Democratic candidates Congress in District 27

Charlie Jackson, left, and Ricardo De La Fuente, right

A California resident who simultaneously ran for office in his home state took the lead in the Democratic race for U.S. Congress District 27.

Ricardo De La Fuente was leading by 6,960 votes as of 11:30 p.m. Tuesday night.

Ciara McCarthy covers public health for the Victoria Advocate as a Report for America corps member. You can reach her at cmccarthy@vicad.com or at 580-6597 or on Twitter at @mccarthy_ciara. To support local journalism at the Advocate through Report for America, go to VictoriaAdvocate.com/report.

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Ciara McCarthy covers public health and health care for the Advocate as a Report for America corps member. Questions, tips, or ideas? Please get in touch: cmccarthy@vicad.com or call 361-580-6597.

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Pat Tally

How is that for a stupid result. If you look at the Republican ballot you will see his father Ricky DeLaFuentes ran for President and garnered some Texas votes. This family, a father and two sons, have

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