2018 Election Live Results


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On this Page: U.S. Senate, Governor, U.S. Representative (36 congressional districts)

Results Expected: After 8:00 PM Eastern Time for all Districts except 16 and 23, after 9:00 PM for Districts 16 & 23. Some returns for Senate and Governor should come in during the 8:00 PM hour, but no calls will be made before the polls in the western part of the state close at 9:00 PM.

U.S. Senate

Sen. Ted Cruz is seeking a 2nd term in one of the most closely-watched races of 2018. Check the polling average heading into Election Day. 2020: John Cornyn (R, 3rd term)


Incumbent Gov. Greg Abbott (R) is favored to win a 2nd term.

U.S. House

36 Congressional Districts: 25 Republicans | 11 Democrats 

Seven of the state's 36 House members are not seeking re-election. Rep. Beto O'Rourke (TX-16) is the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate.

Highly Competitive: 7th32nd
Two highly-educated suburban districts near Houston and Dallas represent the best Democratic opportunities to cut into the large GOP advantage in the state's congressional delegation. Both these districts narrowly voted for Clinton over Trump in 2016.

Competitive: 23rd
This is the state's other GOP House - Clinton district. While the district is competitive, Rep. Will Hurd seems to be in a slightly better position than the incumbents in the above two districts. Hurd led by 15 points in a mid-October poll.

Others to Watch: 2nd, 6th, 21st, 22nd24th31st 
None of these are expected to change parties. However, if there's an upset somewhere on Tuesday, it will probably come from one of these districts.