FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – It seems Susan Wright, widow of late U.S. Rep. Ron Wright who died in February after battling COVID-19 and lung most cancers, will advance to a runoff election towards both fellow Republican, State Rep. Jake Ellzey or Democrat Jana Lynne Sanchez.
As of 9:50 p.m. Saturday, Might 1, they’re trying like they’ll be the highest three vote-getters out of 23 candidates (11 Republicans and 10 Democrats, one Unbiased and one Libertarian) who have been on the particular election poll.
Wright has 19% of the vote (13,893), Ellzey has 14% (10,402) and Sanchez has 13% (9,816) with 94% of precincts reporting.
The highest two will advance to a runoff election.
Ellzey of Ellis County, misplaced to Ron Wright within the Republican main in 2018.
Susan Wright was endorsed earlier within the week by former President Donald Trump.
Sanchez, who additionally ran for the seat in 2018, has been endorsed by the Latino Victory Fund and Daring PAC.
The sixth Congressional District contains elements of Tarrant County together with all of Ellis and Navarro counties.
No date has been set for the runoff election.
Gov. Greg Abbott is predicted announce it quickly.