For Immediate Release
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Contact: Sam Pohl, (512) 968-1732
Peter Flores Wins SD 19 Special Election
AUSTIN – Following the certification of tonight’s results from the Emergency Special Election in Senate District 19, RPT Chairman James Dickey issued the following statement:
“Congratulations to Pete Flores on his incredible first-place finish tonight in the SD 19 Special Election! Flores’ placement is a testament to the enthusiasm and support for conservative principles that make Texas great and demonstrates the willingness of voters to turn out and support Republican principles when it matters most. We are ready for the runoff fight and to pick up a big win for Republicans in the Texas Senate with a Flores victory in the runoff election!”
Republican Peter Flores won the Special Election for Texas Senate District 19, earning 34% of the vote. He will face Democrat Pete Gallego in a special runoff election.