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GOP's Carter fends off challenge in Texas

GOP's Carter fends off challenge in Texas
© Greg Nash

Rep. John CarterJohn Rice CarterREAD: The Republicans who voted to challenge election results House Republicans who didn't sign onto the Texas lawsuit GOP's Carter fends off challenge in Texas MORE (R-Texas) won his 10th term to Congress, holding off a challenge from Democratic candidate Donna Imam and keeping the district red.

Carter, a Republican who represents the suburbs of Austin, was in a tight race with Imam in a district that has become more competitive since 2018. 

Carter is a member of the House Appropriations Committee and was a district court judge before running for Congress. 

Carter ran as a conservative who had the support of President TrumpDonald TrumpLil Wayne gets 11th hour Trump pardon Trump grants clemency to more than 100 people, including Bannon Trump expected to pardon Bannon: reports MORE, and touted his backing of tax reform and repealing ObamaCare.