Mike Siegel wins Democratic runoff, will face Rep. Michael McCaul in rematch

 Mike Siegel wins Democratic runoff, will face Rep. Michael McCaul in rematch
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Mike Siegel, a civil rights attorney, won the Democratic primary runoff in Texas’ 10th District and will challenge eight-term Rep. Michael McCaulMichael Thomas McCaulThe Global Fragility Act provides the tools to address long-term impacts of COVID House Republicans introduce legislation to give states 0 million for elections Hillicon Valley: Democrats request counterintelligence briefing | New pressure for election funding | Republicans urge retaliation against Chinese hackers MORE (R) in November.

The progressive candidate won with 54 percent of the vote, with 79 of precincts reporting, according to the Associated Press. He beat physician Pritesh Gandhi.

McCaul, an eight-term incumbent who ran unopposed in the Republican primary, beat Siegel by just over 4 points in the district in 2018.

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Nonpartisan political handicapper The Cook Political Report rates the race as “Lean Republican.”

The runoff was delayed from May 2 due to the coronavirus pandemic.