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Southeast Texans joined voters across the state casting ballots in the Primary runoff election.

Tea Party-backed Ted Cruz won the primary runoff contest for the Texas Senate seat Tuesday night with over half of the vote, beating Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, who was the winner of a plurality of the vote in the initial primary election in June. Dewhurst conceded Tuesday night.

Randy Weber has defeated Pearland City Councilwoman Felicia Harris for the GOP nomination to replace 14th Congressional District Rep. Ron Paul. Weber will go on to face Democratic candidate Nick Lampson in the general election.

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