Listed below are the results of statewide races as called by The Texas Tribune:
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Pressed by the leader of a major Texas business organization, the four candidates seeking the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor Wednesday abandoned the hot-button social issues that have dominated the campaign to discuss infrastructure issues such as highway construction and water needs.
AUSTIN — Down to the final five weeks of their hotly contested primary race, the four Republican candidates for lieutenant governor of Texas took staunchly conservative positions on abortion, illegal immigration and education in a televised debate Monday.
AUSTIN — Texans approved dedicating $2 billion to the state water plan on Tuesday, while Houston residents re-elected their mayor and rejected a plan to renovate the Astrodome in the first statewide election where officials checked voters’ photo IDs.
HOUSTON — Texas voters have rejected a plan to convert the shuttered Houston Astrodome into a convention center and have likely doomed the iconic stadium to demolition.