The East Texas state senator has requested a special legislative session and urged the governor to move toward a different strategy for combating COVID-19.
Throughout election night, it looked like challenger Shelby Slawson might beat Rep. J.D. Sheffield without a runoff. The two are headed for a May rematch.
After a striking controversy, Speaker Dennis Bonnen decided against running for reelection. Ro'vin Garrett and Cody Vasut are set to vie for the seat in May.