Texas Attorney General Paxton faces run-off in Republican primary -CNN

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FILE PHOTO: Donald Trump holds a rally in Conroe, Texas

– Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton faces a run-off in the Republican Party primary and it is too early to call who the second candidate will be, CNN projected on Tuesday.

Paxton, who launched a failed legal effort to overturn the 2020 presidential results, had won the endorsement of former President Donald Trump.

(Reporting by Makini Brice, Moira Warburton and Costas Pitas; Editing by Christopher Cushing)