House of Representatives (D)
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As this Texas legislative session draws to a close, all eyes are on Austin to see if lawmakers can deliver on the two things they promised voters — reforming the property tax and school finance systems. Last week we took a look at the key players in the property tax debate. This week we’re focusing on school finance.
Although the seat has been held by Republicans since the early 1980’s, the demographics of this North Texas district have been shifting in favor of Democrats. Hillary Clinton won the district over Donald Trump by 4.7 percentage points, and Democrats are hopeful that Beto-mania will trickle down to help them flip this district to the blue column.