Congressman Michael McCaul (photo by John Anderson)
Statement from Congressman Michael McCaul (R-TX 10) after his re-election victory:
"I have stood up for the people of my district and have taken tough votes against my party and against the president, and tonight the voters stood up for me. The voters of the 10th District know that I am an independent voice for them in Congress. To win in this environment with so much support for Senator Obama is especially satisfying. Senator Obama is now going to be President. It's going to be important for me to work across the aisle in a bi-partisan way, and I have a track record of doing that."
McCaul took 54% of the vote Tuesday (with all but one precinct reporting as of this posting), holding off Democratic challenger Larry Joe Doherty (43%) and Libertarian Matt Finkel (3%).
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