At a news conference on Wednesday, Greg Abbott said that he’s done celebrating. “It is time to put the election behind us and to begin a process of going to work,” he said.
U.S. Sen. John Cornyn has defeated little-known Democrat David Alameel to win his third term.
The polls opened Tuesday morning for Election Day across Texas, as voters pick a new governor and from among leading candidates for other statewide offices.
Every major statewide office will get a new occupant after Election Day, the biggest shake-up of Texas politics in decades.
The Texas Legislature will get a dose of new leadership after Tuesday’s election, while Republicans are poised to retain their firm grip as the party in charge of the nation’s second-most populous state.
George P. Bush seems all but certain to be elected Texas land commissioner on Tuesday, an accomplishment that would make him the first in his family’s political dynasty to win his first election.
The special prosecutor leading the felony case against Gov. Rick Perry says he shouldn’t be compelled to produce transcripts of testimony before the grand jury.
Race by race and point by point, Lewis Hamilton is tightening his grip on the Formula One world championship and squeezing out Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg.
A judge has rescheduled for Nov. 6 in Austin Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s first court appearance to face abuse-of-power charges.
A former top adviser to Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst has pleaded guilty to charges of stealing $1.8 million in campaign funds from the powerful Republican.
Gov. Perry’s first court appearance to face abuse of power charges has been pushed back a week to Nov. 7.
Investigators in two states were reviewing unsolved murders and missing person reports after the arrest of an Indiana man who confessed to strangling one woman, told police where to find six more bodies and hinted at a serial killing spree over two decades.