Two mid-term races to watch in Lone Star state

HOUSTON (Texas) • In 2016, President Donald Trump won Texas with 52.2 per cent of the vote compared with his Democratic challenger Hillary Clinton's 43.2 per cent - reflecting the staunchly Republican nature of the state in recent decades.

Still, two closely watched races in the forthcoming mid-term polls could see seats flipping to the Democratic Party.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 25, 2018, with the headline 'Two mid-term races to watch in Lone Star state'. Print Edition | Subscribe