With an estimated 77% of the votes counted, Cornyn was leading Hegar by 8 percentage points, 52.6% to 45%. Decision Desk declared Cornyn the winner earlier in the night when he was up by a point.
President Donald Trump narrowly carried Texas on Tuesday as national results continue to show him and former Vice President Joe Biden in a neck-and-neck race.
After midnight Election Day, the presidential race could not be called. Neither President Donald Trump nor former Vice President Joe Biden had reached the required 270 electoral votes.
AUSTIN- OCT. 29 - Governor Greg Abbott and the Texas Education Agency (TEA) released a report showing significant pay raises for Texas teachers for the 2019-2020 academic year as a result of House Bill 3 (HB 3). Statewide, Texas teachers who have more than 5 years of experience received an average pay raise of over $5,200, while teachers who have been working up to five years received an average pay raise of more than $3,800. It is worth noting that the pay increases are averages of all teacher raises in Texas; individual raises vary. The pay raises are part of a $1.1 billion annual investment in additional compensation that started last year for Texas teachers, counselors, librarians, and school nurses.
Beginning Friday, October 30, TxDOT will begin a safety improvement project along FM 2027, spanning from TX 320 to FM 712. The safety improvements include rehabilitation of the existing roadway and widening the shoulder.