Along the Texas-Mexico border, GOP enthusiasm mounts as Democrats defect over immigration concerns

First: Juanita Martinez, the Democratic Party chair in Maverick County. Last: Martinez speaks to members and volunteers at a meeting with state Rep. Eddie Morales, D-Eagle Pass (standing in back in suit and tie).

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A Republican rise

Republican candidate for Maverick County Judge Armando Rosales (left) and Republican activist Alfredo “Freddy” Arellano III speak to Eagle Pass local Beatriz Ortiz while dropping off yard signs on Aug. 27.

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Border Democrats

State Rep. Eddie Morales speaks to members and volunteers at a Maverick County Democrats meeting in Eagle Pass.

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From left: Then-congressional candidate Jessica Cisneros and U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez spoke to the press at a rally in San Antonio on Saturday, Feb. 12.

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