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When the final special election results were in for both Travis and Bastrop counties, former Travis County Judge Sarah Eckhardt inched ahead of State Representative Eddie Rodriguez by another 446 votes.


That brought her final results to 49.74%—still not enough to claim an outright win for the Senate District 14 seat vacated by Kirk Watson.

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