UPDATE: Incumbent Michael McCaul climbs to victory over Siegel, Ryan in U.S. District 10 race

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Updated Nov. 7, 9:30 a.m.

Incumbent Michael McCaul defeated Democratic opponent Mike Siegel and Libertarian opponent Mike Ryan in the Nov. 6 election, according to results from the Texas Secretary of State. Votes in favor of McCaul tally 154,652 votes—50.9 percent of the vote—with Siegel and Ryan earning 142,511 votes and 6,569 votes, respectively. Totals are based on 99.9 percent of precincts reporting with just one outstanding precinct yet to report election results.

“Thank you to the people of Texas 10 for your continued support and faith in me to represent you and your families in Congress for another term,” McCaul said in an email. “I am committed to finishing the work I have started in Congress to secure the boarder, combat human trafficking, fight childhood cancer, keep our country safe and stimulate job growth in Texas.”

Siegel issued a statement on the Facebook page for his campaign Wednesday morning after his defeat.

McCaul will serve his eighth term representing District 10.

“As a fourth generation Texan, it is my greatest honor to go to work every day to fight for your values in Washington,” he said.

All results are unofficial until canvassed.

Updated Nov. 6, 11:52 p.m.

With nearly 95 percent of precincts reporting across District 10, incumbent Michael McCaul appears to keep his seat. Just over 51 percent of votes were cast in favor of McCaul, totaling 152,972 votes. Democratic opponent Mike Siegel followed with 139,712 votes, or 46.71 percent of the vote. Ryan received 2.14 percent of the vote.

This post will be updated Wednesday with comments from McCaul.

All results are unofficial until canvassed.

Updated Nov. 6, 10:40 p.m.

With 45 percent of precincts reporting across District 10, Incumbent Michael McCaul continues leading Democratic opponent Mike Siegel and Libertarian opponent Mike Ryan, earning 50.23 percent of votes, according to results from the Texas Secretary of State. Siegel follows with 47.78 percent of the vote—a 6,000-vote gap between the two candidates. Ryan carries just less than 2 percent of the vote.

All results are unofficial until canvassed.

Posted Nov. 6, 9:26 p.m.

Incumbent Republican Michael McCaul and Democratic opponent Mike Siegel are vying for U.S. District 10 as McCaul leads the race with 49.99 percent of the vote, according to results from the Texas Secretary of State.

With 114 of 1,304 precincts reporting across District 10—a district that spans from Houston to Austin—McCaul has a lead over Siegel and Libertarian opponent Mike Ryan, earning 110,714 votes. Siegel has received 48.22 percent of the vote, earning just about 4,000 votes fewer than McCaul. An additional 3,956 ballots were cast in favor of Ryan.

All results are unofficial until canvassed.

McCaul won the primary election in March with about 80 percent of votes, Community Impact Newspaper reported previously. He is serving his seventh term representing District 10.

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Anna Dembowski
Anna joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. In July 2017, she transitioned to editor. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in the Tomball and Magnolia communities. Prior to CI, Anna served as editor-in-chief of Cedars, interned with the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., and spent time writing for the Springfield News-Sun and Xenia Daily Gazette.
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