Laredo, Texas (AP) — Recounted Thursday in Texas primary between Democratic Congressman Henry Cuellar and progressive challenger Jessica Cisneros after a fierce final vote in May. Was done.
Prior to the recount, the Associated Press counted 187 of the 45,429 votes counted last week, or 0.4 percentage points, leading Cisneros. The AP will not declare a winner until the recount is complete.
It wasn’t clear on Thursday when the recount would end.
Reaggregation requested by CisnerosA 29-year-old immigration lawyer, he is about to dismiss his ninth term South Texas parliamentarian for the first time in years. She lost 4 percent points in 2020, behind national support from the party’s progressive leaders, including Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts.
Queller said his lead was terribly Hispanic and held in Texas’ 28th Parliamentary District, which runs to the southern border with Mexico.He has supported his party for years on issues including abortion and gun rights. However, it has maintained the support of Democratic leaders in Congress.Including Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi.
The winner will face Kathy Garcia, who won the Republican seat in May.