Oct. 27 Evening Newscast
Texas Senate redistricting moves Hunt County and Rains County into the 8th District, represented by McKinney Republican Angela Paxton.
- Redistricting in the Texas Senate moves Hunt County and Rains County from Edgewood republican Bob Hall's District 2 into into District 8, represented by McKinney Republican Angela Paxton.
- The change strengthens Paxton's GOP support in the 8th District, which includes most of Collin County. Paxton defeated her Democratic counterpart by fewer than three points in 2018.
- Fannin, Delta, and Hopkins Counties move from Texas Senate District 2 into District 1, represented by Mineola Republican Bryan Hughes.
- Strong winds are expected across Northeast Texas on Thursday, with sustained northwesterly winds 25-35 MPH, husting to 50 MPH.