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Number of primary election rematches for legislative seats since 2002.

The winner of the most recent match-up is 22-13 in rematches, including a 6-1 record in 2016 and a 14-5 record since 2012. Former representatives are 6-5 in rematches against the candidates who defeated them.

2018 Primary Rematches
  • SD15: Sen. John Whitmire vs. Damian LaCroix (Whitmire won 2014 primary, 75%-25%)
  • SD31: Sen. Kel Seliger vs. Mike Canon (Seliger won 2014 primary, 53%-47%)
  • HD2: Rep. Dan Flynn vs. Bryan Slaton (Flynn won 2016 primary, 51%-49%)
  • HD47: Rep. Paul Workman vs. Jay Wiley (Workman won 2016 primary, 61%-39%)
  • HD54: Rep. Scott Cosper vs. Larry Smith (Cosper advanced to 2016 runoff with 42%, Smith missed runoff with 21%)
  • HD99: Rep. Charlie Geren vs. Bo French (Geren won 2016 primary, 58%-42%)
  • HD124: Rep. Ina Minjarez vs. Sergio Contreras (Minjarez won 2016 primary, 71%-29%)
  • HD139: Rep. Jarvis Johnson vs. Randy Bates Jr. (Johnson advanced to 2016 runoff with 28%, Bates missed runoff with 25%)
2016 Primary Rematches
  • HD1: Rep. Gary VanDeaver defeated former Rep. George Lavender, 62%-38% (VanDeaver won 2014 primary, 54%-46%)
  • HD4: Former Rep. Lance Gooden defeated Rep. Stuart Spitzer, 52%-48% (Spitzer won 2014 primary, 51%-49%)
  • HD11: Rep. Travis Clardy defeated Tony Sevilla, 86%-14% (Clardy won 2014 primary, 84%-16%)
  • HD12: Rep. Kyle Kacal defeated Timothy Delasandro, 70%-11% (Kacal won 2014 primary, 74%-26%)
  • HD58: Rep. DeWayne Burns defeated Philip Eby, 54%-46% (Burns won 2014 primary runoff, 53%-47%)
  • HD110: Rep, Toni Rose defeated Sandra Crenshaw, 64%-36% (Rose won 2014 primary, 57%-43%)
  • HD115: Rep. Matt Rinaldi defeated former Rep. Bennett Ratliff, 53%-47% (Rinaldi won 2014 primary, 51%-49%)
2014 Primary Rematches
  • HD4: Stuart Spitzer defeated Rep. Lance Gooden, 51%-49% (Gooden won 2012 primary, 54%-46%)
  • HD8: Rep. Byron Cook defeated Bobby Vickery, 59%-35% (Cook won 2012 primary, 62%-38%)
  • HD11: Rep. Travis Clardy defeated Tony Sevilla, 84%-16% (Clardy advanced to 2012 runoff with 46%. Sevilla received 7%)
  • HD12: Rep Kyle Kacal defeated Timothy Delasandro, 74%-26% (Kacal advanced to 2012 runoff with 24%. Delasandro received 12%)
  • HD76: Rep. Naomi Gonzalez failed to make runoff against former Rep. Norma Chavez (Gonzalez won 2010 runoff, 53%-47%)
  • HD115: Matt Rinaldi defeated Rep. Bennett Ratliff, 51%-49% (Rinaldi failed to make 2012 runoff with 27%. Ratliff received 30%)
  • HD121: Rep. Joe Straus defeated Matt Beebe, 61%-39% (Straus won 2012 primary, 63%-37%)
  • HD134: Rep, Sarah Davis defeated Bonnie Parker, 71%-29% (Davis won 2010 primary, 55%-45%)
2012 Primary Rematches
  • HD7: Rep. David Simpson defeated former Rep. Tommy Merritt, 62%-38% (Simpson won 2010 primary, 53%-47%)
  • HD8: Rep. Byron Cook defeated Bobby Vickery, 62%-38% (Cook won 2008 primary, 69%-31%)
  • HD59: J.D. Sheffield defeated Rep. Sid Miller in a runoff, 55%-45% (Miller won 2010 primary, 56%-44%)
  • HD83: Rep, Charles Perry defeated former Rep. Delwin Jones, 71%-29% (Perry won 2010 runoff, 58%-42%)
  • HD98: Giovanni Capriglione defeated Rep. Vicki Truitt, 56%-44% (Truitt won 2010 primary, 52%-23%)
  • HD129: Rep. John Davis defeated Mary Huls, 77%-23% (Davis won 2010 primary, 85%-15%)
  • HD146: Rep. Borris Miles won his final match against former Rep. Al Edwards, 58%-42% (Miles won 2010 primary, 50.04%-49.96%)
2010 Primary Rematches
  • HD27: Ron Reynolds def. Rep. Dora Olivo, 58%-42% (Olivo won the 2008 primary, 50.3%-49.7%)
  • HD146: Former Rep. Borris Miles def. Rep. Al Edwards, 50.04%-49.96% (Edwards won the 2008 primary, 61%-39%)
2008 Primary Rematches
  • HD4: Rep. Betty Brown defeated Wade Gent, 52%-48% (Brown won 2006 primary, 53%-47%)
  • HD40: Rep. Aaron Pena defeated Eddie Saenz, 53%-47% (Pena won 2004 primary, 64%-36%)
  • HD146: Former Rep. Al Edwards defeated Rep. Borris Miles, 61%-39% (Miles won 2006 runoff, 54%-46%)
2006 Primary Rematches
  • HD72: Drew Darby defeated Rep. Scott Campbell in a runoff, 60%-40% (Campbell won 2002 primary, 50%-38%)
  • HD127: Rep. Joe Crabb defeated Joe Stunja, 59%-41% (Crabb won 2002 primary, 67%-22%)
2004 Primary Rematches
  • HD28: Rep. Glenn Hegar defeated Gary Gates, 61%-39% (Hegar led Gates, 30%-28%, going to runoff but Gates withdrew)
  • HD80: Former Rep. Tracy King defeated Rep. Timo Garza, 61%-39% (Garza won 2002 runoff, 52%-48%)
  • HD131: Alma Allen defeated Rep. Ron Wilson, 55%-45% (Wilson won 1998 primary, 67%-33%)
  • HD143: Rep. Joe Moreno defeated Dorothy Olmos, 75%-25% (Moreno advanced to 2002 runoff with 47%. Olmos failed to make the runoff with 20%)
2002 Primary Rematches
  • HD104: Former Rep. Roberto Alonzo defeated Rep. Domingo Garcia, 50.4%-49.6% (Garcia won the 1996 runoff, 54%-46%)
  • HD143: Rep. Joe Moreno won in a runoff after receiving 47% in the primary over Dorothy Olmos, who missed the runoff with 20% (Moreno won the 2000 primary, 62%-38%)

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