The Senate is considering the nomination of Trey Trainor, an attorney from Texas, to the FEC. The agency is currently without a quorum and unable to function fully.
Beth Van Duyne secured the Republican nomination while retired Air Force Colonel Kim Olson and school board member Candace Valenzuela will vie for the Democratic spot.
Fort Bend Sheriff Troy Nehls will face Kathaleen Wall in May's runoff. For Democrats, Sri Preston Kulkarni coasted to victory with 53 percent of the vote.
Despite facing a competitive primary from Chris Putnam, long-time incumbent Kay Granger successfully defended her seat, defeating Putnam with nearly 60 percent of the vote.