Dan Crenshaw wins Texas's 2nd Congressional District seat

Republican Dan Crenshaw has beaten Todd Litton, a Democrat, in the race for the House seat representing Texas' 2nd Congressional District, currently held by Republican Ted Poe.

With all precincts reporting, Crenshaw has 52.8 percent of the vote, followed by Litton with 45.6 percent.

Poe has represented the district in the House since 2005.

Democrats have gained a majority in the House, with 235 seats in the next Congress. All of Texas's House seats have been decided; two switched hands, all going to Democrats.

The number of votes cast for Democrats in House races has increased 55.0 percent from the 2014 midterms, compared with an increase of 25.6 percent for Republicans.

The district went for President Trump, a Republican, in 2016 by a margin of 9.3 points. Trump won Texas by nine points.

Data is from the Associated Press. This story may be updated if more information becomes available. It is powered by Heliograf, The Post's artificial intelligence system.

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