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 2022-06-25 15:59 

NY Post

Why Mexican-born Rep. Mayra Flores is the future of the Republican party...

She won nearly 51% of the vote against her Democratic opponent's 43% in the special election to replace Democrat Filemon Vela, who retired before his term ended....

 2022-06-24 11:50 

Talking Points Memo

Oh Cool, A Dem's Seat Got Flipped By A QAnoner...

Rep. Mayra Flores (R-TX), a newly elected congresswoman who flipped now-retired Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela's seat in Texas' special election, posted QAnon hashtags and slogans repeatedly on social media.A lot of things happened. Here are some of...

 2022-06-20 14:40 

CNS News

Congresswoman-Elect Mayra Flores: 'The Democrat Party Took Us for Granted'...

Congresswoman-Elect Mayra Flores (R-Texas) told Fox News's "Sunday Morning Futures" that the Democrat Party took the people of South Texas for granted, which is why she won the special election to replace Rep. Filemon Vela (D-Texas)....

 2022-06-20 14:40 

CNS News

Congresswoman-Elect Mayra Flores: 'The Democrat Party Took Us for Granted'...

Congresswoman-Elect Mayra Flores (R-Texas) told Fox News's "Sunday Morning Futures" that the Democrat Party took the people of South Texas for granted, which is why she won the special election to replace Rep. Filemon Vela (D-Texas)....

 2022-06-15 17:51 

The Sun

Who is Texas Rep Mayra Flores?...

CONGRESSIONAL candidate Mayra Flores won the special election in Southern Texas, making her the first Latina Republican to hold the seat. Her election to Congress replaced Democrat Filemon Vela, who retired before the end of his term. Who is Mayra Flores?...

 2022-06-15 15:16 

CNS News

Rep. Pfluger: Republican Mayra Flores's Win Is 'the Beginning of the End of the Democrat Party in the Rio Grande Valley'...

Republican Mayra Flores's win over Democrat Dan Sanchez in the special election to replace Rep. Filemon Vela (D-Texas), who resigned in March, spells the end of the Democrat Party in the Rio Grande Valley, Rep. August Pfluger (R-Texas) told Fox Busine...

 2022-06-15 15:16 

CNS News

Rep. Pfluger: Republican Mayra Flores's Win Is 'the Beginning of the End of the Democrat Party in the Rio Grande Valley'...

Republican Mayra Flores's win over Democrat Dan Sanchez in the special election to replace Rep. Filemon Vela (D-Texas), who resigned in March, spells the end of the Democrat Party in the Rio Grande Valley, Rep. August Pfluger (R-Texas) told Fox Busine...

 2022-06-15 15:04 

FOX 26 Houston

Republicans flip U.S. House seat in South Texas, historically a Democratic stronghold...

Mayra Flores, a Republican, won a special election to fill the unexpired term of U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela. Another election will be held in November....

 2022-06-15 12:30 

KHOU

[ CBS Houston ]

Republicans flip U.S. House seat in South Texas, historically a Democratic stronghold...

Mayra Flores, a Republican, won a special election to fill the unexpired term of U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela. Another election will be held in November....

 2022-06-15 11:30 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Republican Mayra Flores flips House seat in Texas special election...

Republican Mayra Flores won a special election for the Texas seat previously held by Democrat Filemon Vela and will have to run for re-election in November....

 2022-06-15 10:57 

WFAA

[ ABC Dallas ]

Republicans flip U.S. House seat in South Texas, historically a Democratic stronghold...

Mayra Flores, a Republican, won a special election to fill the unexpired term of U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela. Another election will be held in November....

 2022-06-15 03:48 

kens5.com

Republicans flip U.S. House seat in South Texas, historically a Democratic stronghold...

Mayra Flores, a Republican, won a special election to fill the unexpired term of U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela. Another election will be held in November....

 2022-06-15 03:28 

The Daily Caller

Republican Mayra Flores Wins South Texas District Democrats Carried By 13 Points In 2020...

Republican Mayra Flores won the special election in Texas' 34th District to complete the term of former Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela, who resigned in March....

 2022-06-15 03:17 

Fox News

[ Politics ]

Republican Mayra Flores flips Texas House district red in special election...

Republican Mayra Flores has defeated Dan Sanchez to flip the Texas 34th District seat formerly held by Democrat Rep. Filemon Vela, who resigned in March...

 2022-06-15 03:15 

Mediaite.com

Republican Mayra Flores Becomes First Mexican-Born Woman Elected to Congress...

Republican Mayra Flores defeated Democrat Dan Sanchez Tuesday in the state's special election to replace former Rep. Filemon Vela (D-TX). Dave Wasserman of the nonpartisan Cook Political Report called the race at 10:21 p.m. ET. I've seen enough: M...

