Myra Flores wins a special election Texas
Myra Flores wins a special election to flip a Texas House seat from Democratic to Republican.
For the first time in history, a congressional district in South Texas has voted for the Republican Party, as the party continues to gain ground among Latino vote
Following a special election on Tuesday, a Republican will be the first to represent a congressional district in South Texas
Mayra Flores' victory over her Democrat opponent by a margin of 53 percent to 43 percent comes as Republicans continue to gain ground among Latino voters in South Texas.
Flores, who is said to be the first Latina Republican elected to Congress from Texas, is expected to face a tougher struggle in November.
Her triumph was to replace Democrat Filemon Vela, who resigned before the conclusion of his tenure, therefore she was elected to finish it.