Former White Home Doctor Dr. Ronny Jackson is one step nearer to returning to Washington, DC, after successful the first runoff election within the 13th congressional district in Texas on Tuesday.
Dr. Ronny Jackson defeated Josh Winegarner, 56 p.c to 44 p.c, Information Channel 10 reported, calling the race with 90 p.c of precincts reporting.
“I’m excited to maneuver on to the subsequent section of this race,” Jackson informed Breitbart Information.
“I’m going to be laser targeted on defeating the Democrats and serving to President Trump by lending my help to Republican candidates throughout the nation and up and down the poll,” he mentioned.
“I’m honored to be the Republican nominee for Texas’ 13th Congressional District and I’m excited to get to work for the individuals of this district.”
Texas-13, which incorporates Amarillo and the panhandle, is a closely Republican district. In 2018, incumbent Rep. Mac Thornberry (R) gained with 81.5 p.c of the vote, based on Ballotpedia.
Jackson was endorsed by Trump, whereas Winegarner was supported by Thornberry. Trump appeared in a tele-town corridor on behalf of Jackson on Monday night in a last-minute get-out-the-vote effort.
Jackson will face Democrat opponent Gus Trujillo in November.
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