Joseph Kopser, Chip Roy to face off after winning U.S. House District 21 runoff elections


Updated May 26, 10:22 p.m. to include Lee Santos as a candidate in the November election.

Republican Chip Roy and Democrat Joseph Kopser will participate in the election for the U.S. House District 21 seat in November after both won their respective runoff elections Tuesday night, according to unofficial results reported by the Texas Secretary of State Office. Libertarian candidate Lee Santos will also be on ballot for the the November election.

Roy received 18,000 total votes, or 52.7 percent of votes, over his challenger, Matt McCall. McCall received 16,181 total votes, or 47.3 percent of votes in the Republican primary runoff.

Kopser defeated Mary Street Wilson in the Democratic primary runoff. Kopser received 14,706 total votes, or 57.9 percent of votes. Street Wilson received 10,667 total votes, or 42.1 percent.

For a full list of results from races in Central Texas, visit our vote page.

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Nick was born in Long Island, New York and grew up in South Florida. He graduated from Florida State University in 2012 with a bachelor's degree in writing and a minor in music. Nick was a journalist for three years at the St. James Plaindealer in Minnesota before moving to Austin to join Community Impact Newspaper in 2016.
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