Dewhurst Defeated

Photos by Eric Kayne for The Texas Tribune

Republican Senate Candidate Ted Cruz

Photos by Michael Stravato for The Texas Tribune.

The crowd at the Dewhurst watch party.

The crowd at the Dewhurst watch party.

Thanh Tan provides this audio dispatch from Dewhurst’s campaign watch party — it’s the lieutenant governor’s wife talking about what he’ll do if he doesn’t win tonight. More here

Reading materials at the Ted Cruz watch party.

Reading materials at the Ted Cruz watch party.

Reading material at the Ted Cruz watch party.

Reading material at the Ted Cruz watch party.

Emcee Mike Richards address the crowd at the Dewhurst watch party.

Emcee Mike Richards address the crowd at the Dewhurst watch party.

Penny Remick sports an elephant necklace made from a christmas ornament from the 1970’s.

Penny Remick sports an elephant necklace made from a christmas ornament from the 1970’s.

Chick-fil-a at the buffet line at the Ted Cruz watch party. Photo by Michael Stravato.

Chick-fil-a at the buffet line at the Ted Cruz watch party. Photo by Michael Stravato.

Carolyn Dewhurst, 8, daughter of David Dewhurst and best friend Grace Breeding at the Dewhurst watch party July 31, 2012 in Houston. Photo by Eric Kayne. #txsen #txrunoff

Carolyn Dewhurst, 8, daughter of David Dewhurst and best friend Grace Breeding at the Dewhurst watch party July 31, 2012 in Houston. Photo by Eric Kayne. #txsen #txrunoff

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