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Hall defeats Giadalor to win another term in Texas Senate

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Lindsey Wiley
Texas A&M University-Commerce

Northeast Texas lawmakers Slaton, Smith, Hefner, Hughes, Springer all unopposed in general election.

Several Northeast Texas Republican state legislators were unopposed in the general election. Bryan Slaton will once again represent House District 2. That includes Hunt, Hopkins and Van Zandt counties. Reggie Smith of House District 62 will once again represent Delta, Fannin and Grayson counties. And Cole Hefner will return to represent House District 5, which includes Rains and Wood counties, as well as others to the south and east.

In the Texas Senate, incumbent Republican Bob Hall defeated Democrat Prince Giadalor in Senate District 2. That includes most of the KETR listening area – Hunt, Fannin, Delta, Hopkins, Rains, Kaufman, and Van Zandt counties, as well as part of Dallas County. Two other Northeast Texas state senators did not have opponents in the general election. Bryan Hughes of Senate District 1 and Drew Springer of Senate District 30 were unopposed.