Texas is poised for a change in 2018: eight of its 36 House races feature no incumbent. And, for the first time in over a decade, GOP Rep. Will Hurd's 23rd CD might not be the only competitive district come November. Democrats also have opportunities to defeat GOP Reps. John Culberson (TX-07) and Pete Sessions (TX-32) in suburban districts that voted for Hillary Clinton.

This is the eleventh in a series of race rundowns designed to give subscribers a quick snapshot of what's happening in each district in 2018. Throughout the cycle, watch for our detailed analysis of the most closely-fought races in our competitive race overviews. And, be sure to bookmark our ratings to keep track of the latest changes.

TX-01: Louie Gohmert (R) - East Texas: Tyler, Lufkin Solid Republican. Despite his reputation for incendiary rhetoric and bucking his party's leadership from the right, Gohmert, a judge-turned-Freedom Caucus devotee, is safe in an East Texas district that gave President Trump 72 percent of the vote.

TX-02: OPEN (Poe) (R) - Houston north suburbs: Kingwood, Spring Solid Republican.

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