SPECIAL ELECTION: Christina Morales elected in Texas House District 145

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Voters in Texas House District 145 elected entrepreneur Christina Morales as their next state representative Tuesday night.

Morales defeated challenger Melissa Noriega in Tuesday's special election by a vote of 60 to 40 percent.

She will fill the seat vacated by State Sen. Carol Alvarado, who narrowly avoided a runoff in December to win a special election for the state Senate District 6 seat.
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