U.S. Rep. Bill Flores will face Rick Kennedy in District 17


Wednesday update: U.S. Rep. Bill Flores from Bryan, who was unopposed in the Republican primary Tuesday, in November will face Democrat Rick Kennedy, an Austin software engineer. Kennedy won 63 percent of support from Democrats.

District 17 stretches from North Austin to Waco and east to Aggieland.

Tuesday: U.S. Rep. Bill Flores from Bryan, who was unopposed in the Republican primary Tuesday, in November will face Democrat Rick Kennedy, an Austin software engineer.

Kennedy, 55, looking to represent a district that runs from North Austin north to Waco and east to Aggieland, won the Democratic nomination by beating Dale Mantay, 28, a University of Texas graduate student who was a policy analyst for former state Rep. Mike Villareal.



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