The Texas Tribune reports:
A recount has confirmed U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, as the winner of his hard-fought primary runoff, according to the Texas Democratic Party.
The recount wrapped up Tuesday, and Cuellar picked up eight votes, defeating progressive challenger Jessica Cisneros by 289 votes overall, the party said.
“As I said on election night, ‘the margin will hold’- and it has not only held but grown,” Cuellar said in a statement earlier Tuesday. “I am proud to be your Democratic nominee for the 28th District of Texas.”
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Ending a primary race full of drama, a runoff recount confirmed U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar as having defeated challenger Jessica Cisneros for the Democratic nomination in the District 28 race. (Via the @TexasTribune) https://t.co/L9HJiM1W4m
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