The U.S. Senate race between Republican incumbent Ted Cruz and Democratic challenger Beto O’Rourke has grabbed most of the attention, but Texas has a full slate of candidates on the midterm ballot.

FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2016 file photo, Republican U.S. Rep. Will Hurd talks with a supporter at a campaign office in San Antonio. Hurd faces Democratic challenger Gina Ortiz Jones, an Air Force veteran, in Texas' 23rd District in the Nov. 6 election. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
FILE – In this Aug. 27, 2016 file photo, Republican U.S. Rep. Will Hurd talks with a supporter at a campaign office in San Antonio. Hurd faces Democratic challenger Gina Ortiz Jones, an Air Force veteran, in Texas’ 23rd District in the Nov. 6 election. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2018, file photo, Gina Ortiz Jones, the Democratic candidate for the 23rd District seat in West Texas, poses for a photo in San Antonio, Texas. Jones, an Air Force veteran, faces incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Will Hurd in the Nov. 6 election. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
FILE – In this Aug. 10, 2018, file photo, Gina Ortiz Jones, the Democratic candidate for the 23rd District seat in West Texas, poses for a photo in San Antonio, Texas. Jones, an Air Force veteran, faces incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Will Hurd in the Nov. 6 election. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
FILE - This combination of file photos shows candidates for Texas' 7th Congressional District seat in the November 2018 election from left, incumbent GOP Rep. John Culberson and Democrat Lizzie Fletcher. (AP Photo/File)
FILE – This combination of file photos shows candidates for Texas’ 7th Congressional District seat in the November 2018 election from left, incumbent GOP Rep. John Culberson and Democrat Lizzie Fletcher. (AP Photo/File)
FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2016 file photo, Republican U.S. Rep. John Culberson, R-Texas, speaks during a subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Culberson faces Democratic challenger Lizzie Fletcher in his re-election bid in the Nov. 6 election. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
FILE – In this Feb. 25, 2016 file photo, Republican U.S. Rep. John Culberson, R-Texas, speaks during a subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Culberson faces Democratic challenger Lizzie Fletcher in his re-election bid in the Nov. 6 election. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

Gov. Greg Abbott is expected to cruise to re-election, as are fellow Republicans Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, Land Commissioner George P. Bush, Comptroller Glenn Hegar and Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller. Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton is under federal indictment, but still favored.

FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2018 photo, Lizzie Pannill Fletcher, the Democrat challenging longtime Rep. John Culberson for his seat in Texas' 7th Congressional District, speaks during an Associated Press interview in Houston. (AP Photo/John L. Mone, File)
FILE – In this Sept. 5, 2018 photo, Lizzie Pannill Fletcher, the Democrat challenging longtime Rep. John Culberson for his seat in Texas’ 7th Congressional District, speaks during an Associated Press interview in Houston. (AP Photo/John L. Mone, File)
FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2015 file photo, U.S. Rep Pete Sessions, R-Texas, opens a meeting of the House Rules Committee at the Capitol in Washington. Sessions faces Democrat Colin Allred in his re-election bid in the Nov. 6 election. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
FILE – In this Feb. 2, 2015 file photo, U.S. Rep Pete Sessions, R-Texas, opens a meeting of the House Rules Committee at the Capitol in Washington. Sessions faces Democrat Colin Allred in his re-election bid in the Nov. 6 election. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
FILE - In this April 7, 2018 photo, Democratic Congressional candidate Colin Allred, a former NFL linebacker and civil rights attorney, addresses a town hall in Dallas. Allred faces incumbent Republican U.S Rep. Pete Sessions in the Nov. 6 election. (AP Photo/Will Weissert, File)
FILE – In this April 7, 2018 photo, Democratic Congressional candidate Colin Allred, a former NFL linebacker and civil rights attorney, addresses a town hall in Dallas. Allred faces incumbent Republican U.S Rep. Pete Sessions in the Nov. 6 election. (AP Photo/Will Weissert, File)
FILE - This combination of Sept. 21, 2018, file photos shows Texas U.S. Senate candidates in the November 2018 election from left, incumbent GOP Sen. Ted Cruz, left, and Democratic U.S. Representative Beto O'Rourke. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool, File)
FILE – This combination of Sept. 21, 2018, file photos shows Texas U.S. Senate candidates in the November 2018 election from left, incumbent GOP Sen. Ted Cruz, left, and Democratic U.S. Representative Beto O’Rourke. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP, Pool, File)
FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during a committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Cruz faces Democrat Beto O'Rourke in his re-election bid in the Nov. 6 election. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
FILE – In this Nov. 15, 2017, file photo, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during a committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Cruz faces Democrat Beto O’Rourke in his re-election bid in the Nov. 6 election. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

All 36 congressional seats are up, and the Democrats are hoping to reduce the Republican’ 25-11 advantage, especially with races that could be close in Dallas, Houston and a sprawling West Texas district.

FILE - In this June 22, 2018, file photo, Beto O'Rourke speaks during the general session at the Texas Democratic Convention in Fort Worth, Texas. O'Rourke faces incumbent Republican Sen. Ted Cruz in the Nov. 6 election. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez, File)
FILE – In this June 22, 2018, file photo, Beto O’Rourke speaks during the general session at the Texas Democratic Convention in Fort Worth, Texas. O’Rourke faces incumbent Republican Sen. Ted Cruz in the Nov. 6 election. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez, File)
FILE - This combination of Sept. 28, 2018, file photo, shows candidates for Texas governor in the November 2018 election, from left, incumbent GOP Gov. Greg Abbott and Democrat Lupe Valdez. (Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, Pool, File)
FILE – This combination of Sept. 28, 2018, file photo, shows candidates for Texas governor in the November 2018 election, from left, incumbent GOP Gov. Greg Abbott and Democrat Lupe Valdez. (Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, Pool, File)
FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2018 file photo, Texas republican Gov. Greg Abbott smiles before a gubernatorial debate against his Democratic challenger Lupe Valdez at the LBJ Library in Austin, Texas. (Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, Pool, File)
FILE – In this Sept. 28, 2018 file photo, Texas republican Gov. Greg Abbott smiles before a gubernatorial debate against his Democratic challenger Lupe Valdez at the LBJ Library in Austin, Texas. (Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, Pool, File)
FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2018 file photo, Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Lupe Valdez pauses before a debate against incumbent Republican Gov. Greg Abbott at the LBJ Library in Austin, Texas. (Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, Pool, File)
FILE – In this Sept. 28, 2018 file photo, Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Lupe Valdez pauses before a debate against incumbent Republican Gov. Greg Abbott at the LBJ Library in Austin, Texas. (Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP, Pool, File)

All 150 state House seats are up too, as are 15 of 31 Senate seats — though Republican majorities in each look safe.

Source: The Associated Press

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