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The infighting comes as Texas holds the first primaries in the nation on Tuesday, with a crowded field of seven candidates. For the first time in a quarter of a century in Texas, there's a Democrat running for all 36 congressional seats.

Also on the Republican and Democratic ballots are many propositions created to help establish a party platform.

Tradition dictates, though, that party organizations generally stay out of picking candidates in primaries, but Moser's profile has the DCCC anxious that it will blow a chance to win a congressional seat from Republican John Culberson.

However, this has been a particularly tense race since late February when the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee posted negative opposition research on Moser, the kind of thing you are never supposed to do to someone from your own party. Moser is running to the left of other leading candidates, and Our Revolution, Sen. Bernie Sanders' political organization, is angling for a spot in an nearly certain runoff.

"The Democrats are showing up in big, big numbers".

"I am confident that voters will take the time to make an intelligent, informed decision, both on August 14th and on November 6th", she said, adding that she will continue to attend "hundreds" of public meetings across the state. "Sarah is a little more on the moderate side of the party". The balloting in the 7th congressional district near Houston and the 32nd congressional district in the Dallas area were well ahead of totals recorded in the 2014 primary. Sanders has campaign for Garcia, a Cook County commissioner.

Sands compared this year's turnout to the early voter turnout from the last primary. "People want their democracy back".

Salerno said she entered the race after seeing Republicans' attempts to repeal Obamacare.

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Tom Pauken is a former chairman of the Republican Party of Texas.

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Republicans still have the advantage, but Democrats need only to flip three seats to take control of the delegation. "This is 226 today", O'Rourke tells the crowd, who have been chanting, "Beto, Beto!" Abrams has support from liberals nationally, including an Our Revolution endorsement. San Antonio's progressive former mayor, Julian Castro, a potential 2020 presidential contender, is predicting "a tremendous amount of Democratic enthusiasm" Tuesday.

Right now, the prediction is that Schumer's support paired with Javed's money will make it hard for Garcia to win outright, likely sending the race into a runoff, but we won't know until we know. Feinstein still holds a wide leads in polls, however, and should benefit from California's so-called jungle primary system, which that places every candidate, regardless of party, on the same ballot.

State House District 113: In an open race resulting from Burkett's decision to run for a state Senate seat, Jonathan Boos, also backed by Empower Texans, beat Jim Phaup, despite Phaup offering a far more solution-oriented platform.

U.S. Rep Kenny Marchant (Irving) wins GOP primary for Texas District 24. Darrell Issa and Ed Royce are retiring, while Reps. Bush was endorsed by President Donald Trump and his son, Donald Jr. In central Texas' 21st Congressional District, for example, run-offs are on tap for both parties after 18 Republicans and four Democrats ran for the seat vacated by Republican Representative Lamar Smith.

Kopser's willingness to compromise with Republicans on issues like border security funding and a clean DREAM Act has made him a frequent target for Crowe and McFadden, who've labeled him as an "establishment candidate" and "Republican-lite".

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