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Tracking Congressional Change in Texas as the Republican Retirement Rush Continues

| By: Jim Henson

Republican Congressman Bill Flores' (CD-17) announcement that he won't seek re-election brings the number of GOP retirements to five, further fueling speculation about the extent and implications of increasing partisan competition in Texas. These graphics look at congressional turnover in the last several sessions overall, by cause of exit, and by party.  The Texas Politics Project will keep these current, so bookmark the page.