U.S. House District 35
UPDATE: 8:40 a.m. Republican David Smalling has won the Republican primary race for Texas’ District 35 in the U.S. House of Representatives, defeating challenger SK Alexander.
Smalling, who works in the oil and gas industry as an inspector, received 7,083 votes, or 53.3 percent of the 13,281 votes cast. Alexander received 6,198 votes, or 46.7 percent.
Smalling’s advantage was more significant in Travis County, where he received 1,174 of 1,861 votes, or 63 percent.
District 35 stretches from San Antonio to Austin and includes parts of Bexar, Caldwell, Comal, Guadalupe, Hays and Travis Counties.
In November’s general election, Smalling will face Lloyd Doggett, the Democratic incumbent, who ran unopposed for his party’s nomination.
All results are unofficial until canvassed. For more local primary election results and coverage, visit communityimpact.com/vote.