Collin County primary election runoff: Lorenzo Sanchez to face state Rep. Jeff Leach after winning Democratic Party runoff

Lorenzo Sanchez will face off against incumbent state Rep. Jeff Leach in the November general election after narrowly defeating Tom Adair in the Democratic runoff. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Lorenzo Sanchez will face off against incumbent state Rep. Jeff Leach in the November general election after narrowly defeating Tom Adair in the Democratic runoff. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Lorenzo Sanchez will face off against incumbent state Rep. Jeff Leach in the November general election after narrowly defeating Tom Adair in the Democratic runoff. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Lorenzo Sanchez will face off against incumbent state Rep. Jeff Leach in the November general election after narrowly defeating Tom Adair in the Democratic primary runoff.

Sanchez finished with 51% of the vote July 14 after trailing Adair in early voting in the Democratic runoff for state House District 67, one of the closer races in the region's runoff elections. The unofficial results reflected all voting precincts.

In the Republican runoffs, George Flint defeated Sarah Fox by a 2-to-1 margin in the 401st district judge race. He will face Democrat Tonya J. Holt in the general election.

Democrats had several other races to settle by runoff in the Collin County area.

Lulu Seikaly earned a 22-point win over Sean McCaffity in a bid to challenge U.S. Rep. Van Taylor in Texas' Third Congressional District race. Mary "MJ" Hegar also won over Royce West for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate. She will face Republican incumbent U.S. Sen. John Cornyn in November.


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By Daniel Houston
Daniel Houston covers Plano city government, transportation, business and education for Community Impact Newspaper. A Fort Worth native and Baylor University graduate, Daniel reported previously for The Associated Press in Oklahoma City and The Dallas Morning News.


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