 2022-06-15 03:00 

RedState

BREAKING: Republican Mayra Flores Flips Blue House Seat in South Texas Special Election...

The special election was prompted by the resignation of Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela Jr., who left to work at the lobbying firm Akin Gump....

 2022-06-15 02:47 

Washington Examiner

Republican Mayra Flores wins South Texas House seat long a Democratic stronghold...

Rising Republican star Mayra Flores beat out Democratic challenger Dan Sanchez on Tuesday in a special election to finish Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela's current term in South Texas, a competitive congressional seat the GOP believes it can flip for goo...

 2022-06-14 23:40 

KGRV

Candidates face off in South Texas special election to replace Democratic U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela...

Candidates face off in South Texas special election to replace Democratic U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela...

 2022-06-14 23:00 

Daily Kos

Live coverage: June 14 primaries in Maine, Nevada, North Dakota, and South Carolina...

Four states are conducting primaries Tuesday, while Texas' 34th Congressional District is also holding a special all-party primary for the remaining months of Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela's term. We'll be liveblogging the results here and also...

 2022-06-14 18:44 

KSAT12

[ San Antonio, TX ]

Candidates face off in South Texas special election to replace Democratic U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela...

Republicans are trying to flip the seat to give them an edge in the November race for Vela's open seat. Whoever wins the special election race will hold it only until January....

 2022-06-14 15:05 

Newsweek.com

Texas GOP Set to Flip Historically Democrat Seat 3 Weeks After Uvalde...

Republican Mayra Flores is the favorite to take the 34th District seat left vacant by Rep. Filemon Vela, albeit potentially only for a few months....

 2022-06-14 13:00 

Daily Kos

Our all-time favorite loser prays the fifth time will be the charm on his endless quest for Congress...

We have more primary action Tuesday as voters in Maine, Nevada, North Dakota, and South Carolina select their party's nominees. Additionally, there will be an all-party primary in Texas' 34th District to replace Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela, who r...

 2022-06-13 18:05 

Washington Times

What to watch Tuesday in primaries and Texas' special election...

Republicans are pouring cash into a Texas congressional district they hope to flip in a special election on Tuesday, while candidates in South Carolina, Nevada, Maine and North Dakota face off in primaries that will test former President Donald Trump'...

 2022-06-10 03:16 

KCIT/KMAR

[ NBC/FOX Amarillo ]

Congressional candidates address education and safety issues...

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, Texas (ValleyCentral) — The candidates for former representative Filemon Vela Jr's vacant seat in U.S. House Texas District 34 are gearing up for the special election on June 14. The candidates on the ballot are focusing on se...

 2022-06-07 08:31 

Politico

Democrats go on air in South Texas special...

House Majority PAC is launching a TV ad buy ahead of the June 14 contest to replace former Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela, who resigned....

 2022-06-02 17:25 

The Gateway Pundit

Republican Hispanic Candidate Surges In Texas — Could Be First House Seat Flip Of The Year...

Nancy Pelosi's majority is set to get even smaller. Republicans are on pace to flip a Texas House seat in an upcoming special election. The election comes after Dem Rep Filemon Vela retired. Politico reported: Democrats already had a South Texas probl...

 2022-05-09 21:17 

Politico

Vela registers to lobby...

Former Rep. Filemon Vela will be lobbying for the Port of Corpus Christi Authority on transportation and infrastructure issues, according to a lobbying disclosure filed last week....

 2022-05-02 13:00 

Politico

Internal poll: GOP candidate ahead in Texas special election...

The race to replace former Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela, who resigned earlier this year, is slated for June 14....

 2022-04-25 19:30 

KSAT12

[ San Antonio, TX ]

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela's resignation announcement sparks a sudden special-election scramble in hotly contested South Texas...

A special election will determine who finishes Vela's term, and while the winner will only serve for a short period, Republicans are already eyeing the contest to show momentum in South Texas....

 2022-04-14 10:00 

KSAT12

[ San Antonio, TX ]

Democrats are in danger of losing three congressional strongholds in South Texas...

The seats in question are held by U.S. Reps. Henry Cuellar of Laredo and Vicente Gonzalez of McAllen. A third vacant seat recently belonged to Filemon Vela of Brownsville, who stepped down to take a private sector lobbying job....

 2022-04-13 23:40 

KSAT12

[ San Antonio, TX ]

Two Democrats, two Republicans will compete in special election for South Texas congressional seat that GOP wants to flip...

The winner of the special election will replace former U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville, who resigned last month to work for Akin Gump....

 2022-04-11 11:00 

Roll Call

Texas election is GOP's chance to prove how midterm winds are blowing...

