Rep. Ruth Jones McClendon (D-San Antonio) recently announced she would not seek re-election. In response to a subscriber’s question about how many votes it might take to reach a runoff in the race to succeed her, we provided the following:

HD120 has not been competitive from a House race standpoint for a long time. Rep. McClendon has received no less than 83% of the vote in any legislative race she’s run, and she has unopposed most of the time. That said, there are a few data points that might illuminate any run for her open seat:

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