Updated 10:20 a.m. March 6

Incumbent Matt Shaheen overtook challenger Wayne Richard for the race, according to unofficial election results.

Shaheen garnered 11,022, or 63.72% of the vote. Richard earned 6,275 votes.

Updated 10:40 p.m. March 5

Incumbent Matt Shaheen maintains a lead of 7,306, or 64.48% votes to opponent Wayne Richard's 4,025 votes, according to the Texas Secretary of State unofficial elections results.

Posted 7:50 p.m. March 5

Incumbent Matt Shaheen took an early lead over challenger Wayne Richard in the race for the State Representative District 66 seat, according to early voting totals from the Texas Secretary of State.

The details

Shaheen leads with 6,954, or 64.4% of the early votes, according to unofficial early polling results as of 7:50 p.m. Richard trails with 35.6%.

Shaheen has served as state representative since elected in 2014.

Results are unofficial until canvassed. Click here to see results from all local elections in your community.

Zooming out

The winning candidate will face uncontested Democratic candidate David Carstens in the general election this November.