#Jake Ellzey

Jake Ellzey wins Texas special election runoff, CNN projects

CNN — Texas state Rep. Jake Ellzey will win the special election runoff in Texas’$2 6th Congressional District, CNN projects – without the endorsement of Donald Trump. The Republican overcame the former President’s backing of his opponent, Republican Susan Wright, to claim victory. Wright is the widow of the late Rep. Ron Wright, who had cancer and died in February after contracting Covid-19.
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The Texas Tribune

Republicans Susan Wright, Jake Ellzey face off in Tuesday runoff for Fort Worth-area congressional seat

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. Susan Wright faces off against fellow Republican Jake Ellzey in Tuesday’s special election runoff to replace her late husband, U.S. Rep. Ron Wright, R-Arlington, in an early gauge of Donald Trump’s political influence since leaving the White House.
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Jake Ellzey defeats congressman's widow in Texas House runoff

Jake Ellzey won a special a runoff election for a U.S. House seat in Texas on Tuesday night, per AP. Why it matters: To win the seat, Ellzey defeated Susan Wright, widow of Rep. Ron Wright. She was backed by former President Trump, whose endorsements have often boosted Republican candidates' chances of winning elections.
Dallas News

Joe Barton backs Jake Ellzey over Susan Wright in District 6 runoff for his old seat

This is a developing story and will be updated. Joe Barton on Monday endorsed state Rep. Jake Ellzey for the congressional seat that he once held. Barton is backing Ellzey over Susan Wright, the widow of late U.S. Rep. Ron Wright, who died in February after battling COVID-19 and cancer. Early voting for the runoff between the two Republicans began Monday. Election Day is July 27.
Temple Daily Telegram

Jake Ellzey wins runoff for Fort Worth-area congressional seat

State Rep. Jake Ellzey of Waxahachie beat fellow Republican Susan Wright on Tuesday to succeed her late husband, U.S. Rep. Ron Wright, R-Arlington, and pull off a major upset against a candidate backed by former President Donald Trump. With 93% of precincts reporting, Decision Desk HQ called the race for...

Trump's endorsement proves irrelevant in Texas special election

Yesterday was Election Day in Texas' 6th congressional district, where there was a race that "tested the power" of Donald Trump's endorsement. It was a test the former president failed. Republican Jake Ellzey of Texas won a U.S. House seat on Tuesday night over rival backed by Donald Trump, dealing...
Dallas News

Our recommendation for U.S. House District 6 runoff

On the issues, there is not a lot of daylight between Republicans Susan Wright and Jake Ellzey. Both are conservatives who believe in limited government, Second Amendment rights, low taxes and personal responsibility. And both want to represent U.S. District 6 in Congress. Although neither candidate was our choice in...
Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Republican attacks on their own state Rep. Jake Ellzey are sickening

Now Marc A. Thiessen is going to point the finger at Democrats for low vaccination rates in states that went for Donald Trump? (July 9, 11A, “To convince the hesitant, give Trump credit for the vaccines.”) What is childish is people making medical decisions based on political perspectives. Give Trump...