Rep. Brian Babin wins Texas's 36th Congressional District seat

Rep. Brian Babin, a Republican, has won another term representing Texas' 36th Congressional District, beating Dayna Steele, a Democrat.

With all precincts reporting, Babin has 72.6 percent of the vote, followed by Steele with 27.4 percent.

Babin has represented the district in the House since 2015.

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 46.6 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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