DALLAS MORNING NEWS: The blue wave lapped at the shores of Texas this year — and it was powered by Latino voters.

Though Republicans held on against the current in statewide races, Latinos helped send El Paso’s Veronica Escobar and Houston’s Sylvia Garcia of Houston to Washington, D.C. They’ll be the state’s first two Latinas in Congress.

Democrats won 12 Texas House seats, including five in Dallas, and unseated two North Texas Republican state senators.

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Editor’s Note: The main image accompanying the above news clip shows former El Paso County Judge, Veronica Escobar, reacting after winning her Democratic primary race for the 16th congressional district in El Paso, Texas, U.S., March 6, 2018. Picture taken March 6, 2018. (Photo: REUTERS/Julio-Cesar Chavez)