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Dems Olson, Valenzuela facing runoff

Mar 04, 2020 - The Dallas Morning News

Beth Van Duyne, the former mayor of Irving, had a commanding early lead in Texas’ 24th Congressional District Republican primary on Tuesday and looked to be headed toward the November ballot without a runoff.

Only one other Republican, David Fegan, broke double digits as of 10 p.m.

In the Democratic primary, a May runoff appeared imminent between retired Air Force Col. Kim Olson and former Carrollton-Farmers Branch school board member Candace Valenzuela, according to returns.

Jan McDowell, who previously ran twice for the district as a Democrat, was a distant third...