speaking after the polls closed, said he was not afraid of competiton but he was afraid of Trump followers pushing their agenda.

Valdez, the former Dallas County sheriff, and White, the son of late Governor Mark White, are far ahead of the seven other Democrats vying to challenge incumbent, Republican Governor Greg Abbott, who is seeking a second term.


(Source: YouTube, March 7, 2018 at 04:33AM)

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