Incumbent Michael C. Burgess wins the U.S. Rep. District 26 race

Updated 9 a.m. March 2


With all precincts reporting, Michael C. Burgess wins the Republication nomination for the U.S. Rep. District 26 seat with 81.24 percent of the vote in Denton County. He is trailed by Joel Krause with 13.04 percent of the vote and Michael Beebe with 5.73 percent of the vote. Burgess won by an equally large gap in Tarrant County. 

Burgess will face Democratic candidate Eric Mauck in the general election in November.

All results are unofficial until canvassed.

Posted March 1 at 7:45 p.m.


According to March 1 unofficial early voting results, Michael C. Burgess is leading in the Republican primary election for the U.S. House of Representatives District 26 seat with 83.02 percent of the vote, or 30,578 votes. Challengers Michael Beebe and Joel Krause have 5.23 and 11.75 percent of the vote, or 1,926 and 4.328 votes, respectively. 

Democratic candidate Eric Mauck is running unopposed.

In this primary election, Democrats and Republicans are running against members of their own party to determine who will represent the party in the November election.


All results are unofficial until canvassed.

Incumbent Burgess has served District 26 for 13 years. Burgess serves on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and he serves as the chairman of the subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade. Burgess also sits on the subcommittee on Health as well as the Oversight and Investigations subcommittee and also founded the Congressional Health Caucus.

Beebe is a Realtor based in Argyle with a degree in psychology from Southwest Baptist University. Beebe previously served as a college pastor traveling the world on mission trips and also has experience working with mentally handicapped children and various youth groups internationally.

Krause is a businessman and a resident of Dallas who originally hails from Iowa. He has experience managing sales, engineering and customer service. Krause is funding his own campaign, and his priorities include safety, immigration and the economy.
By Nicole Luna
Nicole Luna is the Senior Reporter for Frisco. She covers development, transportation, education, business and city government. She has a bachelor's degree in Journalism and Spanish from The University of Texas at Arlington and has been with Community Impact Newspaper since June 2015.


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