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.
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.