Once Solidly Republican, Texas’ 22nd Congressional District Is Now A Toss-Up

Fifteen Republicans and five Democrats are fighting for their party’s nominations to succeed Rep. Pete Olson.

By Andrew SchneiderJanuary 15, 2020 2:03 pm, , ,

From Houston Public Media:

Texas’ 22nd congressional district brackets Houston from Fort Bend County to southeast Harris County. For decades, voters from Katy and Sugar Land to Pearland and Webster preferred Republicans when they picked their member of Congress — often by a two-to-one margin. But in 2018, Congressman Pete Olson won reelection by just five percentage points. Now, Olson is retiring, and the race to replace him is as competitive as it gets.

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