Republican Rangel beats Democrat Lopez for Texas House seat

March 13, 2019

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Former San Antonio City Council member Ray Lopez has defeated Fred Rangel in a special election runoff for the Texas House 125 seat.

With all precincts reporting Tuesday, the Democrat Lopez drew 58 percent of the vote to the Republican Rangel’s 42 percent.

Lopez will immediately take the seat vacated by Democrat Justin Rodriguez when he resigned to accept appointment to the Bexar (BAYR) County Commissioners Court.