Democrats shut out of runoff in bid for open Texas seat
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A runoff between two Republicans will fill the House vacancy caused by Rep. Ron Wright's death from complications of COVID-19.
Shutting out Democrats who had hoped to make the district competitive, Republicans Susan Wright and Jake Ellzey will meet in a runoff to replace Wright's husband, the late Rep. Ron Wright, in Texas' 6th District.

The district, which stretches from the Dallas-Fort Worth area into the surrounding rural areas, supported President Donald Trump over Democrat Joe Biden by 3 percentage points in November.

It was considered the best pick-up opportunity for…
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