Ted Cruz projected winner in Texas Senate race

Elections 2018
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This combination of Sept. 21, 2018, file photos show Republican U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, left, and Democratic U.S. Representative Beto O’Rourke, right, during their first Senate debate in Dallas. O’Rourke says there’s still work to do after being asked about Hispanic outreach in his race against Cruz. O’Rourke needs a broad electorate in November to […]

Republican incumbent Ted Cruz is the projected winner in the race for Texas Senate, according to NBC News.

So far, Cruz has earned 50.91 percent of the vote compared to O’Rourke’s 48.45 percent. 

Visit the Texas Secretary of State’s Office for updates.

More than 4.8 million ballots were cast during the 12-day early voting period in Texas, largely surpassing the total turnout of the 2014 midterms.

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