Republicans seeking to win back the House see an opportunity for a symbolic victory in South Texas, where a June 14 special election to replace former Democratic Rep. Filemon Vela has given the GOP its best chance to flip a House seat since the 2020 elect...

 2022-04-04 23:16 

KSAT12

[ San Antonio, TX ]

Abbott calls June 14 special election for South Texas congressional seat that Republicans want to flip...

The race will determine who finishes the term of former U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville....

 2022-04-02 21:18 

KGRV

Rep. Filemon Vela officially resigns from Congress...

District 34 Rep. Filemon Vela officially resigned from Congress....

 2022-04-02 01:42 

Fox St. Louis

South Texas congressman Filemon Vela has stepped down...

Vela has represented congressional District 34 for five terms since 2013. He intends to work a law and lobbying firm in Washington, D.C....

 2022-04-01 22:45 

KRQE

[ FOX New Mexico ]

South Texas congressman Filemon Vela has stepped down...

Vela has represented congressional District 34 for five terms since 2013. He intends to work a law and lobbying firm in Washington, D.C. | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico...

 2022-04-01 22:23 

Foxlexington.com

[ WDKY ]

South Texas congressman Filemon Vela has stepped down...

Vela has represented congressional District 34 for five terms since 2013. He intends to work a law and lobbying firm in Washington, D.C....

 2022-04-01 22:18 

KCIT/KMAR

[ NBC/FOX Amarillo ]

South Texas congressman Filemon Vela has stepped down...

Vela has represented congressional District 34 for five terms since 2013. He intends to work a law and lobbying firm in Washington, D.C....

 2022-04-01 21:20 

WNCT-TV

South Texas congressman Filemon Vela has stepped down...

Vela has represented congressional District 34 for five terms since 2013. He intends to work a law and lobbying firm in Washington, D.C....

 2022-04-01 21:06 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

South Texas congressman Filemon Vela has stepped down...

Vela has represented congressional District 34 for five terms since 2013. He intends to work a law and lobbying firm in Washington, D.C....

 2022-04-01 18:44 

The Epoch Times

House Democrat Filemon Vela Officially Steps Down Before End of Term...

Rep. Filemon Vela (D-Texas) has officially stepped down from his seat in the House of Representatives in order ......

 2022-04-01 11:51 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Texas Democrat resigns from Congress to join lobbying firm...

Rep. Filemon Vela, a Texas Democrat, officially resigned from Congress on Thursday night to take a position at a law and lobbying firm in Washington, DC, starting the process to set up a special election to replace him....

 2022-04-01 11:51 

KMIZ

[ Columbia, MO ]

Texas Democrat resigns from Congress to join lobbying firm...

By Daniella Diaz, CNN Rep. Filemon Vela, a Texas Democrat, officially resigned from Congress on Thursday night to take a position at a law and lobbying firm in Washington, DC, starting the process to set up a special election to replace him. Vela is joini...

 2022-04-01 11:51 

KEYT

[ Santa Barbara ]

Texas Democrat resigns from Congress to join lobbying firm...

By Daniella Diaz, CNN Rep. Filemon Vela, a Texas Democrat, officially resigned from Congress on Thursday night to take a position at a law and lobbying firm in Washington, DC, starting the process to set up a special election to replace him. Vela is joini...

 2022-04-01 11:51 

KESQ

[ Palm Springs ]

Texas Democrat resigns from Congress to join lobbying firm...

By Daniella Diaz, CNN Rep. Filemon Vela, a Texas Democrat, officially resigned from Congress on Thursday night to take a position at a law and lobbying firm in Washington, DC, starting the process to set up a special election to replace him. Vela is joini...

 2022-04-01 09:28 

Raw Story

Filemon Vela steps down -- setting up a heated battle for his South Texas district...

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela will formally resign from Congress late Thursday in a move that officially kicks off what's expected to be a scramble to replace him in a special election. Vela, D-Brownsville, previously announced his intenti...

 2022-04-01 09:12 

Newsmax

Rep. Vela Resigns; Heated Race for Texas Seat Expected...

Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Texas, resigned from Congress late Thursday, The Texas Tribune reported. Vela last week confirmed he would resign to work for Akin Gump, a prominent lobbying and law firm....

 2022-04-01 05:13 

KGRV

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela steps down, setting up a heated battle for his South Texas district...

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela steps down, setting up a heated battle for his South Texas district...

 2022-03-25 21:30 

KXAN

[ NBC Austin, TX ]

South Texas border congressman confirms he is retiring early...

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela Jr., a longtime congressman from the South Texas border, is retiring early....

 2022-03-25 19:35 

KGRV

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela’s resignation announcement sparks a sudden special-election scramble in hotly contested South Texas...

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela's resignation announcement sparks a sudden special-election scramble in hotly contested South Texas...

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