The contest in Texas’ 7th Congressional District is one of the closest in the country. Nine-term Republican Congressman John Culberson faces Democratic challenger Lizzie Pannill Fletcher. The west Houston district voted narrowly for Hillary Clinton in 2016. From the start of this cycle, it looked like an ideal test case for Democrats to win over a traditionally Republican demographic: suburban white women.
Culberson, Fletcher Neck And Neck in Final Days of Campaign
The contest between Congressman John Culberson and Democratic challenger Lizzie Pannill Fletcher is likely to hinge on the votes of suburban white women and minorities. Harvey, healthcare, and immigration are among the defining issues.