Angela Paxton Wins GOP Bid For District 8, Beating Huffines In Expensive Primary Race

Paxton said the battle against Paxton was hard-fought, but that she was looking forward to Republicans coming together in the November election.

By Stella M. ChávezMarch 7, 2018 10:59 am|

From KERA:

In Collin County, Republican Angela Paxton defeated Phillip Huffines for the State Senate District 8 seat. It was the most expensive primary race – and among the most heated.

Cheers erupted when Angela Paxton took the stage inside the Courtyard Marriott in Allen Tuesday night. She said her opponent, Phillip Huffines, had called to concede and congratulate her.

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