The House GOP's "Texodus" — six Republicans are forgoing reelection in 2020 — is one of several reasons Democrats remain favorites to keep their House majority in 2020. Democrats have excellent chances to pick up the seats of outgoing Reps. Pete Olson (TX-22), Will Hurd (TX-23) and Kenny Marchant (TX-24), all of whose districts are now majority-minority by population.
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 2020. Throughout the cycle, watch for our analysis of the most closely-fought races in our competitive race overviews and on our individual race pages. And, be sure to bookmark our ratings to keep track of the latest changes.
TX-01: Louie Gohmert (R) - East Texas: Tyler, Lufki Solid Republican. Despite his reputation for incendiary rhetoric, 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: Dan Crenshaw (R) - Houston north suburbs: Kingwood, Spring Likely Republican. Crenshaw, a former Navy SEAL who lost
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