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Christina Morales wins District 145 Special Election runoff

Voters select next representative of Texas House District 145

Christina Morales (left) and Melissa Noriega (right) are running for the open seat in Texas House District 145.
Christina Morales (left) and Melissa Noriega (right) are running for the open seat in Texas House District 145. (Campaign Website/Facebook)

HOUSTON – Voters in Texas House District 145 hit the polls Tuesday to decide a special election and pick their state representative.

Democrats Christina Morales and Melissa Noriega went toe-to-toe in the runoff. Around 9:15 p.m. Tuesday, 100 percent of the votes were counted.

Morales will fill the seat vacated by Carol Alvarado. Morales got 60.76 percent of the votes to Noriega's 39,24 percent.

MAP: Texas House District 145

District 145 stretches mainly along Interstate 45 from Main Street in Houston to Scarsdale Boulevard. Parts of Houston, Pasadena and South Houston are in the district.


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