Democratic candidates Marc Veasey and Domingo Garcia are headed for a run-off in the newly formed 33rd congressional district.
Eleven democrats were vying for the seat. Veasy and Garcia got the most votes but neither broke the 50% threshold.
Garcia, 54, is an attorney. He is a former state representative. He also served on the Dallas city council and was the first Latino elected mayor pro-tem of the city of Dallas
He says he's running to make sure that families in Dallas and Tarrant counties have a voice in Washington.
Marc Veasey, 41, of Fort Worth is state representative and a commercial real estate broker. He says he’s running to improve education and protect jobs in the area.
The two have sparred while campaigning with Garcia criticizing Veasy for supporting GM, American Airlines, and Lockheed. Garcia also called Veasy an "errand boy" for supporting the companies and not the workers.
The run-off will be held July 31st.
The winner will face off against the republican challenger for the seat in the general election in November.