Gov. Greg Abbott and every other statewide Republican seeking re-election were victorious on Tuesday. But the election proved to be the closest statewide contest in two decades.
Four top takeaways from the 2018 Texas midterm elections:
Historic turnout, unusually tight races and a “blue wave” that didn’t quite break.
Beto O’Rourke came close — but no cigar.
O’Rourke included, Democrats narrowed their losing margins in top state races.
Turnout surged to near-presidential election levels.
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