Democratic Rep. Henry Cuellar is the winner in Texas’ twenty eighth Congressional District, NBC Information tasks, returning to Congress for a tenth time period.
With 77% of the vote, Cuellar had 56.9% and Republican Cassy Garcia had 43.1%, in response to the NBC Information Resolution Desk.
Garcia was one in all three Republican Latinas operating in South Texas congressional races hoping to chop into the area’s Latino help for Democrats.
Cuellar, a centrist Democrat, has lengthy been additional to the precise of his get together however has mentioned he displays his district, which is closely Hispanic however extra conservative on problems with abortion, the border and weapons.
Cuellar survived an in depth Democratic major after the FBI raided his house and after he forged the lone Democratic vote towards laws that may codify federal safety for entry to abortion. He has criticized Biden administration insurance policies on immigration and criticized Garcia for her previous criticisms of President Barack Obama’s well being care regulation, referred to as Obamacare.